[sumo] TV Japan coverage

Dale Carlson drc at oz.net
Wed Feb 22 20:22:53 EST 2006


At 04:52 PM 2/22/2006 -0800, Lon Howard wrote:
>I just received the below response from TV Japan to the mail I sent to
them a few days ago, 
>asking for extended coverage of o-zumo, which I posted to the list as well.  

>From NHK's reply:
>Due to this contract, NHK currently has right to broadcast the Sumo
tournament for 
>maximun of 90 minutes for oversea broadcasting. 

But according to http://www.nhk-jn.co.jp/wp/gene_e_sm.htm, NHK World Premium 
(which is aimed at overseas hotels, qualifying individuals, etc) broadcasts
sumo live 
for 1 hour and 45 minutes on weekdays, and 1 hour and 50 minutes on the
weekends. 
Hmmm.... :)

Dale




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