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Binge Korea launches on Vizio in US

NEW ID, the first in-house venture announced by media group NEW (Next Entertainment World), has announced that Binge Korea, its K-content specialised CTV App, has launched on Vizio, offering a variety of FAST channels. Vizio Smartcast users gain can gain access to a range of Korean content, including K-pop, Korean dramas, movies, variety shows, as […]

May 10, 2024

Adeia enters into IP licence agreement with Altimedia

Adeia, a company known for its innovations in entertainment experiences, has announced that Altimedia, a provider of solutions for managing advanced media services, has signed a multi-year licence renewal for access to Adeia’s media intellectual property (IP) portfolio. Altimedia offers a user experience (UX) platform to pay-TV and digital media service providers in the Korean […]

April 23, 2024

Viasat wins extra business from Korean Air

Viasat has won a contract to equip 40 more Korean Air planes with In-Flight broadband connectivity. The latest aircraft set to be connected in the Korean Air fleet will be 40 Boeing 787s, following news shared last year that Korean Air had committed to equipping 30 Airbus A321Neos with Viasat connectivity – its first in-flight […]

March 21, 2024By Chris Forrester

Pixellot partners with Korea Little League Baseball Federation

Pixellot, a specialist in AI-driven sports video and data solutions, has announced its new partnership with The Korea Little League Baseball Federation (KLBF) through its partner in South Korea YST. This strategic alliance is set to transform the way youth baseball is broadcast in the country, making high-quality, multi-camera automated sports production accessible to fans […]

March 19, 2024

Echelon Studios acquires 12:12 The Day for domestic release

Echelon Studios, in collaboration with 815 Pictures, has officially picked up US distribution rights to Kim Sung-su’s latest feature and box office hit, 12:12 The Day. The historical action drama broke records last year, grossing $90m to become Korea’s biggest film of 2023. Since its release, the box office sensation has received rave reviews from critics […]

February 20, 2024

Moon&Back, SM Entertainment parter on boy band series

K-pop entertainment company SM Entertainment has partnered with UK television production heavyweights at the newly launched Moon&Back Media to create and debut a new UK boy band to TV audiences worldwide. The new series unites power players in both K-pop and global television production to find the next worldwide boy band sensation. Korea’s SM Entertainment […]

November 16, 2023

Paramount+ expands Korean slate

Paramount+ today announced the expansion of its global Korean originals slate, revealing that three new series Dongjae, The Good or The Bastard; Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella, and Pyramid Game will launch exclusively on the service in the UK, US, Canada, Australia, Latin America, Brazil, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The latest batch of […]

September 27, 2023

Netflix: “Audiences embracing Asian unscripted shows”

In Asia, unscripted content has always been very popular, notes Netflix — and this is true for the growing slate of reality and variety shows on the streaming platform. In fact, three in four Netflix members in the APAC region tuned in to this genre last year. But for a long time, unscripted shows from […]

September 5, 2023

Viasat wins Korean Air in-flight broadband

Korean Air is to install Viasat’s in-flight broadband connectivity into its Airbus A321neo fleet. Korean Air will receive a total of 30 Airbus A321neos by 2027 as part of a fleet modernisation plan, all of which will be delivered line-fit with Viasat’s connectivity solution. These will be operated on short and mid-haul flights between the […]

August 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

UKTV commissions Battle in the Box

UKTV has announced Battle in The Box, a new comedy reality gameshow for entertainment channel Dave and streaming service UKTV Play. Produced by Interstellar, the new series is based on a hit Korean format from Seoul based format agency Something Special, and will be hosted by Jimmy Carr. Battle in the Box will see pairs […]

August 25, 2023