MBC’s new weekend drama “Make a Woman Cry” is off to a great start after its first broadcast achieved 15 percent viewership.
According to the viewer ratings research company Nielsen Korea, the April 18 broadcast of “Make a Woman Cry” recorded a 15 percent viewership rating. Compared to 7.4 percent for the SBS drama “Take Care of My Dad” and 23 percent for KBS 2TV’s “Bluebird’s House,” the rating was a strong showing for the series’ first episode.
Singer ALi lent her voice for the OST track "I Love You, I’m Sorry" for MBC"s "Angry Mom."
The music video of the OST track was already dropped, and at the end of the MV the singer also pays tribute to the victims of Sewol tragedy.
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As expected, EXO’s “Call Me Baby” becomes our new No. 1 song this week, rising three spots from No. 4 last week. “Call Me Baby” swept all the music show rankings and was just 14 points short of perfection despite a very strong challenger. Next week the competition may become even tougher but “Call Me Baby” will be the favorite to repeat on top again. Congratulations to EXO.
There is only one new song in the top 10 and is right below “Call Me Baby.” miss A’s latest hit “Only You” moves up from No. 15 to No. 2 this week. This song is the title track from miss A’s third mini-album “Colors.” It has an addictive hip-hop and trap rhythm. The lyrics describe confident women who are not afraid to express their true feelings towards the guys they like. “Only You” scores 969 points this week. Normally it is more than enough to claim the top spot on our chart but they ran into an extraordinary competition in “Call Me Baby” and still lose by 17 points. The gap should be closer next week and we’ll see if miss A can over take EXO.
Of all the words to describe this person, I can think of many which would be accurate.
Inspirational. Legendary. Resilient.
This person is the talented Tasha, better known as Yoon Mi-rae, and she deserves respect given how she has risen to be one of the top female artists in K-pop despite adversity.
Born Natasha Shanta Reid on May 31, 1981 in Texas, U.S.A., Yoon Mi-rae faced discrimination on account of her mixed heritage: Her mother is Korean and her father is African-American. Her father was a DJ, so her introduction to music came at an early age.
Girl group EXID‘s Hani, who catapulted her band to stardom with her sexy fancam, surprised everyone by saying that she had trouble in the past for not being sexy.
On the April 18 episode of KBS2′s “Entertainment Weekly,” EXID gave an interview.
During the interview, the reporter says to Hani, “I heard that your dance teacher had a lot of trouble with you because you weren’t sexy.” Hani responds, saying, “I had to do all sorts of ridiculous things in the practice room to become sexy. When we were promoting as Dasoni, I practiced hard to become sexy.” Dasoni is a sub-unit of EXID consisting of members Solji and Hani.
His MV reached over 5 million views, and he tweeted, "It hasn"t even been a week since the MV was released, but I passed 5 million views ㅠㅠ In commemoration, I"ll release the secrets to the Hollywood special effects!"
Check out the video above!
Though Chu Sarang is quickly growing up, some things just never change; she is still daddy’s little girl.
On the episode of KBS 2TV’s “Superman Returns” to air on April 19, Sarang and her dad take her cousin Yume around to enjoy her last day in Tokyo.
In the teaser image, Sarang tries to kiss her dad with kimbab in her mouth, as if she wants him to take a bite. Chu Sung Hoon is grinning happily at her goofiness, playing along with her.
The rise of cable television has also marked the increase in freedom of expression for drama creators. Especially paid channels which are not freely available to the public can handle topics which might be considered "morally harmful" for public television networks and therefore be censored more strictly. "Hogu"s Love" is a series which features a lot of major societal taboo topics and combined with tvN"s signature romantic comedy style, it explores them in a refreshing and heartfelt manner.
Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo visited Korea in celebration of their upcoming movie “Avengers 2: Age of Ultron.”
On the episode of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly” aired on April 18, interviews with Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo are revealed.
At the end of the interview, the two actors are given a figure of Lee Soon Shin, a legendary general from the Joseon Dynasty.
Rookie girl group Lovelyz show their cuteness for Blue Mountain.
The girls pose confidently for the popular brand, check out the BTS video below
Singer Kim Tae Woo‘s daughter Ji Yool incited much laughter when she chose pork belly slices over her dad.
On the April 18 episode of SBS’s “Oh! My Baby,” Ji Yool is looking at seafood with her sister and her father when she realizes that neither are anywhere to be seen and that she has lost her father and sister.
Ji Yool sets out to find her family when the meat section catches her eye. She stops in the middle of trying to find her family and then refuses to move away from the pork belly, making the viewers burst out in laughter.
While ZE:A’s Kwanghee has been chosen as the sixth man of “Infinity Challenge,” it seems he may be off to a rough start.
On the episode of “Infinity Challenge” aired on April 18, the original crew vote on who should be the sixth member of their team. The vote is kept to complete secrecy since the members, too, will find out the results through the broadcasted episode. In the end, Kwanghee is elected by three votes.
Poppin’ Hyun Joon confessed his past crush on Lee Hyori.
On the April 18 episode of “Immortal Song,” Poppin’ Hyun Joon appeared and reminisced about the first time he met Lee Hyori, a high school junior at the time.
He says of the unforgettable encounter, “That was the first time I met a woman as beautiful as Lee Hyori.” He unfortunately buys the displeasure of his wife, the traditional Korean musician Park Ae Ri, whose face hardens as time goes on.
Jang Dong Min, who is known for cursing out others as part of his jokes, was on the receiving end this time.
On the first episode of KBS2′s “Look Back at Me” on April 17, Jang Dong Min acted as a one-day manager for Kim Soo Mi.
On the show, Jang Dong Min is taking Kim Soo Mi to her schedules when they stop at a service station. While Kim Soo Mi goes to the bathroom, she instructs, “Buy some ice cream.”
According to his label Jellyfish Entertainment, N will start recording the show as an MC starting on the 25th. He"ll be taking Kim So Hyun and Zico"s place after they left this past episode on the 18th.
As VIXX"s Hongbin is also MCing for SBS MTV"s "The Show", N will be VIXX"s second member to MC for a music show.
On the latest episode of “We Got Married,” Yewon and Super Junior‘s Henry continue their date by heading back to his place so that he can give her a tour and cook her dinner.
While they’re checking out his place, he suggests that she might want to change since she’s wearing a formal dress. She agrees that she’s a little uncomfortable, but says, “I don’t have any clothes though.”
JINUSEAN is finally back after the long 11-year hiatus with the release of new single and MV for "Tell Me One More Time."
The music video of "Tell Me One More Time" was released on April 14th, and as of this writing it already gained more than 1,150,000 views.
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It"s always interesting to learn about cultural differences, and Alberto, best known from "Abnormal Summit", had quite a lot to say about his home country of Italy.
Guest Alberto talked about the cultural differences between men and women and relationships in Italy compared to Korea on the April 17th episode of JTBC"s "Witch Hunt", which is a show known to talk about 19+ rated topics.
Alberto said, "In Italy, there are barely any motels." The MC"s then asked, "Then where do couples make love?" As a side note, in Korea, motels are more often used as a place for couples to get together as opposed to a cheap place to stay while traveling.
Kim Feel uploaded a video teasing his fans for his upcoming music video for "Marry Me."
On the teaser video, Park Soo Jin is showcased as Kim Feel"s bride.
"Marry Me" will be released on April 21st.
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Super Junior invites their Singaporean fans to attend the upcoming "Super Show 6."
"Super Show 6" will be held on May 1st at 3PM at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
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