tvN's K-Drama CRASH LANDING ON YOU Starring Korean Megastar Son Ye-jin of MS Team, Under Spackman Media Group, An Associated Company of Spackman Entertainment Group, Ranked #1 At Its Weekend Debut in Korea

December 16, 2019 - 05:25
tvN's K-Drama CRASH LANDING ON YOU Starring Korean Megastar Son Ye-jin of MS Team, Under Spackman Media Group, An Associated Company of Spackman Entertainment Group, Ranked #1 At Its Weekend Debut in Korea

  • Headlined by iconic Korean actress Son Ye-jin of MS Team and leading actor Hyun-bin, CRASH LANDING ON YOU, recorded top viewership for its first weekend broadcast in Korea
  • Produced by Studio Dragon, directed by Lee Jung-hyo and written by Park Ji-eun, the tvN K-drama premiered globally on Netflix on 14 December 2019, the same day as its release in Korea 

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 December 2019 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited ("Spackman Entertainment Group" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), wishes to announce that tvN's K-drama, CRASH LANDING ON YOU, featuring Korea's preeminent actress Son Ye-jin of MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd. ("MS Team"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group's associated company, Spackman Media Group Limited, and well-known actor Hyun-bin attained #1 in viewership for its first weekend broadcast in Korea. 


The tvN drama first aired on 14 December in Korea, recording an average viewership rating of 6.1% on 14 December and 6.8% on 15 December,  and a high of 7.3% on 14 December and 7.8% on 15 December amongst Korean households on paid platforms such as integrated cable, IPTV and satellite. [1] According to Nielsen Korea, based on the 2049 viewership in Korea which measures the audience rating of the target group of 20 ~ 49 years old among the Korean household,  the drama posted an average of 4.0% on 14 December and 4.4% on 15 December, and a maximum of 4.7% on 14 December and 5.1% on 15 December in local broadcast viewership, ranking first across all channels for the same timeslot in Korea. [2]


CRASH LANDING ON YOU premiered globally on Netflix on the same day as its release in Korea.  In Asia, Latin America and English-speaking countries, each episode shall be available after its regular broadcast in Korea. In Japan and Europe, all episodes shall be released at once on 16 February 2020.


Produced by Studio Dragon, directed by Lee Jung-hyo and written by Park Ji-eun, CRASH LANDING ON YOU relates the top secret love story between a chaebol heiress (played by Son Ye-jin of MS Team), who accidentally crashed into North Korea, and a North Korean officer (played by Hyun-bin), who hides and protects her. Previously, Son Ye-jin of MS Team and Hyun-bin collaborated in the Korean crime thriller film, NEGOTIATION (2018) in September last year. 


In September last year, Son Ye-jin was  awarded the Best Actress for Hallyu Dramas at the 2018 Seoul International Drama Awards. Her previous K-drama SOMETHING IN THE RAIN received the Excellence Award for Hallyu Dramas. 


Son Ye-jin was voted as the Top Female Star in the first half of 2018 in an online survey conducted by online research company, PMI, which surveyed 5,000 men and women between the age of 20 to 50 years old. In March 2018, she was ranked #1 as the top movie actor brand in Korea's brand power survey published by the Korean Business Research Institute.

[1],, '사랑의 불시착', 동시간대 시청률 1위...가구 평균 6.1%-최고 7.3%, 15 December 2019


 '사랑의 불시착', 시청률 최고 7.8%...손예진-현빈 아슬아슬 로맨스, 16 December 2019

About Spackman Entertainment Group Limited

Spackman Entertainment GroupLimited ("SEGL" or the "Company"), and together with itssubsidiaries, (the "Group"), one ofKorea's leading entertainment production groups founded by investment veteran,Mr. Charles Spackman, is primarily engaged in the independent development,production, presentation, and financing of theatrical motion pictures in Korea.In order to diversify our revenue streams, we have expanded our businessportfolio to include the production of Korean television dramas. In addition toour content business, we also make investments into entertainment companies andfilm funds that can financially and strategically complement our existing coreoperations. SEGL is listed on the Catalist of the Singapore Exchange SecuritiesTrading Limited under the ticker 40E.


