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Uee plays haughty swimming champion in new TV rom-com

In the new tvN miniseries “Hogoo’s Love,” girl group After School member Uee takes on the role of Do Do-hee, a beautiful but haughty it-girl and national swimming champion. Known for her long legs ...

Updated : 2015.01.30 20:56

Uee plays haughty swimming champion in new TV rom-com

(OSEN)In the new tvN miniseries “Hogoo’s Love,” girl group After School member Uee takes on the role of Do Do-hee, a beautiful but haughty it-girl and national swimming champion. Known for her lon...

Updated : 2015.01.29 17:51

South-North duo make TV trip to Japan

Two 31-year-old friends embark on a journey to a Japanese spa town in a new TV travel series, where they try out mackerel sushi and Japanese ramen.Comedian Ahn Young-mi is fascinated with the unique t...

Updated : 2015.01.27 20:43

U.S. TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. “I saw ‘Friends’ and ‘Seinfeld’ and thought, ‘What part of New York i...

Updated : 2015.01.21 21:09

Actor Ryu Si-won divorces his wife

Actor-singer Ryu Si-won's five-year marriage ended on Wednesday as a local court ruled in favor of his wife in a divorce suit, judicial sources said.The Seoul Family Court ordered Ryu to pay 30 million won ($27,700) in alimony to his wife surnamed Cho, recognizing the actor's responsibilit...

Updated : 2015.01.21 16:10

Cosby takes stage despite protest over sex assault claims

DENVER (AP) ― About 100 protesters chanting “Rape is not a joke!” and “No means no!” protested outside a theater in Denver before comedian Bill Cosby took the stage on Saturday.Shortly before his performance at the Buell Theatre, one woman held a news conference at a hotel in the city...

Updated : 2015.01.18 21:02

[Weekender] Office theme prevails on TV

Up until recently, the mundane white-collar world was never at the center of attention on the small screen, even in a country known as the hardest-working nation.More often than not, the office cubicl...

Updated : 2015.01.16 20:33

Jang Geun-suk drops out of TV show after tax evasion report

Jang Geun-suk is leaving tvN’s popular reality program “Three Meals a Day,” a day after it was revealed that he was caught evading taxes amounting to nearly 10 billion won ($9.27 million). TvN anno...

Updated : 2015.01.16 19:36

Kim Soo-hyun, Jun Ji-hyun on course for jackpot year

Actor Kim Soo-hyun and actress Jun Ji-hyun are set for another massively profitable year in 2015, propelled by their hit drama “My Love from the Star.”According to advertising and entertainment indu...

Updated : 2015.01.14 19:33

Colbert to get CBS debut in September

PASADENA, California (AP) ― CBS has hosts and starting dates for its remade late-night lineup ― Stephen Colbert on Sept. 8 and James Corden on March 23 ― and now is waiting to find out what kinds o...

Updated : 2015.01.13 21:03

Will ‘Two and a Half Men’ end run with or without Sheen?

PASADENA, California (AP) ― Charlie Sheen left “Two and a Half Men” amid great drama. Whether he’ll return for the show’s last episode is a mystery.CBS entertainment chief Nina Tassler ducked the question when pressed at a meeting Monday of the Television Critics Association.“I can p...

Updated : 2015.01.13 21:03

Social media has positives, pitfalls for actors, producers

PASADENA, California (AP) ― Social media is giving television stars and creators a more direct relationship with fans and, as actor Joseph Morgan of the CW’s “The Originals” can attest, requires a thick skin.The connection can be particularly intense for shows on the CW, which has a co...

Updated : 2015.01.12 20:09

Courtney Love, puppets and Korean identity at N.Y. opera fest

NEW YORK (AFP) ― A dreamy video performance that explores Korean identity and an opera that dramatizes a disabled boy’s plight through puppets are premiering in New York as part of the latest Protot...

Updated : 2015.01.11 21:02

‘Mad Men’ begins its stretch run in April

PASADENA, California (AP) ― The television series “Mad Men” begins airing its final seven episodes in April and the show’s notoriously secretive creator, Matthew Weiner, said he told only star Jon Hamm in advance how it will end. So Weiner certainly wasn’t spilling any secrets to a ro...

Updated : 2015.01.11 20:53

Bill Cosby jokes about rape allegations

Bill CosbyLONDON, Ontario (AP) ― Bill Cosby jokingly warned a woman in the audience during a show in Canada Thursday night to be careful drinking around him.Cosby made the remark at his second perfor...

Updated : 2015.01.09 19:53