1951

Asahi Broadcasting Corporation established

Commences radio broadcasting

1956

Commences TV broadcasting

1958 Becomes the first company in Japan to use a VTR (AMPEX VR-1000)
1961 Listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange Second Section
1963

Develops the first portable VTR in Japan

Successfully broadcasts from a car driving in a tunnel along the newly opened
Meishin Expressway

1972

The Period drama Hissatsu starts, marking a new wave in the genre

The word HISSATSU (meaning "determined to kill" ) enters popular vocabulary

1975

Join the TV network of the ANN group

1983

Becomes the first company in Japan to use a communications satellite for live
broadcasts within Japan

1985

ABC Golf Club opens

1990

Sky A (Satellite ABC), a CS (communications satellite) TV station established

1992

Commences stereo radio broadcasting

1996

Broadcasts Japanese National High school Baseball Championship Tournament
in its entirety on the web

2003

Commences digital TV broadcasting

2008

Moves into newly constructed broadcasting center

2011

Shifts completely from analog to digital terrestrial TV broadcasting

2014

Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section