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MPT adds Japanese English-language channel to its lineup

MPT adds Japanese English-language channel to its lineup

Japan's only public English language channel began airing Tuesday on Maryland Public Television, featuring international news from Tokyo and lifestyle programs on Japanese society, politics, culture and food.

NHK World TV features original programming from NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corp. MPT, based in Owings Mills, covers the state and parts of surrounding states and Washington.

Programs will include hourly live international news from Tokyo and news bureaus around the globe, including Washington; "Grand Sumo Highlights" featuring highlights of sumo tournaments; "Dining with the Chef," a cooking show; and Journeys in Japan, which highlights cultures...

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