There was the news doing rounds on social media that K-pop icons BTS’ shows and events will be streamed on the OTT platform. There were a lot of speculations among the fans that BTS ARMY about which show will get broadcasted amongst so many hit stories of BTS. However, it is now confirmed that BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE LA concert, IN THE SOOP: Friendcation, and BTS MONUMENTS: BEYOND THE STAR will be featured on the OTT giant Disney+Hotstar.
Today, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific and HYBE made it official that both the firms are willing to work together to put across South Korea’s talent to the world through the OTT platform. The agreement sealed between the two includes the global distribution of five popular content titles from HYBE, including BTS.
Jessica Kam-Engle, APAC Head of Content, The Walt Disney Company in her statement said, “We are thrilled to be collaborating with HYBE to showcase their original content created with powerful artist IP on our global streaming services including Disney+. This collaboration represents our creative ambition – to work with iconic content creators and top stars in the Asia Pacific so their talent can be enjoyed by mainstream audiences in multiple ways. We believe these new titles will captivate consumers worldwide and look forward to introducing more music content on our service.”
On the other hand, Park Ji Won, CEO of HYBE said, “This will be the start of a long-term collaboration, where we present worldwide audiences a wide range of HYBE content for fans who love our music and artists. The Walt Disney Company has a long history of franchise-building and promoting musical artists, with its unparalleled brands and platforms.”
Hence, the ARMYs are already waiting for these streams and the fans of the OTT platform will get a plethora of new creative content that will garner even more viewers to them.