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[Ferry Disaster] No singing, dancing or comedy on TV throughout weekend

Singing, dancing and comedy have disappeared from major TV channels since the Sewol ferry sank off the southern coast on Wednesday, and are likely to remain so throughout the weekend as the nation pra...

Updated : 2014.04.18 18:42

Outrage as U.S. comedian mocks Asian-Americans

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― Social media erupted in outrage and counter-attacks Friday after U.S. comedian Stephen Colbert used language that mocked Asian-Americans in what was intended as an anti-racist jibe...

Updated : 2014.03.31 20:29

Jeremy Piven returns as ‘Mr. Selfridge’

PASADENA, California ― Jeremy Piven was 37 years old when he was anointed with “The Fresh Face of the Year” acting award. At that point he’d been performing for 29 years.He’d co-starred in nearly...

Updated : 2014.03.25 20:26

‘We Got Married ― Global Edition’ Season 2 to air in April

Korean and foreign celebrities have joined hands to show viewers both at home and abroad what it is like to marry a person from another culture.Major South Korean broadcaster MBC and SM Entertainment ...

Updated : 2014.03.20 20:23

Oprah Winfrey to sell Harpo Studios in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) ― Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer, but the studio will remain on the property for another two years. Winfrey filmed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” at the stu...

Updated : 2014.03.17 20:20

[Newsmaker] ‘My Love’ signals K-drama revival

In China, Korean TV drama “My Love from the Star” seems to have stirred up a syndrome that stands strong even amid a series of national tragedies ― a terrorist attack that left 33 people dead and a...

Updated : 2014.03.10 20:48

‘Gravity’ director Cuaron turns to TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron was looking for an anti-“Gravity” follow up to his blockbuster space film, and he found it with a rare excursion into television.Cuaron and ...

Updated : 2014.03.09 19:45

[Weekender] Deja vu

The 1990s were a culturally vibrant decade that saw the birth of the legendary boy band Seo Taiji and Boys and first-generation idols like H.O.T. and Sechs Kies. It was the beginning of what we now ca...

Updated : 2014.03.07 20:41

Jimmy Fallon, Chicago mayor take chilly dip

CHICAGO (AP) ― Comedian Jimmy Fallon took a quick but icy dip in Lake Michigan ― dressed in a full suit and tie ― eyes bulging as he darted out of the slushy water and headed straight for a pile of dry towels. “The Tonight Show” host made good on his promise to make Sunday morning’s ...

Updated : 2014.03.04 20:12

Veteran anchor named to head Arirang TV

Former news anchor and reporter Chung Sung-keun, 59, has been named CEO of Arirang TV, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Friday. Chung will take over the chief post at the nation’s big...

Updated : 2014.02.28 19:15

Park Yu-chun tackles high-stakes thriller

Four years have passed since JYJ member Park Yu-chun tackled his first major role in KBS’ “Sungkyunkwan Scandal.” To date, the 27-year-old K-pop idol and actor has forged a rock-solid television ca...

Updated : 2014.02.26 19:34

PBS reporter Miles O’Brien recounts amputation

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien said Tuesday his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury put his life in jeopardy. In a blog post on his personal website Tuesday, which was verified by PBS, O’Brien recounted the Feb. 12 blow to ...

Updated : 2014.02.26 19:26

‘Infinite Challenge’ team seeks to invite Usain Bolt

The popular MBC variety show “Infinite Challenge” team took on another challenge to cast Jamaica’s sprint star Usain Bolt in the last episode, which aired on Saturday. The “Jamaica Special” episo...

Updated : 2014.02.23 19:19

Lawsuit charges Sony cheated ‘Idol’ winners

NEW YORK (AP) ― A federal lawsuit filed in New York charges that Sony Music Entertainment cheated “American Idol” contestants including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood out of at least $10 million in royalties. The lawsuit was filed Thursday by 19 Recordings, a music company founded ...

Updated : 2014.02.23 19:18

China media sees lessons in Korean TV dramas

BEIJING (Yonhap) ― China’s state-run media on Friday urged the country’s TV drama producers to learn from South Korean dramas, citing the “new round of popularity” in China of the Korean fantasy-...

Updated : 2014.02.21 19:18