Endless Viu-ing action this jam-packed June

Viu turns up the heat this summer with new releases sure to excite and entertain

Viu brings the heat this June with our sizzling lineup of new releases, along with a concert staged by triple-threat entertainer Lee Seung-gi that’ll set hearts on fire. Whether you’re being serenaded by Lee Seung-gi, basking in the sun, or seeking shelter from the sweltering heat, Viu’s got something for everyone this month!


Catch Kim Myung-soo (L) in his comeback to the small screen in Numbers, an upcoming revenge-legal drama where he stars as Jang Ho-woo, the only accountant in one of the Big 4 accounting firms with a high school diploma. Watch as he navigates his way through the cutthroat workplace to prove himself, while harbouring a vengeful secret.


Can’t get enough of Lee Seungi-gi? Then catch him in not one, but two K-varieties launching this month, only on Viu. He reunites with Kang Ho-dong after more than a decade with the reboot of Strong Heart, where panellists and guests share their most entertaining stories. The reboot, titled Thumbnail Battle: The Strongest Hearts, introduces an additional element where guests battle in teams under either “Team Kang Ho-dong” or “Team Lee Seung-gi”. Watch on to see which team will emerge triumphant.
Another must-watch is Ramyun Brothers in Japan! The dynamic duo, together with rising star Bae In-hyuk, embark on a quest to promote ramyeon in Japan by selling delicious bowls of Korean noodles at a famous Japanese tourist destination.


Catch Korea’s legendary divas on their nationwide tour! Dancing Queens on the Road follows top female artists Lee Hyori, BoA, Hwasa, Uhm Jung-hwa and Kim Wan-sun’s journey on their nationwide tour, with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and fan interactions. That’s not all – catch your favourite South Korean girl groups in Queendom Puzzle, a spin-off of popular survival show Queendom, to form the ultimate girl group. Contestants include current and former members of established K-pop girl groups, such as CLC’s Yeeun, former MOMOLAND member JooE, and Lovelyz’s Kei. Contestants have to bring their A game with fresh remixes and lively performances, or risk elimination.

Enjoy the best of Asian entertainment on Viu, an OTT video service, where you can catch the latest Asian dramas and variety shows for free or subscribe to Premium to enjoy exclusive content such as award-winning movies, and other exclusive perks! Movies are available only to Viu Premium subscribers. As a Premium subscriber, you also get to enjoy the
following perks:

  • Unlimited download for offline viewing
  • All-access pass: Unlimited access to all content
  • Priority viewing from as fast as 8 hours after original telecast
  • TV access^: Via Smart TV or casting
  • Full HD: Up to 1080p
  • Uninterrupted viewing: No video ads
    ^TV rights are applicable for selected shows on selected Smart TV models and casting.

Viu Scream Dates brings 2023 Lee Seung-gi Asia Tour”The Dreamer’s Dream – Chapter 2″ concert to Singapore on 14 June

SINGAPORE, 2023 – Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, is proud to present the 2023 Lee Seung-gi Asia Tour The Dreamer’s Dream – Chapter 2 concert in Singapore, on Wednesday, 14 June 2023, 8pm
at Resorts World Convention Centre, Resorts World Ballroom. The highly anticipated event marks the actor-singer’s return to Singapore after almost four years. Lee Seung-gi’s 2023 Asia tour will kick off in South Korea on 4 May, with the Singapore and Jakarta legs of the Viu Scream Dates taking place in June.

Viu will, in addition, be supporting media partners on the Manila, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok legs of the tour as well. Lee Seung-gi rose to fame with his debut song, “Because You’re My Woman” in 2004 and has since established a successful singing, acting and hosting career. He has starred in numerous noteworthy dramas and films, including Viu Original The Law Cafe, Mouse and A Korean Odyssey. He is also a seasoned host and variety show entertainer, with some of his most notable variety shows being All the Butlers, Strong Heart and 2 Days & 1 Night. The concert is specially curated and conceptualised by Lee Seung-gi, and fans can expect an intimate evening of entertainment as he serenades his Airens with his flawless vocals and opens up about myriad life topics, including embracing a new beginning.

Tickets will go on sale on 21 April, 10am on Klook, and are priced at $268, $208, $168 (excluding booking fee). Fan benefits include a hi-bye session, group photos, signed posters and more. Viu Premium subscribers can enjoy a 10 per cent off on tickets across all categories. Attendees may refer to Viu Singapore’s social media pages for more information.


