The former TBC offices in Yeouido, later the KBS Annex
Tongyang Broadcasting Company (TBC, 1964-1980) was a South Korean commercial television station which was merged by the government with KBS. It was owned by the Samsung Group founder Lee Byung Chull.
^Troubled Tiger: Businessmen, Bureaucrats, and Generals in South Korea - Page 168 Mark Clifford - 1998 "Samsung founder Lee Byung Chull was ordered to give up his Tongyang Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) television network. He received only token compensation. Shareholders in the third television network, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation ..."
^Understanding Modern East Asian Politics - Page 21 Christian Schafferer - 2005 "The popular Tongyang Broadcasting Company (TBC) and Dong-A Broadcasting Station (DBS) were merged into the national Korean Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), and six major private news agencies were merged into the Yonhap News "