Korean TV series have dominated viewing preferences across large parts of Asia for the last decade. But it has taken a high-concept survival drama “Squid Game” to become the first K-drama to rate as Netflix’s top show in the U.S. The nine-part Netflix original involves a group of people from all walks of life who […]‘Squid Game’ Director Hwang Dong-hyuk on Netflix’s Hit Korean Series and Prospects for a Sequel (EXCLUSIVE) — Variety
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South Korea’s cultural impact on the world has gone from niche pop music, to Oscar winners to now overwhelming its famed internet.
South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of a surge of viewers.
If there is any indicator of popularity, it would be when the South Korean internet is overwhelmed.
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