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'Produce 101' tops TV chart, 'Ruler' enters at No. 2

Season two of "Produce 101," Mnet's all-male idol audition show, topped a benchmark TV popularity index for the sixth straight week, while new period drama "Ruler: Master of the Mask" made a splashing...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:52

'The Merciless' tops S. Korean box office on opening day

The crime action film "The Merciless" took the top place at the South Korean box office on its opening day, data showed Thursday.The movie starring Seol Kyung-goo and Im Si-wan sold 95,261 tickets Wed...

Updated : 2017.05.18 10:10

'Produce 101' reigns over TV chart for fifth week

Season two of "Produce 101," Mnet's idol survival show, topped a benchmark TV popularity index for the fifth straight week, data showed Tuesday.It scored 267.6 points on the Content Power Index, becom...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:45

'Alien: Covenant' takes weekend win from 'Guardians 2' in S. Korea

The Hollywood film "Alien: Covenant" took the top place from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" in its first weekend at the South Korean box office, data showed Monday.The latest from Ridley Scott sold ...

Updated : 2017.05.15 10:28

BTS' 'Not Today' tops Billboard's Twitter chart

South Korean boy band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, soared to No. 1 on Billboard's music chart that tracks shares and mentions of songs on Twitter, according to the publication Monday.According to ...

Updated : 2017.05.15 10:15

BTS storms Japan's Oricon chart with new mini album

South Korean boy band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, rose to No. 1 on a major music chart in Japan with its latest Japanese mini album Thursday, its agency said. (Yonhap)"Blood Sweat & Tears," BTS' ...

Updated : 2017.05.11 16:53

'The Villainess' director aimed to capture action that seemed 'impossible'

The director of "The Villainess," one of two South Korean midnight screening films at this year's Cannes Film Festival, said Thursday he tried experimenting with new filming techniques to capture foot...

Updated : 2017.05.11 15:23

CNBLUE to release new single in Japan

South Korean idol rock band CNBLUE will unveil its 11th Japanese single album "Shake" on Wednesday, the group's management agency said.(Yonhap)Written and composed by member Jung Yong-hwa, the title p...

Updated : 2017.05.10 10:03

Cannes-bound Korean film pre-sold to 85 countries

The domestic crime-action flick "The Merciless" has been sold to 85 countries around the world before its domestic release, the film's local distributor said Tuesday.  (CJ Entertainment)The film star...

Updated : 2017.05.02 11:18

'Summer queen' Sistar to drop new album next month

(Yonhap)Girl group Sistar, nicknamed "summer queen" for its strength in the season, will release a new album in early June, music sources said Tuesday.The group is now working on the new album with th...

Updated : 2017.05.02 10:00

Actor So Ji-sub wraps up fan meetings in Asia

Actor and rapper So Ji-sub finished his pan-Asia tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut, his management agency said Tuesday. (Yonhap)The actor met 20,000 fans in eight cities in six Asian...

Updated : 2017.05.02 09:56

'Produce 101' tops TV charts for three weeks; dramas take backseat

Season two of "Produce 101," Mnet's idol survival show, topped a benchmark TV popularity index for the third straight week, while most big dramas performed sluggishly, data showed Tuesday.The second s...

Updated : 2017.05.02 09:52

Actor Yoo Ji-tae to cameo in new Lars von Trier film

South Korean actor Yoo Ji-tae will appear in Danish auteur Lars von Trier's upcoming film "The House That Jack Built" as a cameo, the film's Korean distributor said Wednesday. At9 Film said that Yoo f...

Updated : 2017.04.27 09:38

Rock icon Jeon In-kwon mired in plagiarism controversy

South Korean rock musician Jeon In-kwon became engulfed in a plagiarism controversy on Wednesday amid allegations part of his hit song, "Don't Worry, My Dear" is similar to a 70s German rock number.A ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 16:18

YG signs trainee deal with 11-year-old audition show contestant

YG Entertainment, one of South Korea's leading music labels, has signed a trainee deal with an 11-year-old former contestant on SBS TV's audition show "K-pop Star," the company said Wednesday.(SBS)"We...

Updated : 2017.04.26 14:47