Variety

Featured Programs

©NIPPON TV
11/ 16 (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!

©テレビ東京
11/ 17 (Sat) 3:00PM(ET) /12:00PM(PT)
After the first broadcast “Draining Pond Water” project has became a sensation in Japan. Celebrities visit muddy, dirty ponds and drain all the water up to investigate what is causing the pollution. In many cases the pollution is caused by enormous alien species, such as alligators or turtles which have been destroying the ecosystem. People are excited to see what kinds of creatures appear out of the mud, at the same time appreciate the beauty of city ponds retrieved thanks to the project.

©NHK
Takako Tokiwa
11/ 19 (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
11/ 20 (Tue) 1:00AM(ET) /10:00PM(PT)
Peeping into social media influencers' phones may give you a clue why they're popular. This time, the hosts Becky and Kazuya Kojima uncover secrets of a fashion model Nicole Fujita.

©NHK
Kyoto Part1
11/ 22 (Thu) 8:00PM(ET) /5:00PM(PT)
Japanese names have more than 1,000-year history and each of them has a surprising trivia. The program digs deep into the profound world of names and traces their origins.

©Asahi Television Broadcasting Corp.
11/ 24 (Sat) 7:40PM(ET) /4:40PM(PT)
Let's find a house in the middle of nowhere, which was found on Picture taken by Satellite, and go to the house and check their lifestyle. MC:George Tokoro &Panelists:Osamu Hayashi

Special
11/ 24 (Sat) 12:25AM(ET) /9:25PM(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!

©NHK
11/ 28 (Wed) 8:25PM(ET) /5:25PM(PT)

©NHK
Oil
11/ 28 (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
A special episode of "New Wisdom of Ageless Beauty," which unravels beauty and health methods rumored everywhere in light of the latest "new wisdoms." Having experts from every field, the program explains the mechanism of our body for all health-conscious people.

Regulary Aired Programs

AKB48 SHOW
©NHK
Wed
 
4:30~5:00AM(ET) /1:30~2:00AM(PT)
cool japan w/English Sub.
©NHK
Tue
 
12:15~1:00AM(ET) /9:15~10:00PM(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
 
7:30~8:00AM(ET) /4:30~5:00AM(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)
Fluffy Fluffy Animals
©NHK
Thu
 
11:15~11:40PM(ET) /8:15~8:40PM(PT)
Mon
RE
RE 2:40~3:00PM(ET) /11:40~12:00PM(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)
Con-te-Conte
©NHK
Sun
 
12:00~12:30AM(ET) /9:00~9:30PM(PT)
Lunch ON!
©NHK
Tue
 
11:15~11:45PM(ET) /8:15~8:45PM(PT)
Fri
RE
RE 5:30~6:00AM(ET) /2:30~3:00AM(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
Tue
 
8:55~9:45PM(ET) /5:55~6:45PM(PT)
Thu
RE
RE 3:00~3:50AM(ET) /12:00~12:50AM(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
Thu
 
12:30~12:55PM(ET) /9:30~9:55AM(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)
Far Away Neighbors
©Asahi Broadcasting Corp.
Wed
 
8:00~8:55PM(ET) /5:00~5:55PM(PT)
Sun
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--The Finest List of Traveling Buyers
©NHK
Sat
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(PT)
Tokoro-san, It's an Incident!
©NHK
Mon
 
9:15~9:45PM(ET) /6:15~6:45PM(PT)
Sat
RE
RE 1:30~2:00AM(ET) /10:30~11:00PM(PT)
Bakusho Mondai's Exploration
©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)
Live From Places in Season!
©NHK
MonTueWed
 
12:30~12:55PM(ET) /9:30~9:55AM(PT)
Producer Teppei Arita’s “Omotenasu” Comedy Show
©NHK
Sun
 
11:15~12:00PM(ET) /8:15~9:00PM(PT)
Tomio Umezawa & Koji Higashino's Eat Up Farmers Meal!
©NHK
Mon
 
1:00~1:30AM(ET) /10:00~10:30PM(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)
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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