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TVE to air Spanish version of ‘Fantastic Duo’ next year

“Fantastic Duo,” a popular music reality program on SBS, is heading to Spain. The Spain-based broadcaster TVE will be airing an adapted version of the show, which provides fans the opportunity to pe...

Updated : 2016.11.30 16:05

Lee Se-young turns down entertainment award

Comedian Lee Se-young declined to accept the 24th Korean Culture and Entertainment Award due to a recent controversy about sexual harassment. “(Lee) was confirmed for the award a long time ago,” Lee...

Updated : 2016.11.30 16:04

Suzy, Lee Jong-suk to star in new SBS series

Suzy and Lee Jong-suk are set to return to the small screen next year. The two will co-star in the new SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping,” according to production company iHQ on Monday.  “...

Updated : 2016.11.28 17:12

YouTubers make jump to TV

YouTubers, who gained recognition through self-created content shared online, are now jumping onto the small screen to star in scripted TV shows. Entertainment giant CJ E&M on Wednesday announced the ...

Updated : 2016.11.24 17:15

Korean dramas escape to fantasy

While K-dramas are known for their far-fetched plot twists, they look set to take the bizarre to a new level this winter. Wrapping itself in fantasy, Korean television is offering two hotly anticipate...

Updated : 2016.11.23 17:11

Fast-talking 'Gilmore Girls' returns; mad binging forecast

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The familiar voices float softly from a black screen, as if in a dream.There's Luke, gruffly: "How many cups have you had this morning?"And this parent-child banter: "Did you do so...

Updated : 2016.11.23 14:51

'Descendants' writer, director team up for new fantasy piece

Most followers of Korean pop culture will remember the megahit TV series "Descendants of the Sun," which created a sensation at home and abroad.The writer and director of that drama have teamed up again to create a fantasy rom-com based on the lives of an immortal goblin, an amnesiac grim ...

Updated : 2016.11.22 20:53

Medical series 'Dr. Romantic' tops TV popularity chart

A medical series about an eccentric surgeon's move to a small, rundown hospital took the top spot on a TV popularity chart helped in part by the solid performance of its lead actor, data showed Tuesda...

Updated : 2016.11.22 13:59

‘The Legend of the Blue Sea’ off to a strong start

“The Legend of the Blue Sea,” a new drama series from SBS, received a strong rating for its premiere Wednesday.The first episode had a 16.4 percent viewership rating, reaching as high as 20.7 percen...

Updated : 2016.11.17 16:37

Biggest names in Korean entertainment to attend 2016 Asia Artist Awards

Global Hallyu stars are getting together Wednesday for the 2016 Asia Artist Awards.  The awards ceremony, in its first iteration this year, aims to recognize Korean entertainers who rose to internati...

Updated : 2016.11.15 16:58

Dave Chappelle, 'SNL' give thoughtful coda to election

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Saturday Night Live" called on host Dave Chappelle's wit and Kate McKinnon’s performance of "Hallelujah" for a thoughtful coda to a divisive presidential campaign.Chappelle, claiming to be rusty after a decade largely out of the TV spotlight, proved ready and eager to...

Updated : 2016.11.14 15:34

‘K2’ wraps up with top ratings

“The K2,” a star-studded political drama that delved into the essence of power and people’s hunger for it, wrapped up Saturday with a 6.2 percent viewership, according to Nielsen Korea.  The 16-ep...

Updated : 2016.11.13 16:41

‘Sound of Your Heart’ web series starts off to keen response

“The Sound of Your Heart,” a web series based on the popular eponymous webtoon, is off to a good start, reaching nearly 10 million views in just six days after its release. Short snippets of the s...

Updated : 2016.11.13 16:36

Children race to enter show business

A banner at the door of children’s modeling and acting agency Olive Entertainment, located in western Seoul, features the recognizable faces of young trainees who have gone on to star in ads, films a...

Updated : 2016.11.10 17:56

No gore or sex but German cult crime show still a hit

BERLIN (AFP) -- Cult crime show “Tatort” may be almost unknown outside Germany but the popular and realistic police series is about to celebrate its 1,000th episode.The program has kept millions of German viewers engrossed since 1970, with families breaking off from dinner at 8:15 pm eve...

Updated : 2016.11.10 14:43