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Turner launches Oh!K channel on Singapore’s StarHub TV

MUMBAI: Turner has launched a new channel Oh!K on Singapore’s StarHub TV. Now audiences in Singapore can watch Korean shows, with many premiering within a month of their initial telecast.

Hitting Singapore screens on 28 October, just one day after its premiere in Korea, is the drama ‘Pride and Prejudice’, which stars actor Choi Jin-hyuk.

Other dramas that viewers can look forward to on Oh!K include ‘Diary of a Night Watchman’, where a secret gang of night-watchmen solves cases involving the realms of the supernatural, and ‘You Are My Destiny’, which stars popular onscreen couple Jang Hyuk and Jang Na-ra. ‘You Are My Destiny’ is a remake of the Taiwanese idol drama, ‘Fated to Love You’, which starred Ethan Ruan and Joe Chen.

Variety shows that will air include ‘Infinite Challenge’, a long-running show that features popular celebrities fighting off one another to win the challenge of the week, as well as the reality show ‘Dad, Where Are We Going?’, a hit series which put the spotlight on celebrity fathers taking on the responsibility of looking after their children.

StarHub head of media business unit Lee Soo Hui said, “We are thrilled to strengthen our relationship with our valued partner Turner for the launch of Oh!K on StarHub TV. This allows Singapore audiences to be the first in the world to enjoy Oh!K—a channel that offers the best-in-class Korean programming. We are confident that viewers will be captivated by the stellar line-up on Oh!K which ranges from intriguing drama serials to laugh-a-minute variety shows.”

Turner International Asia Pacific VP content, general entertainment Marianne Lee said, “Right from the start, we have not only made sure that Oh!K boasts the very best in Korean entertainment, but also ensured that they are fast-tracked for Singapore viewers. We are extremely proud to broadcast the highly-anticipated ‘Pride and Prejudice’ a day after its Korean premiere. Oh!k will soon become a favourite with StarHub customers.”

Oh!K, features first-run dramas, music and variety programmes. It is powered by content from Korean broadcaster MBC.

Viewers can enjoy Oh!K in clarity as the channel is showcased in high definition. Oh!K, which comes with English and Chinese subtitles at launch, offers audio options in original Korean language, and selected programmes dubbed in Mandarin and Bahasa Malay.