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Ascent of Korean-American actors

Hollywood has long been criticized for portraying Asian characters as caricatures instead of complex human beings.However, the past few years have seen more and more Asian-Americans taking lead roles,...

Updated : 2015.02.22 18:10

The dawn of Web drama

There’s a new trend in South Korea, one of the most wired countries in the world. In this fast-paced, smartphone-savvy society, many people are no longer watching their favorite dramas through the tr...

Updated : 2015.02.12 18:46

Little brother from ‘My Love’ gets shot at big time

It was only a year ago when Ahn Jae-hyun made his acting debut in the hit TV drama “My Love from the Star.”Now, the 27-year-old model, jewelry designer and actor is poised to take his first lead rol...

Updated : 2015.02.12 18:40

Television as modern-day novel

In the U.S., the TV landscape is changing drastically, with the rise of Netflix. Enabled by on-demand Internet streaming, viewers now watch several episodes or perhaps even an entire season of a TV se...

Updated : 2015.02.11 18:26

‘Jingbirok’ sheds new light on Imjin War

Most Koreans are familiar with Adm. Yi Sun-sin, one of the nation’s most revered heroes. Last year’s record-breaking flick “Roaring Currents” centered on a historic battle led by Adm. Yi during th...

Updated : 2015.02.06 19:33

Uee plays haughty swimming champion in new TV rom-com

In the new tvN miniseries “Hogoo’s Love,” girl group After School member Uee takes on the role of Do Do-hee, a beautiful but haughty it-girl and national swimming champion. Known for her long legs ...

Updated : 2015.01.30 20:56

Uee plays haughty swimming champion in new TV rom-com

(OSEN)In the new tvN miniseries “Hogoo’s Love,” girl group After School member Uee takes on the role of Do Do-hee, a beautiful but haughty it-girl and national swimming champion. Known for her lon...

Updated : 2015.01.29 17:51

South-North duo make TV trip to Japan

Two 31-year-old friends embark on a journey to a Japanese spa town in a new TV travel series, where they try out mackerel sushi and Japanese ramen.Comedian Ahn Young-mi is fascinated with the unique t...

Updated : 2015.01.27 20:43

U.S. TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. “I saw ‘Friends’ and ‘Seinfeld’ and thought, ‘What part of New York i...

Updated : 2015.01.21 21:09

Actor Ryu Si-won divorces his wife

Actor-singer Ryu Si-won's five-year marriage ended on Wednesday as a local court ruled in favor of his wife in a divorce suit, judicial sources said.The Seoul Family Court ordered Ryu to pay 30 million won ($27,700) in alimony to his wife surnamed Cho, recognizing the actor's responsibilit...

Updated : 2015.01.21 16:10

Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex assault claims

DENVER (AP) ― About 100 protesters chanting “Rape is not a joke!” and “No means no!” protested outside a theater in Denver before comedian Bill Cosby took the stage on Saturday.Shortly before his performance at the Buell Theatre, one woman held a news conference at a hotel in the city...

Updated : 2015.01.18 21:02

[Weekender] Office theme prevails on TV

Up until recently, the mundane white-collar world was never at the center of attention on the small screen, even in a country known as the hardest-working nation.More often than not, the office cubicl...

Updated : 2015.01.16 20:33

Jang Geun-suk drops out of TV show after tax evasion report

Jang Geun-suk is leaving tvN’s popular reality program “Three Meals a Day,” a day after it was revealed that he was caught evading taxes amounting to nearly 10 billion won ($9.27 million). TvN anno...

Updated : 2015.01.16 19:36

Kim Soo-hyun, Jun Ji-hyun on course for jackpot year

Actor Kim Soo-hyun and actress Jun Ji-hyun are set for another massively profitable year in 2015, propelled by their hit drama “My Love from the Star.”According to advertising and entertainment indu...

Updated : 2015.01.14 19:33

Colbert to get CBS debut in September

PASADENA, California (AP) ― CBS has hosts and starting dates for its remade late-night lineup ― Stephen Colbert on Sept. 8 and James Corden on March 23 ― and now is waiting to find out what kinds o...

Updated : 2015.01.13 21:03