Sunday, September 09, 2007

[The Chosun Ilbo, September 7 2007] Korean Soaps in Crisis

Korean soaps, once at the crest of the Korean Wave all across East Asia, are facing a crisis.

The pay scale of stars is going through the roof, with production firms complaining they are on the verge of going bust. More seriously still, there are signs that overseas demand is dropping while domestic viewers are turning their backs.

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