GEM is the glittering jewel of Japanese entertainment. A joint venture between Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks and Nippon Television Network Corporation, GEM enjoys access to exclusive Japanese content from Nippon TV. The channel features first-run and exclusive dramas, comedies and variety entertainment shows from Japan. This includes selected prime time dramas airing same time and within the same week of their broadcast in Japan. Other special programs include a local GEM audition for the Japanese variety show - 'I Can Sing in Japanese' and the live broadcast of the music festival 'THE MUSIC DAY' with performances by DEAN FUJIOKA in Singapore beamed live. In addition, GEM takes its shows beyond the screen and into the lives of viewers with artiste meet-and-greet events with Japanese stars Kento Yamazaki and Hayami Mocomichi.