C Music TV HD launches on SK Broadband
November 15, 2016
SK Broadband in Korea is launching the award-winning classical music and movie soundtrack music-video channel C Music TV HD on November 8th 2016.
Launched in 2008, C Music TV is the world’s first and only satellite and cable television channel dedicated to classical and film soundtrack music-videos. The channel broadcasts exclusive content 24 hours a day, uninterrupted by advertising breaks.
C Music TV has revolutionised the classical music industry by replacing traditional long-form concerts and operas with short music-video clips more generally associated with pop music channels. C Music TV has worked together with the record companies, film studios and the world’s most famous composers and performers to create exclusive music-videos for the first time.
C Music TV also features the very latest movie soundtracks from around the world. From Oscar-winning soundtracks such as Ennio Morricone’s ‘The Hateful 8’ to the upcoming adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, C Music TV HD showcases a wide variety of cinematic music.
C Music TV’s revolutionary and innovative approach makes it highly attractive to new and younger audiences. Since launch, C Music TV has been named ‘Best Music TV Channel’ an unprecedented three times at the European Television Awards.
Speaking about C Music TV HD the Internationally acclaimed Korean classical violinist Sarah Chang, said “I think that C Music TV is awesome! It’s really one of a kind. It shows really beautiful, classy music videos. I love that there are no commercials! I love the fact that there is finally a channel like this.”
Commenting on the launch Julian Rigamonti, Founder and CEO of C Music TV said “We are delighted to be launching with SK Broadband and we look forward to a long and successful relationship together”.
C Music TV HD is currently available on 9 satellites across East and Western Europe, South America, the Middle East and Africa, and already has paid carriage in more than 100 countries worldwide. The deal will SK Broadband will see the channel launch on B TV Prime with a reach of over 3.8 million subscribers.
C Music TV’s carriage in the region will be exclusively handled by the Singapore office of French distribution company THEMA.