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"Encounter" will be shown in more than 100 countries



TvN's television series "Encounter" will air in more than 100 countries, CJ ENM, the owner of the cable channel, said Friday.

The South Korean entertainment giant said the romantic drama, starring Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum, will be available on various global online streaming platforms, including Viki, as well as pay-TV service providers like Now TV in Singapore. Mnet Japan has also bought the broadcast rights to the popular series and will air the 16-part series in March.

"Many overseas partners had shown a strong interest in the series for the star cast and producer Park Shin-woo's proven production ability, even before its premiere," said Seo Jang-ho, head of the global content department at CJ ENM. "We expect the domestic popularity to spread overseas."

The romantic drama premiered in Korea on Nov. 28 and revolves around Cha Soo-hyun (played by Song), a high-powered politician's daughter who divorced a man from a chaebol family, and an ordinary young man named Kim Jin-hyuk (Park), who happens to work at the hotel Cha is running. The latest episode, aired Thursday, recorded 8.6 percent in its viewership rating, according to Nielsen Korea.



source: Yonhap News
weneedmedicine 15th-Dec-2018 02:32 am (UTC)
Is anyone watching this? Is it as boring as it looks?
ah0000 15th-Dec-2018 04:41 am (UTC)

Seriously I haven’t had any interest for the same reason. I feel like I’d be bored out of my mind watching this.

daynr 17th-Dec-2018 08:48 pm (UTC)
I was curious about the same thing ....
modestgoddess79 17th-Dec-2018 09:21 pm (UTC)
I like it, first week was a little slow but the second week's episodes had me fully on board.
daynr 17th-Dec-2018 09:59 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Keep up updated please....
rainstormraider 18th-Dec-2018 03:58 pm (UTC)
Is anyone watching Memories of Alhambra? It’s amazing!
modestgoddess79 18th-Dec-2018 06:17 pm (UTC)
not yet but I'll check it out
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