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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 his 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 ahead of Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in New York and geared the initiative toward viewe...

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 result of its survey of 4,974 people aged 13-59 who live in Seoul and its satellite cities.The r...

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, humm...

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 TV show “Burning Youth” scored 256.8 points on the Content Power Index (CPI) as two of its...

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 in motion -- if not at warp speed.Following up a Comic-Con panel in July about “Star Tr...

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 pro...

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.“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” will air live on CBS after the scheduled Sept. 26 and Oct...

Updated : 2016.08.11 16:33

‘Real,’ gritty issues dominate world drama trend

Competing at the 11th Seoul International Drama Awards are a wide array of pieces from around the globe, from the renowned British detective thriller “Sherlock” series starring actor Benedict Cumber...

Updated : 2016.08.10 14:51

Chinese TV to air 'Travel Korean' language program

China Education Television is gearing up to launch its new language education program, “Easy to Learn, Easy to Use ‘Travel Korean,’” starting this October. The main objective of the program is to ...

Updated : 2016.08.10 14:38

Woody Allen’s Amazon series gets fall debut date, title

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) -- Woody Allen’s first small-screen series will debut on Amazon this fall.The streaming service announced the Sept. 30 debut date as well as the title for Allen’s proj...

Updated : 2016.08.08 17:37

Kim Kardashian West to BlogHer: I'm not a feminist

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kim Kardashian West is many things. It's just, feminist isn’t one of them. “I don't think that I am,” she said Friday at the BlogHer conference of bloggers. “I don’t like label...

Updated : 2016.08.07 15:34

Cast of ‘Infinite Challenge’ addresses member’s departure

After MBC officially announced comedian Jung Hyung-don’s withdrawal from the popular variety show “Infinite Challenge” last month, the remaining cast members formally addressed the matter on the sh...

Updated : 2016.08.07 15:30

Mariah Carey playfully promotes docuseries 'Mariah's World'

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) - Mariah Carey called on six half-naked muscle men, champagne and lots of attitude as she playfully promoted her upcoming docuseries, “Mariah’s World.”Carey made her entrance for a roomful of TV critics after the shirtless gentlemen formed a chair for her ...

Updated : 2016.08.04 14:07