OCN (TV channel)

  (Redirected from Orion Cinema Network)

OCN is a movie channel on basic cable throughout South Korea, owned by CJ ENM E&M Division.[1] In the 2000s it became the most viewed station in South Korea, which prompted them to create their widely recognized English-language slogan, "Korea number-one channel." With cable TV penetration quite high in South Korea, OCN is a popular movie resource.

OCN
Orion Cinema Network logo.png
OCN logo
LaunchedMarch 1, 1995 (1995-03-01) (as DCN)
July 1, 1999 (1999-07-01) (as OCN)
NetworkCJ E&M Media Content Division
Owned by
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Slogan"South Korea's Number 1 Movie Channel"
"Character Revolution"
CountrySouth Korea
LanguageKorean
Broadcast areaThroughout South Korea
Headquarters66 Sangamsan-ro, Mapo District, Seoul, South Korea
Formerly called
  • Daewoo Cinema Network (DCN) (March 1, 1995-June 30, 1999)
  • Orion Cinema Network (1999-2013)
Sister channel(s)
Websiteocn.tving.com/ocn
Availability
Satellite
KT OTS63
IPTV
KT IPTV (Part of Olé TV Live)21
SKB IPTV (Part of SK Btv)54
LG U+ IPTV38

OCN's lineup is a mixture of movies from several years ago or earlier, particularly during the daytime, with more recent films during evening prime-time hours. They do not air movies that are as recent as those of sister station CatchOn, a pay service offered on cable TV. They also air episodes of popular overseas television series, mostly from the United States.

ProgramsEdit

Currently airing TV series
Airtime Program Original title Start date Notes
Saturday and Sunday 22:50 KST Team Bulldog: Off-Duty Investigation 번외수사 May 23, 2020
Monday and Tuesday at 22:50 KST Rugal 루갈 March 16, 2020
Saturday and Sunday at 22:50 KST Tell Me What You Saw 본 대로 말하라 February 1, 2020

Viewership ratingsEdit

  • The table below lists the top 10 dramas with the highest average audience share ratings (nationwide), corresponding episode with highest rating and the date.
Top 10 series per nationwide household rating
# Series Nationwide
household rating
(Nielsen)
Final episode date Ref
1 Voice 2 7.086% 16 September 2018 [2]
2 Watcher 6.585% 25 August 2019 [3]
3 Tunnel 6.490% 21 May 2017 [4]
4 Life on Mars 5.851% 5 Agustus 2018 [5]
5 Player 5.803% 11 November 2018 [6]
6 Voice 3 5.517% 30 Juni 2019 [7]
7 Voice 5.406% 12 Maret 2017 [8]
8 Save Me 4.797% 24 September 2017 [9]
Bad Guys: City of Evil 4 February 2018 [10]
10 Class of Lies 4.781% 5 September 2019 [11]
  • The table below lists the top 10 dramas with the highest nationwide viewers (million), corresponding episode with highest nationwide viewers and the date.
Top 10series per nationwide viewers (million)[note 1]
# Series Nationwide viewers
number in million
(Nielsen)
Final episode date Ref
1 Voice 2 1.957 16 September 2018 [12]
2 Life on Mars 1.730 5 August 2018 [13]
3 Watcher 1.602 25 August 2019 [3]
4 Voice 3 1.534 30 June 2019 [14]
5 Player 1.515 11 November 2018 [15]
6 Bad Guys: City of Evil 1.307 4 February 2018 [16]
7 Tell Me What You Saw 1.192 22 March 2020 [17]
8 Children of a Lesser God 1.171 April 22, 2018 [18]
9 Team Bulldog: Off-Duty Investigation 1.135 28 June 2020 [19]
10 Trap 1.093 3 March 2019 [20]

See alsoEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ The number of viewers was released on Nielsen starting January 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CJ E&M makes 13.3 bil. won in TV drama exports". Korea Times. 30 October 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. ^ "September 16, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 놓치지말아야할소리보이스2<본> 7.086%
  3. ^ a b "August 25, 2019 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) WATCHER<본> 6.585%
  4. ^ "May 21, 2017 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 1st (OCN) 운명과시간이교차하는곳터널<본> 6.490%
  5. ^ "August 5, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 라이프온마스<본> 5.851%
  6. ^ "November 11, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 머니스틸액션플레이어<본> 5.803%
  7. ^ "June 30, 2019 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 놓치지말아야할소리보이스3<본> 5.517%
  8. ^ "January 21, 2017 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 3rd (OCN) 놓치지말아야할소리보이스<본> 5.406%
  9. ^ "September 24, 2017 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 본격사이비스릴러구해줘<본> 4.797%
  10. ^ "Februari 4, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 나쁜녀석들악의도시<본> 4.797%
  11. ^ "September 5, 2019 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 1st (OCN) 미스터기간제<본> 4.781%
  12. ^ "September 16, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 놓치지말아야할소리보이스2<본> 1,957
  13. ^ "August 5, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 라이프온마스<본> 1,730
  14. ^ "June 30, 2019 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 놓치지말아야할소리보이스3<본> 1,534
  15. ^ "November 11, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 머니스틸액션플레이어<본> 1,515
  16. ^ "February 4, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 나쁜녀석들악의도시<본> 1,307
  17. ^ "March 22, 2020 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 본대로말하라<본> 1,192
  18. ^ "April 22, 2018 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 신들린추적스릴러작은신의아이들<본> 1,171
  19. ^ "June 28, 2020 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 번외수사<본> 1,135
  20. ^ "March 3, 2019 Nationwide Cable Ratings". Nielsen Korea. 2nd (OCN) 트랩<본> 1,093

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