All posts tagged "MBC"

  • MBC's "Idol Star Athletics Championships" will air on Feb. 9 and 10.
    Ready for K-pop Idolympics?

    Ready for K-pop Idol-ympics? Your favorite K-pop stars will be testing their athleticism as they compete in the “Idol Star Athletics Championships,” to be aired on Lunar New Year weekend. The 12th championship has actually already taken place back on...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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    Seoul court upholds censure of unethical TV drama

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Seoul Administrative Court on Monday upheld the broadcasting watchdog’s censure of a TV drama embroiled with immorality and violent language. The court ruled as “fair and legitimate” the Korea Communications Commission (KCC)’s punitive...

    • Posted January 25, 2016
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  • Hwang Jung-eum, right, and Park Seo-jun in a scene from MBC's "She Was Pretty." (Courtesy of MBC)
    It’s K-drama over playoff baseball in South Korea

    MBC-TV ditches a playoff game to air ‘She was pretty’ as scheduled By Kwon Ji-youn MBC-TV ditched a playoff baseball game for its popular Wednesday-Thursday drama series “She Was Pretty.” After receiving an overwhelming number of protest calls...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    MBC to push K-pop farther in Asia with market event

    With hopes that K-pop may just be the profit machine that never stops giving, South Korean public broadcaster MBC will organize and host a music market event for Asian music industry notables featuring about 40 musical acts this...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • TV programming cancelled for the weekend in S. Korea

    In the wake of a national tragedy that has drowned South Korea in sorrow All major Korean TV networks — KBS, SBS and MBC as well as cable channels tvN, Mnet, OnStyle, XTM, JTBC — will cancel...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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    New TV CEOs in Korea face independence questions

    By Kim Tong-hyung Journalists are expressing increasing frustration over the continuing Korean practice of parachuting presidential cronies into CEO spots at television companies, which they believe have irrevocably damaged the credibility of networks, such as MBC. The...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • Lee Young-ae stars in a scene from the popular 2003 drama “Daejanggeum.”

    MBC announces plan to produce sequel to  Worldly popular Korean drama Daejanggeum (Jewel in the Palace)  The television network MBC announced Tuesday that it will produce the sequel to the worldly popular drama “Daejanggeum” or “Jewel in the Palace.”...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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