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Global Launching K-Drama Free Service (US Only)

2012/05/11 | Permalink | Source

Finally, American viewers are allowed to watch K-Drama contents for free on Global from May 10th.

CJ E&M (CEO Kim SungSoo) Smart Media Division announced that they will provide service on Global, by establishing a technical collaboration with American online streaming company Hulu.

Global is ready to strengthen their positioning as the representative K-Wave website with K-POP and K-DRAMA contents. K-DRAMA will be serviced for free through Hulu's platform on Global

The K-DRAMA service is only for the viewers of America. Total 46 episodes from 4 different TV dramas including '21st century family', 'Shut Up: Flower Boy Band', 'Twelve Men in a Year' of tvN and  'Hero - Drama - 2012' of OCN will be streamed through official 'Global' site.

Jin Min-jung, director of the global business department of the CJ E&M Smart Media Division said, "Global has many visitors from America along with Japan and China, so we expect to have more American viewers on our website since opening of the K-DRAMA service" and added "We are trying our best to provide better quality K-DRAMA contents on Global"

Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more at, numerous destination sites online, and through our ad-supported subscription service, Hulu Plus. Hulu's selection of premium programming is provided by more than 350 content companies.

This service is available in the USA only.


CJ E&M is in charge of operating's official global site '', and is active in providing services to K-pop fans all over the world. offers news in English about K-pop and K-pop celebrities, as well as English subtitles to video clips. Mnet's 'M Countdown', weekly K-POP chart show, which is broadcasted every Thursday at 6 PM (KST), is streamed live and viewers can directly participate by voting for their favorite artists. For more information, visit

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