Saturday, March 16, 2013

KIX HD Launched Top Gear Korea Season 2 with an Explosion of Action

A while ago, Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) held a KIX HD Launch Party at Vertigo Club, The Gardens Mall to celebrate Top Gear Korea’s second seasonal debut in the channel.

The launch party was graced by action-oriented communities that resonate with the KIX HD brand. Notable guests present at the event include the Top Gear Malaysia (TGM) community, which consisted of winners from a TGM sponsored Facebook contest. Harley-Davidson of Kuala Lumpur, who sponsored sleek superbikes for display at the event, also attended the event with their community of bike lovers. The event, sponsored by Tiger Beer, brought the mixed martial arts and car enthusiasts’ communities together.  

“KIX HD is all about action-packed entertainment. The channel provides a great mixture of the best in combat sports, action series and movies, and cutting-edge reality shows such as Top Gear Korea. We are immensely proud to bring the only Asian adaptation of the highly popular Top Gear franchise to Malaysian audiences, and we promise KIX HD will continue to offer non-stop heart-pumping action entertainment,” said Andy Chang, Senior Vice President, Marketing at Celestial Tiger Entertainment.

This is the opening dance show, it was very very hot. 
Guests present at the party were encouraged to participate in the “Get into Action” game challenges to get a real feel of what KIX HD had to offer. A series of adrenaline inducing games, consisting of a car simulator, a lineup of “Get into Action” game booths by Muayfit martial artists, car racing challenge, arm wrestling,  and physical challenges that showcases a person’s “toughness” factor kept the crowd stimulated and entertained.  

 All the floor activities were also accompanied by real-time live action on stage, as emcee of the night, DJ Ean amped up the action-packed atmosphere with a flurry of activities on stage to encouraging the crowd to “Get into Action” in accordance to KIX HD’s channel motto. Volunteering audiences who braved the stage games walked away with prizes sponsored by Harley-Davidson lifestyle apparel.
Wrist wrestling.

Even ladies join the game! 

Beer drinking challenge

Salute to these ladies who are so sporting to join all the challenges

Fitness challenge

Guess who is this lady molesting?

It was Yeon Jung-Hoon , he was the host of the Korean version of BBC's Top Gear! He starred in Vampire Prosecutor!

The highlight of the night was the showdown between Yeon and a champion car racer in the crowd, who was treated to a car racing game with the celebrity figure.

Check out his smile! Did he melt your heart?

As expected Yeon Jung-Hoon won the race!

Touted as the number one English HD channel in Malaysia**, KIX HD is an exciting high definition channel for Asia that combines the very best in action entertainment. Living up to its tagline, “Get into Action”, KIX HD showcases a wide array of heart-pumping action entertainment such as combat sports and mixed martial arts (MMA) tournaments, action series, cutting-edge reality shows, and great action blockbusters.

Top Gear Korea, now in its second season in KIX HD, is the only Asian adaptation of the multiple award-winning reality TV series by BBC. The show retains the core trademarks of the iconic motoring show with a unique Korean spin. Hosted by former professional racing driver Kim Jin-Pyo, car and bike enthusiast Cho Min-Ki and celebrity racing circuit member Yeon Jung-Hoon, viewers can expect informative car reviews, an all-action test track and exciting challenges; as well as Stig, the enigmatic character fondly associated with the series.  

Top Gear Korea Season 2 premiered on January 22nd, every Tuesdays at 9PM on KIX HD (Astro Ch 729). The Season 2 will feature an impressive race between Cobra Helicopter and a Corvette ZR1, and a never-seen-before car football match between Korea and Japan, among other experiments that will push the boundaries.

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