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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

New TV shows test love in the age of the smartphone

CANNES, France (AFP) -- A new wave of television formats are set to get into viewers’ heads -- and their private lives -- like never before. An eye-popping Italian game show that allows couples to s...

Updated : 2017.04.03 15:32

Korean broadcasters, content firms to attend French TV trade show

Over 30 Korean TV networks and production companies will attend this year’s MIPTV, the world’s largest TV and online content trade show next month in France, a state-run content agency said Thursda...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:40

Romantic comedy ‘Mystery Queen’ coming next week

Following the hit office drama series “Good Manager” will be the romantic comedy show “Mystery Queen,” featuring Kwon Sang-woo and Choi Kang-hee as leads. The 16-episode show will air Wednesday...

Updated : 2017.03.30 18:23

New crime show 'Tunnel' abuzz on China's Weibo: agency

"Tunnel," a new time-slip crime series on South Korean cable channel OCN, has become the talk of the town on the Chinese social media platform Weibo, a talent agency said Thursday. The number of pos...

Updated : 2017.03.30 15:07

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ traces making of a superhero

The new Netflix series “Iron Fist” is an atypical superhero story in many ways, focusing on the budding stage of the hero’s development and taking on a more optimistic tone, according to its cast ...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:55

Actor Jang Keun-suk helps Mongolian child get cancer treatment

Actor Jang Keun-suk has helped a Mongolian teenager get treatment for ovarian cancer in South Korea, his management agency said Wednesday. Tree J Company said Jang covered the cost for the patient's...

Updated : 2017.03.29 11:35

‘Whisper’ sets tone for dark, vengeful romance

Taking up the baton from the hit SBS series “Defendant,” which ended its 18-episode run last week, the new revenge drama “Whisper” is off to a strong start, leading in ratings with 13.9 percent, ...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:34

'Radiant Office' debuts at No. 1 on TV popularity chart

"Radiant Office," MBC TV's new late night office drama, debuted at No. 1 on a benchmark TV popularity index, while bigger shows took a back seat, data showed Tuesday. "Radiant Office" scored 254.1 p...

Updated : 2017.03.28 09:45

After ‘Defendant,’ SBS bets big with another revenge thriller ‘Whisper’

"Whisper," SBS TV's new crime thriller, looks and feels similar to its preceding hit show "Defendant" in many ways. Both are in essence tales of revenge: In "Defendant," the protagonist framed for m...

Updated : 2017.03.24 18:11