Bright House adds TV Japan to content bouquet

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 22 April 2015

Bright House Networks has added TV Japan to its service areas of Bakersfield, Birmingham and Indianapolis in standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD).

Subscribers to Bright House can also download the new TV JAPAN+ mobile app to access programme schedules, show descriptions and trailers via the iTunes and Google Play stores.

TV Japan is a 24-hour Japanese-language television channel geared towards the Japanese diaspora in North America. It airs various programming from Japan including comprehensive news coverage in both Japanese and English, dramas, movies, children's programmes and entertainment shows; some programming is subtitled or dubbed into English, with others (such as live news programmes) in English on the SAP channel, with the original Japanese presentation on the main audio channel. It also features extensive sports programming including coverage of the Grand Sumo tournaments, Nippon Professional Baseball games and J-League soccer matches.