Korean streaming platform TVING broadcasts 2023 Kdrama lineup
South Korean streaming platform TVING has introduced its 2023 sequence line-up, together with 5 upcoming Ok-dramas.
On December 12, the streaming platform launched a listing of upcoming originals it has greenlit for 2023. These embody Island (Kim Nam-gil, Lee Da-hee and Cha Eun-woo), which premieres on December 30 (and can stream on Amazon Prime Video outdoors South Korea), together with 4 different Ok-dramas and a slew of selection exhibits. TVING has but to announce official launch dates for the remaining tasks.
Amongst TVING’s upcoming Ok-dramas are the webtoon-based Responsibility After College (Shin Hyun-soo, Kim Ki-hae and Lim Se-mi), which is about in a dystopia the place college students are made to serve within the navy in opposition to unknown slime-like creatures as a obligatory extra-curricular exercise. The platform has additionally confirmed Merciless Intern, starring Ra Mi-ran and Uhm Ji-won as ladies who begin over as interns of their forties.
Authentic sequence All That We Beloved can be set to air on TVING subsequent yr. The youth romance drama starring EXO’s Sehun, Jo Joon-young and Jang Yeo-bin follows a pair of finest mates who flip into rivals in love after one donates his organs to the opposite.
The platform has additionally confirmed an upcoming spin-off of tvN’s crime-thriller sequence Stranger, which aired two seasons in 2017 and 2020 respectively. Particulars surrounding its storyline and casting have but to be revealed.
Along with its upcoming Ok-dramas, TVING is about to launch a variety of selection exhibits in 2023. Few particulars have been unveiled about these, however the titles introduced are Coming Out from Manhwa, Ticketing on Two Toes and Webtoon Singer. SHINee’s Minho is predicted to look within the latter two.
Different tasks introduced embody The Dessert, a dessert-making competitors sequence, survival sport present The Time Resort and a music documentary titled KPOP Technology. TVING may also launch a brand new as-yet-untitled selection present helmed by Infinity Problem producer Kim Tae-ho.
In 2021, TVING introduced its plans to launch in Japan and Taiwan in 2022. Nonetheless, at Singapore’s Asia TV Discussion board & Market final week, its CEO Jay Yang conceded that the rollouts had been taking longer than anticipated, because the Hollywood Reporter famous. “It comes with enormous threat and heavy funding,” Yang stated. “We already declared that we need to go to Asia first. It simply takes extra time to totally plan and execute nice partnerships.”