All posts tagged "Korean drama"

  • Descendants of the Sun
    ‘Descendants of the Sun’ tops 30 pct viewership in Seoul

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The new television series “Descendants of the Sun” has soared past 30 percent in viewership in Seoul, data by Nielsen Korea showed Thursday. The fifth episode of the KBS 2TV drama recorded 31.2 percent...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • (Korea Times file)
    [Shanghaiist] Chinese woman nearly goes blind after 18-hour-long Korean drama marathon

        —  A 20-year-old woman in Nanjing went to the hospital on Monday with her eyes feeling like they were ready to burst out from her skull, following a weekend spent watching 18 episodes of...

    • Posted March 9, 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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  • n this undated image released by Feldman Public Relations, Robert Kirkman, creator of the comic book "The Walking Dead," and the AMC series of the same name, is shown. The show airs Sundays at 9 p.m. EST on AMC. (AP Photo/Feldman Public Relations, Megan Mack)
    ‘The Walking Dead’ producers to shoot Korean drama

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Producers of the American zombie drama “The Walking Dead” will film a new series in Korea for worldwide distribution, their distributor said Friday. “Five Year” is written by “The Walking Dead” executive producer and...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • (Courtesy of KBS-TV)
    ‘Descendants of the Sun’ debuts with strong viewership

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — KBS 2TV’s “Descendants of the Sun” is off to a strong start with double-digit viewership, Nielsen Korea data showed Thursday, offering a measure of redemption to the network whose shows have consistently lost out...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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  • (Courtesy of tvN)
    [LAT] Warner Bros. acquires video-on-demand service DramaFever

      — Warner Bros. on Tuesday announced its purchase of DramaFever, a streaming-video subscription service that offers South Korean soap operas and movies. The studio is acquiring DramaFever from Japanese-based telecommunications firm SoftBank Group. The...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • (Yonhap)
    Conan O’Brien tries Korean drama

    Popular American talk show host Conan O’Brien made a special appearance on Korean drama. Nope, he didn’t get to find out he was really adopted, or plot a hostile takeover over of his stepbrother’s company, or get in an...

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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