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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

Fashion items of Kim Soo-hyun, Jun Ji-hyun auctioned off

Two cherished fashion items donated by Kim Soo-hyun and Jun Ji-hyun, co-stars of the mega-hit TV series “My Love from the Star,” have been sold in an auction, the event’s organizers said Wednesday.The auction was held on Sunday at Seoul’s Dongdaemun Design Plaza, where a special exhibi...

Updated : 2014.07.23 19:14

‘Ninja Warrior’ competitor wants to inspire others

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ― A YouTube video that shows Kacy Catanzaro, 1.5-meter, 45-kilogram gymnast, breezing through an obstacle course where others twice her size often fail has garnered more than 6 milli...

Updated : 2014.07.21 19:53

Actress Lee Ha-na gives thumbs up to Lee Soo-hyuk’s fit body

South Korean actress Lee Ha-na praised her costar Lee Soo-hyuk for his masculine body at the press conference for the drama “The King of High School Manners” held Monday in Ilsan, Gyeonggi province....

Updated : 2014.07.21 18:48

Seo In-guk tells of what makes his role attractive

South Korean actor and singer Seo In-guk pointed out that “honesty” is what makes his role attractive in the drama “The King of High School Manners.” In the tvN rom-com, the singer-turned-actor c...

Updated : 2014.07.21 18:45

Paris Hilton under fire for alleged tardiness at events

American socialite Paris Hilton has faced criticism from some Korean news organizations for her alleged late arrivals at some events.The Hilton heiress arrived in Seoul on Thursday for a two-day trip ...

Updated : 2014.07.21 10:37

‘Homeland’ has eye on 4th year after Emmy snub

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) ― Seeing “Homeland” lose out on an Emmy best-drama nomination after two consecutive nods was painful, series cocreator Alex Gansa said. So was criticism directed at the spy drama’s third season, he told a meeting Friday of TV critics, including some of th...

Updated : 2014.07.20 20:55

KBS board picks Cho as new president

The KBS board of directors on Thursday recommended former vice president Cho Dae-hyun as its new CEO, who will be appointed by President Park Geun-hye. The board selected Cho out of six candidates in ...

Updated : 2014.07.10 21:03

‘Doctor Stranger’ gets 400m views in China

The South Korean TV series “Doctor Stranger” has gained popularity throughout China with the number of hits coming close to 400 million on the country’s major online video services, a local entertainment agency said Monday.The drama series recorded 330 million views on Youku and 50 mill...

Updated : 2014.07.07 20:53

New Korean drama series sells for $120,000 per episode in China

Boosted by the Asiawide popularity of Korean soaps known as “hallyu,” a new South Korean drama starring actress Jang Nara has set a sale record for Korean TV series released online in China, local industry sources said Friday.The online transmission rights for the MBC drama series “Fate...

Updated : 2014.07.04 20:45

[Herald Interview] Funnyman gets serious

When people talk about Lee Kwang-soo, they usually describe him with a smirk on their face. He is tall, skinny and very funny. He is best known for his role on TV entertainment show “Running Man,” w...

Updated : 2014.06.30 19:23

Katie Couric marries financier in Hamptons

TV personality Katie Couric (left) and John Molner attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit celebrating “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” in New York in May 2013. (AP-Yonhap)EAST HA...

Updated : 2014.06.23 20:26

Walters returns to TV to interview shooter’s dad

NEW YORK (AP) ― Barbara Walters’ time away from television hasn’t lasted long. The TV news icon said Tuesday that she will interview the father of Elliot Rodger, the California man who shot and kil...

Updated : 2014.06.11 20:11

Eva Longoria’s Las Vegas Strip steakhouse closes

LAS VEGAS (AP) ― Eva Longoria’s female-focused steakhouse closed over the weekend, less than two years after opening in a swanky shopping center on the Las Vegas Strip. Officials with parent company Landry’s said SHe by Morton’s shut down effective Sunday. The restaurant had opened in ...

Updated : 2014.05.29 20:29

Kardashian, Kanye wed at Florence fortress

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) ― Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are officially “Bound” to each other. The celebrity couple, who have made a habit of over-the-top public displays of affection, got hitched Saturday in a decidedly private spot: a Renaissance fortress in Florence. The nuptials were co...

Updated : 2014.05.25 20:23