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Stage adaption of ‘Cheers’ TV shows opening in Boston

BOSTON (AP) -- A stage adaptation of the popular television show "Cheers" is kicking off a national tour in the city where it was set. “Cheers on Stage” officially opens Monday at the Citi Performi...

Updated : 2016.09.12 13:56

British-American TV series wins top prize in Seoul Drama Awards

The British-American TV series “The Night Manager” on Thursday triumphed and megahit South Korean military romance “Descendants of the Sun” captured three prizes in the local drama category at this y...

Updated : 2016.09.08 21:55

Se7en, Lee Da-hae open up on relationship

Singer Se7en, 31, and actress Lee Da-hae, 32, confirmed they have been romantically involved for over a year through their respective agencies, Eleven9 Entertainment and JS Pictures. Local media had...

Updated : 2016.09.08 17:39

Song Joong-ki, Shin Min-a to attend Seoul International Drama Awards

Global K-drama stars Song Joong-ki and Shin Min-a will attend this year’s Seoul International Drama Awards, according to Seoul Drama Awards on Wednesday. Song was in the hit series “Descendants o...

Updated : 2016.09.07 17:43

New drama zooms in on 1592 war with Japan

A new drama co-produced by South Korea and China will attempt to depict the famous 1592 war against Japan in a way that promotes viewers' understanding of the people and warfare involved in the confl...

Updated : 2016.09.01 20:16

K-dramas’ global appeal lies in ‘wholesome sexiness’

The international appeal of Korean TV shows lies in their “wholesome sexiness,” according to Sean Richard Dulake, who plays the dreamy male lead Joon Park in the show-within-a-show universe of the ...

Updated : 2016.09.01 17:24

TV shows spotlight new ways of communication

In Spike Jonze’s 2013 romantic science fiction comedy “Her,” a man converses with and eventually falls in love with the feminine voice of a computer operating system. Inspired by the film, tvN’s...

Updated : 2016.08.29 14:44

MTV launches global contest for cover song stardom

NEW YORK (AFP) - MTV on Wednesday invited fans around the world to cover hit songs, with the winner set to earn fame by starring in an original video. The pioneer music network announced the contest...

Updated : 2016.08.25 15:17

‘King of Masked Singer’ most popular singing show: data

“King of Masked Singer” is the most popular singing competition show run by a terrestrial channel in South Korea, data showed Monday. Korea Broadcasting Advertising Corp. (KOBACO) released the resul...

Updated : 2016.08.22 14:22

Park Bo-gum and Kim Yoo-jung star in new period drama series

A new period drama series “Love in the Moonlight” staring Park Bo-gum and Kim Yoo-jung will kick off next week. The series follows the unlikely romance between a crown prince, played by Park, and...

Updated : 2016.08.18 18:16

Silent mukbang brings focus back to food

Child actress Lee Na-yoon eats pasta in an empty classroom, using bread to scoop up leftover sauce after her last forkful. On a rainy day, model Lee Jini devours a bowl of steamed beef at a cafe, hum...

Updated : 2016.08.18 16:03

Show's popularity soars on revelation of dating stars

A variety show featuring single middle-aged stars shot up to No. 1 on a TV popularity chart early this month after revelations of that two of its stars were dating. For the week of Aug. 1-7, the SBS...

Updated : 2016.08.17 15:57

New ‘Star Trek’ series lead: A woman but not a captain

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) - The start of production on the new “Star Trek” TV series is a month away and the debut date isn’t until next January, but the effort to build fan interest is already ...

Updated : 2016.08.12 11:01

‘Dramaworld’ parodies K-dramas

The fictional realm of “Dramaworld” very consciously parades out every K-drama cliche: It weaves in trademark tropes such as the immaculate, not-lived-in homes, ferocious kimchi slaps, excessive pr...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:53

Colbert to air live after Trump-Clinton debates

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) -- Stephen Colbert, who capitalized on the political conventions with live airings of his late-night show, will do the same for the presidential and vice presidential debates. “Th...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:33