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GMA Network Launches New Asian Pop-culture Digital Channel

HallyPop

GMA Network, in partnership with Jungo TV,rewards its audiences with a more exciting viewing experience as it launches Hallypop, the newest and first ever digital channel in the Philippines that’s set to be a one-stop-shop for K-Pop, variety, and entertainment programs beginning September 20.

Hallypop is here to give digital TV viewers a front seat to Asian pop culture with a daily dose of hit shows across the continent.

GMA Network Launches New Asian Pop-culture Digital Channel

Viewers should get ready for the best tunes from Korea and the most sensational music show on TV. Fantastic performances and awe-inspiring harmony by the nation’s top musicians await viewers on Music Bank. Follow the latest trend in the Korean music scene through the K-chart, a summary of the week’s hottest songs.

HallyPop: Music Bank
HallyPop: Music Bank

Know what the hype is all about on the airing of the top-rating South Korean variety show Running Man, as it arrives in the country for the very first time. Experience a mix of thrills with its games and series of missions that are entertaining and will keep viewers at the edge of their seats.

Showcasing the highly-requested concerts in the country and across Asia, HallyStage is set to give the spotlight to the hottest singers in the concert stage.

HallyPop: Music Bank
HallyPop: Music Bank

GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon shared his excitement towards this partnership with international content distributor Jungo TV, “We are grateful to Jungo TV and Mr. Chung for entrusting us with their channel and content to be the first here in the Philippines to distribute their content.”

First Vice President for Program Management Jose Mari R. Abacan aims to widen GMA’s library of content via Hallypop, “We have the heart of fans and that’s going to be seen in the way we program Hallypop. A lot of people are looking forward to that Hallyu (Korean Wave) content. Having another channel that could actually focus on having certain materials like variety shows, K-pop, and reality shows, it can complement what we have started for the Heart of Asia so I’m excited about it because we have a lot of things to learn from these Asian contents.”

“Hallypop represents a new and exciting direction in the reimagined world of Asian entertainment,” said Jungo TV CEO and co-founder George Chung. “We are excited to expand on Hallypop’s success in the United States and honored to be partnered with GMA, led by the vision and leadership of Mr. Gozon, that allows us to bring top-tier Korean and Asian pop culture entertainment to the best and most loyal fans in the world.”

HallyPop: Running Man
HallyPop: Running Man

For GMA Affordabox users, be sure to rescan to get dibs on Hallypop’s test broadcast by clicking the SCAN button on the remote and wait for all the exclusive channels to appear.

A full rundown of Hallypop’s programming is available on www.gmanetwork.com/gmahallypop.

HallyPop: Running Man
HallyPop: Running Man
Publication Source :    People's Tonight
Eugene E. Asis
Founding Member: Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (SPEEd) / Entertainment Editor, People's Journal