DramaFever is a casualty of the big-money OTT war [Digiday]

Dramafever shut down October 16, 2018.

DramaFever is a casualty of the big-money OTT war [Digiday]

By Sahil Patel

October 19, 2018 |Passionate fans of Korean dramas still exist, but DramaFever, which became the biggest provider of such programming with 13,000 episodes and operations across 12 countries, is no more. On Tuesday, Warner Bros., which acquired DramaFever in 2016, announced it was shutting down the service effective immediately. In a widely circulated press statement, the studio said it was shutting the service down due to “business reasons” and “in light of the rapidly changing marketplace for K-drama content, a staple of the service’s programming.”

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