CJ Entertainment & Media


Grandpas Over Flowers set for Turkey remake

South Korean format Grandpas Over Flowers is being remade in Turkey for Show TV. The series, which NBC has rebooted as Better Late Than Never in the US, has completed shooting in Turkey ahead of its debut on Show. Bloom Media has overseen production after Show closed a deal with Sera Film, which represents programmes […]

CJ E&M ploughing $40m into originals in 2017

South Korea’s CJ Entertainment & Media will invest ₩450 billion Korean (US$39.5 million) into TV programming this year. The investment in originals will go on programmes for general entertainment channel tvN, music-themed Mnet, movie channels OCN and Channel CGV, multichannel network DIA TV, three Korean pop culture nets, and global nets tvN Movies and tvN […]

CJ E&M ploughing $40m into originals in 2017

South Korea’s CJ Entertainment & Media will invest ₩450 billion Korean (US$39.5 million) into TV programming this year. The investment in originals will go on programmes for general entertainment channel tvN, music-themed Mnet, movie channels OCN and Channel CGV, multichannel network DIA TV, three Korean pop culture nets, and global nets tvN Movies and tvN […]

Exotic drama slate for Eccho

Scandinavia-based distributor Eccho Rights is taking varied slate of new drama to MIPCOM. The firm has closed deals for Turkish, Latin American and Korean formats to expand its catalogue ahead of the market. From Turkish producer Ay Yapim, which was part of Eccho’s former sister firm, Sparks Network, comes Fox Turkey’s Wings of Love (Bana […]

DramaFever, CJ E&M in drama copro pact

K-drama-focused OTT service DramaFever is entering into an agreement with Asian content group CJ Entertainment & Media to coproduce dramas for a global audience. CJ E&M’s drama subsidiary, Studio Dragon, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Warner Bros.-owned DramaFever to create Korean dramas. This will lead to the development and production of two originals […]