As the demand for Korean content reaches new heights, KOCOWA adds thousands of hit K-dramas, K-pop, K-variety, and library titles to Prime Video Channels.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2022 – wavve Americas (wA), a joint venture between the top three Korean broadcasters KBS, MBC, SBS, along with SK Telecom, will deliver KOCOWA’s premium entertainment programs to Prime Video channels customers in the US starting today. KOCOWA’s international service allows customers to access new authentic content from Korea daily via their mix of K-dramas, K-pop, K- reality, and K-variety, in addition to thousands of hit and highly rated library titles.
“Korean content has become so much more mainstream recently, and we are excited to offer Korea’s fresh storytelling with our diverse programming package on such an influential, global streaming service like Prime Video through Prime Video Channels,” said wA CEO, KunHee Park. “As a niche streaming service with broad reach, KOCOWA is well-positioned to be competitive in the battle among streaming services by super-serving fans of Korean-produced content. It will now be even easier for viewers to watch new shows coming out of Korea at home, fully subtitled in English. I am happy that viewers will be able to discover us and enjoy Korea’s world-renown brand of entertainment.”
On KOCOWA customers can watch select shows the same day they air in Korea and dig into thousands of high-quality library titles. Discovery is easy, as audiences can immerse themselves in award-winning relatable comedies and dramas, and hilarious reality competitions. For fans of K-pop, there are more than enough idols’ moments to binge on.
KOCOWA makes Korean TV accessible for new viewers by showcasing the Top 10 current series, featuring an impressive lineup of addictive hits, such as, ”Young Lady and Gentleman,” “Moonshine,” “The Penthouse” Seasons 1-3, “Dali and Cocky Prince,” “Music Bank K-Chart,” and long-time fan favorites like, “Home Alone.”
Prime Video customers can access KOCOWA via Prime Video Channels for $6.99 per month.
As the service provider in the Americas with the largest library of Korean content, KOCOWA has quickly risen as an international platform since 2017. KOCOWA’s millions of viewers are diverse, with 90% of viewers of non-Korean ancestry, in the prime under 44 age demographic and female. Programming is available in real-time after broadcast airtime in Korean, making KOCOWA the preferred destination for fans to watch new series, award-winning library titles, or to discover new and exciting Korean content only available on KOCOWA.
About wA and KOCOWA
wA is a joint venture between the top three Korean broadcasters – KBS, MBC, SBS, plus SK Telecom. wA launched KOCOWA, a subscription video streaming platform in the Americas in 2017, with primary audiences in the United States, Canada, and Brazil. KOCOWA provides a robust lineup of over 17,000 hours of Korean Dramas, Reality, and K-Pop content in multi-languages on its direct platform. For more information please visit: www.kocowa.com.