With a motto of fair and unbiased reporting, we at ABC broadcast accurate and timely news and informational programs. Our evening local news programs and nighttime network news programs are popular among viewers due to their reliability.
ABC is part of the All Nippon News Network (ANN), which has ten overseas bureaus. ABC operates two of them in Paris and Shanghai, and they provide ANN with the latest news from Europe and Asia.
Our sports programming focuses on live radio and TV coverage of professional baseball games. We also cover professional golf tournaments, soccer matches and various other sporting events. Our baseball coverage features the Hanshin Tigers, an immensely popular local team. We air all of the Tigers’regular season games on the radio, which is highly appreciated by our listeners. And we also broadcast on both television and radio all games that take place at the perennially popular the Japanese National High school Baseball Championship Tournament at Koshien Stadium every year in August. We provide nationwide beginning-to-end coverage of all games, even those that go into extra innings, via on the broadcasting satellite channel BS Asahi.