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MBC Korea to broadcast its programmes in Hong Kong

The very latest drama and TV entertainment from one of Korea’s major networks and content creators, MBC will be aired in Hong Kong. Turner and PCCW have announced the availability of a slew of Korean entertainment, premium drama series as well as variety and music programming across a number of platforms.

From January 12, 2016, now TV subscribers can watch a selection of top-rated shows on Turner’s 24-hour linear channel Oh!K. In addition, effective immediately, MBC shows are available through now TV’s SVOD service, Oh!K On Demand, as well as via Viu, a newly-launched OTT service from PCCW. Another part of the Turner-PCCW agreement is the delivery of MBC shows on now TV’s upcoming free-to-air channel, launching in April 2016.

Current MBC shows of note include Glamorous Temptation and Sweet Mob Family, which air on Oh!K within 24 hours of its premiere, and Korea’s number-one variety show Infinite Challenge the same week as its original telecast. In January, Hong Kong viewers will be treated to one of the biggest Korean shows of 2015 – She Was Pretty.

In terms of variety programming, Infinite Challenge has been at the top of its game for more than 10 years with hosts Yoo Jae Suk, Park Myung Soo, Jung Joon Ha, Jung Hyung Don, Hwang Kwang Hee and Haha competing with each other in hilarious ways to win the challenge of the week.