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Netflix Orders New Seasons of Hit Korean Originals Including ‘Squid Game’

Netflix Orders New Seasons of Hit Korean Originals Including ‘Squid Game’

SEOUL, June 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Global streaming giant Netflix has recently announced its plans to renew a slew of its hit Korean-language originals, like the smash-hit survival drama “Squid Game,” for more seasons in an apparent bid to gain fresh momentum as the pandemic winds down. Earlier this week, Netflix confirmed that “Squid Game” [...]

‘Business Proposal’ Stays Atop Netflix Non-English TV Show Chart for 3rd Week

‘Business Proposal’ Stays Atop Netflix Non-English TV Show Chart for 3rd Week

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean romantic comedy “Business Proposal” retained the No. 1 position on Netflix’s latest weekly viewership chart of non-English TV shows for the third consecutive week, the global video streaming service said Wednesday. The TV series, which has aired every Monday and Tuesday on SBS from Feb. 28, marked [...]

‘Business Proposal’ Tops Netflix Viewership Chart for 2nd Week

‘Business Proposal’ Tops Netflix Viewership Chart for 2nd Week

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean romantic comedy “Business Proposal” topped Netflix’s latest weekly viewership chart of non-English TV shows for the second consecutive week, the global video streaming service said Wednesday. The TV series, which has aired every Monday and Tuesday on SBS from Feb. 28, marked 30.9 million hours of viewing [...]

SK Broadband Should Seek Compensation from Netflix over Network Fees: Expert

SK Broadband Should Seek Compensation from Netflix over Network Fees: Expert

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Broadband Co., a major South Korean internet service provider (ISP), should seek reimbursement from U.S. streaming giant Netflix Inc. for refusing to pay for network usage fees, a technology policy expert has said. In September, SK Broadband filed a lawsuit against Netflix to demand network usage fees, saying [...]

‘Juvenile Justice’ Tops Netflix Viewership Chart for 2nd Week

‘Juvenile Justice’ Tops Netflix Viewership Chart for 2nd Week

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean legal drama “Juvenile Justice” topped Netflix’s weekly viewership chart of non-English TV shows for the second consecutive week, the global video streaming service said Wednesday. The 10-part Korean-language series marked 25.9 million hours of viewing for the week of March 7-13 to lead Netflix’s official top [...]

Netflix Inflates Cost of Goods Sold to Leak South Korean Wealth: Lawmaker

Netflix Inflates Cost of Goods Sold to Leak South Korean Wealth: Lawmaker

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Netflix Services Korea Ltd. has been sending most of its income from South Korea to its U.S. headquarters under the excuse of ‘commission fees’, a lawmaker claimed Tuesday. Rep. Kim Yeung-shik of the People Power Party gave a briefing on the analysis of reports submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission [...]

‘Juvenile Justice’ Debuts at No. 10 on Global Netflix Chart

‘Juvenile Justice’ Debuts at No. 10 on Global Netflix Chart

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The new South Korean TV series “Juvenile Justice” has made it into the top 10 rankings of Netflix shows two days after its release. According to data released by streaming analytics company FlixPatrol on Sunday (U.S. time), the Netflix’s Korean-language original, released Friday, placed 10th on its latest global [...]