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Posted by LorraineYe AKP STAFF Thursday, November 23, 2017

When K-Pop Graced American TV Screens

1. Fantastic Baby on Glee
Mike, played by Harry Shum Jr. teaches some of the members of New Directions moves to Big Bang's "Fantastic Baby". Later on the show also includes a number where the entire team does PSY's "Gangnam Style". Seems like they love the classic K-Pop hits on Glee!
2. SISTAR on Family Guy
SISTAR's music video for "Touch My Body" made an appearance in Family Guy. We totally agree with Peter when he says, "What is this and how can I make the rest of my life about it?". Family Guy parodied K-Drama as well in another episode later on in the show's seasons.
3. BTOB on America's Next Top Model
Not only did BTOB's "Beep Beep" and "Emergency Couple" make appearances on America's Next Top Model, BTOB themselves made an appearance to judge the contestants' dancing!
4. 2NE1 in a Microsoft Commercial Ad
In 2014, Microsoft decided to use 2NE1's "I Am The Best" to advertise their Surface Pro 3 against Mac laptops. The ad continued to run into 2015 and 2016! Many netizens were amazed to hear the iconic group's song in a commercial!
5. Girls' Generation on Live With Kelly
Girls' Generation performed a rendition of "The Boys" for Live With Kelly. Kelly even did a cute interview with the girls that fans fawned over!
6. Girls' Generation on The David Letterman Show
Girls' Generation also made an appearance on the 'Late Show With David Letterman.' Check out their performance of "The Boys"!
7. PSY on Ellen
Many BTS fans are excited to watch BTS on 'Ellen' but Psy was on the show many years ago. Not only was he on 'Ellen' but he was also on several other American TV shows during his viral "Gangnam Style" days.
8. Jay Park on America's Next Top Model
BTOB weren't the only K-pop celebs on this program. Later on, Jay Park also made an appearance on the show with Ben Baller and James Lee when the program went to South Korea.
9. BTS on American Music Awards
A historical moment, BTS performed on a major American music show. They also went on a TV tour in the States, appearing on 'Ellen' and 'Jimmy Kimmel'.

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