Variety

Featured Programs

11/ 12 (Tue) 12:00AM(ET) /9:00PM(PT)

©NHK
Vacuum Cleaner, House Dust
11/ 13 (Wed) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
Useful information on health and everyday life is conveyed through various scientific demonstrations in an easy-to-understand way.

©NHK
Color Jewelry in Hong Kong & Australia
11/ 14 (Thu) 11:15PM(ET) /8:15PM(PT)
Let's embark on a journey of discovery with top buyers! From fashion to gourmet and interior, finest items selected by professional connoisseurs will be introduced along with behind-the-scenes stories.

©©テレビ朝日
11/ 16 (Sat) 8:15PM(ET) /5:15PM(PT)
A talent show to discover a star of next generation using a unique evaluation system. The evaluations are made by sharp-tongued panel judges and a robot. Talented performers from across the nation in every genre of music from singing, playing the piano, dancing to band performance compete to become the No. 1 in their genre and win the big prize-money.

©NHK
Teruhiko Saigo
11/ 18 (Mon) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Veteran rakugo storyteller Shofukutei Tsurube travels across Japan with a personality, introducing families they meet along the way.

©NHK
Scarlet SP Part 1
11/ 19 (Tue) 9:15PM(ET) /6:15PM(PT)
Comedy duo Sandwichman and profound guests visit spas across Japan with the aim of soaking into a bath of local residents. The program is full of laughter and tears as well as baths; we guarantee viewers will feel refreshed! Part 2 will be aired at same time next week.

©NHK
Bacteria Usage for Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer
11/ 20 (Wed) 8:55PM(ET) /5:55PM(PT)
Useful information on health and everyday life is conveyed through various scientific demonstrations in an easy-to-understand way.

©NHK
Special
11/ 24 (Sun) 7:10PM(ET) /4:10PM(PT)
Lunch ON! offers insights into working people of all kinds, by looking at their lunch. Discover what they eat as they strive to reach new heights!

11/ 27 (Wed) 8:40PM(ET) /5:40PM(PT)

©NIPPON TV
11/ 29 (Fri) 8:57PM(ET) /5:57PM(PT)
Whether on land, at sea, or in the air, the world is full of mysteries and adventures waiting to be experienced. The Quest will travel anywhere in the world for the chance to take on any challenge, in a way that will surely make you laugh! It just might be the first program to sucessfully combine variety, science, and comedy!

Regulary Aired Programs

cool japan w/English Sub.
©NHK
Tue
 
12:10~1:00AM(ET) /9:10~10:00PM(PT)
J-MELO
©NHK
Tue
 
4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
VS Arashi
©フジテレビジョン
Fri
 
8:57~9:45PM(ET) /5:57~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Japanese Entertainment Encyclopedia
©NHK
Sun
 
3:00~3:30AM(ET) /12:00~12:30AM(PT)
Afternoon Live
©NHK
Mon-Fri
 
3:00~3:55PM(ET) /12:00~12:55PM(PT)
Edutainment "Sciencer" Show
©NHK
Sun
 
4:30~5:00PM(ET) /1:30~2:00PM(PT)
Be Inquisitive!
©NHK
Wed
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Yes, We Are Repairer!
©NHK
Wed
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Round Table Talk on Childcare & Education
©NHK
Sun
 
4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
Science for Everyone
©NHK
Wed
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Lunch ON!
©NHK
Tue
 
8:00~8:30PM(ET) /5:00~5:30PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:30~6:00AM(ET) /2:30~3:00AM(PT)
Sandwichman's Let Me Take a Bath
©NHK
Tue
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 4:15~4:45AM(ET) /1:15~1:45AM(PT)
Pop Music Club
©NHK
Sun
 
5:00~6:00PM(ET) /2:00~3:00PM(PT)
Trivia Quizzes--You'll Get Scolded by Chiko-chan!
©NHK
Wed
 
8:00~8:47PM(ET) /5:00~5:47PM(PT)
Sun
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Trivia Quizzes--You'll Get Scolded by Chiko-chan! Mini
Sun
 
2:45~2:55PM(ET) /11:45~11:55AM(PT)
Leisurely Railway Journey Across Japan
©NHK
Tue
 
1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Japanese Names Trivia!
©NHK
Thu
 
8:00~8:50PM(ET) /5:00~5:50PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(PT)
Law and Laughter
©NHK
Fri
 
12:35~1:00PM(ET) /9:35~10:00AM(PT)
Strolling with Tamori
©NHK
Sun
 
7:10~8:00PM(ET) /4:10~5:00PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
Honmadekka!? TV
©フジテレビジョン
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
The World Unknown to Matsuko
©TBS(Japan)
Thu
 
8:50~9:45PM(ET) /5:50~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
The Quest
©NIPPON TV
Fri
 
8:57~9:45PM(ET) /5:57~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 2:00~2:50AM(ET) /11:00~11:50PM(PT)
This World is Filled with Wants
©NHK
Thu
 
11:15~12:10PM(ET) /8:15~9:10PM(PT)
Wed
RE
RE 5:10~6:00AM(ET) /2:10~3:00AM(PT)
Tokoro-san, It's an Incident!
©NHK
Mon
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:35~2:05AM(ET) /10:35~11:05PM(PT)
The Visualization Entertainment: Go! Kaneo-kun
©NHK
Sun
 
8:47~9:17PM(ET) /5:47~6:17PM(PT)
Tue
RE
RE 4:00~4:30AM(ET) /1:00~1:30AM(PT)
Producer Teppei Arita’s “Omotenasu” Comedy Show
©NHK
Sat
 
1:00~1:35AM(ET) /10:00~10:35PM(PT)
Tomio Umezawa & Koji Higashino's Eat Up Farmers Meal!
©NHK
Wed
 
12:35~1:00PM(ET) /9:35~10:00AM(PT)
Comedy Show: Shouten
©NIPPON TV
Sun
 
9:17~9:45PM(ET) /6:17~6:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:05~5:30AM(ET) /2:05~2:30AM(PT)
A Solo Life on Friday
©NHK
Tue
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Tsurube's Salute to Families
©NHK
Mon
 
8:00~9:15PM(ET) /5:00~6:15PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 3:00~4:15AM(ET) /12:00~1:15AM(PT)

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