Thursday, 19 April 2018

vN Asia 24-hour Express Drama Breaks its own viewership rating in Korea


Starring idol/actress IU and veteran award-winning best actor Lee So-gyun, the emotionally-stirring tvN Asia 24-hour express drama, My Mister continues to receive a steady average viewership rating in Korea.


Episode 7 of My Mister recorded a record-breaking average viewership of 4.5% and a peak of 5.5%; ranked no. 1 among all pay TV and IPTV in Korea during the same timeslot. Singapore and Malaysia audience can enjoy this top-rated episode of My Mister through tvN Asia within 24-hour of Korea’s broadcast tonight at 21:45.

In the episode, Ji-ah (IU)’s rough school life is revealed. Audiences are expected to have their heart broken when witnessing the flashback of teenager Ji-ah got bitten up by Gwang-il (Jang Ki-yong), causing her head to bleed severely. In reality, IU and Jang Ki-yong once shared a viral kissing scene with IU in her music video, with such a big contrast in chemistry, My Mister episode 7 is not to be missed.

With the first half of the drama looking very gloomy and dark, director Kim Won-seok revealed during the production presentation held on 11 April, that My Mister is actually a comedy! Once audience has gone through all the bitterness, laughter and sweetness will come at the end.

My Mister airs on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia every Thursday and Friday at 21:45. Catch it on Singtel TV 电视 Ch. 518 / 619 or StarHub TV 星和 Ch. 824 or on-demand via Singtel TV GO or StarHub GO in Singapore; and on Astro Ch. 395 or unifi tv Ch. 211 or on-demand via Astro GO or unifi play tv in Malaysia with subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia. tvN, where fun takes off!

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Tuesday, 3 April 2018

PUMA announces exclusive global collection with renowned K-pop band, BTS !


Global Sports Brand PUMA announces its partnership with world-renowned pop music icons BTS. The Seoul-based K-pop group comprised of V, SUGA, JungKook, RM, Jin, j-hope and Jimin have been making huge waves in the music scene and are adored by millions of fans from their home base to the far corners of the globe. 
The young icons have partnered with PUMA in South Korea since 2015 on brand campaigns and product collaborations. This year, together with PUMA, BTS will release their collaborative product worldwide, which includes a remix of the classic PUMA Turin and stylish sportswear basics. PUMAxBTS collection will be first available in Korea this Spring, with other regions following up later this summer. In addition to the creation of the PUMAxBTS collection, BTS will be seen in PUMA campaigns this year for the brand’s Sportstyle range, which includes classic PUMA icons such as the PUMA Suede and T-7 Track Suits. 

BTS won the ‘Top Social Artist’ last year at the Billboard Music Awards, one of the top three music awards in the United States, surpassing world famous artists. They were also officially invited to the American Music Awards (AMA) to perform on stage, being the first K-pop group to do so, increasing the reputation of K-pop music and culture. In addition, they released the remix album 'MIC Drop' last November, making it to 28th place on the 'Hot 100', the Billboard singles chart, in the United States, which is the top record for a K-pop group. 

BTS has been a great partner for PUMA and their innovative spirit, authenticity and creativity sync perfectly with the PUMA DNA. The PUMAxBTS collection will first hit stores in Korea this March and roll out globally in July. A follow up capsule to be released later this fall. 

To catch more about PUMA and BTS, follow @PUMA on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. 

tvN Asia 24-hr Express Drama My Mister Premiere Tops Rating Chart in Korea


Starring idol/actress IU and veteran award-winning best actor Lee So-gyun, the emotionally-stirring tvN Asia 24-hour express drama, My Mister receives favorable reviews from audience following its successful premiere in Korea on 21 March. The drama centres on the relationship between a quiet man, Park Dong-hoon (Lee So-gyun) in his 40s and Lee Ji-an (IU), a cold lady in her 20s.


The first episode of My Mister recorded an average viewership of 3.9% and a peak of 5.7%; ranked no. 1 among all pay TV and IPTV in Korea during the same timeslot. The drama starts off with promising rating and its second episode continues to garner No. 1 among all pay TV and IPTV during the same timeslot in Korea. Asian audience can enjoy My Mister through tvN Asia within 24-hour of Korea’s broadcast starting from 22 March.


The all-star cast have demonstrated evocative acting and perfect chemistry since beginning. Viewers are mostly astonished at IU’s acting transformation from an adorable “little sister” to a gloomy and desperate, Lee Ji-an. In addition, the realistic depiction of family relationship among Park Dong-hoon’s brothers also receives strong empathy from the audience.


In the first episode, Park Dong-hoon accidentally received a large sum of bribery and was spotted by Lee Ji-an, a contract worker from the same company. Attempting to repay her heavy debts, Ji-an purposely approached Dong-hoon and secretly stole the bribery from him. Meanwhile, Dong-hoon found that Ji-an was different from other colleagues and started to get curious about her. The pair’s chemistry is expected to get stronger as the story goes on, creating much anticipation among fans.

