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Could Netflix Replace Chinese Market for Korean Dramas?

Could Netflix Replace Chinese Market for Korean Dramas?

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Global streaming service Netflix is rapidly emerging as a promising alternative for the South Korean TV industry, as political tension with China, once the biggest export destination of South Korean TV shows, has put a strain on local content creators. Netflix’s recent purchases of South Korean TV series such as [...]

tvN Doubles Down on Time-slip Genre with ‘Chicago Typewriter’

tvN Doubles Down on Time-slip Genre with ‘Chicago Typewriter’

SEOUL, Apr. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s TV dramas have seen a glut of time-slip works in recent years, with varying degrees of success. Series such as “My Love from the Star” and “Guardian” have enjoyed enormous success, while ambitious, high-budget series “Saimdang” is still struggling to make an impact. On the heels of [...]

Korean Broadcasters Expand Mobile Offerings

Korean Broadcasters Expand Mobile Offerings

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) – With an increasing number of Koreans consuming video content via mobile devices, major Korean broadcasters are expanding their offerings to mobile broadcasting.  SBS, MBC, and tvN recently launched mobile content brands Mobidic, MBig TV, and tvNgo, with stiff competition between broadcasters to attract mobile-friendly consumers.  TvNgo has been the [...]

tvN Surpasses 2015 Profit Target with ‘Three Meals a Day,’ ‘Reply 1988′

tvN Surpasses 2015 Profit Target with ‘Three Meals a Day,’ ‘Reply 1988′

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) - Thanks to popular reality cooking show “Three Meals a Day” and family soap opera “Reply 1988,” cable network tvN has achieved twice its profit target for 2015, industry sources said Friday. Advertising for the fourth season of “Three Meals a Day” and “Reply 1988″ were the main drivers, the sources [...]