Network KBS

Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) (Hangul: 한국방송공사; RR: Han-guk Bangsong Gongsa) is a national public broadcaster of South Korea. It was founded in 1927, and operates radio, television and online services, being one of the biggest South Korean television networks.


  • KBS1 - KBS' flagship channel, it broadcasts news and current affairs, education, sports and culture. It is available nationally on channel 9.
  • KBS2 - KBS' entertainment and drama channel, it was launched in 1980 as a replacement for the Tongyang Broadcasting Corporation, which was controversially merged with KBS.
  • KBS UHD - The Ultra High Definition channel; it airs music videos and re-runs of dramas. It is on national terrestrial digital channel 66. It is available on digital channel 7.

Korean dramas

See K-dramas aired on KBS here.