According to Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019, TVBS has been to the most trustworthy commercial news brand and owned the highest usage of traditional media in Taiwan. Moreover, the ranking of frequent usage of TVBS online news raises to No.3 from No.5 in 2018.
The TV rating of homemade TV series “Girls’ Power” achieved 3.06 in March, 2019, which broke the record of TVBS’ drama since 2003.
According to Digital News Report 2018 from Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and University of Oxford, 50% of Taiwanese audience watched TVBS News every week and nearly 80% of them watched it more than three days a week. Overall, TVBS was the most popular medium over 16 traditional media in Taiwan. Moreover, 26% of internet users browsed TVBS News websites or watched TVBS online news every week, and over two third of them used it more than three days a week. As a result, TVBS has be seen the most popular TV news channel with the highest usage frequency on the internet from 2017. In addition, the report indicates that TVBS is the most trustworthy commercial broadcasting brand within 14 media in Taiwan.
TVBS Foundation has organized the first“Sustainable and Constructive News Award " for mandarin journalists on 17th September 2017. This is the first News Award aimed to encourage constructive news and targeted on issues of “Ecological Civilization “and“ Sustainable Development” world.
TVBS family has officially launched its first MOD channel, TVBS E!.
According to Digital News Report 2017 from Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and University of Oxford, 52% of Taiwanese audience watched TVBS News every week and 75% of them watched it more than three days a week. Overall, TVBS was the most popular medium over 16 traditional media in Taiwan. Moreover, 29% of internet users browsed TVBS News websites or watched TVBS online news every week, and nearly two third of them used it more than three days a week. As a result, TVBS has be seen the most popular TV news channel with the highest usage frequency on the internet.
To build a totally brand new image, TVBS Media Group announces its new CIS and renews its name into「TVBS Media Inc.」. Also, “Innovation, Justice, Vitality and Sustainability” are assured the core values of TVBS Media Group.
Obtained 6 major awards from the 50th Golden Bell Awards which is the highest number of award obtained since its establishment.
The Virtual Objects technology, an identical technology to BBC’s, was applied on the election coverage.
TVBS Media Group firstly purchased full 4K production systems for drama, entertainment and documentary production. TVBS is also the first commercial TV broadcaster who had utilized 4K technology in
Obtained 2014 FIFA World Cup cable broadcasting right. TVBS Media Group is the first television station that applied HD technology to broadcast major international sport activities in Taiwan.
Milestone of Taiwan TV history : All TVBS Media Group local channels-TVBS, TVBS News, and TVBS Entertainment-have accomplished upgrading to 100% HD format, leading Taiwanese television industry int
TVBS News Channel upgraded its broadcast format unto full HD format and it has become the very first HD television channel in Taiwan.
Dragon Gate, the first TVBS-produced drama series, represented TVBS returning to the drama industry.
The New Media Department was set up.
FOCUS broadcasted, program scheduled at 7pm to 8pm, Monday to Friday. The one-hour news focusing in-depth coverage on global economy and happenings you must know.
Mr. Harvey Chang was elected by the Board of Directors as Chairman, succeeding Mr. Leung. Also, “Justice and Innovation” are assured the core values of TVBS Media Group.
Officially, TVBS-G was renamed TVBS Entertainment. TVBS-NEWS was renamed TVBS News.
Relocated TVBS headquarter to the newly-built building in Ruiguang Road, Neihu District.
Launched TVBS News Channel in Singapore. It is the only “news-only” channel established by a Taiwanese TV in Singapore.
Mr. Norman Leung was elected by the Board of Directors as Chairman, succeeding Mr. Chiu.
Established the first International Broadcast Center (IBC) for the Presidential Election in Taiwan.
TVBS produced and broadcasted the first “Taipei New Year’s Eve Countdown Party” sponsored by Taipei City Government. Henceforward this countdown party becomes the most iconic year
Occurrence of 921 Earthquake in Taiwan. Exerting the power of media influence, TVBS collected over 1.1 billion NT Dollars from 56,213 donators
TVBS Asia launched-the first infotainment TV channel covering overseas markets, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, United States, etc.
Established the first television poll center in Taiwan.
TVBS-NEWS, the first 24-hour news channel in Taiwan launched.
TVBS-G launched - the first entertainment-only channel in Taiwan.
Launched the first nation-wide television call-in program 2100, People Talk. Viewers were invited to discuss the public matters on live TV show.
TVBS Media Group first debuted on September 28, 1993, as the very first privately owned TV Station in Taiwan.
With HK TVB’s 70% shareholding and Taiwan ERA Group’s 30% shareholding, they co-found Liann Yee Production CO., LTD. Mr. Chiu Fu-sheng was elected by the Board of Directors as Chairman.