SEGL's Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. ("Zip Cinema") is one of the mostrecognised film production labels in Korea and has originated and produced someof Korea's most commercially successful theatrical films, consecutivelyproducing 9 profitable movies since 2009 representing an industry leading trackrecord. Recent theatrical releases of Zip Cinema's motion pictures include someof Korea's highest grossing and award-winning films such as DEFAULT (2018), MASTER (2016), THE PRIESTS(2015), COLD EYES (2013), and ALL ABOUT MY WIFE (2012). For moreinformation on Zip Cinema, do visit  


SEGL also owns Novus MediacorpCo., Ltd. ("Novus Mediacorp"), aninvestor, presenter, and/or post-theatrical distributor for a total of 79 films(58 Korean and 21 foreign) including ROSEOF BETRAYAL, THE OUTLAWS and SECRETLY, GREATLY, which was one of thebiggest box office hits of 2013 starring Kim Soo-hyun of MY LOVE FROM THE STARS fame, as well as FRIEND 2: THE GREAT LEGACY. In 2012, Novus Mediacorp was also thepost-theatrical rights distributor of ALLABOUT MY WIFE, a top-grossing romantic comedy produced by Zip Cinema. In2018, THE OUTLAWS, co-presented byNovus Mediacorp broke the all-time highest Video On Demand ("VOD") sales records in Korea. For moreinformation on Novus Mediacorp, do visit 


Our films are theatricallydistributed and released in Korea and overseas markets, as well as forsubsequent post-theatrical worldwide release in other forms of media, includingcable TV, broadcast TV, IPTV, video-on-demand, and home video/DVD, etc. Werelease all of our motion pictures into wide-theatrical exhibition initially inKorea, and then in overseas and ancillary markets.


We also operate a café-loungecalled Upper West, in the Gangnam district of Seoul and own a professionalphotography studio, noon pictures Co., Ltd..


The Company holds an effectiveshareholding interest of 43.88% in Spackman Media Group Limited ("SMGL"). SMGL, a company incorporated inHong Kong, together with its subsidiaries, is collectively one of the largestentertainment talent agencies in Korea in terms of the number of artists undermanagement, including some of the top names in the Korean entertainmentindustry. SMGL operates its talent management business through renowned agenciessuch as MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd., UAA & Co Inc., Fiftyone K Inc.,SBD Entertainment Inc., and Kook Entertainment Co., Ltd. Through thesefull-service talent agencies in Korea, SMGL represents and guides theprofessional careers of a leading roster of award-winning actors/actresses inthe practice areas of motion pictures, television, commercial endorsements, andbranded entertainment. SMGL leverages its unparalleled portfolio of artists asa platform to develop, produce, finance and own the highest quality ofentertainment content projects, including theatrical motion pictures, varietyshows, and TV dramas. This platform also creates and derives opportunities forSMGL to make strategic investments in development stage businesses that cancollaborate with SMGL artists. SMGL is an associated company of the Company.


TheGroup owns a 100% equity interest in Frame Pictures Co., Ltd. ("Frame Pictures"). Frame Pictures is a leader in the movie/dramaequipment leasing business in Korea. Established in 2014, Frame Pictures hasworked with over 25 top directors and provided the camera and lightingequipment for some of Korea's most notable drama and movie projects including the upcoming Korean film GIRL COPS (2018) featuring Wi Ha-jun of SMGL and THE GREATEST DIVORCE (2018) starring BaeDoona of SMGL. In 2018, FramePictures has also won contracts to supply equipment to FOUR MEN (2019), ASADALCHRONICLES (2019), THE CROWNED CLOWN (2019), THE BEAUTY INSIDE (2018), HUNDRED MILLION STARS FROM THE SKY (2018), LOVELY HORRIBLY (2018), THEGUEST (2018), historical Korean movie MALMOI, SUITS (2018)featuring Park Hyung-sik of SMGL, MISTRESS (2018), LIFE (2018), LIVE (2018) starring Lee Kwang-soo of RUNNING MAN, MY MISTER (2018) and Netflix's first Korean original production LOVE ALARM (2018).


TheCompany owns a 100% equity interest Take Pictures Pte. Ltd. ("Take Pictures") which has an upcoming film STONE SKIPPING and a line-up of other films such as theco-production with Zip Cinema for THE PRIESTS2.


TheCompany owns a 100% equity interest in Constellation Agency Pte. Ltd. ("Constellation Agency"). Constellation Agency, which owns The PFactory Co., Ltd. ("The P Factory")and Platform Media Group Co., Ltd. ("PMG"),is primarily involved in the business of overseas agency for Korean artistsventuring into the overseas market. The P Factory is an innovative marketingsolutions provider specializing in event and branded content production. PMG isa talent management agency which represents and manages the careers of majorartists in film, television, commercial endorsements, and brandedentertainment.


The Company owns a100% equity interest in Greenlight Content Limited which is mainly involved in the business of investinginto dramas and movies, as well as providing consulting services for theproduction of Korean content.


The Company owns a 100% equityinterest in Simplex Films Limited ("Simplex Films") which is an earlystage film production firm. Simplex Films has severalfilms in the pipeline including, A BOLT FROM THE BLUE, IRREVOCABLEPROMISE and OUR SUPERSTAR K.


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