KOREAN WAVE

KOREAN WAVE

Trashy tabloid reporter turns hero in SBS TV’s ‘Distorted’

By Chang Dong-woo SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) -- Actor Namkoong Min, who portrayed a righteous accountant fighting corruption in "Good Manager," is returning to television...

New variety show with mixed martial artist’s family enters weekly TV chart

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Yonhap) -- SBS TV's new variety show with Korea-born Japanese mixed martial artist Chu Sung-hoon and his family has gotten off...

Suzy renews contract with JYP Entertainment

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Yonhap) -- Singer-actress Suzy has renewed her contract with her management agency JYP Entertainment, the company said Wednesday. "We renewed our contract...

BLACKPINK’s Japanese album tops Oricon’s weekly chart

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Yonhap) -- BLACKPINK's first album released in Japan on Tuesday rose to the top of a weekly chart run by Oricon,...

Jang Dong-gun cast for Korean remake of U.S. series ‘Suits’

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) -- Actor Jang Dong-gun will return to the small screen after six years with the Korean remake on KBS 2TV...

Sojin of Girl’s Day, Eddy Kim confirm relationship

SEOUL, June 28 (Yonhap) -- Sojin, a member of K-pop group Girl's Day, and singer-songwriter Eddy Kim admitted to being in romantic relationship on...

Celebrity couple Rain, Kim Tae-hee expecting first child

SEOUL, May 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean power celebrity couple Rain and Kim Tae-hee are expecting their first child, according to Kim's agency Tuesday. "The...

Mnet to air popular reality show ‘Wanna One Go’ Season 2 next month

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- A reality show "Wanna One Go" Season 2 will be broadcast next month, cable music channel Mnet said Tuesday. Following...

EXO to release new heat-related song this summer

SEOUL, May 28 (Yonhap) -- South Korean boy band EXO said Sunday it will put out a new album this summer, hinting that the...

Girls’ Generation, Yuhki Kuramoto to grace DMZ concert

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- Idol band Girls' Generation and Japanese new age composer Yuhki Kuramoto are among the artists set to perform at...

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