KC GLOBAL MEDIA OFFERS MORE ENTERTAINMENT WITH INAUGURAL LAUNCH OF ITS FIRST FAST CHANNEL, KCM, IN INDIA THROUGH JIOTV AND JIOTV+November 21, 2023 8:40 pm
Asia’s leading entertainment network and multi-channel operator, KC Global Media, announced the launch of KCM, its first free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel in HD across Asia. Starting with India, the new channel will be available across major free streaming platform, JioTV and JioTV+. JioTV is a LIVE TV streaming platform, owned by Jio Platforms Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited with 1000+ channels in 15+ languages and 12 genres. JioTV+ on the other hand is the connected device for TV screens that runs on JioFiber and WIFI offering the best OTT packages alongside the linear channels.
KCM will be the first general entertainment FAST channel from KC Global Media featuring 300 hours of drama series, movies, and factual titles in English. Factual entertainment will include film and documentaries like Cristiano Ronaldo: The One and Only, Messi: The Greatest, BTS: Global Takeover, Taylor Swift Dare to Dream, Lady Gaga: Encore, Tech Billionaires: Elon Musk, Brad Pitt: Breaking Hollywood, and other fan favorites. Dramas will comprise a variety of genres including fantasy, drama title, Flash Gordon; adventure title, Tin Man; and history action title, Empire, among others. Movies include the award-winning Afterglow; drama film, Aardvark, starring Zachary Quinto; sci-fi, drama, Jonathan, starring Ansel Elgort, and mystery thriller We Have Always Lived in the Castle; and many more.
Andy Kaplan, Co-Founder and Chairman of KC Global Media said, “It is an exciting time to be introducing this new FAST channel in India as we offer a diverse and alternative range of drama, movies, and factual entertainment titles for viewers to enjoy. Our new channel launch is the start of many innovative developments as we continue to bring more value to our viewers through a well curated mix of content offering while giving advertisers extensive exposure to reach out to audiences across Asia.”
George Chien, Co-Founder, President, and CEO of KC Global Media adds, “With India’s rapid adaptation for digital-first and OTT, we see plenty of growth with consumers open to discover more variety of content and entertainment. Our brand continues to serve our fans in the region as we
make premium entertainment accessible to everyone. Our first FAST channel, KCM, will showcase an extensive range of popular entertainment that is unique, as content continues to be a priority when we curate our channel’s offerings.
Launched as a new channel brand under KC Global Media, KCM channel on JioTV mobile app and JioTV+ connected TV platform will offer a diversified variety of drama series, award winning and critically acclaimed movies, and popular factual entertainment handpicked from the top studios in the US. KCM will be the fifth channel of KC Global Media portfolio of brands including English general entertainment channel, AXN; Japanese anime channel, Animax; Japanese entertainment channel, GEM; and South Korean entertainment channel, ONE.
KCM is the first free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel from Asia’s leading entertainment network, KC Global Media, offering 300 hours of entertainment including an extensive volume of drama series ranging from romance, comedy, thriller, and sci-fi dramas, as well as award winning and critically acclaimed, independent, slice of life feature films handpicked from studios in the US. KCM also features factual entertainment featuring music, sports, pop-culture, and film.
KCM factual entertainment titles include Lionel Messi: The Greatest, BTS: Global Takeover, Adele: Homecoming, Brad Pitt: Breaking Hollywood and many more. It’s drama series offers a diverse range of genres which include sci-fi, adventure Tin Man, and crime drama, Steve Martini’s The Judge among others. Movie titles include romance comedies Afterglow; Alchemy; Alex of Venice, and sci-fi thriller, Break a Leg. The channel appeals to a varied regional audience seeking content that is narrative, thought-provoking, and captivating, while offering the market a unique brand of entertainment unlike any other.
About KC Global Media
KC Global Media Entertainment LLC is a global multi-media company based in the United States. The brainchild of former Sony executives Andy Kaplan and George Chien, KC Global Media Asia (KCGM Asia) is Asia’s leading entertainment hub through the production, distribution and programming of quality, ground-breaking content. Backed by more than two decades of industry experience, KCGM Asia boasts an impressive portfolio of premium pay-TV channels in South-East Asia and Korea, including English-language general entertainment network AXN, anime channel Animax, South Korea’s ONE and Japanese entertainment channel GEM. By combining award-winning and well-loved entertainment formats with extensive knowledge and insight of the Asia Pacific market, KCGM Asia is paving the way for a new standard of entertainment in Asia and beyond.
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