2AM“s Jo Kwon, aka the “kkap king” and huge variety-idol, returned to the show that helped him become as popular as he is now – “Quiz to Change the World“!. ... Read more
It has been a noteworthy week for actors declining roles. Lee Seung Gi and Lim Ji Yeon declined their roles in the multiple personality drama “Kill Me, Heal Me” and Jung Il Woo became the second actor to turn down a role in the medical vampire drama “Blood.” . ... Read more
It was reported that, the f(x) member Sulli is preparing for her huge comeback with a female lead role in the upcoming “Fashion King”. Besides, the manager of Sulli also revealed that the idol will turn down any individual interviews with the press.. ... Read more
Although many fans these days are closely connected to their favorite stars and get quick updates wherever they go through modern SNS sources such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, there still exists the ever significant and symbolic go-to source, the fan cafe! . ... Read more
Before Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and even Instagram accounts were a necessity for K-Pop groups, there were and still are fan cafes. Fan cafes are online communities where fans not only share photos and have discussion, but also become a united voice and identity in representing the fandom. You couldn’t be considered a true fan unless you were a member in an official fan cafe. Even celebrities are often members of their own fan cafe to read what the fans were thinking, and their management works with the leaders of the fan cafe to organize fan events. . ... Read more
MBC “We Got Married Season 4” experienced another steep decline in ratings. According to Nielsen Korea, the episode of “We Got Married” that aired on April 13 had 6.3% in ratings, which nearly 2.0% lower than the week before. The April 6 episode of the show garnered 8.3% in ratings. . ... Read more
Is there really no hope for KBS‘s new show, ‘Moonlight Prince‘? The literature variety program, starring hosts Kang Ho Dong, Tak Jae Hoon, and TVXQ‘s Changmin, continued its ratings slide for the past week. . ... Read more
JYJ Park Yoo Chun's Steady Rise vs. Lee Seung Gi's Continual Decline: Who Will Reign Wed/Thurs Nights?
All three broadcasting stations premiered new Wed/Thurs dramas last week, and it’s been a tight race for the ratings both last week and this week. According to AGB Nielsen, SBS “Rooftop Prince,” starring JYJ’s Park Yoo Chun and Han Ji Min, rose 0.2% from the night before, recording 11.4% for its fourth episode. Since its premiere, “Rooftop Prince” has seen a steady increase in ratings, going from 9.8% for its pilot episode to 10.5% for its second to 11.2% for its third episode. . ... Read more
Girls’ Generation’s Seohyun: “At first, we were going to decline performing on the David Letterman Show”
Seohyun shared a never-before revealed story regarding Girls’ Generation‘s performance on the David Letterman Show.
On the February 28th episode of SBS ‘Strong Heart‘, Seohyun remarked, “We were aware of how huge this show was in America, enough for member Tiffany who grew up in the States to cry after we received the invitation to perform. But in the beginning, we had discussions of not going through with it.” . ... Read more