Performing artists for the latest installment include SHINee, Got7, Super Junior D&E and Son Ga-in.
Asia's leading content and media company CJ E&M has announced that SHINee's Key and rock band CNBLUE's bassist Lee Jung-shin are the new hosts of its popular K-pop chart show M COUNTDOWN...More
Girl group Miss A recently set a date for their comeback. According to JYP Entertainment, the four-member band's agency, Miss A will present its new song through the music TV show "Mnet Countdown" on April 2.
The girl group already teased an image of their new album, "Colors". It is the first album Miss A will release 16 months after their previous album...More
New actors come and go, especially in the wave that is Hallyu. Talents and beauties cross art genres all the time, whether at the behest of their companies, or because they feel compelled by the desire to succeed in a new challenge. Many new idol actors dabble in acting to get their name out onto the market, which is most certainly true of the two young men to be featured. Most of these idols do well. Some find they have an affinity for it; others find that they should remain idols. A few show a natural charisma that makes them the diamonds in the rough. Two of those who show that charisma are Yong Joon-hyung
from Cube Entertainment's highly successful Beast; and Do Kyeong-soo
, better know as D.O. from the incredibly famous SM group, EXO.
Both of these young men had ample stage and television experience before they dove into acting. Their idol groups performed, toured, appeared on music shows, talk shows and much more. This experience prepared them some for speaking in front of the camera. What makes these acting rookies special is how comfortable they appear on ...More
The arrival of cable TV channels in Korea 20 years ago brought more celebrities into the homes of fans through the small screen. Counterclockwise from top left: Comedian Jung Hyung-don and actress Jeong Ga-eun were the main characters of "Fun TV Rollercoaster", one of the first programs a local cable TV channel produced from scratch. Boy group H.O.T and girl group Fin. K.L danced on many music channels, and actor Han Suk-kyu of "Swiri" starred in the first Korean blockbuster, which would not have been possible without the influence of cable TV channels. Singer Seo In-guk became a star after competing in survival audition program "Superstar K". [JoongAng Ilbo]
It has been 20 years since cable TV came to Korea. The arrival of 24 channels, which each concentrated on one genre, such as music, travel, food and even religion, contributed to introducing a variety of shows made overseas...More