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‘Infinite Challenge’ to return after seven-week break

MBC’s hit variety show “Infinite Challenge” will resume airing on Saturday, ending its seven-week break. “Let’s make a new legend from this moment on,” the host of the show Yoo Jae-suk said. ...

Updated : 2017.03.15 17:18

'Defendant' pummels rival TV shows as it nears final stretch

"Defendant" maintained its pole position in the Monday-Tuesday late night TV drama race, data showed Wednesday, as viewers tuned in to see whether the gripping crime thriller, near its final stretch,...

Updated : 2017.03.15 11:08

Actor Lee Joon-gi to wrap up Asian tour in Seoul next month

South Korean actor Lee Joon-gi will hold another concert in Seoul next month to wrap up his four-month-long Asian tour, his management agency said Wednesday. The concert will take place at Olympic P...

Updated : 2017.03.15 09:34

Office comedy 'Good Manager' rules TV popularity chart

KBS 2TV's late night office series "Good Manager" stood at No. 1 on a benchmark TV popularity chart, while "King of Mask Singer" and a number of variety shows also added strong momentum, data showed ...

Updated : 2017.03.14 14:05

Actor Park Bo-gum wraps up Asia tour in Seoul

Park Bo-gum, the star of the 2016 South Korean TV series "Love in the Moonlight," has successfully finished his tour of Asian countries in Seoul, his agency said Monday. (Yonhap) The actor met abou...

Updated : 2017.03.13 14:06

Lee Min-ho donates to UNICEF for World Water Day

Actor Lee Min-ho donated 25 million won ($21,800) to the Korean Committee for UNICEF in commemoration of the upcoming World Water Day on March 22, the organization said Friday. The donation will be ...

Updated : 2017.03.12 19:14

Koo Hye-sun, Ahn Jae-hyun to leave ‘Newlyweds Diary’

Koo Hye-sun and her husband Ahn Jae-hyun will bid goodbye to tvN’s “Newlyweds Diary” in the program’s final episode. The show, on which the couple have been revealing their married life, will ai...

Updated : 2017.03.10 18:36

Korean content readily available on China’s black market

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

Updated : 2017.03.09 16:41

Rapping or raping? Mnet audition show makes glaring gaffe

It seems as though “High School Rapper,” Mnet’s audition show that pits the country’s top teenage rappers against each other, just can’t catch a break from controversy. First, it was allegation...

Updated : 2017.03.09 11:51

Actor Gong Yoo to meet fans in Taiwan, Hong Kong

South Korean actor Gong Yoo will hold meet-and-greet events in Taiwan and Hong Kong starting next month, his management agency said Wednesday. This undated photo provided by Management Soop on March...

Updated : 2017.03.08 18:46

'Defendant' holds onto No. 1 spot, 'Ms. Perfect' drags behind

SBS TV's crime thriller "Defendant" held steadfast to its lead in the Monday-Tuesday late night television drama race, while Ko So-young's comeback series "Ms. Perfect" lagged far behind, data showed...

Updated : 2017.03.08 18:43

Park Hae-jin unaffected by Chinese ban on Korean culture

Korean cultural content and their stars are now under a massive ban in China as a protest over Seoul's decision to deploy an advanced US missile defense system, but popular actor Park Hae-jin appears...

Updated : 2017.03.07 12:02

Actor Lee Joon-gi belts out songs for Singaporean fans

South Korean actor Lee Joon-gi received a feverish response from Singaporean fans by singing more than 20 songs during a concert there, his management company said Monday. (Yonhap) Namoo Actors sai...

Updated : 2017.03.06 16:29

Netflix taps Kim Eun-hee to pen Korean zombie series 'Kingdom'

Netflix announced Monday it has partnered with South Korean screenwriter Kim Eun-hee and director Kim Seong-hun to produce its second original Korean TV series titled "Kingdom." The historical perio...

Updated : 2017.03.06 11:25

Yeo Jin-goo, Kim Kang-woo to star in tvN’s new drama ‘Circle’

Actors Yeo Jin-goo and Kim Kang-woo will star in tvN’s new drama “Circle,” tvN announced Friday. It is the cable broadcaster’s first sci-fi drama and will be set both in present-day Korea and in...

Updated : 2017.03.03 17:12