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‘Sound of Your Heart’ web series starts off to keen response

“The Sound of Your Heart,” a web series based on the popular eponymous webtoon, is off to a good start, reaching nearly 10 million views in just six days after its release. Short snippets of the ...

Updated : 2016.11.13 16:36

Children race to enter show business

A banner at the door of children’s modeling and acting agency Olive Entertainment, located in western Seoul, features the recognizable faces of young trainees who have gone on to star in ads, films ...

Updated : 2016.11.10 17:56

No gore or sex but German cult crime show still a hit

BERLIN (AFP) -- Cult crime show “Tatort” may be almost unknown outside Germany but the popular and realistic police series is about to celebrate its 1,000th episode. The program has kept millions of...

Updated : 2016.11.10 14:43

'The Simpsons' renewed through historic season 30

Hit animated comedy “The Simpsons” will return for two more seasons on US television network Fox -- its 29th and 30th -- setting a record as the primetime scripted series with the most episodes. T...

Updated : 2016.11.06 14:09

[Herald Interview] Park Bo-gum opens up on two sides of Lee Young

Actor Song Joong-ki made viewers swoon as a dashing army lieutenant in “Descendants of the Sun” earlier this year, but the latter half of 2016 has seen actor Park Bo-gum stir the hearts of many as ...

Updated : 2016.10.26 14:41

For Suzy Nakamura, 'Dr. Ken' means diversity, 'gwishin'

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) -- As a child, Suzy Nakamura recalls, she was content to quietly observe and leave the talking to others. These days, the actress and comedian is making noise as a smar...

Updated : 2016.10.20 14:52

Drama series focus on the unemployed, underprivileged

In “Drinking Solo,” newbie lecturer Park Han-na struggles to capture students’ attention in the cutthroat world of Korean private education while pursuing a slippery romance with her co-worker. Ki...

Updated : 2016.10.18 16:47

Irvine Welsh adapting hit novel ‘Crime’ for TV

CANNES, France (AFP) - “Trainspotting” author Irvine Welsh said Sunday he is adapting his acclaimed novel “Crime” for television, the first time one of the controversial Scottish writer's books will ...

Updated : 2016.10.17 18:02

New wave of TV cartoons urge children to save seas

CANNES, France (AFP) - Coral reefs may be dying off at an alarming rate and pollution and overfishing emptying the seas. But fear not. Help is at hand in the form of a new wave of cartoon superheroe...

Updated : 2016.10.17 18:01

Kardashian files complaint in France over crime scene video

PARIS (AFP) -- American reality TV star Kim Kardashian has lodged a formal complaint in France after she was filmed at her luxury Paris apartment following a robbery by gunmen, her lawyers said Thurs...

Updated : 2016.10.14 14:25

Survival reality show asks, ‘democracy or dictatorship?’

Soon-to-air reality program “Society Game” observes contestants divided into two “societies” -- one a democracy, the other a dictatorship -- as they compete in a physically and psychologically dr...

Updated : 2016.10.13 16:52

Song Joong-ki wins grand prize at APAN awards

Actor Song Joong-ki nabbed the grand prize for his lead role in the KBS2 drama series “Descendant of the Sun,” which aired early this year to explosive pan-Asian popularity, at the Asia Pacific Act...

Updated : 2016.10.03 17:11

tvN attributes success over past decade to talent, investment

Over the past 10 years, tvN has slowly emerged as one of the best content creators in South Korea, producing numerous hits with viewership unseen for a cable channel. At a press conference Wednesday...

Updated : 2016.09.29 14:18

[Herald Interview] Korean-American Aaron Yoo, surfing roles in Hollywood for over a decade

Korean-American actor Aaron Yoo has been building a low-key yet eclectic career since starting out in off-Broadway shows in the early 2000s. A University of Pennsylvania theater graduate, Yoo has gon...

Updated : 2016.09.28 17:29

Lee Young-Ae’s return TV series put off to next year

The airing of the South Korean TV series “Saimdang, Memoir of Colors,” which stars Lee Young-Ae, has been postponed to early next year, according to TV sources. The SBS TV series was scheduled to si...

Updated : 2016.09.28 13:32