Singapore : NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) today announced a new carriage deal with B tv in South Korea – an IPTV service provided by SK Broadband; the largest broadband internet access provider in South Korea – for both DreamWorks and E!. Both channels will be offered in English with subtitles available in local language, with DreamWorks launching on channel 180 and E! launching on channel 83 as part of B tv’s ‘Animation’ and ‘Entertainment’ packages, respectively.
DreamWorks, the 24-hour, HD, kids and family network, brings DreamWorks’ beloved movie heroes to the small screen to star in their own TV shows. The channel features Emmy® award-winning,original television series such as Dragons: Race to the Edge From the How To Train Your Dragon franchise, Trolls: The Beat Goes On! From the Trolls franchise, and the critically acclaimed Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia From Guillermo del Toro. The channel also presents a daily morning preschool block, DreamWorks Junior, for 2-5 year olds featuring favourites such as Noddy Toyland Detective and Raa Raa the Noisy Lion.
E! is the home of pop culture, capturing the topics that fascinate us all. Topical and up to the minute, E! covers and generates pop culture buzz 24/7. The powerhouse service combines all the latest Hollywood news, celebrity gossip and fashion with curated selections of the hottest reality series and specials, such as Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Live From The Red Carpet and E! News.
“To partner with the largest telecommunications company in South Korea is an honour for us. We’re excited to bring the best of Hollywood pop culture on E! and well-loved characters From DreamWorks animated series into more Korean households,” said Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, Asia Pacific. “From celebrity entertainment on E! to Emmy® award-winning animated series on DreamWorks, NBCUIN’s channels’ portfolio offers a variety of entertainment experiences that will captivate audiences no matter what their interests.”