Thursday, November 29, 2007

Korean broadcasting System broadens US reach

The Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) has reached an agreement with US network Time Warner Cable to carry KBS World - its international television channel. The agreement will enable KBS World to potentially reach an audience of two million people in 216 cities in southern California beginning 1 December 2007.

KBS World will now be available to 20 million people across the United States, including local audiences already watching KBS World via Dish Network.

KBS World, a global TV channel from KBS, is a general entertainment channel targeting family audiences and fans of Korean pop culture. It carries dramas, entertainments, documentaries, news and current affairs, and kids’ programming.
(Source: Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Association/R Netherlands Media Network Weblog)