SBS, KBS, and MBC Settle for the Same Time Slot for Their Sunday Variety Shows

After much conflict in order to get best ratings for their competitive Sunday variety programs, the three major broadcasting networks SBS, KBS, and MBC have finally settled on a same time slot for their programs. Previously, the three broadcasting networks were in conflict due to their start times, as they tried to win over others by starting few minutes earlier than the usual 4pm time slot.  Howe...

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Is KBS Too Dependent on the Power of Yoo Jae Suk?

The variety programs of broadcast station KBS are undergoing changes. While its direction has not completely transformed, the channel is now catering to the viewers’ interests more than ever before. The most visible example is “I Am a Man,” which is set to kick off on August 8. Being led by the “Nation’s MC” Yoo Jae Suk, the show’s pilot episode was a hit ...

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FIESTAR’s “One More” Banned by MBC for Threesome References

According to several broadcast officials, FIESTAR has been banned from MBC for their new song “One More,” the reason being that the new song calls to mind the image of a threesome. While the song initially passed broadcast requirements for the big three broadcasting companies (MBC, SBS, KBS), “One More” soon went right back under the spotlight for its implication of a threesome. Following FIESTAR’...

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KBS Deems f(x)’s New Title Song “Red Light” Unfit for Broadcast, MBC Still Undecided

It has been reported that the broadcast station KBS has ruled f(x)’s title track “Red Light,” from their upcoming third album of the same name, to be unfit for broadcast, while MBC revealed they will come to a decision within this week. The reason for KBS’s ruling is that the lyrics of “Red Light” mention a specific brand: heavy equipment manufacturing company known as Caterpillar. In response to ...

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KBS Approves Taeyang’s “Love You to Death” on Latest Censor List

Media network KBS has passed the Taeyang song, “Love You to Death” as fit to play. KBS’ censors released a list of approved songs on June 25. According to network policy, new songs have to go through a screening process to ensure that they are fit to play. A total of 154 were submitted for consideration, and 146 were approved, including the track from the BIGBANG member’s new solo album, “Rise.” A...

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