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About Us

Television Broadcasts Limited ("TVB")

TVB operates five digital television channels, providing free and diversified television information/entertainment to over 2.45 million homes in Hong Kong round-the-clock. Its flagship channels, Jade (in Chinese) and Pearl (in English), transmit over 17,000 programme hours every year.

As part of a strategy to digitise TVB channels, TVB launched in December 2007 a 24-hour high definition channel, HD Jade, providing diverse and brand new audio/visual entertainment to viewers. Soon after, two other digital channels were introduced, they are: J2, which targets the trendies by broadcasting self-produced programmes and acquired hot dramas in and around Asia; iNews, which serves as the only 24-hour free news channel in Hong Kong.  HD Jade was renamed as J5 in February 2016.

TVB's terrestrial TV channels capture an overall 82% audience share against all TV channels in Hong Kong during weekday primetime.

Channel Offerings from TVB

Channel Description

TVB's flagship service and the most popular channel in Hong Kong. With strong production and star power, Jade offers viewers a sumptuous amount of home-grown drama, variety and enrichment content with local taste and flavour.
The leading English-language channel bringing viewers TVB production and high-quality programmes across a range of genres which includes movies, drama, lifestyle and documentary acquired from different corners of the globe.
A channel of wealth and knowledge showcasing self-produced finance information programmes complemented by acquired documentaries, drama series, movies and variety programmes.
A general entertainment channel offering a mix of programmes customized to adultescent who are driven, energetic and actively interested in trendy and chic culture.
The only 24-hour news channel offering free service to viewers in Hong Kong.  It is also simulcast on, myTV and TVB News mobile applications.