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'Produce 101' tops popularity chart, dramas take back seat

The new season of "Produce 101," Mnet's idol survival show, debuted on the top of a TV popularity index, while most prime time dramas on weekdays took a back seat, data showed Tuesday. (Yonhap) The...

Updated : 2017.04.18 14:10

‘We Got Married’ comes to an end, for now

Following reports that the reality program “We Got Married” will be taken off the air in May, broadcaster MBC announced that the show will take a break to revamp for yet another season. “Season...

Updated : 2017.04.17 14:05

Shinhwa’s Eric, actress Na Hye-mi to marry

Mun Jung-hyuk, the leader of boy band Shinhwa also known by his stage name Eric, is set to tie the knot with model and actress Na Hye-mi on July 1. Shinhwa’s Eric and actress Na Hye-mi (E&J Enterta...

Updated : 2017.04.17 12:00

Kim Woo-bin named ambassador for 2018 Winter Olympics

Kim Woo-bin was appointed an honorary ambassador for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee. (Yonhap) The POC said Thursday the actor has been named as t...

Updated : 2017.04.13 17:51

Moon Chae-won files suit against online commenter posing as boyfriend

Moon Chae-won will be taking legal action against an online commenter who falsely claimed to be the actress’ boyfriend, Moon’s agency Namoo Actors announced Wednesday. Actress Moon Chae-won (Nam...

Updated : 2017.04.12 18:07

[Herald Interview] How Namgoong Min became the office eccentric in ‘Good Manager’

The protagonist of “Good Manager,” the latest office satire to win Korean viewers’ avid approval, is by no means the quintessential good guy. A sassy accountant who speaks his mind and devises inc...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:15

Actor Jang Hyuk to attend Singapore's Star Awards

South Korean actor Jang Hyuk will attend Star Awards 2017 in Singapore early next week as a presenter, his agency said Wednesday. (Yonhap) The star of the Korean TV series "Beautiful Mind" and "The...

Updated : 2017.04.12 15:33

'Good Manager' tops TV popularity chart, 'Whisper' debuts at No. 2

"Good Manager," KBS 2TV's late-night office comedy series, topped a benchmark TV popularity index in late March, while SBS TV's new legal thriller "Whisper" soared to second place, data showed Tuesda...

Updated : 2017.04.11 15:25

Gong Yoo to be featured on CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’

Actor Gong Yoo will appear on the CNN talk show “Talk Asia,” according to the actor’s agency, Management Soop. Actor Gong Yoo (Management Soop) “Gong Yoo had an interview with ‘Talk Asia’ on ...

Updated : 2017.04.11 15:23

Warner Bros. will distribute new Korean drama overseas

A new romantic drama on South Korean cable channel OCN will be simultaneously broadcast outside the country via a video streaming site owned by Warner Bros., a local PR company said Friday. "My Secr...

Updated : 2017.04.07 16:03

Can ‘Chicago Typewriter’ break time-slip drama mold?

Cable network tvN has recently been churning out drama series with the time travel motif -- from last year’s mega-hit “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God” to the recent fantasy romance “Tomorrow ...

Updated : 2017.04.06 16:14

'Queen of Mystery' debuts at No. 1, 'Radiant Office' rises

"Queen of Mystery," KBS 2TV's new comic detective series, made a striking debut, instantly overtaking rival shows thanks to the halo effect from "Good Manager," data showed Thursday. Wednesday night...

Updated : 2017.04.06 10:43

Actor Lee Joon-gi confirms relationship with actress Jeon Hye-bin

Popular actor Lee Joon-gi, who also has a large following in other Asian countries, is dating actress Jeon Hye-bin, their talent agency confirmed Tuesday. "Lee and Jeon developed into a couple in th...

Updated : 2017.04.04 18:34

Queen of Mystery: Hard-boiled crime show with comedic 'ajumma' twist

With the recent success of the office series "Good Manager," KBS 2TV has proved that good ideas and execution can go a long way even without top-billed stars. And in the vein of "Good Manager," the ...

Updated : 2017.04.03 18:50

Ok Taecyeon finds fun in acting

Ok Taecyeon, a member of the popular boy band 2PM, says he made an acting debut in 2010 simply because his talent agency forced him to. Seven years later, the reluctant actor finds fun in the job bec...

Updated : 2017.04.03 17:05