Japan Broadcasting Corporation, widely known as NHK in Japan is a public broadcaster funded by television license.
NHK operates two terrestrial television channels(NHK General and NHK Education), four satellite television channels and three radio channels in Japan. Then, also provides international television channel, NHK World-Japan.
NHK's iconic programs are TV drama called Taiga drama and New Year's Eve music TV show called Kohaku Utagassen. In addition to these programs, NHK has exclusive rights to broadcast professional sumo tournament and high school baseball tournament.
NHK General is channel number one in Tokyo metropolitan area but it can be differ in other regions.