Singapore – The actor is here on the sunny shores of Singapore to promote the second season of his hit drama “Taxi Driver” and also held his First Solo Fanmeeting <Vacation>. Prior to the Fanmeeting, Lee Je Hoon appeared at the press conference dressed head to toe in black and looking stylish. He was all- smiles as he greeted the host and audience warmly.

Here are some key takeaways from the press conference: He loves Singapore – He has been here at least twice since the pandemic travel restrictions lifted, on personal vacations and he walks around the island a lot on foot whenever he’s here! No, he does not dress as flamboyantly as Wang Tao Zi (a character that fans chose as his best persona in Taxi Driver) – His personal closet does not contain such clothes, as he says with a laugh.

The actor also reveals that his driving skill changed drastically after he filmed 2 seasons of Taxi Driver. Calling himself a “textbook driver” who follows all road rules safely, he has since learned to do some dangerous stunts (such as speeding and drifting) because of the show. He then candidly says that sometimes he has to remind himself that he’s not Kim Do-Gi and tries to ensure that he drives properly. He loves food – Listing down Hainan Chicken Rice, Chilli Crab and Bak Kut Teh as his choices but when forced to choose only one, he eventually settled for buffet as his option, as he could not choose.

Lee Je Hoon revealed that felt a little lonely as he had to work on most of the scenes in Season 1 alone. However, in season 2 of Taxi Driver, he is grateful that he was able to film more with the Rainbow Taxi Company team, and the most memorable part was when they had the meetings in the basement. He was also glad that he could reprise the role of Wang Tao Zi once again.

Here he is, showing off his acting skills! When prompted by the host, he then proceeded to showcase his different personas from Kim Do-Gi to Wang Tao Zi before smoothly transitioning into the bright smile and laughter of Lee Je Hoon.

Before wrapping up the press conference, Lee Je Hoon sincerely expressed how grateful he is for the opportunity to be here in Singapore to promote his own drama and hopes that he can be back again as Singapore is one of the countries he loves to visit.

We also had the opportunity to attend the first fanmeeting <Vacation> of the handsome actor, held
at Stephen Riady Auditorium, NTUC Centre on 25 March 2023! The fanmeeting consisted of two sessions: 2PM & 6PM.
Before kicking off the fanmeeting, he earnestly thanked the fans for coming despite the harsh weather. Lee Je Hoon then interacted with the fans through a variety of well-thought-out questions which revealed more of his personality and preferences, played an exciting trivia game, and even serenaded the fans sweetly with his cover of LANY’s “Thick And Thin”.
Here are some snippets from the 2-part segment of his Q&A:

His most memorable moment recently – The Fanmeeting and the opportunity to meet the fans in Asia. As a TMI, Lee Je Hoon hinted at his upcoming project – Financial Crime and he will be speaking English so he has been practicing for it! He also revealed a little spoiler for the next episode of Taxi Driver 2, which got the crowd eager with anticipation. He loves that in Singapore, he doesn’t have to travel far to find delicious food in one place and that amazes him. He enjoys street food snacks such as Gimbap, Odeng and Tteokbokki! His morning routine includes having an apple and it’s a habit he’s had for 30 years! The actor also made an impromptu sweet morning wake-up call for the fans that had them squealing in delight. When asked about the workout routine he does, he did not hesitate to do a live demonstration of his push-ups and sit-ups. Later on, the playful actor also teased the fans with a glimpse of his abs which got the fans swooning in their seats.

Lastly, the actor engaged with the fans through a fun trivia game. The crowd was buzzing with excitement as they participated with much enthusiasm right till the end. 3 true-blue fans who got all the questions right won the opportunity to get on stage to pose for a 1:1 photo and even a hug too.

It was definitely a heartwarming and cute moment, congratulations to the lucky fans!
The time spent definitely felt like a vacation with Lee Je Hoon. We hope to see the charming and humble actor back on our sunny island again someday!

Be sure to also catch Taxi Driver 2, currently available for streaming on Viu as well.

Thank you VIUSG for the invite!

Article by : Nurul
Photos by: Yu Shan

Viu partners popular DIA TV by CJ E&M to launch free bite- sized lifestyle content starring Internet’s top K-culture influencers

(School of K-beauty, K-ook up a Storm, Annyeonghaseyo, ahjumma! – Photo credits: Viu)

Singapore, 2016 – Named as one of the online trends to watch in 2017, the popularity of short-form videos is predicted to explode over the coming year, thanks to the growth of short- form and live video content on social apps and online video platforms. Globally, people are consuming digital video content in increasing numbers. Based on an April 2016 report from Nielsen, 65% of internet users worldwide are watching video-on-demand (VOD), including both short-form and long- form content.

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