Korea


Netflix introduces Korean stand-up original

Netflix is set to launch a South Korean stand-up special with YG Entertainment featuring Yoo Byung-Jae, as it looks to introduce the format to a Korean audience. Stand-up comedy is a relatively unknown genre in Korea and will mean a new experience for viewers, according to the streaming service. The special will also be available […]

Sierra/Engine bringing Korean drama to the West

US producer and distributor Sierra/Engine Television has picked up rights to hit Korean drama Cruel Temptation and will shop it as a scripted format internationally. Sierra/Engine Television picked up the rights from SBS International, the commercial arm of Korean free-to-air broadcaster SBS. The US company will team with former Sony senior VP Brendan Fitzgerald’s company, Pomodoro […]