Kim Hieora performs in the musical "Frida" at Coex Shinhan Artium in Gangnam District, southern Seoul, on Thursday. Inspired by Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), the musical depicts the artist's tumultuous life using a television talk show.
Privatizing public broadcasters is better than not
Privately-owned SBS is much freer from the bias controversy than KBS and MBC. There is no reason to maintain public broadcasters as they are today.
KBS says if TV license fees are collected separately public broadcasting business will 'face crisis'
If television license fees are collected separately as the current administration is proposing, it could negatively impact broadcasting, the Korea Broadcasting System (KBS) expressed Thursday. KBS is the national broadcaster of Korea...
Netflix to release 7 reality shows this year
Netflix is out to grab audiences’ attention with Korean original reality television shows. While there is a preconception that reality television can only cater to regional audiences, Netflix has proven those preconceptions wrong, as seen with...
'The Restauranteur Paik' takes cast on a journey of entrepreneurship abroad
Star chef and restauranteur Paik Jong-won, who already has several hit reality television shows, is gearing up to launch another one with tvN. Called “The Restaurateur Paik," he'll be appearing along with popular celebrities like Yuri from Girls’…
KBS overcharged consumers for TV license fees according to BAI report
Korea’s national television channel overcharged consumers who didn’t pay fees for watching TV, the government said in a report Tuesday evening. The Korean Broadcasting System, better known as KBS, was found to have collected television...
Park Chan-wook nominated for Best Director at Baftas
Park Chan-wook was nominated for the Best Director award at the British Academy Film Awards (Baftas) Thursday local time. Park’s film, “Decision to Leave,” was also nominated for Best Film Not In The English Language.
Marriage reality TV turns out to be not so family friendly
Korea has a new obsession: reality TV shows shedding light on the ugliest sides of marriage and family life. The public used to dismiss such shows as nothing more than a guilty pleasure, but now many are pointing out their potential dangers ...
Pyongyang cuts Jungkook's song at World Cup opening
North Korea's delayed broadcast of the 2022 Qatar World Cup opening ceremony omitted BTS member Jungkook's performance.
Samsung Display to expand IT OLED panel biz: CEO
Samsung Display will put more resources into developing and producing organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels for notebooks and PCs, its chief executive said Wednesday.