Monday, 12 February 2018

This Festive February tvN Movies Will Launch Special Stunts Bringing Endless Fun, Love, Action and Joy All in One Place


tvN MoviesWorld’s FIRST and ONLY Korean Blockbuster movie channel – has lined up special stunts for its audience to spend an passion-filled Valentine’s Day and action-packed Chinese New Year with their family, friends and loved-ones.

On the cupid’s day (14 Feb), experience all the love and passion with tvN Movies starting from noon with romance comedy Like for Likes (Yoo Ah-in, Choi Ji-woo, Lee Mi-yeon); or follow the matchmaking agency with 100% success rate in Cyrano Agency (Park Shin-hye, Lee Min-jung, Daniel Choi); who could have thought that love would sparkle on a train to Busan in Mood of the Day (Moon Chae-won, Yoo Yeon-seok) at; a little push could also help you express your feelings when watching Because I Love You (Cha Tae-hyun, Kim You-jung, Seo Hyun-jin); reminiscing your youth? Watch Hot Young Bloods (Park Bo-young, Lee Jong-suk, Lee Se-young) or a time-slip movie Will You Be There? (Kim Yun-seok, Byun Yo-han). Cuddle up and embrace all the passion only on tvN Movies!

To celebrate the Year of the Dog, tvN Movies is taking out all the actions and big guns every night at 22:00 to fill your home with freshness and liveliness. On the first day of Lunar Near Year (16 Feb), follow the life of a gangster at night; shaman at day in Man on the Edge (Park Shin-yang, Uhm Ji-won, Kim Jung-tae); and turn the seriousness up a notch by watching the star-studded Korean blockbuster on 17 Feb, for the blockbuster premiere of The Battleship Island.

tvN Movies presented The Battleship Island when it was theatrically released in Malaysia, flying in veteran actors and heartthrobs Hwang Jung-min, So Ji-sub, Song Joong-ki to meet with thousands of fans. The film was set in the Japanese occupation period, following a group of strong characters who plotted to escape the site of a brutal mining operation in hopes of liberating labours who were forced to work there. Audience can now enjoy this top grossing movie of over USD46 million box office and 6.59 million admissions, cosily at home on tvN Movies surrounded with family and friends.

On the third night (18 Feb), you can time travel to Joseon Dynasty and follow the folktale of Woochi (Gang Dong-won, Lim Soo-jung, Kim Yun-seok); lastly, on the forth night of the Chinese New Year (19 Feb), go back in time during the Japanese occupation period and follow an agent with a special mission in Assassination (Gianna Jun, Lee Jung-jae, Ha Jung-woo). Endless actions await you to celebrate a thrilling Lunar New Year of the Dog!


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 February!

Date
Time
Title
tvN Movies Valentine’s Day Stunt
14 Feb
12:00
Like for Likes#
14:10
Cyrano Agency
16:15
Mood of the Day
18:05
Because I Love You
20:00
Hot Young Bloods
22:00
Will You Be There?
tvN Movies Chinese New Year Stunt
16 Feb
22:00
Man on the Edge
17 Feb
22:00
The Battleship Island#
18 Feb
22:00
Woochi
19 Feb
22:00
Assassination

#Also available on iflix.

Website: www.tvNAsia.net

Friday, 2 February 2018

Oh!K Celebrates Love 2018

As a lead-up to Valentine’s Day, Oh!K (Astro Ch 394) is launching the ‘Oh!K Celebrates Love 2018’ contest to provide a lucky winner an all-expenses paid celebration. Whether it is a dream proposal, love confession, anniversary celebration or makeover for a dream date, Oh!K will plan that perfect day for one love-struck winner. On top of that, there will also be 10 consolation prizes up for grabs!

To join, viewers will need to share their love story and idea for that ideal celebration that they have been waiting for and Oh!K will make it come true! The contest begins today, 22nd January (Monday) until 9th February 2018 (Friday). To find out more, kindly visit this microsite: www.ohk-tv.com/CelebrateLove.

Together with this, please find attached and below the official visual for this contest. The promo video is also available at the links below. Feel free to use the visual and videos for your posting.
·        Oh!K Celebrates Love 2018: www.vimeo.com/251746195  
·        Oh!K Celebrates Love 2018 (#FailDreamDates): https://vimeo.com/251621605

tvN Asia 24-hr Express Drama Mother


tvN Asia 24-hour express drama --- Mother --- based on the popular award-winning Japanese TV drama of the same title, premiered on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia on 25 January (Thursday) and airs every Thursday and Friday at 21:45. The drama follows the story of an elementary school teacher Soo-jin (Lee Bo-young) and her student, Hye-na (Heo Yool).

In the fast-paced episode 1, audience sees that Soo-jin left her job as an ornithology researcher due to closure of the university and subsequently, became an elementary school teacher by chance. At her new job, Soo-jin came across an abused student, Hye-na who was also bullied by her classmates.

