Asian entertainment network and multi-channel operator, KC Global Media, has 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 platforms, 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+ 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 films 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.