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Actress Kim You-jung meets Taiwanese fans after recovering health

Actress Kim You-jung met with fans in Taiwan last week after recovering from stress-induced shock she experienced late last year, her agency said Monday. (Sidus HQ) Kim, star of KBS 2TV's hit perio...

Updated : 2017.02.06 11:32

Special episodes reveal ‘Guardian’ behind the scenes

Two special episodes of the hit drama series “Guardian: The Great and Lonely God” aired on Friday and Saturday, revealing behind-the-scenes collaboration among the cast and the secrets of the show’...

Updated : 2017.02.05 15:29

‘Tomorrow With You’ kicks off to mixed responses

The first two episodes of the new drama series “Tomorrow With You” aired on Friday and Saturday, featuring a mix of time-travel fantasy and destined romance. The first episode kicked off with a 3....

Updated : 2017.02.05 15:28

Korean dramas enjoy huge wave of popularity in US

South Korean dramas have become another driving force of the "hallyu" craze, or the Asia-wide boom of Korean culture, along with K-pop in the United States, a Seoul-based cultural agency said Friday....

Updated : 2017.02.03 20:25

Actress Moon Geun-young receives emergency operation, cancels play

Actress Moon Geun-young received emergency surgery earlier this week to treat right-arm muscle pain and canceled her planned stage performances, her agency said Friday. Moon was diagnosed with compa...

Updated : 2017.02.03 17:44

'Legend of the Blue Sea' writer vows legal action against plagiarism charge

Park Ji-eun, screenwriter of SBS TV's "Legend of the Blue Sea," said Thursday she will take legal action against accusations her mermaid show copied an unmade-film scenario. (Yonhap) In a joint sta...

Updated : 2017.02.02 18:13

Major K-pop agencies expand reach to TV industry

Korea‘s major K-pop agencies have tapped into new areas like fashion, cosmetics and food in recent years to generate more money and make full use of K-pop idols in high demand at home and abroad. No...

Updated : 2017.02.02 17:51

Actress Hwang Jung-eum expecting a baby

Actress and former singer Hwang Jung-eum is expecting a baby, due in autumn, her agency said Thursday. (Yonhap) C-JeS Entertainment said the actress will take a temporary break from her acting care...

Updated : 2017.02.02 14:37

Crime thriller 'Defendant' surpasses 20% TV viewership in capital area

SBS TV's "Defendant" appears to have clinched its lead in the Monday-Tuesday late night drama race, with more than 20 percent of TV-watching households in and around Seoul tuning into the new series,...

Updated : 2017.02.01 11:03

'Guardian' ends chart run with hurrah, 'Missing Nine' debuts at No. 3

"Guardian: The Lonely and Great God," which recently rewrote cable TV ratings history, secured a four-week winning streak on a benchmark TV popularity chart, while new castaway drama "Missing Nine" d...

Updated : 2017.01.31 17:59

'Legend of the Blue Sea' ends strong despite being too familiar

To many, SBS TV's "Legend of the Blue Sea" ended up as somewhat of an artistic letdown. Famed screenwriter Park Ji-eun's time-slip tale of star-crossed lovers was criticized by many viewers for being...

Updated : 2017.01.26 14:43

Lee Young-ae aimed to show boldness behind the good, wise wife

Returning to television drama after 14 years, Lee Young-ae said she wants to portray a passionate, modern rendition of a historical figure in her latest role. “Saimdang, Light’s Diary,” which lau...

Updated : 2017.01.25 17:56

Actor Lee Dong-wook goes on Asia tour

South Korean actor Lee Dong-wook, riding a huge wave of popularity thanks to his character on the recent tvN hit drama "Guardian: The Lonely and Great God" is to embark on an Asia tour to meet fans, ...

Updated : 2017.01.25 10:37

Tale of time travel romance succeeds hit drama ‘Guardian’

Yet another fantasy romance series -- “Tomorrow With You”-- is set to follow the recently concluded hit tvN series “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God,” which featured a hybrid of modern times an...

Updated : 2017.01.24 18:25

'Guardian' reigns TV chart, 'Infinite Challenge' soars to No. 2

"Guardian: The Lonely and Great God," the hit tvN drama which ended last week, held on to its lead on a TV popularity chart to claim a three-week winning streak, data showed Tuesday. (tvN) "Guardia...

Updated : 2017.01.24 09:55