Viewers then find out that Hye-na was abused by her biological mother Ja-young (Ko Sung-hee) and her live-in partner Seol-ak, and was thrown out of home in a rubbish bag who later was discovered by Soo-jin. A twisted mother-and-daughter bonding between them blossomed toward the end of the first episode.


Mother premiered exclusively on tvN Asia, within 24 hours of Korea’s broadcast, in Singapore and Malaysia on 25 January (Thursday) at 21:45 and airs every Thursday and Friday. Catch it on TV or on-demand in Singapore via Singtel TV Ch. 518 / 619, Singtel TV GO, StarHub TV Ch. 824 or StarHub GO; and in Malaysia on Astro Ch. 395, Astro GO, unifi tv (previously HyppTV) Ch. 601 or unifi playtv, with subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia.

tvN, where fun takes off!

Website                                 :               tvNAsia.net
Facebook                                               :               @Ch.tvNAsia
Instagram                                              :               @tvN.Asia
Twitter                                  :               @tvN_Asia
Youtube                                                :               https://www.youtube.com/c/tvNAsiaOfficial


Official Hashtags                   :               #tvN #tvNAsia #WhereFunTakesOff #Mother 

Friday, 5 January 2018

IN2IT ASIA SHOWCASE TOUR “Carpe Diem” - Update

Malaysia – Korean boy band IN2IT will embark on their first Asia tour, which includes Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. 
Before IN2IT embarks on their Asia tour, they will be promoting the second title track ‘Cadillac’, produced by AOMG’s Cha Cha Malone, off their debut album Carpe Diem in Korea. Through ‘Cadillac’, fans will see a side of IN2IT that is different from the title track ‘Amazing’. 
Fans will be excited to know that all ticket holders will receive an autographed album, signed by all members of the group, be eligible to take a group photo and attend a Hi-5 session after the showcase. One price category set for the showcase as we want to ensure all fans go home with an up-close and personal experience. Tickets will go on sale from January 12, 2018 (Friday), 10am (based on local timing) via RedTix (for Singapore and Malaysia), IndoTix (for Indonesia). 

IN2IT ASIA SHOWCASE TOUR “Carpe Diem” 

Singapore 
Date: 2 February 2018 
Time: 7PM 
Venue: School of The Arts (SOTA), Singapore 
Ticket Price: S$228 (Prices exclude RedTix processing fee) 
Booking website: www.airasiaredtix.com/in2it_asia_showcase_tour_sg \

Malaysia 
Date: 4 February 2018 
Time: 7PM 
Venue: PJ Live Arts, Kuala Lumpur 
Ticket Price: RM488 (Prices exclude RedTix processing fee) 
Booking website: http://www.airasiaredtix.com/in2it_asia_showcase_tour_my

Indonesia 
Date: 10 February 2018 
Time: 7PM 
Venue: Curacao Room, The Kasablanka, Jakarta 
Ticket Price: IDR 2,400,00.00 (Prices exclude IndoTix processing fee) 
Booking website: http://indotix.com/events/in2it-asia-showcase-tour-carpe-diem/

Oh!K Programming Highlights - January 2018

To celebrate the new year, Oh!K (Astro Channel 394) has put together a full month of Korea’s much loved dramas! Catch the premieres of the two new daily dramas, Borg Mom on 16th January (Tuesday) @ 11.00pmAll Kinds of Daughters-in-Law on 19th January (Friday) @ 9.00pm

All Kinds of Daughters-in-Law
NEW DAILY DRAMA
PREMIERE ON 19TH JANUARY
Tue – Fri, 9.00pm
Twin sisters, Eun-byul and Geum-byul never saw eye to eye - but who knew that this rivalry could even extend to their in laws! Now the sisters have to work together to keep the peace.
·        Cast : Han Eun-jung, Lee Joo-yeon, Kang Kyeong-jun, Cha Do-jin
·        Audio | Subtitles : Mandarin & Bahasa Malaysia audio | English, Simplified Chinese & Bahasa Malaysia subtitles.


