Stars moving to general service channels, celebrity casting success 2011/10/08, Source,
Founded ahead of the year's end, general service channels have been announcing star-studded casts one after another. Recruiting stars is the first stage of attracting attention to newly founded channels, which is a prerequisite for success. Because of this, expending resources to establish star-recruitment power is a natural move. First target: star broadcast TV producer General service channels' first targets were broadcast television entertainment producers. Given the enormous amount of know-how required to create a drama, this meant battling with broadcasters over a short period of time and securing the production talent that would give them the best chance for a successful launch,...More
Lee Soo-young says people avoiding her bouquet 2010/10/05, Source,
Singer Lee Soo-young speaks to reporters at a press conference held ahead of her wedding at wedding house Villa de Bailey in Seoul, South Korea on October 5, 2010. [Lee Ki-bum/Asia Economic Daily]
Singer Lee Soo-young, just hours away from getting married, said she is worried about her friends not wanting to receive her wedding bouquet,...More
Jang Nara graduates college after 10 years 2010/02/19, Source,
Hallyu star Jang Nara at her graduation [Asia Economic Daily]
Hallyu star Jang Nara graduated from Korea's Chung-Ang University today, receiving her long-overdue college diploma since entering the school as an acting major in 2000.
The singer and actress attended the graduation ceremony held Friday morning at Chung-Ang University Seoul campus, where she was also handed a special award for her contribution to the school.
"I feel more nervous, maybe because it took me ten years to graduate" the 28-year-old singer said. "If I were to grade myself, I think I would give an F".,...More
[Interview of the week] Thirty, rehearsal is over! Entertainer Lee Ji-hoon 2008/07/24, Source, It's been 12 years since Lee Ji-hoon's debut, but he is 'still' careful to define himself. The word 'still' may sound odd, but that seems most fitting. It's because he has overcome dangers that don't happen easily, and he is beginning to bear fruit for his longtime prayers. Lee Ji-hoon, who is turning thirty this year, says that his life so far has only been an introduction. The thing I need is not a break but energy "One glass of hot cocoa". Mid-June brought an earlier heat wave, and Lee Ji-hoon, who we met at a cafe, ordered hot cocoa. Hot cocoa on a day for refreshing iced tea… He laughs and explains, feeling the eyes of the reporter on him. "I didn't get to drink it this morning. I have filming left in the afternoon, so I'm going to replenish my calories". MBC drama "New Heart", which started November 2007 ended in February, in March and April, made his album and started filming KBS drama "You Are My Destiny", Japanese show in May and release of his sixth album ' The Classic '. Lee Ji-hoon, who has come nonstop, didn't need a break but replenishment. In the midst of his busy schedule with drama filming, interviews, and television programs, he is heavy-hearted for the lack of his album activities.,...More
Top Korean celebrities have joined together to wish the South Korean Olympic team a good fight at the upcoming Beijing Olympic Games. Television host Kang Byung-kyu, comedian Park Kyung-rim, and singer Pa,...More
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