New weekly Korean movie night on TVK & TVK2
Louise Duffy | 16-01-2014
TVK, the US-based Korean language network, has announced a deal with SK Planet to feature a line-up of Korean blockbuster movies each week on TVK and its sister channel TVK2.
The new programme feature, entitled TVK Movie Night powered by SK Planet, will air on the flagship channel TVK Thursday nights at 9pm, with encore showings on Sunday nights at 7pm. TVK2 will air the titles on Tuesday nights at 7pm, with encore showings Saturday nights at 8pm. Movie Night powered by SK Planet kicks off today (16 January) 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 www.tvk24.com.
Eric Yoon, founder & CEO of TVK24, said: "Korean movies have mass appeal not only to Korean audiences, but to broader Asian American and mainstream households. With English subtitles and star power, these movies will help position TVK as the one-stop destination for Korean entertainment in US cable homes."
TVK is available to more than 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.
Sister channel TVK2 targets a growing Korean-American audience and features music, lifestyle, drama, news and current event programmes in both Korean and English. The English-language original programming is geared to second 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.