Posts Tagged ‘MBC’

Hyoyeon shines on MBC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′!

May 4, 2012

On May 2nd, Girls’ Generation member Hyoyeon showed off her mature and confident beauty as she performed her first dance routine with her partner for the recording of MBC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′.

On the first episode of ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′, which aired on April 27th, Hyoyeon, who is known to be an outstanding dancer even among the many girl groups, showed a certain level of awkwardness and discomfort with her same-aged partner due to the amount of physical contact that was happening between them. However, regardless of the worries she had at the beginning, Hyoyeon was able to capture the audience with her alluring eyes and powerful movements, creating a turn of events.

Other than Hyoyeon, the other contestants such as actors Sunwoo Jaeduk, Lee Hoon, Choi Yeo Jin, Ye Ji Won, soccer player Song Jong Gook, kick-boxer Denis Kang, architect Kim Won Chul, singer Tony Ahn, entertainer Choi Eun Kyung, pocket-ball player Kim Gayoung and rhythmic gymnast Shin Suji all performed their dances on stage, and actors Lee Duk Hwa and Kim Gyuri hosted the show.

Meanwhile, ‘Dancing with the Stars 2′ will air tonight (May 4th) at 9:55pm KST.


Girls’ Generation and other Kpop stars to perform at Google HQ in San Francisco on May 21st!

May 3, 2012

Korean top groups Girls’ Generation, TVXQ, Super Junior, etc will be performing at the Google Headquarters in San Francisco for the first time.

On May 3rd, a representative from the music industry told OSEN, “On May 21st, Girls’ Generation, TVXQ, Super Junior, Wonder Girls, Kara, Beast and other popular Hallyu artists will be performing at the concert organized by MBC.”

The concert which will be taking place at Google Headquarters in San Francisco, USA at 6pm (local time) on May 21st will be aired worldwide through MBC and Google.

For SM Entertainment’s artistes, they will be preparing for the concert at Google Headquarters right after the ‘SM Town Live World Tour’ which will be held at Honda Center, California on May 20th.


Tiffany and Seohyun to appear on ‘Joo ByungJin Talk Concert’

May 2, 2012

On MBC’s ‘Joo ByungJin Talk Concert’ which will be aired on May 3rd, leaders of Hallyu, Girls’ Generation’s Tiffany and Seohyun along with TVXQ and Super Junior’s LeeTeuk and EunHyuk will be making an appearance on the show.

On this episode, Tiffany was asked why she does not like to be called by her real name, Hwang MiYoung. In reply to the question, Tiffany said, “Instead of calling me ‘Hwang MiYoung’, my friends called me ‘Hwang MiYeok’ (MiYeok means seaweed in Korean). There was even a rap about it”. On the show, Tiffany will be revealing the ‘Hwang MiYeok Rap’ as well.

In the ‘Lunch Talk’ corner, the SM Entertainment artistes were asked about things they wish to tell lovers and how they want their spouses to wake them up in the morning. Besides that, the members’ opinions about marriage related matters will also be revealed.

This episode of ‘Joo ByungJin Talk Concert’ will be aired at 11.15pm KST on May 3rd.


Sooyoung: Let’s go out and vote!

April 10, 2012

Sooyoung conveyed a message to voters to encourage them to vote in the coming National Assembly Election which will be taking place on April 11th.

Sooyoung who went on MBC Radio’s ‘Son SukHee’s Spotlight’ aired on April 10th, encouraged voters to exercise their rights as she too, will be going out to vote on the election day tomorrow. Sooyoung said, “My father has been telling me that I must vote. Thus, I’ll be going with my family to cast my vote”.

Along with host Son SukHee and a professor from SungShin Women’s University, Sooyoung announced the polling sessions as well as other voting details to the voters through the radio programme.

Although Sooyoung who was born on February 10th, 1990 had cast her vote at the 2010 Local Election, this will be her first time voting at the General Election. Besides Sooyoung, come April 11th, among other stars who will be marking their ballot papers for the first time are maknae Seohyun, SHINee’s Key and MinHo, Beast’s Son DongWoon, miss A’s Min, Infinite’s SungYeol and L, etc.

As there are many stars who will not be having special schedules on the election day, there is a growing interest on how many stars actually turn up to cast their votes at the National Assembly Election this time.

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YongSeo reunited after one year

April 8, 2012

On MBC ‘Show! Music Core’ aired on April 7th, Taeyeon and Tiffany were not present as they were in Bangkok, Thailand to host the ’2012 Korean Music Wave in Bangkok’. Thus, Hyoyeon and CN Blue’s YongHwa, along with the current MC, Seohyun, took up the duties for the week. The trio carried out their duties well to ensure the program went along smoothly.

