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LG, Netflix and Zombies: LG Electronics PH celebrates the launch of Netflix’s new original Korean Zombie drama-thriller ‘Kingdom’

Brand new year means new and exciting ways to maximize technology and entertainment to bond with loved ones. This is how LG and Netflix greeted us to start our 2019

LG Electronics Philippines & Netflix Philippines once again strengthened its partnership with an exclusive advance screening last January 24, a day before the worldwide premiere of the newest original Korean zombie series – ‘Kingdom’.

It's like a triple event in one: Netflix's Kingdom advance screeningB8 4K OLED TV showcase, and LG's commemoration of Philippines-Korea longtime friendship.



Netflix's Kingdom Advance Screening

Kingdom is not your usual K-drama series. It is combination of ancient Korean monarchy and the threat of an impending zombie apocalypse set in Korea’s ancient Joseon Period. Newest from Netflix Original Series“Kingdom” follows the journey of a crown prince sent on a suicide mission to investigate a gruesome plague spreading inside the kingdom — only to find zombies threatening his reign and his people. 

On January 25, 2019, Netflix premiered a contagious case of binge-watch fever ‘Kingdom’ and just recently, LG Philippines recently launched its 30th Anniversary TV — the OLED B8 4K TV — and it’s the best way to give justice to the thrill and excitement of “Kingdom” and its mind-blowing cinematic appeal. The 6-episode Kingdom series by Netflix was already dubbed and subbed in English,  Thai,  German, Chinese so it can be enjoyed by K-drama and zombie fans alike.

Media attendees watched the advance screening with the impressive LG OLED TVs at the Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in Bonifacio Global City. Guests had a blast as they got to dress up in a traditional Korean Hanbok and posed against the realistic “Kingdom” backdrop and roaming zombies. A traditional Korean feast dinner was served after the Nara Team performed a traditional Korean Fan Dance before the actual viewing.


2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the friendship between Philippines and South Korea which started way back 1949. Thus the growing partnership between LG Philippines and Netflix Philippines further solidifies the bond between Filipinos and Koreans. To honor the two countries’ thriving relationship and strengthen KCC’s mission to “deepen the understanding and appreciation of Korean culture among Filipinos by providing diverse cultural programs and events”, LG Philippines, has donated five 55-inch UHD 4K TVs (four 55UK6300 and one 55UK6500) to the Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in the Philippines.

LG TVs Donation at the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines

It is an important celebration of the strong relationship between Korea and the Philippines, which started in 1949. To honor this friendship, we at LG always go beyond the call of duty to provide excellent home entertainment products and appliances to millions of Filipinos who have supported us from the beginning. It is our pleasure to contribute in strengthening the bond between our two countries
- LG Philippines Managing Director Mr. Inkwun Heo



LG Philippines is also delighted to share this exciting milestone with some of the country’s brightest personalities as brand ambassadors, the ‘Iron Man’ of the PBA LA Tenorio, actor Gil CuervaBb. Pilipinas 2016 Nicole Cordoves, and Lifestyle, Travel Vlogger Dani Barreto. The event was hosted by TV Host, car and road safety advocate and LG TV Ambassador James Deakin.

B8 4K OLED TV features and Pricing


LG has a number of TVs that are Netflix-ready, but the B8 4K OLED TV is one that stands out from the pack. It boasts a list of impressive features, a 55” 4K Cinema HDR display providing sharp contrast and vibrant colors to begin with. The B8 is made to deliver an immersive viewing experience powered by the Smart Brain α7 Intelligent Processor to make sure all TV functions and features are working together for a seamless user experience. Aside from its stunning visuals and cutting edge smart TV technology, LG has equipped the B8 4K OLED TV with a Dolby Atmos® sound system for a true cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home, which makes you hide behind your seat when watching Netflix's Kingdom series.

You can score the LG B8 OLED TV for PHP 89,991 (cash price), is currently the most competitively priced high quality OLED TV in the market today. It comes with a six (6) free months of Netflix access, for every purchase of the LG B8, so the entire family can enjoy high quality entertainment at home.


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