CJ E&M Places Emergency Couple in North America & Asia


SEOUL: CJ E&M has sold the romantic comedic drama Emergency Couple into nine countries, including the U.S., China and Japan.

The series, which tells of a divorced couple who wind up as medical interns in the same hospital, has also sold to Hong Kong, Thailand and Vietnam. Further sales for the comedy/drama are to Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia. There are negotiations in six additional countries across Southeast Asia, Europe and South America.

“In front of representatives from 640 networks and buyers from 30 countries, we presented Emergency Couple to significant interest at the recent Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART),” said Jang-ho Seo, the head of CJ E&M’s content sales department. “The success of Emergency Couple and others like it demonstrate how programs from CJ E&M are winning attention around the world for their high-quality and creative story lines.”