Asian TV channels now available in the United States can enhance the viewing pleasure of many Asian Americans. Keeping up with events in their homeland is as easy as turning on the tv. There are a lot of channels available now from Directv and Dish Network. So for those who are not aware of them, we have Korean and Vietnamese channels. They are listed below.
CTS is a premium network which brings to you 24 hours of Korean Christian programming, including sermons, testimonies, praise and worship, documentaries and news.
MBC One of the most watched channels, MBC is a 24 hour Korean broadcast network. Catch some of the most popular children’s programs, latest news and drama everyday.
SBS Stay in touch with what’s happening in Korea through this 24 hour channel with latest information, variety shows, and hit dramas.
SBS Plus Catch the best of Korean “Halliyu” with popular drama, movie programs, and other original programs – 24 hours a day.
YTN Korea’s first round-the-clock news network.
SBTN Saigon Broadcasting Television Network is the first 24-hour Vietnamese programming network in America which broadcasts a great mix of news, sports, variety, movies, talk shows, children’s programming and more – all in Vietnamese.
TVB Vietnam Catch up on the best TVB dramas and telemovies from past and present dubbed in Vietnamese including themes such as martial arts, costumes, episodic, modern action and situation comedy.
VHN–TV A visual treat for those of you who want to get acquainted with the Vietnamese customs and traditions, this channel believes in creating awareness and education. Features news, drama, education, public service, comedy (traditional and contemporary), entertainment and variety programs.
Dish Network Korean
ARIRANG TV broadcast live from Korea 24-hours-a-day, Arirang TV showcases entertaining and informative programs for viewers of every age and background. Programming includes Korea’s latest box office releases, news, sitcoms, dramas, quiz shows, financial updates, music, documentaries and current affairs programs.
BTN is a 24-hour Korean-language Buddhist channel. BTN’s programming includes Buddhist news, ceremony, priesthood, worship, mass, world temple tour, vegetarian cooking, meditation, yoga, missions and much more from Korea.
JSTV is the #1 rated 24-hour-a-day Korean-language Christian channel in North America. JSTV’s programming includes Christian related news, business, music, bible studies, gospels, worship services and much more. JSTV will also broadcast locally produced programs and programming from the Korean broadcasting channel commonly referred to as CBS.
KBS WORLD, a Korean-language channel with English subtitles, is a general entertainment channel which is the oldest and most popular broadcasting station in Korea. Programming includes the most watched news, sitcoms, dramas, documentaries and current affair programs.
ONGAMENET is a top-rated 24-hour Korean-language gaming channel. Ongamenet’s programming includes gaming industry news, video games, pro-gamer league, competitions and other game-oriented programming straight from Korea.
WOW-TV is a 24-hour-a-day Korean-language business news channel broadcast from Korea. WOW-TV’s programming includes economic updates, the latest stock market information, real estate, e-business, news and much more.
So there you have it, 14 different channels. Entertainment for the whole family, young and old alike. Instead of seeing a five minute clip of news from the Asia, watch indepth coverage of the same event. It’s like bringing your homeland in to your livingroom.