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MBC launches hallyu theme park

Major Korean broadcaster MBC will open a new hallyu theme park on Sept. 5, complete with hologram K-pop concerts, virtual reality drama sets and photo booths.A set of the traditional Korean court has ...

Updated : 2015.08.30 17:56

Will Korean dramas break away from ‘live-shoot’ system?

Though making a TV series is considered a laborious endeavor in most parts of the world, the shooting of Korean dramas in particular has gained notoriety for hectic filming schedules, harsh conditions...

Updated : 2015.08.18 18:49

Two top MCs set out to discover Korea’s forgotten ‘Sugarmen’

Rediscovering old songs, talking about music, and recreating old songs into new versions -- at first glance, the format of JTBC’s new entertainment program “2U Project -- Searching for Sugarman” se...

Updated : 2015.08.18 18:41

K-pop concert aims to revive tourism

A K-pop concert will be held next month as part of the government‘s efforts to attract foreign tourists after the outbreak of the Middle East respiratory syndrome, an infectious disease that claimed dozens of lives here, but is nearing its eradication, the tourism ministry said Thursday.T...

Updated : 2015.07.23 21:55

Prosecution clears Clara of blackmailing, indicts Polaris chief

 Actress Clara has been cleared of allegations of blackmailing Lee Gyu-tae, chairman of her former agency Polaris Entertainment, prosecutors revealed Wednesday. In clearing her, the prosecution said...

Updated : 2015.07.15 13:31

Hollywood director talks rise of TV, fall of film

Hollywood TV and movie director T.J. Scott -- best known for his popular on-screen works “Spartacus,” “Gotham” and “Orphan Black” -- has made his way to Seoul to lend his expertise on the curren...

Updated : 2015.07.13 17:18

[Herald Review] ‘Non-summit’ sees fresh change of pace

Popular JTBC variety talk show “Non-Summit” welcomed six new cast members into its fold Monday, marking a new beginning for the show with more cultural diversity and loaded discussions. The new cast...

Updated : 2015.07.07 18:10

Top stars create own ‘Maps’ of Jejudo Island

 Four of Korea’s top celebrities take off on a trip across Jejudo Island to discover their very own travel routes on O’live TV’s new reality show “Maps.” Korea’s most famous travel destination...

Updated : 2015.06.26 20:45

Actress Kim Jung-eun goes public about new relationship

Actress Kim Jung-eun confirmed Wednesday that she is in a relationship.Following reports that she was in a relationship with a member of an affluent family and was planning to wed in the near future, ...

Updated : 2015.06.24 13:21

CJ E&M exports variety shows

CJ E&M, one of Korea’s leading entertainment and media content companies, announced further sales of its popular TV show formats to Chinese, Thai and Japanese media companies.The formats of variety s...

Updated : 2015.06.08 18:49

[Weekender] The ascent of one-person media

The media is evolving and diversifying into forms unimagined only a few years ago aided by digital and information communication technologies. Information in Korea was controlled by the few and distri...

Updated : 2015.05.29 19:18

[Weekender] Korea’s biggest Instagram users

The Korean Instagram users with the most number of followers are, rather unsurprisingly, K-pop stars. The following are the top Instagram users with their accounts and the number of followers each one...

Updated : 2015.05.29 19:12

[Weekender] Top Korean YouTuber shares secrets to his celebrity

South Korean YouTube star Na Dong-hyun ― better known by his alias “Great Library” ― says anyone can be a celebrity on the global video-sharing platform if they can stay consistent and unique. “S...

Updated : 2015.05.29 19:08

Chloe Moretz to star in ‘We Got Married’

American actress Chloe Moretz will star in the Korean mock-marriage TV reality show “We Got Married” opposite Korean singer Eric Nam.“We Got Married” is a popular TV program that matches celebriti...

Updated : 2015.05.22 18:24

Two sides of Soo Ae

Actress Soo Ae will be flexing her acting muscles in the new SBS series “Mask,” where she will take up the dual roles of an heiress and a debt-ridden employee.A melodrama about people who conceal th...

Updated : 2015.05.20 18:39