The rise of ViuTV, streaming service that beats Netflix in Southeast Asia with boy band Mirror and dramas like Ossan’s Love

The unprecedented success of five-year-old Hong Kong broadcaster ViuTV is reflected in one of its biggest creations to date – boy band Mirror.From winning the station’s talent show Good Night Show – King Maker in 2018 to becoming the hottest stars in town, the rise of the 12-member Canto-pop group has been meteoric.Camped outside shopping malls, the band’s avid and mostly female followers queue for up to 24 hours to secure the best viewing spots for their appearances. The fans’ devotion…

The rise of ViuTV, streaming service that beats Netflix in Southeast Asia with boy band Mirror and dramas like Ossan’s Love
The unprecedented success of five-year-old Hong Kong broadcaster ViuTV is reflected in one of its biggest creations to date – boy band Mirror.From winning the station’s talent show Good Night Show – King Maker in 2018 to becoming the hottest stars in town, the rise of the 12-member Canto-pop group has been meteoric.Camped outside shopping malls, the band’s avid and mostly female followers queue for up to 24 hours to secure the best viewing spots for their appearances. The fans’ devotion…