Soojin Chung


BBC Earth block lands in South Korea

BBC Worldwide has inked a deal that sees a BBC Earth branded block in South Korea. The block is available on Korean cable channel KMH’s newly launched documentary channel DocuOne. It launched together with DocuOne on July 18 and will be available six hours a day in two-hour time slots and as part of a […]

Showcase: huge Asian VOD deal for BBCWW

BBC Worldwide has inked a 600-hour deal with SK Broadband’s video-on-demand service. The commercial arm of the UK’s pubcaster has shopped a raft of titles to South Korea’s SK for its BTV service in a two-year volume deal. The agreement spans drama, factual and natural history. Scripted titles include BBCWW staples Doctor Who, and one […]

CBeebies building blocks in Japan, Korea

BBC Worldwide has sealed deals with KBS in Korea and Kids Station in Japan and will launch CBeebies blocks on both channels. The agreement with KBS N, the commercial arm of Korean free-to-air broadcaster KBS, means an hour of CBeebies content will air on the KBS Kids cable channel through the week at 10am and […]

Three Korean content deals for BBC Worldwide

A trio of South Korean broadcast platforms have acquired programming packages from the BBC’s commercial arm. The deals with pay TV firms Hyundai Media and YTN and free-to-air TV operator KBS will see BBC Worldwide programming heading into a combined 40 million households in South Korea. BBCWW will provide content for Hyundai Media’s new factual […]

BBC Worldwide launch kids SVOD service in South Korea

BBC Worldwide has inked a deal with South Korean KT Corporation to launch a CBeebies SVOD service on the KT olleh TV platform. Over five million viewers in South Korea will now have access to CBeebies programming on the subscription channel, including The Tweenies, Bits and Bobs, Yoho Ahoy and M.I. High. The deal marks […]