My Mister airs on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia every Thursday and Friday at 21:45. Catch it on Singtel TV 电视 Ch. 518 / 619 or StarHub TV 星和 Ch. 824 or on-demand via Singtel TV GO or StarHub GO in Singapore; and on Astro Ch. 395 or unifi tv Ch. 211 or on-demand via Astro GO or unifi play tv in Malaysia with subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia. tvN, where fun takes off!

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Friday, 23 March 2018

tvN Asia 24-hr Express Drama My Mister Reveals More Details on Main Characters


tvN Asia 24-hour express drama --- My Mister --- an upcoming series that illustrates the burden of urban lives, will premiere exclusively on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia on 22 March (Thursday) at 21:45. The drama centres on the encounter and changing relationship between a quiet man, Park Dong-hoon (Lee So-gyun) in his 40s and Lee Ji-an (IU), a cold lady in her 20s.

As the only hope to his aging mother among his siblings, the taciturn middle-aged Park Dong-hoon leads a seemingly steady life working as a department head in a construction company, but his wife is covertly having an affair with his colleague. Dong-hoon’s brothers live a harsher life: his elder brother Sang-hoon (Park Ho-san) lives with their mother after a business failure and separation with his wife; his younger brother Gi-hoon (Song Sae-byeok) hasn’t managed to make a second film since his award-winning debut. Though facing various obstacles in life, the brothers manage to stay optimistic and unite as a supportive family.

The drama also follows Lee Ji-an, a contract worker in Park Dong-hoon’s company. Constantly threatened and tortured by her debt collector Lee Gwang-il (Chang Ki-Yong), she works day and night attempting to repay her heavy debts. On top of that, Ji-an has to sneak her ill grandmother out of the sanatorium due to expensive fee. Without any support, she lives a lonely and dark life.

Ji-an and Dong-hoon cross paths as he receives a suspicious package of bribery in the company. Perplexed by the out-of-nowhere bribe, the innocent Dong-hoon determines to defend himself against the frame-up to secure his job. Meanwhile, Ji-an accepts the order to spy on Dong-hoon in exchange for money, knowing the company’s internal power struggle…

My Mister premieres exclusively on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia on 22 March (Thursday) at 21:45 and airs every Thursday and Friday. Catch it on Singtel TV 电视 Ch. 518 / 619 or StarHub TV 星和 Ch. 824 or on-demand via Singtel TV GO or StarHub GO in Singapore; and on Astro Ch. 395 or unifi tv Ch. 211 or on-demand via Astro GO or unifi play tv in Malaysia with subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia. tvN, where fun takes off!

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018

tvN Asia to Air Emotionally Stirring 24-HR Express Drama My Mister


tvN Asia 24-hour express drama --- My Mister --- an upcoming series that narrates the burden of urban lives, will premiere exclusively on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia on 22 March (Thursday) at 21:45. Directed by awarded director Kim Won-suk, who is famous for renowned works Misaeng and Signal, and written by talented screenwriter Park Hae-young, known for the popular drama Another Miss Oh, the drama presents a star-studded cast of singer/actress IU, veteran actors Lee So-gyun (李善均) and Park Ho-san (朴浩山), as well as film actor Song Sae-byeok (宋清晨) who has his TV drama debut.


My Mister follows the taciturn Park Dong-hoon (Lee So-gyun) in his 40s and the stern Lee Ji-an in her 20s (IU) who both struggle in life. Undergoing different stages of life, their wounded souls are eventually healed through each other’s company. In addition to their chemistry, the drama also tells the story of the man’s relationships with his two brothers, Park Sang-hoon (Park Ho-san) and Park Gi-hoon (Song Sae-byeok), amid their life crisis.

Since debut, IU is recognized as Korea’s “Little Sister” for her cute love songs and adorable image. Mostly playing lovely and innocent characters, she makes a breakthrough in My Mister acting as Lee Ji-an who lives an exhausting life working through multiple part-time jobs. “The biggest challenge is to act out the subtle inner transformation of Ji-an”, IU will show another side of her to audience through the ethereal acting.

Actor Lee So-gyun, popular for his middle-aged man characters since his performance in Pasta, plays as a quiet man and reliable brother in the family. “Knowing that the director is Kim Won-suk, I wanted to participate in the drama even without reading the script”, he further reveals that the delicately crafted stories of the characters will not only arouse sympathy but also bring a sense of healing to the audience.

My Mister will premiere exclusively on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia on 22 March (Thursday) at 21:45 and air every Thursday and Friday. Catch it on Singtel TV 电视 Ch. 518 / 619 or StarHub TV 星和 Ch. 824 or on-demand via Singtel TV GO or StarHub GO in Singapore and on Astro Ch. 395 or unifi tv Ch. 211 or on-demand via Astro GO or unifi play tv in Malaysia with subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia. tvN, where fun takes off!

