With English subtitles and star power, these movies will help position TVK as the one-stop destination for Korean entertainment in U.S. cable homes.
Centennial, CO (PRWEB) January 15, 2014
TVK, the nation’s largest and most widely distributed U.S.-based Korean language network, today announced a landmark deal with SK Planet to feature a line-up of top Korean blockbuster movies each week on TVK and its sister channel TVK2.
This new program feature, entitled “TVK Movie Night powered by SK Planet”, will air on the flagship channel TVK Thursday nights at 9:00PM with encore showings on Sunday nights at 7:00PM. TVK2 will air the titles on Tuesday nights at 7:00PM with encore showings Saturday nights at 8:00PM. Movie Night powered by SK Planet kicks off this Thursday, January 16th, on TVK with the premiere of the 2013 romantic comedy Miss Change. Future titles to air the following weeks include Mr. Mamma, The Heaven is Only Open to the Single, Vampire Cop, Ricky, 101st Proposal, Nine-Tailed Fox, The Letter, A Fish, My Sassy Girl and The Ginko Bed. Full synopses and programming information is available at http://www.tvk24.com.
“Korean movies have mass appeal not only to Korean audiences, but to broader Asian American and mainstream households,” said Eric Yoon, Founder & CEO of TVK24. “With English subtitles and star power, these movies will help position TVK as the one-stop destination for Korean entertainment in U.S. cable homes.”
TVK is available to over 26 million digital cable households from coast-to-coast as part of various digital cable packages. TVK is offered in select markets through Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Charter, Bright House Networks and other video service providers.
TVK2, a sister channel to TVK, targets a growing Korean-American audience and features music, lifestyle, drama, news and current event programs in both Korean and English. The English-language original programming is geared to 2nd generation Korean-Americans. TVK2 is currently available on Time Warner Cable in the Southern California and New York/New Jersey markets and throughout the Hawaiian Islands on Oceanic Time Warner Cable.
About International Media Distribution
International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for over a decade. IMD represents over 30 TV channels with content from a variety of international sources: APB News (Hindi), Antenna Satellite (Greek), ART(Arabic), ATV (Cantonese), Bollywood Hits On Demand (Hindi), CCTV-4 (Chinese), CTI-Zhong Tian Channel (Chinese), Channel One Russia, DW Amerika (German), Filipino On Demand (Tagalog), Life OK (Hindi), Mediaset Italia (Italian), Myx TV (English), Phoenix InfoNews (Chinese), Phoenix North America Chinese Channel, Rai Italia (Italian), RTN (Russian), RTN+ (Russian), SBTN (Vietnamese), STAR India GOLD (Hindi), STAR India PLUS (Hindi), TFC (Filipino), Tele5 (Polish), TV Polonia, TV Asia (Hindi), TV JAPAN, TV JAPAN HD, TVK (Korean), TVK2 (Korean), TVK-Pop On Demand (Korean), TV5MONDE (French), TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand (French), VIJAY (Tamil).
International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.