KBC-TV to start on Comcast Basic 9/15 CH 338! Sept 10, 2010 12:11:39 GMT -5
Post by kbctv on Sept 10, 2010 12:11:39 GMT -5
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COMCAST ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF KBC-TV CHANNEL
Korean Broadcast Channel to Launch in Chicago on September 15
SCHAUMBURG, IL – (September 7, 2010) – Comcast today announced it will launch KBC-TV, a 24-hour Korean network for multi-generational Korean American and Asian American communities in the Chicago market, on September 15. Comcast customers with Digital Basic Service can tune to channel 338 to watch the newly added network.
“Comcast is committed to meeting the diverse viewing interests of all of our customers, and we are pleased to offer KBC-TV’s unique, quality programming to the Korean and Asian American communities in and around Chicago,” said LeAnn Talbot, Senior Vice President of Comcast’s Greater Chicago Region. “KBC-TV’s programs deliver local news and entertainment that Koreans and Asian Americans throughout Chicagoland will find unmatched.”
“The Korean community in the Chicago market is among the country’s largest populations of Asian Americans in the United States,” said Donald Bae, KBC-TV General Manager. “Without the overwhelming support of our viewers, advertisers and community leaders this momentous day would not have arrived for KBC-TV and our community. KBC-TV has been the leader in providing Korean Americans from all generations the latest in news, entertainment and pop culture. If you are interested in knowing the pulse of the Korean and Asian American communities in Chicago, Chicagoland and the Midwest, this is the channel for you. We appreciate that Comcast recognizes the importance of this historic channel and chose KBC-TV to represent our community in the Chicago market.”
Programs on KBC-TV that will air on channel 338 on September 15 include:
• News 9:30 is an in-language news show produced locally in Chicago that focuses on community events and local news stories
• Newsmagazine is an in-language, locally-produced entertainment, information, and lifestyle show for Chicago-area Koreans
• MBN News Network airs programs produced in Korea covering Korean news, world news, entertainment, documentaries and lifestyle programming
• Arirang Global Network, which originates in Korea, provides Korean dramas and Korean and world news in English
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Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (www.comcast.com) is one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With 23.2 million video customers, 16.4 million high-speed Internet customers, and 8.1 million Comcast Digital Voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
Comcast’s content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, Golf Channel, VERSUS, G4, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One, 11 regional sports networks operated by Comcast Sports Group and Comcast Interactive Media, which develops and operates Comcast’s Internet businesses, including Comcast.net (www.comcast.net). Comcast also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, which owns two professional sports teams, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, and a large, multipurpose arena in Philadelphia, the Wells Fargo Center, and, through Global Spectrum, manages other facilities for sporting events, concerts and other events.
KBC-TV has been broadcasting in the Chicago Market since 1994 broadcasting Korean Programming in Chicago America’s third largest DMA. KBC-TV is part of KM Communications a privately held minority owned broadcasting company that includes over 41 Radio and TV properties across the United States. KM Communications reaches over 10 million broadcast households through their various radio and television properties. KM Communications has affiliations with the CW Network, ESPN, MYNET TV, Retro Television Network, Citadel Radio, MBN, and Arirang Global Network.
KM Communications has broadcast properties spanning the U.S. market from Guam to Georgia. For more information on KM Communications please visit our website at www.kmcommunications.com.
Donald Bae (Left), KBC-TV General Manager/VP of Marketing, joins Myoung Hwa Bae Chairwoman, on the set of KBC-TV. Comcast recently announced that Channel 338 will be the new home of KBC-TV where viewers can watch News 9:30 and other Asian American Programming.