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New York Times to broadcast ‘truth’ ad during Academy Awards

The New York Times will broadcast a commercial called “The Truth is Hard” during Sunday’s Academy Awards, just days after the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informa...

Updated : 2017.02.26 11:07

'Good Manager' maintains firm lead, 'Saimdang' gains little

"Good Manager" maintained a firm grip on its lead in the Wednesday-Thursday TV drama race while "Saimdang, Memoir of Colors," also saw a small uptick, data showed Friday. Episode 10 of "Good Manger,...

Updated : 2017.02.24 10:50

[Herald Interview] After 14 years, actress Go Ara has only just begun

Go Ara’s breakthrough came in 2013, when she starred in the nostalgic drama series “Reply 1994.” Forgoing her previously pristine look, she cut her hair in a frizzy bob to portray the spunky unive...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:12

'Hwarang': Idol-studded show offers bland taste

Stud after stud after stud. If you like being soaked in a world filled with beautiful men flashing their fine-toned abs and running loose fighting bad guys, then KBS 2TV's "Hwarang" may have been for...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:58

‘Infinite Challenge’ back on air

Entertainment show “Infinite Challenge” on Saturday aired the first of its four-part “best of” series. This follows the show’s three-week hiatus from its usual Saturday prime time slot on MBC. ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 18:05

'Good Manager' gains more momentum, 'Saimdang' sees weak uptick

KBS 2TV's late night comedy series "Good Manager" has further widened the gap in the Wednesday-Thursday drama race with "Saimdang, Memoir of Colors," which saw an uptick but not enough to erase its i...

Updated : 2017.02.17 14:15

Lee Young-ae's 'Saimdang' rating plummets to single digit

SBS TV's high budget series "Saimdang, Memoir of Colors" saw its ratings drop below 10 percent despite efforts to salvage the much-hyped Lee Young-ae show, data showed Thursday. Episode seven of "Sa...

Updated : 2017.02.16 13:14

Korean content seeps through Chinese ban

Following the joint Korea-US decision to deploy THAAD battery in Korea last July, a de facto hallyu ban has been in place in China. Following is the first article in a three-part series that examines...

Updated : 2017.02.15 17:27

‘SNL’ keeps up Trump-inspired winning streak

NBC’s comedy institution “Saturday Night Live” reached its largest audience since 2011 with last weekend’s episode hosted by President Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin and featuring the return of ...

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:40

'Defendant' viewership soars above 25 percent in Seoul area

SBS TV's mystery crime thriller "Defendant" further emboldened its lead in the Monday-Tuesday drama race, with the show's rating rising above 25 percent among Seoul households, data showed Wednesday....

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:21

'Good Manager' maintains lead, 'Hwarang' rebounds on TV chart

The late night office comedy "Good Manager" maintained its lead on a benchmark TV popularity chart, while the idol-studded period show "Hwarang" recouped losses, data showed Tuesday. (KBS) "Good Ma...

Updated : 2017.02.14 13:43

Actor Park Bo-gum greeted by 4,000 fans in Thailand

Park Bo-gum, the star of 2016 South Korean TV series "Love in the Moonlight," has met about 4,000 fans in Thailand as part of his tour of Asian countries to repay international fans for their love an...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:35

Korean politicians open up on entertainment TV

As the unofficial election season looms, presidential hopefuls are reaching out to younger voters by showing a more genial side of themselves on TV talk shows. Korean politicians have traditionally ...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:26

Broadcasting agency chief vows efforts to spread 'hallyu' in Islamic countries

The head of South Korea's broadcasting watchdog body vowed to help expand exports of local TV dramas to Islamic countries to make up for restrictions imposed by China on entertainment content. "Chin...

Updated : 2017.02.13 15:13

Badminton star Lee Yong-dae to marry his longtime girlfriend

South Korean badminton star Lee Yong-dae will tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend, an official from the athlete's sports club said Thursday. (Yonhap) Lee, who won the gold medal in mixed doub...

Updated : 2017.02.09 10:44