Warner Bros. buys DramaFever SVOD service

Warner Bros. has acquired DramaFever, the US-based SVO service that specialises in South Korean TV and movie content. It is the second ownership change for DramaFever in recent times, after SoftBank bought it in late 2014 for US$100 million. The Japanese telco has now offloaded the SVOD service to Warner Bros. for an undisclosed. DramaFever […]

Amazon taps major TV networks for Streaming Partners scheme

Amazon has teamed up with major TV networks and content makers like Showtime, Starz and AMC to offer partner subscriptions to Amazon Prime customers. Amazon confirmed its much-rumoured, US-based Streaming Partners Program scheme yesterday with a host of partners that also included A+E Network, DramaFever, Curiosity Stream, Smithsonian and BroadbandTV. The over-the-top streaming program will […]

AMC and DramaFever test horror SVoD site Shudder

AMC and DramaFever are now in the beta testing phase for their new joint project – a subscription horror site called Shudder. Speaking to DTVE yesterday, DramaFever’s head of marketing Yale Wang confirmed the trials and said that the site would primarily feature horror movies rather than TV content. He added that Shudder access would […]

DramaFever and AMC prep horror site Shudder

DramaFever, a streaming site that specialises in Asian and Latino drama, is reportedly partnering with AMC to launch a dedicated horror site called Shudder.  According to a GigaOm report, the site, which already has a landing page, is due to go live in the coming months, with DramaFever co-founder Seung Bak mentioning at a conference […]

SoftBank buys Korean drama VoD site DramaFever

Japanese telco SoftBank has agreed to buy US-based DramaFever, a streaming site that offers on-demand access to Asian and Latino drama.  Founded in 2009, DramaFever initially focused on offering Korean dramas with English subtitles, later branching out into telenovelas. The site now claims to offer series and films from 70 major broadcasters and studios throughout […]