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

tvN Movies Rolls Out Operation March


tvN MoviesWorld’s FIRST and ONLY Korean Blockbuster movie channel – brings to the audience a series of action blockbusters to kick the Monday blues and continues to deliver weekly blockbuster premieres, as well as introduces talented rising stars.

Premieres Sat, 3 Mar @ 22:00
Wed, 7 Mar @ 22:00
THE ARTIST: REBORN
Cast: Ryoo Hyoun-Kyoung, Park Jung-Min
Director: Kim Hyoung-Won

Premieres Sat, 10 Mar @ 22:00
Wed, 14 Mar @ 22:00
NEW WORLD



Premieres Sat, 17 Mar @ 22:00
Wed, 21 Mar @ 22:00
LOVE, LIES
Cast: Han Hyo-Joo, Chun Woo-Hee, Yoo Yeon-Seok
Director: Park Heung-Sik

Premieres Sat, 24 Mar @ 22:00
Wed, 28 Mar
@ 22:00
MY LITTLE BROTHER
Cast: Lee Yo-Won, Jeong Man-Sik, Esom
Director: Ma Dae-Yoon


Premieres Sat, 31 Mar @ 22:00
Wed, 4 Apr @ 22:00
MIDNIGHT RUNNERS
Cast: Park Seo-Joon, Kang Ha-Neul

STAR STUNT: RISING STARS


Sun, 4 Mar @ 22:00
ONE WAY TRIP
Cast: Ji-Soo*, Kim Jun-Myeon, Ryu Jun-Yeol, Kim Hui-Chan, Kim Dong-Wan
Director: Choi Jeong-Yeol
Four friends on a trip comes across a woman being beaten by a man and rescues her, only to be later pursued by the police. One of them lapses into unconsciousness following an ensuing car accident and the other three are arrested as suspects of murder.
*Rising Star Ji-Soo also stars in popular drama series ‘Angry Mom’ (2015), ‘Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo’ (2016) and ‘Bad Guys: Vile City’ (2018).
  

  

Sun, 11 Mar @ 22:00
SNOWY ROAD
Cast: Kim Hyang-Gi*, Kim Sae-Ron
Director: Lee Na-Jeong
The film narrates the story of two teenage girls' beautiful friendship and tragic fate during the Japanese occupation of Korea.
*Rising Star Kim Hyang-Gi also stars in ‘Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds’ (2017) and ‘Thread of Lies (2014).



Sun, 18 Mar @ 22:00
SHOOT ME IN THE HEART
Cast: Lee Min-Ki, Yeo Jin-Goo*
Director: Mun Che-Yong
Two young men meet at an asylum: Soo-myung, who has trauma caused by his mother's suicide and Seung-min who was forcibly admitted by his half-brother despite being fully sane. What will be their fate?
*Rising Star Yeo Jin-Goo also stars in ‘Hwayi: A Monster Boy’ (2013) and popular drama series ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’ (2012).


Sun, 25 Mar @ 22:00
THREAD OF LIES
Cast: Kim Hee-Ae, Ko Ah-Sung*, Kim Hyang-Gi, Kim You-Jung
Director: Lee Han
Blindsided by the suicide of her 14-year-old daughter, her mother and older sister set out to solve the mystery of her death, insinuating themselves into the life of the girl who bullied her.
*Rising Star Ko Ah-Sung also stars in ‘Snowpiercer’ (2013) and popular drama series ‘Heard It Through The Grapevine’ (2015)

                                   ACTION GALA



Mon, 5 Mar @ 22:00
TYPHOON
Cast: Lee Jung-Jae, Jang Dong-Gun, Lee Mi-Youn
Director: Kwak Kyung-Taek
A rebel who defected from North Korea only to find himself turned away by South Korean authorities decides to exact vengeance on South Korea, engaging in a level of terrorism that could very well result in numerous deaths across both Koreas.
               
Mon, 12 Mar @ 22:00
THE MAN FROM NOWHERE
Cast: Won Bin, Kim Sae-Ron, Kim Sung-Oh
Director: Lee Jung-Beom
A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hopes of saving the child who is his only friend.
  

Mon, 19 Mar @ 22:00
A COMPANY MAN
Cast: So Ji-Sub, Lee Mi-Yeon, Kwak Do-Won
Director: Lim Sang-Yoon
When a skilled contract killer decides to resign in search of a differen lifestyle, he becomes his company's target.

 
Mon, 26 Mar @ 22:00
NO TEARS FOR THE DEAD
Cast: Jang Dong-Gun, Kim Min-Hee
Director: Lee Jeong-Beom
A hit man traumatized from accidentally killing a young girl during a job is given the mission to eliminate her mother, and begins the ultimate fight to save her life.

Watch tvN Movies on Astro Channel 435 and unifi tv Channel 222 or catch it on-demand on Astro GO, unifi tv play, iflix and Viu Malaysia this March

Website: www.tvNAsia.net