KPop is a phenomenon that has captured audiences around the world and thanks to Psy and his mega-hit ‘Gangnam Style,’ KPop is reaching an even bigger mainstream audience
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2012
TVK24, a leading Korean broadcaster in the U.S., announced today that TVK-Pop On Demand, a free video on demand service featuring top Korean music videos received an unprecedented number of views in October becoming one of the top performing VOD services available.
In one month, TVK-Pop On Demand received over 2.6 million views and “Gangnam Style” received over 1.78 million of those views, propelling the service to the top 10% of high performing VOD content providers in all categories.
“KPop is a phenomenon that has captured audiences around the world and thanks to Psy and his mega-hit ‘Gangnam Style,’ KPop is reaching an even bigger mainstream audience. We are pleased to be able to continue to expand this VOD offering to fans in the U.S.” said Eric Yoon, Founder and CEO of tvK24.
TVK-Pop features the hottest Korean music videos in a variety of genres including electropop, hip hop, pop, rock and R&B. Each month, 30 new music videos are available from the most popular Korean idols and groups from South Korea, many of whom have also created a subculture of fashion and style amongst teenagers and young adults around the world. Most recently, Psy’s “Gangnam Style” created a massive mainstream following after its infectious song and video became a U.S mega-hit leading to appearances on Ellen, The Today Show, Saturday Night Live, countless parodies and most recently, closing out the American Music Awards with MC Hammer. It has been viewed on YouTube over 800 million times with an astounding 7 million views per day and was recently crowned the most watched video on YouTube.
In November, TVK-Pop On Demand launched on Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. The service is also available on Xfinity TV from Comcast and Cox Communications nationally.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, tvK24 is a leading Korean broadcaster in the US, owning and operating 2 digital 24 hour television networks. tvK and tvK2 aggregate and broadcast the best programming from Korea-based networks in combination with tvK24 original programming such as daily news, cooking shows, golf shows, auto shows, sporting events, weekly lifestyle and community related shows and local reality and documentary series. The majority of tvK24 sourced content is exclusive to tvK services. tvK24 is affiliated with International Media Distribution, a wholly owned company of NBCUniversal. For more information, visit http://www.tvk24.com.