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'Rebel' outstrips 'Whisper' in heated TV drama race

MBC TV's "Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People" took the lead in the Monday-Tuesday late night drama race, outstripping its hard-hitting rival "Whisper," data showed Wednesday. (MBC) Tuesday night's 2...

Updated : 2017.04.26 10:58

Lee Sung-kyoung, Nam Joo-hyuk confirmed to be dating

Actress Lee Sung-kyoung and actor Nam Joo-hyuk are officially in a relationship, their agency confirmed Tuesday. Lee Sung-kyoung (left) and Nam Joo-hyuk (The Korea Herald) “After being close frien...

Updated : 2017.04.25 13:43

‘My Ugly Duckling’ is most-viewed Sunday show

“Mom’s Diary: My Ugly Duckling” has risen to become the most-viewed Sunday variety show, according to Nielsen Korea. The show, which began airing on SBS in August last year, features male celebri...

Updated : 2017.04.24 15:16

[Herald Review] ‘Whisper’ is one tense drama

Recommended if you enjoy intense, serious characters, their turmoil and their schemes; the bleak depiction of Korea’s powerful lawyers and their disregard for the law. Not recommended if you seek...

Updated : 2017.04.23 16:48

Namgoong Min to play vengeful reporter

On the heels of his successful portrayal of the comical office manager Kim Sung-ryong in the recently ended TV series “Good Manager,” actor Namgoong Min will be returning in the upcoming series “F...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:43

Lee Min-ho confirms May enlistment

Lee Min-ho is set to begin his mandatory military service in May, according to his agency on Tuesday. Lee Min-ho (MYM Entertainment) “Lee Min-ho’s enlistment date was confirmed today. He will beg...

Updated : 2017.04.19 13:12

'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