Borg Mom
NEW DAILY DRAMA
PREMIERE ON 16TH JANUARY
Mon – Fri, 11.00pm
A master in the field of artificial intelligence, Go-bong develops a robot which can replace his late wife's role of caring for his son. When Yool enters a prestigious kindergarten, borg mom will be tasked to handle a bunch of pretentious parents! 
·        Cast : Yang Dong-geun, Park Han-byul, Ivy, Choi Yeo-jin, Hwang Bo-ra, Jung Yi-rang, Jo Yeon-ho, Choi Jung-won, Kwon Hyun-bin, Jung Ji-hoon, Kim Do-hye, Kang Joo-ha, Jang Ro-yi, Song Ji-woo
·        Subtitles : English, Simplified Chinese, Bahasa Malaysia subtitles
I’m Not a Robot
WITHIN 24 HOURS OF KOREA
FINALE ON 26TH JANUARY
Fri, 7.50pm
Min-kyu has never been in a relationship as he believes he is allergic to people. One day he will meet a female robot and fall in love with her.
·        Cast: Yoo Seung-ho, Chae Soo-bin
·        Subtitles : English, Simplified Chinese & Bahasa Malaysia subtitles.
Two Cops
WITHIN 24 HOURS OF KOREA
FINALE ON 17TH JANUARY
Wed, 7.50pm
Detective Cha is one of the best performing agents in Korea - or at least he was until a con man's ghost took over his body! No one can figure out why he is acting so strangely, but one fervent reporter is will stop at nothing to get to the bottom of it.
·        Cast : Cho Jung-seok, Hyeri, Lee Si-un
·        Subtitles : English, Simplified Chinese & Bahasa Malaysia subtitles.
Happiness Giver
DAILY DRAMA
FINALE ON 18th JANUARY
Tue – Fri, 9.00pm
Long abandoned as a baby, Ha-yoon grew up to be a brilliant child actor under the eye of Eun-hee. However, after finding out about their prodigal son, his biological parents now hope to reap the benefits. Having raised Ha-yoon, Eun-hee won't let that happen.
·        Cast : Lee Yoon-ji, Son Seung-won, Ha Yeon-joo, Lee Ha-yool
·        Audio | Subtitles : Mandarin & Bahasa Malaysia audio | English, Simplified Chinese & Bahasa Malaysia subtitles.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

IN2IT ASIA SHOWCASE TOUR “Carpe Diem”

Malaysia – Fast Track Events is proud to present IN2IT ASIA SHOWCASE TOUR “Carpe Diem”. 
Come February, charismatic boy group IN2IT will be holding their first Asia tour IN2IT ASIA SHOWCASE TOUR ‘Carpe Diem’ after officially debuting in October 2017, a mere four months back. 
IN2IT consists of 8 talented members, they were selected from 5,500 applicants through Mnet Audition Program ‘Boys 24’ and have held 260 shows within 18 months. Since their official debut on October 26, IN2IT ranked at 5th place at Mnet Countdown which is one of the most popular K-pop chart shows in Korea. 
Followed by the promotion in Japan, they performed at “2018 Taipei High City”, Taiwan’s biggest New Year countdown event with the attendance of more than 1 million people. They are one of the first Korean artist to perform at the event, alongside with Korean singer, Rain. 
With the kind of attention showered on them domestically and internationally, there is no doubt they are the rising stars in K-Pop. 
MMO Entertainment announced IN2IT will embark on their Asia tour, starting in Singapore on February 2, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on February 4, before wrapping up the tour in Jakarta, Indonesia on February 10. 
As a gift to overseas fans who have always wanted an opportunity to get up close and personal with the eight-member group, the tour will not only be presented in a mini concert and fan meeting format, but fans can also look forward to seeing the members’ solo performances. 
Tickets are priced with only one category and will go on sale from January 12, 2018 (Friday), 10am (based on local timing) via RedTix (for Singapore and Malaysia) and IndoTix (for Indonesia). All ticket holders are also eligible for special benefits, which will be released at a later date.

IN2IT ASIA SHOWCASE TOUR “Carpe Diem” 

Singapore 
Date: 2 February 2018
Time: 7PM Venue:
School of The Arts (SOTA), Singapore

Malaysia 
Date: 4 February 2018
Time: 7PM Venue: PJ Live Arts, Kuala Lumpur

Indonesia 
Date: 10 February 2018
Time: 7PM
Venue: Curacao Room, The Kasablanka, Jakarta

Monday, 4 December 2017

MBC 2017 Korean Music Festival - Oh!K Star League 2017 Facebook Contes

The most anticipated time of the year is just around the corner for all Malaysian K-pop fans. The MBC 2017 Korean Music Festival will kick off on 31st December 2017 and Oh!K (Astro Ch. 394) will be airing it LIVE this year!

To keep the excitement alive throughout the month of December, Oh!K will be hosting their very own Oh!K Star League 2017 Facebook contest! During this contest, fans will get the opportunity to win K-drama themed plushies (think Goblin!) every week just by nominating and voting for their favourite Oppas, Unnies and Noonas in three different categories.

