• Three tracks from Hyung Don & Dae Joon's 'Dark Gangster Rap Volume 1' deemed unsuitable for broadcast by KBS

    August 27, 2014 @ 4:29 am

    Three tracks from Hyung Don & Dae Joon's (Jung Hyung Don & Defconn) third mini album 'Dark Gangster Rap Volume 1' have been deemed unsuitable for broadcast by KBS. A KBS rep stated, "'PARK YOU' alludes to curse words in its lyrics. Also, 'It's Confirmed' mentions specific brands including 'KakaoTalk' as well as suggestive expressions. 'The Song That Almost Became the Title Track' also includes scornful remarks towards oneself, so we deemed it un

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  • 'Inkigayo' and Sunday variety programs to start airing in new time slots

    August 22, 2014 @ 11:26 pm

    Starting on August 24, the Sunday variety programs on the three major broadcast stations will start airing at a new unified time of 4:50 PM KST! In addition, SBS' 'Inkigayo' will also have a new time slot starting the week after on the 31st.This rearrangement of programming schedules has come about with SBS, MBC, and KBS 2TV's joint decision to change their Sunday night programming times (SBS' 'Good Sunday', KBS 2TV's 'Happy Sunday', and MBC's 'S

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  • JYJ, HyunA, and HA:TFELT respond to KBS's ban of their songs

    August 6, 2014 @ 2:10 pm

    On August 6, KBS revealed that they were banning select songs by JYJ, HyunA, and HA:TFELT for a variety of reasons including sexual innuendo, inappropriate language, and more.HyunA's agency, Cube Entertainment, stated, "From the beginning, there were two versions of 'Blacklist,' one song that got banned from broadcast.  The original got banned from broadcast, but the second version passed through reconsideration and was already used in a comeback

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  • IU to be the first guest on Yoo Jae Suk's new show, 'I Am A Man'

    July 27, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

    IU will be appearing as the first female guest on Yoo Jae Suk's new KBS variety show, 'I Am A Man'!"IU will be participating in today's filming of 'I Am A Man'," her representative confirmed. "Since it's before the broadcast, we can't reveal any more specific information."Given MC Yoo's close ties to the 'nation's little sister' (does anyone remember that he owes her a car?), it looks like we'll be in for a very fun first episode! The show was gr

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  • KBS World reveals a preview for Girl's Day's 'Darling'!

    July 13, 2014 @ 10:15 am

    KBS World has released a special sneak peek at Girl's Day's upcoming comeback track, 'Darling'!From the brief preview, it looks like the song will be a fun summer track that is sure to stay in many K-Pop playlists for a good while.The full music video will be released in just a few minutes, so stay tuned for more!

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  • f(x)'s 'Red Light' deemed unsuitable for broadcast by KBS + SM Entertainment to adjust its lyrics

    July 2, 2014 @ 1:15 am

    f(x)'s new title track "Red Light" has been deemed unsuitable for broadcast by KBS, while MBC is still reviewing it.KBS deemed "Red Light" unsuitable for broadcast due to its mentioning of a brand name. One portion of the lyrics referred to the international equipment manufacturing company 'Caterpillar'.As for MBC, they have revealed that they are still reviewing it, stating, "f(x)'s new album 'Red Light's title track of the same name a

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  • Taeyang's 'LOVE YOU TO DEATH' passes KBS' strict music content review

    June 25, 2014 @ 3:01 am

    In a surprising twist, KBS has belatedly announced that the track "LOVE YOU TO DEATH" from Taeyang's second full-length album 'RISE' has passed KBS' strict requirements and deemed it appropriate for broadcast.According to the results of their music content review for the fourth week of June on the 25th, KBS reviewed 154 tracks and 146 received the 'OK' sign from the broadcast station including Taeyang's "LOVE YOU TO DEATH", Yoon Jong Shin's "Some

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  • 'Running Man' ratings move back down to last place + 'Dad' moves past 'Superman' for first place

    June 16, 2014 @ 1:43 pm

    The Sunday ratings battle for the variety crown among the Big 3 television networks continues!In the first half of the evening, SBS's 'Roommate' continued its slide into the bottom half of the single-digits with 4.4% nationwide ratings. The show remained at last place behind KBS's 'Superman Is Back' with 8.8%. MBC's 'Dad, Where Are You Going?' stole the first-place spot during its timeslot this weekend with ratings of 11.0%. Later in the evening

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  • Taeyang's 'INTRO (RISE)', Crush's 'Give It To Me', and more deemed unfit for broadcast by KBS

    June 11, 2014 @ 12:54 am

    KBS has once again deemed a list of songs inappropriate for broadcast, and among them is Taeyang's "INTRO (RISE)" from his 2nd full-length album 'RISE'.According to the results of their music content review, KBS pointed out the curse word, "fxxk", in the lyrics of "INTRO (RISE)", making it unsuitable for public broadcst. KBS also banned Crush's "Give It To Me" (Feat. Jay Park, Simon D) due to its sexually explicit lyrics and curse words.ZIZO's "D

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  • '1N2D' resumes filming following halt of KBS labor union strike

    June 5, 2014 @ 9:04 pm

    '1N2D' will resume filming earlier than expected on June 6!PD Yoo Ho Jin stated on the 5th, "['1N2D'] will resume filming. All of the six members will attend the filming... The filming will take place near Gyeonggido... We are holding filming last minute. It is not the ideal situation to prepare for '1N2D'."It has been reported that the KBS Labor Union approved KBS President Gil Hwan Young's request to suspend the strike for the time being during

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