Music On! TV

Music On! TV (ミュージック・オン・ティーヴィ, Myujikku On Tivi, typeset as MUSIC ON! TV), also known as M-On! (エムオン, Emu On!), is a Japanese music cable television network operated by M-On Entertainment, Inc. (株式会社エムオン・エンタテインメント, Kabushiki Gaisha Emu On Entateinmento), a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. (SMEJ).

Music On! TV
Music On! TV Logo
LaunchedJuly 1, 1998
Owned byM-On Entertainment, Inc., a division of Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc.
(Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan)[1]
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
SloganWe Believe in Music. [2]
Broadcast areaJapan
HeadquartersRoppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Formerly calledViewsic (July 1, 1998 to May 1, 2004)
Sister channel(s)AXN Japan, AXN Mystery, Animax Japan, Kids Station
SKY PerfecTV!channel 731 (SDTV)
channel 641 (HDTV)
SKY PerfecTV! e2channel 325 (SDTV)
itscomchannel 261 (SDTV)
K-CAT EO TVchannel 841 (HDTV)
J-COMchannel 376 (SDTV)
channel 351 (HDTV)
Japan CableNetchannel 503 (SDTV)
channel 553 (HDTV)
OthersCheck local listings
Hikari TVchannel 603 (SDTV)
channel 653 (HDTV)
M-On Entertainment, Inc.
Industrymusic industry, television, publishing
FoundedMarch 2, 1998 (as SME TV, Inc.)
March 31, 2012 (merger with Sony Magazines)
FounderShigeo Maruyama
HeadquartersRoppongi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
ParentSony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc.

Its motto is We Believe in Music.[2]


  • March 2, 1998 - M-On Entertainment, Inc. was founded by the Sony Music management as SME TV, Inc. (株式会社エスエムイー・ティーヴィ, Kabushiki Gaisha Esu Emu I Tivi).
  • July 1, 1998 - SME TV, Inc. launched Viewsic (ヴュージック, Viyujikku) (portmanteau of view and music).
  • June 1, 2002 - Viewsic was launched on SKY PerfecTV! e2.
  • May 1, 2004 - Viewsic was relaunched as Music On! TV.
  • October 1, 2009 - Music On! TV was launched in high definition television.
  • March 31, 2012 - Music On! TV, Inc. was merged with sister company Sony Magazines Co., Ltd., becoming M-On Entertainment, Inc. and launched its own website,

Current Programming

Video Clips

  • Sakidori! (サキドリ!)
  • Artist File
    • Artist File International
  • J-pop Clips/J-pop Hits!
  • International Clips
  • Back to ××××
  • Kiss x Kiss
  • Kira Kira (キラ◇キラ)
  • Animanger (動画戦隊!アニメンジャー)
  • Korea Hits
  • Visualism
  • Back to the 80's International
  • Back to the 90's International


Live Shows

  • Asahi Super Dry the Live
    • Asahi Super Dry the Live Navi
  • Live Dam Presents Liven Up

Music Chart

  • M-On! Countdown 100
  • M-On! Album Countdown 50
  • M-On! Karaoke Countdown
  • M-On! International Countdown 20
  • Keitai! Download Countdown with iTunes
  • Musico Countdown
  • Korea On! Countdown 10 ~M-On! K-pop Best 10~
  • YouTube Japan View Countdown



  • 5 Rioshi! (5リオシ!, Go Rioshi!)
  • GGTV ~George's Garage~
  • We Believe in Music
  • Love On! TV
  • Kung Faux

See also


  1. M-On Entertainment, Inc. Official Profile. Sony Music Entertainment Japan, Inc. Retrieved 2011/11/15.
  2. We Believe in Music. Archived 2011-11-11 at the Wayback Machine Music On! TV. Retrieved 2011/11/15.
  3. Superstar K 3 Archived 2011-10-20 at the Wayback Machine. Music On! TV. Retrieved 2011/11/16.
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