Oh!K will be taking in nominations from 4 - 10 December while casting of votes will take place from 11 – 31 December in the following sequence:

ü  Week 1 (11 - 17 Dec): Oppa of the Year
ü  Week 2 (18 – 24 Dec): Most Haengbok Smile
ü  Week 3 (25 – 31 Dec): Best Couple Bbo Bbo

Thursday, 30 November 2017

E! Asia's The Friends in the Adriatic Sea, Feat. GFriend



E! Asia – NBCUniversal International Networks’ channel dedicated to pop culture – today announced the premiere of The Friends in the Adriatic Sea, Feat. GFriend, the latest addition to the channel’s line-up of Korean reality series offerings.  The five 60-minute episodes will be available on E! Zone from 6 December – the same day as the show airs in Korea – and premieres on the E! Asia linear channel on 16 December at 9pm.  The announcement comes on the heels of the premiere of Triple H Fun Agency, and the network’s string of K-pop series acquisitions including 2PM Wild Beat, Big Bang Made and SNL Korea.

The five-part series features South Korea’s six-member female group GFriend.  Members Sowon, Yerin, Eunha, Yuju, SinB and Umji will set off to the Adriatic Sea as plan for their European getaway throwing a celebratory party to mark  the 1000-day anniversary of their debut as a group.

In each episode of The Friends in the Adriatic Sea, Feat. GFriend a different member of the group is in-charge of planning part of the itinerary, and will be designated as a tour guide. From city tours, food adventures and exploring the vast outdoors, GFriend will give viewers an interesting perspective on their European escapade.

"E! has seen tremendous success with Asian content, and we think that The Friends in the Adriatic Sea, Feat. GFriend will be a great addition to the lineup,” said Scott Mackenzie, Vice President, Channels, Asia, NBCUniversal International Networks.  We are thrilled to be premiering the show the same day as it airs in Korea.  GFriend has a strong fan following across Asia and we are sure that their fans, and E! viewers, will enjoy the show.”

Since the group’s debut, GFriend have won several awards including "Best New Female Artist" at the South Korean Melon Music Awards and have amassed an impressive following of more than two million followers on their social media accounts.  They also have an active and dedicated fan community, known as “Buddies.” 

Will these girls be able to navigate their way around Europe, or will travelling together prove to be too much for them to handle? Stay tuned to find out how their self-planned trip goes when The Friends in the Adriatic Sea, Feat. GFriend premieres E! Zone on 6 December and the E! linear channel on 16 December at 9pm.  

Oh!K Programming Highlights - December 2017

December is right around the corner and Oh!K (Astro Channel 394) has put together a full month of Korea’s much loved dramas! Catch the premiere of I’m Not a Robot on the 7th of December (Thursday) @ 7.50pm starring Yoo Seung Ho and Chae Soo Bin and Happiness Giver on 9th November (Saturday) @ 9.00PM

Don’t forget to catch the latest episodes of Oh!K’s popular dramas every week; Two Cops at Tuesdays & Wednesdays @ 7.50pm, double episodes of Man Who Sets the
Table Mondays @ 7.50pm and Happiness Giver 7th Novem
ber (Tuesday) @ 9.00pm.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

E! ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION LAUNCHES KOREAN REALITY SHOW TRIPLE H FUN AGENCY ON E! ASIA FROM SATURDAY, 25 NOVEMBER

E! Asia – NBCUniversal International Network’s channel dedicated to pop culture – today announced the premiere of Korean reality series Triple H Fun Agency where all twelve episodes will be made available first on E! Zone to Astro Go subscribers in Malaysia from Saturday, 18 November and premiering on the E! Asia linear channel on (Astro Ch. 712)  Saturday, November 25 at 11:30pmwith weekly episodes.

Triple H Agency follows the newly formed K-pop group – Triple H – consisting of  Cube Entertainment's megastar artist HyunA (Wonder Girlsand 4Minute), and Hui and E'Dawn (Pentagon) in their quest to launch a new, hit album.  HyunA is building on her previous successful album launches, but will rookie band members Hui and E’Dawn be able to bring their A-game to the group?  During the 12, 30-minute episodes, the audience will experience the blood, sweat and tears that go into producing a new album and see up-close what it takes to make it a hit. 

With the success of SNL Korea and 2PM Wild Beat this year, E! has cemented its position as a leader in Asian celebrity-focused content,” said Scott Mackenzie, Vice President, Channels, Asia, NBCUniversal International Networks. “With hundreds of millions of views for her videos on YouTube, HyunA is truly K-Pop royalty, and the perfect fit for E! In Triple H Fun Agency, fans will love following her journey through the creative process, performing with new bandmates, and revealing more about her life.

Kim, Bong-JooManaging Director, Broadcasting & Production Division of iHQ added, "We are very pleased that Triple H Fun Agency will be aired in Southeast Asia and Japan via NBCUniversal International Networks E! brand. With the popularity and reach of E!, we have high expectations for the program and hope the show would gain interest and popularity with fans in the region.

Stay tuned to find out if the trio have what it takes to smash the charts in South Korea’s cutthroat music industry when Triple H Fun Agencypremieres.