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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“Inkigayo” Changes Rules for “19-rated” Videos, HyunA First to be Affected?

The producers of SBS music show “Inkigayo” have announced that songs whose music videos are rated suitable only for viewers aged 19 years old and over will no longer be eligible to gain chart points based on video views. The chart compilers announced that hits through YouTube clicks would only be counted in its SNS rankings if a song’s music videos were rated at least rated suitable for viewers ag...

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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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“God’s Gift – 14 Days” Will Be Getting an American Remake

For the first time for a terrestrial broadcast network (i.e. KBS, MBC, and SBS) K- drama, “God’s Gift – 14 Days” will be remade in America. During April, SBS’s “God’s Gift – 14 Days” ended and it received an from a famous production company in America. SBS owns the rights of the drama and after working out the details, it is waiting to sign the official contract. An official of SBS hinted that, “A...

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“Doctor Stranger” is Gaining Popularity in China

SBS’s drama, “Doctor Stranger,” is not only popular in Korea, but in China as well. The license for the drama was acquired by the Chinese video website, Youku, and has since provided service to several Chinese download sites and file sharing sites as well. From the 10 episodes that have been aired, it is averaging 123 million views. On another Chinese video website Tudou, the average view count is...

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SBS Meets with Production Team of Indonesian Drama Accused of Plagiarizing “Man from the S...

It is being reported that  representatives from TV network SBS met up with the Indonesian production team of the drama accused of plagiarizing the hit Korean drama “Man from the Stars.” A representative of SBS Contents Hub, which is responsible for managing the publication rights of “Man from the Stars,” revealed to Dongah.com on May 12, “We had a meeting today with the local pro...

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After School’s Nana Posts Selcas Ahead of Latest Installment of “Roommate”

After School star Nana has posted a collection of close-up photos of herself on her Instagram page. The singer, also a member of After School subunit Orange Caramel, is currently starring in SBS reality show “Roommate,” which began airing May 4. The show follows the adventures of 11 celebrities who are asked to live in the same house, and airs on Sundays. Among Nana’s housemates are fellow girl g...

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