• 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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  • '1N2D' filming postponed due to KBS labor union strike

    June 4, 2014 @ 5:00 am

    '1N2D's upcoming filming has been delayed until further notice in light of a KBS labor union strike.  The show's rep stated on June 3, "The filming for KBS 2TV's '1N2D' set for the 7th has been canceled. We are currently in talks to resume filming on the 14th, but if the strike gets extended, filming on the 14th can also be difficult... Although the filming has been postponed, we have enough scenes already filmed [for the upcoming broad

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  • 'Roommate' continues to lose ground in Sunday variety ratings battle

    June 2, 2014 @ 12:59 am

    The Sunday ratings battle for variety shows continues!MBC's 'Real Men' continued to hold the #1 position this week in its timeslot with 12.9% nationwide ratings. SBS's 'Running Man' put up a better showing than last week with 12.1%, closing the gap with MBC. KBS's '1 Night 2 Days' moved down to last place with 10.4%.Earlier in the evening, SBS's 'Roommate' continued its ratings decline with 5.4%, a sharp drop from 6.3% the week before. KBS's 'Sup

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  • 'Gag Concert' pays respect to the Sewol tragedy as they resume broadcast

    May 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am

    The cast of KBS's 'Gag Concert' paid their respects to the victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy as they finally returned to regular broadcast after six weeks of static."The Sewol sinking was an unbelievable accident," Kim Dae Hee said. "All citizens were hurt and the sadness couldn't be put into words. We needed time to mourn together with the people.""At the scene of the accident, there are those who put in superhuman effort from the moment of the

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  • Rapper Mario's 'Damage' deemed unsuitable for broadcast by KBS

    April 30, 2014 @ 5:23 pm

    KBS is at it again with their banning songs and rapper Mario's "Damage" feat. SPICA's Boa is the next song to be deemed unsuitable for broadcast. According to the KBS music review results for the final week of April, KBS approved 116 of the 122 songs released and deemed 6 songs unsuitable for broadcast including Mario's "Damage".The KBS reps explained, "We deemed it unsuitable because of its lyrics, 'Like an idiot (the Korean word 'byu

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