Korean web series captures huge international following

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Korean web series captures huge international following

Around the world, especially in Asia, Korean TV dramas have a huge and sometimes obsessive following.

Now, there’s a new web series that focuses on how far K-Drama fans are willing to go, and it’s getting a lot of buzz worldwide. CCTV America’s May Lee reports.

Korean web series captures huge international following

Korean web series captures huge international following

Around the world, especially in Asia, Korean TV dramas have a huge and sometimes obsessive following. Now, there's a new web series that focuses on how far K-Drama fans are willing to go, and it's getting a lot of buzz worldwide. CCTV America's May Lee reports.

Dramaworld is a 10-part web series shot in the U.S. and South Korea and is exclusively on viki.com, a video streaming website, which is part of Japan’s Rakuten Group.

The series is a co-production with China’s Jetavana Entertainment, a company founded by Chinese industry veteran Ivy Zhong.

So far, Dramaworld has released four episodes on viki.com and fans already are buzzing online. Jetavana is already talking about a Chinese spinoff.


Viki CEO Tammy Nam on global streaming services

CCTV America’s May Lee spoke to Viki CEO, Tammy Nam, to find out more about the global streaming service.

Viki CEO Tammy Nam on global streaming services

Viki CEO Tammy Nam on global streaming services

CCTV America's May Lee spoke to Viki CEO, Tammy Nam, to find out more about the global streaming service.

  • Alex Chan

    Nice coverage. Dramaworld is a great series. I am enjoying so far. Fighting, Viki and Tammy!