Mediacorp’s Toggle showcases Hallyu with tvN Movies

Singapore, 30 May 2019 – Viewers on Mediacorp’s digital video platform Toggle can now feast on a mouthwatering spread of hit Korean movies under the tvN Movies label. Mediacorp and CJ ENM have signed a partnership agreement allowing Toggle viewers access to Korean blockbusters – from well-loved classics to contemporary dramas featuring the biggest stars. New titles will be introduced every month.

tvN Movies, the Home of Korean Blockbusters, is owned by Asia’s leading entertainment and merchandising company CJ ENM and is the world’s first and only dedicated Korean blockbuster movie channel. With tvN Movies available on Toggle, Singapore viewers can indulge in the hottest movie titles such as:

  • Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds (featuring Ha Jung-Woo, Cha Tae-Hyun and Ju Ji-Hoon);
  • Be With You (featuring Son Ye-Jin and So Ji-Sub)
  • The Battleship Island (featuring Hwang Jung-Min, Song Joong-Ki and So Ji-Sub);
  • Confidential Assignment (featuring Hyun-Bin, Yu Hae-Jin);
  • A Taxi Driver (featuring Song Kang-Ho and Ryoo Joon-Yeol);
  • Midnight Runners (featuring Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul); and,
  • The Outlaws (featuring Ma Dong-Seok, Yoon Kye-Sang and Jo Jae-Yoon).

To access tvN Movies on Toggle, viewers can choose from a range of subscription packages, available from 30 May 2019. They may sign up for a monthly recurring package at S$5.90/month or a 6-month package at S$4.32/month (prepayment of S$25.90 is required). More information can be found on Toggle.sg/PricePlan.

Anil Nihalani, Mediacorp’s Head of Digital Products & Technology, said: “We are always on the lookout for quality, compelling content to entertain and inform our viewers while offering them the convenience of watching their favourite content on their preferred devices. Our HBO GO offering, launched earlier this year, is one example. With this partnership with CJ ENM, we are thrilled to bring Hallyu fans and other viewers the best of the Korean box office.”

Sebastian Kim, Managing Director of CJ ENM HK, remarked: “We have seen growing demand for Korean contents around the world, where Korean movies are the incredible hidden gems ready for the world to discover.  With a wide audience reach on multi screens, Toggle is a natural partner to offer Singaporean viewers greater flexibility on when, where and how to watch our Korean contents. By working together with Toggle, we hope to introduce tvN Movies to a wider audience, and to deliver a unique Korean cinema experience anytime, anywhere.”

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Media contacts

Mark Tan
Communications Specialist, Mediacorp
+65 6357 4863 | mark.tan@mediacorp.com.sg

Jenny Lam
Head of Marketing, CJ ENM HK
+852 3692 4676 | jenny.lam@cj.net

About Mediacorp

Mediacorp is Singapore’s largest content creator and media network, operating six TV channels, 11 radio stations and multiple digital platforms including CNA, Singapore's most used news app, and Toggle, its digital video platform. Its mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.

Mediacorp pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with radio broadcast in 1936 and television broadcast in 1963. Today, it reaches 98% of Singaporeans in four languages and has a growing Asian audience base through CNA as well as entertainment content that is distributed across markets in the region.

The Mediacorp Partner Network brings Mediacorp together with industry-leading brands like ESPN, Edipresse Media, 99.co and VICE to deliver rich content for consumers and effective solutions for advertisers.

Mediacorp is the recipient of industry accolades including New York Festivals, World Media Festivals, PromaxBDA (World and Asia) and Asian Academy Creative Awards.

For more information, please visit mediacorp.sg.

About CJ ENM

CJ ENM is Asia’s leading entertainment and merchandising company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. As of July 1, 2018, CJ E&M has merged with CJ Group’s home shopping and e-commerce subsidiary CJ O Shopping to become CJ ENM. Its entertainment division has five main business units - broadcast, film (CJ Entertainment), music, live entertainment and animation. CJ has been contributing to promote Korean culture around the world, through the company's 'One Source, Multi-Content' strategy. As a trend leader in Asia, it has produced and distributed various popular content, some of which include Asia’s largest music awards Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), leading Hallyu convention KCON, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents, Ode to My Father and Veteran, along with sought-after television series such as Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Youn's Kitchen, Super Star K, Show Me the Money and Produce 101.

For more information, please visit: http://www.cjenm.com

About tvN Movies

tvN Movies, the Home of Korean Blockbusters, is available in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand, and will continue to expand to other Asian territories. The service is in 100% HD quality on Pay TV, VOD and OTT.

tvN Movies has garnered First & Exclusive Pay TV & OTT Rights in Singapore for Top Grossing Korean films, including Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds, 1987: When The Day Comes, A Taxi Driver, Confidential Assignment and The Outlaws; other megahit titles in 2019 will be coming to tvN Movies as well. Viewers can also enjoy popular blockbusters such as The Battleship Island, Midnight Runners, Luck-key and many more on tvN Movies!

tvN Movies aims at giving an alternative choice of home cinema to audience by featuring blockbuster and all-time favourite Korean movies in all genres round-the-clock.

For more information, please visit: https://tvnmovies.net