ANIMA Studios, A+E Networks Asia bring South Korea’s hit web variety show ‘Nego King’ to the Philippines as the ultimate ‘budol’ show

MANILA, Philippines – Filipinos are in for the best deals and loads of laughter as the Philippine version of South Korea’s hit web variety show Nego King premieres on February 8, Wednesday, 8PM on ANIMA Studios’ YouTube Channel and LazLive on the Lazada app. 

KROMA Entertainment’s ANIMA Studios partnered with leading global entertainment company A+E Networks Asia to bring this one-of-a-kind show that will delight every Filipino who loves a good bargain.

“Fueled by our desire to expand our content portfolio, we now bring to our audience a fresh and original unscripted show that is excellently delivered by our talents and creatives at ANIMA. And on top of our objective to wildly entertain our viewers each and every episode, we also want to reward them royally with unprecedented deals courtesy of our episode partners,” says Bianca Balbuena, Head of ANIMA.

“As a global IP Media Group, we’re constantly creating new formats that transcend cultures and languages. We’re thrilled to have found a like minded partner in Kroma, to bring Nego King to the Philippines. Nego King is a digital show made by A+E Korea that has secured millions of fans and popularity with brands as the ideal advertising vehicle. We hope our Filipino viewers enjoy the show and the great deals our Nego King gets just for them,” says Saugato Banerjee, Managing Director, A+E Networks Asia.

The Philippines’ very own Nego King is television and radio personality Sam YG, who negotiates with company executives to lower product prices and come up with irresistible offers for the Filipino audience!

In the show, Sam roams the streets of Metro Manila to interact with potential customers to ask them how they feel about a certain product and what would make them purchase it. Sam, the “Nego King,” uses these customer sentiments to negotiate the best possible deals with CEOs and business owners, getting huge discounts or freebies that viewers can avail themselves.

Since the original South Korean Nego King premiered two years ago on YouTube, it has aired 60 episodes across four seasons and continues to attract millions of global viewers. Considered as one of the most successful YouTube shows in Korea, the show is a hit to both brands and consumers.

Lazada, the top online shopping platform in the Philippines, is the official partner of Nego King Philippines. 

Nego King will be uploaded weekly starting February 8, Wednesday, 8PM on ANIMA Studios’ YouTube Channel and LazLive on the Lazada app. View Nego King Philippines’ official trailer here.

Check out videos from the media conference below:

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