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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

What to watch: The best, worst shows on Korean TV today

A slew of entertaining shows have hit the small screens recently, featuring familiar themes and characters -- the hierarchy of the Korean office and wealthy, psychopathic villains -- but with new twi...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:38

Comedy Central to laugh it up with a 3-day festival in June

No joke! Comedy Central is leaping off the screen this summer with a comedy cavalcade in the heart of San Francisco. Dubbed the Colossal Clusterfest, this three-day event will team Comedy Central wi...

Updated : 2017.03.01 14:55

Actors Lee Dong-gun, Cho Youn-hee dating

Agencies representing Lee Dong-gun and Cho Youn-hee on Tuesday confirmed earlier reports that the two actors are in a romantic relationship. Lee‘s agency FNC Entertainment confirmed that the two ha...

Updated : 2017.02.28 16:54

Actor Lee Dong-gun dating fellow drama star Cho Youn-hee

South Korean actor Lee Dong-gun and actress Cho Youn-hee, who played a fictional couple in a recent TV series, are dating in real life, according to Lee's management agency Tuesday. "The two have fo...

Updated : 2017.02.28 10:22

New images for ‘Sense 8’ revealed, starring Bae Doona

Netflix released new images from the upcoming second season of its science-fiction drama series “Sense8,” starring Korean actress Bae Doona, on Monday. Bae will return as Sun Bak, the daughter of ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 15:03

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