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‘The Simpsons’ toast to 25 years with songs, stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggam and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrated 25 years of “The Simpsons” in Hollywood on Friday. Those characters are perfo...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:14

[Herald Interview] Korean drama fever hits U.S.

Korean TV dramas have been popular across Asia for the past decade, with series like “Autumn in My Heart,” “Jewel in the Palace” and the most recent “My Love from the Star” all being major hits....

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:14

[Herald Interview] Making life choices through acting

Simon Abkarian, a French-Armenian actor who played Col. Amanulla in “Kaboul Kitchen,” flew from the ongoing Venice International Film Festival to receive the grand prize at the Seoul International D...

Updated : 2014.09.04 20:22

[Herald Interview] Small changes can send big message

Norwegian actress and director of “Mammon” Cecile Mosli, the Best Miniseries award winner, says she believes that small changes from the perceived norms can make a statement. “I try to put differen...

Updated : 2014.09.04 20:21

NBC to remake Korean TV show ‘Grandpas Over Flowers’

NBC, a major American TV network, will remake a popular South Korean TV reality show with the aim of broadcasting it in the first half of next year, the show’s local broadcaster said Wednesday.“Grandpas Over Flowers,” a reality show about five actors in their 70s going on a backpacking ...

Updated : 2014.09.03 20:50

Singer-turned-designer Im Sang A divorces

Former Korean pop diva Im Sang A ended her 13-year marriage with her American husband Jamie Propp, online celebrity news outlet OSEN reported on Wednesday. “Im Sang A divorced music producer Jamie Propp, whom she married in 2001,” OSEN reported. The couple has one daughter. The precise d...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:31

Established shows win out at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― “Modern Family” and “Breaking Bad” triumphed at Monday’s Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart o...

Updated : 2014.08.26 20:39

‘Game of Thrones’ eyes Emmys glow

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ― With a staggering 19 nominations, royal feud saga “Game of Thrones” will cast a long shadow over Monday’s Emmy awards, akin to the Oscars of U.S. television.Based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novels about power struggles between dueling clans in seven mythi...

Updated : 2014.08.25 20:40

Amazon seeks to reach viewers with ‘Hand of God’

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Dana Delany had an urge. While playing the take-no-prisoners wife of a law-bending judge in the upcoming Amazon pilot “Hand of God,” an indecent inclination by the veteran actres...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:03

Robin Williams’ suicide casts shadow over Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ― The Emmy Awards take center stage Monday with “Breaking Bad,” “True Detective” and “Orange is the New Black” among the favorites of TV’s 66th annual version of the Oscars. But this year’s ceremony will be overshadowed by the apparent Aug. 11 suicide of Hollywoo...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:00

Debbie Reynolds to get SAG award

Actress Debbie Reynolds poses in Beverly Hills, California on May 21. (AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) ― The Screen Actors Guild is honoring Debbie Reynolds for her professional and humanitarian accomplishments....

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:28

Oil pipeline opponents plan concert in cornfield

NELIGH, Nebraska (AP) ― Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast. Bold Nebraska said Monday the concert will be held Sept. 27 on a farm ne...

Updated : 2014.08.19 20:25

Aduba, Janney among creative arts Emmy winners

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Uzo Aduba is an Emmy winner for her breakout role as a prisoner known as “Crazy Eyes” in Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black.” The series received two other awards for casting and picture editing at the creative arts Emmy ceremony Saturday honoring technical and oth...

Updated : 2014.08.17 20:55

Smith suspended for comments on domestic abuse

NEW YORK (AP) ― ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don’t do anything to pr...

Updated : 2014.07.30 20:50

Paris Hilton names G-Dragon as her favorite musician

American socialite Paris Hilton said on a TV show that her favorite Korean artist is G-Dragon of K-pop boy band Big Bang.  “Among Korean musicians, I like G-Dragon,” the Hilton heiress said during ...

Updated : 2014.07.24 18:26