Due to the absence of Taeyeon and Tiffany, Seohyun and YongHwa who were once known as the ‘YongSeo Couple’ in MBC ‘We Got Married’ which ended in March last year, got reunited once again after one year.

Meanwhile, Taeyeon and Tiffany departed for Bangkok on April 5th to host the MBC ’2012 Korean Music Wave in Bangkok’ which was held on April 7th at Rajamangala Stadium. On April 8th (am), Taeyeon and Tiffany had arrived safely in Incheon International Airport.


‘SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR Ⅲ’ kicks off in LA on May 20th!

April 3, 2012

Last year, large scale Kpop concerts in Australia, Japan, Thailand and other countries were successfully held and this year, MBC, one of the leading forces behind the world’s Hallyu craze is set to bring Kpop to the home of mainstream music from all over the world, the United States of America.

Come May 20th, the ‘MBC Korean Music Wave in LA’, jointly organized by MBC and SM Town, will be held at Honda Centre in Anaheim, California.

The concert which will be headlined by leaders of Kpop craze from SM Entertainment such as Girls’ Generation, TVXQ, SHINee, f(x), etc is seen as a very different and huge project compared to the Hallyu concerts organized before it. There is already a growing anticipation among Hallyu fans towards the May 20th concert.

The large-scale Hallyu concert will be aired as ‘MBC Korean Music Wave in LA – SM Town Special!’ and besides the performances, backstage scenes will also be revealed through the broadcast.

In addition to the concert in LA, other dates for the ‘SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR Ⅲ’ were also announced, including August 4th and 5th in Tokyo Dome, Japan and August 18th in Seoul Jamsil Main Stadium. ‘SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR Ⅲ’ is also expected to be held in Beijing and other major cities in Asia and other parts of the world.


Actor Joo JinMo wants to be with Girls’ Generation on an unoccupied island

March 4, 2012

On the ‘Rising Star’ corner of MBC TV’s ‘Section TV Entertainment News’ aired on March 4th, Joo JinMo talked about his life as an actor.

When asked if there is any girl group that he likes recently, Joo JinMo jokingly replied, “Actually, I love idols in short skirts”.

He added, “In terms of looks, I’ll go for Girls’ Generation while in terms of music and personality, I’ll pick 2NE1″. The reporter then asked Joo JinMo, “If you were to choose between Girls’ Generation and 2NE1 only, who would you bring to an unoccupied island?”. In reply to this question, Joo JinMo replied, “If we’re talking about unoccupied island, I’ll definitely pick Girls’ Generation”.

In addition to this, the actor also revealed that his ideal type is someone with pure and innocent style. He took YoonA as an example of a star with such characteristics, thus revealing his true admiration towards YoonA.

Joo JinMo then left a video message to YoonA which says, “YoonA, I hope to see you someday. I will always cheer you on”, confirming that he is indeed one of YoonA’s samchon (uncle) fans.


Fashion Stylist Jung YoonKi revealed Yuri’s ‘Fashion King’ costume

March 2, 2012

Famous fashion stylist, Jung YoonKi made a surprise revelation of Yuri’s costume in ‘Fashion King’.

On MBC TV’s ‘Feel Good Day’ aired on March 2nd, Jung YoonKi explained about the fashion styles for the spring season this year. While explaining, he also revealed Yuri’s costume in SBS new drama ‘Fashion King’. Jung YoonKi said, “This is the costume worn by Yuri in a drama. I think it really suits Yuri who is lively and pretty”. Yuri who is currently shooting for SBS TV’s ‘Fashion King’ is expected to appear in the drama, wearing the costume pointed out by Jung YoonKi.

He added, “In terms of color, orange seems to be the trend this year. A mix of orange and primary colored costumes with black navy colored costumes is my recommendation”.


Taeyeon and Seohyun to join Tiffany as MCs of ‘Show! Music Core’!

January 31, 2012

The new MCs to host ‘Show! Music Core’ alongside Tiffany has been revealed! TaeYeon, Tiffany and SeoHyun will be the new combo of MCs for MBC’s weekly music programmed ‘Show! Music Core’.

Park SeokWon PD of ‘Music Core’ revealed through a phone interview with TV Report on January 31st, “With Yuri leaving as a MC, TaeYeon and SeoHyun will be joining as the new MCs. With the current MC Tiffany, this will be a new system with three MCs hosting the show.”

This will not be the first time TaeYeon and SeoHyun took up the roles of MCs for ‘Music Core’. In the past, we have seen the two members alongside Tiffany and Yuri during ‘Music Core’ special shows, which allowed them to be recognized as capable MCs.

Park PD also added, “Taeyeon and Seohyun will not just be on the show as temporary MCs, but will serve as official ‘Music Core’ main MCs starting from this week.”

Meanwhile, this coming March, Yuri will show herself as an actress in the upcoming SBS TV drama ‘Fashion King’.

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