(October 24, 2008 - Burbank, CA and Seoul, Korea) – Gretech Corporation’s GOM TV and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD) today announced a distribution agreement which brings the new original digital series “Sorority Forever” – from director/producer McG (upcoming “Terminator Salvation” feature film, “The O.C.,” “Supernatural”) and Big Fantastic, producers of the hit Internet series “Prom Queen” – to viewers in Korea via GOM TV (www.gomtv.com). The announcement was made by In Sik Bae, President, Gretech Corp. Korea, and Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President, Warner Bros. International Television. A 40-episode shortform series, “Sorority Forever” premiered October 16 on GOM TV, with one original episode (between 2–3 minutes in length) scheduled to debut every weekday thereafter for the next 40 weekdays, through to the conclusion of the series. The launch of “Sorority Forever” in Korea continues WBITD’s global distribution strategy for shortform programming. WBITD has previously launched “Sorority Forever” on Bebo in the U.K. and MSN in Canada. “Sorority Forever” is an innovative mystery/drama which peeks behind the walls of one of the most intriguing secret societies in the world: the sorority. With a mystery around every corner, the series provides viewers with a sexy and immersive experience that is simultaneously realistic and voyeuristic. Think “Prom Queen” meets “The O.C.,” but set in college. “We think ‘Sorority Forever’ is a perfect fit for GOM TV, a series filled with interesting characters and a compelling mystery for viewers around the world,” said Schlesinger. “We look forward to working with GOM TV to make ‘Sorority Forever’ a hit with Korean audiences.” VP of Gretech’s Media Business Division, Lyle J. Seo said, “For those US series fans, they could enjoy all episodes of ‘Sorority Forever’ and other US series on personalized GOM TV. Furthermore, we plan to service more high-quality content to our users to position GOM TV as the best series supplier online.” With the launch of the series, there is increasing interest in U.S. web series for premiere on GOM TV. GOM TV has already released popular Korean series such as “Legend of Four Kings,” “Shikgaek” and other top-rated dramas on its service. With release of “Sorority Forever,” GOM TV has a strong lineup of both domestic and international titles to provide to its users. Viewers can access “Sorority Forever” free of charge by selecting channel 789 on www.gomtv.com. As a special launch event, the first five episodes will be available at one time at that site. “Sorority Forever” is from McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision, Big Fantastic in association with Studio 2.0, the digital venture of the Warner Bros. Television Group. The executive producers are McG and Big Fantastic creators Douglas Cheney, Chris Hampel, Chris McCaleb and Ryan Wise. Producing alongside McG at Wonderland Sound and Vision are Peter Johnson, Matthew King and Jeff Grosvenor. Jessica Rose (“lonelygirl15”), Mikaela Hoover (“Sam Has 7 Friends”) and Taryn Southern (“Project My World”) star. About Warner Bros. International Television Distribution Warner Bros. International Television Distribution is one of the world’s largest distributors of feature films, television programs and animation to the international television marketplace (broadcast, pay cable, basic cable, satellite, pay-per-view, video-on-demand, digital platforms, etc.). It licenses some 50,000 hours of programming (including more than 6,000 features and 70+ current series), dubbed or subtitled in more than 40 languages, to telecasters and cable casters in more than 175 countries. About GOM TV GOM TV is the first ad-supported media service platform. Launched as software application GOM Player, GOM TV has extended its business model to internet TV service. GOM TV offers numerous video content such as Movie, Music, Sports, Gaming and educational content.
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