Singapore– Scripps Networks Interactive, the world’s leading producer of engaging lifestyle content, today announced the continued expansion of global home and lifestyle channel HGTV in South Korea. Immediately available, HGTV launched in high definition on KT Olleh TV Channel 223 as the first-ever regional channel dedicated exclusively to the growing home and lifestyle category in Korea.
“HGTV is highly regarded as the preeminent destination for home-related content around the globe, with the interest in and demand for such programming only continuing to grow,” said Leena Singarajah, Managing Director, Asia, Scripps Networks Interactive. “We have seen HGTV garnering great success in Asia and are confident that it will be welcomed by audiences in Korea.”
KT olleh tv customers can catch top-rated U.S. programmes like Property Brothers, starring Canadian twins and real estate experts Drew and Jonathan Scott; Fixer Upperfeaturing Texas design and remodelling pros, Chip and Joanna Gaines; and global real estate series House Hunters International, following buyers on the search for their dream home.
HGTV will be available on KT olleh tv packages OTV 15, 25 and 34.
HGTV launched in 1994 in the United States and today is America’s premier source for entertaining, relatable and inspirational home and lifestyle content. The channel delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun.. The channel is nearly fully distributed in the United States where it is a top 10 cable network. HGTV first launched outside of North America in 2014 and is now available in nearly 60 countries and territories outside the U.S. including Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, New Zealand and Poland.