Renren and Viki Bring Subtitled Global TV to Renren's 160 Million Users on 56.com
Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) today announced the launch of "VikiZone", a dedicated section hosted on 56.com, Renren's online video sharing website.
Viki will provide VikiZone viewers with hundreds of hours of Cartoon Network programs and popular TNT dramas originally broadcast in the United States, as well as other global TV content. Starting in August, the shows will be available to Renren users on VikiZone, available 24 hours after airing in the United Sates. VikiZone will be promoted on both renren.com and 56.com, allowing users to easily share global video content across platforms.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with Renren to introduce some of the world's most popular TV shows and movies, with fan-powered translations, to hundreds of millions of potential new fans in China," said Razmig Hovaghimian, Viki CEO and co-founder. "Viki has always had a community drive, which reinforces Renren platform's social nature."
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