All posts tagged "kbs"

  • A scene from the popular KBS 2TV series "Descendants of the Sun" (Yonhap)
    Could ‘Descendants of the Sun’ dethrone ‘Moon Embracing the Sun’?

    By Park Sojung SEOUL (Yonhap) — Anticipation is growing after the South Korean drama “Descendants of the Sun” achieved what has been perceived as near impossible here with the rise of cable channels recently: a terrestrial drama...

    • Posted March 25, 2016
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  • A scene from KBS's "Descendants of the Sun" (Courtesy of KBS)
    Streaking tvN dethroned by ‘Descendants of the Sun’

    By Kwon Ji-youn Cable channel tvN has finally been dethroned. A weekly analysis of recent news articles, blog posts and social media commentary, shows that KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun” is the hottest new drama series, replacing...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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  • U2K's Michael Ulsan, second from left, and KBS America President Yoo Geon-sik (Yonhap)
    KBS-Hollywood collab to birth 5 K-drama remakes

    Hollywood and K-drama producers are finally joining hands. Weeks after an announcement that an American producer would remake Korean drama “Resurrection,” KBS America revealed that an additional four projects — “Full House,” “IRIS,” “Brain” and “Orange Marmalade”...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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    Behind the story: health of middle-aged women depends on butt muscles

    KBS-TV’s “Mysteries of the Human Body” suggested that the health of middle-aged women depends on their butt muscles. According to the segment aired on Wednesday night in Korea, weakened butt muscles affects a body’s balance and causes back...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Michael Bolton
    Michael Bolton, Paul Potts to appear on KBS show

    Paul Potts, a Welsh singer who won the first series of television talent show “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2007, will make a special appearance on KBS 2TV’s “Immortal Songs.” News of Potts’ appearance comes shortly after renowned...

    • Posted October 7, 2014
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  • Two labor unions of top broadcaster KBS began a full-scale strike early Thursday after the KBS board delayed a vote on ousting the company president, raising fears over a continued disruption of its broadcasting service. Labeling the labor action an illegal strike, the company vowed to deal sternly with workers participating in the walkout. (Yonhap)
    KBS workers go on strike

    By Lee Hyo-sik Thousands of unionized KBS workers began an all-out strike Thursday after the firm’s board delayed a vote on whether to dismiss company CEO Gil Hwan-young. The walkout is widely expected to force the state-run...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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  • Gil Hwan-young (Yonhap)
    KBS chief rejects calls for resignation

    By Kim Se-jeong KBS CEO Gil Hwan-young said Wednesday he would not give in to union demands for his resignation. “I won’t tolerate any moves by politically oriented workers to destroy KBS. I will hold them responsible,”...

    • Posted May 21, 2014
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