There are three 'scene stealers' who boast more attractive acting skills than the main characters. Seo Yi-sook, Cha Chung-hwa and Hwang Young-hee, dubbed 'scene stealers', are some examples, as they keep the flow of the drama going smoothly, but don't miss out on the fun of the show...More
Former "Heart Signal 2" actress Song Da-eun is starring in the new tvN drama "A Night Out".
She takes on the role of Lee Woo-kyeong, the sister of a classic FM radio producer named Lee Woo-cheol (Kim Tae-hoon)...More
Rookie Jin Ho-eun is starring in Playlist's latest, "Twenty-Twenty".
"Twenty-Twenty" depicts the story of a newly twenty-year-old who experiences freedom and responsibility on the way to find his dreams. It is directed by Han Soo-ji, the creator of "A-TEEN", which is also known as the legend of webdramas. Jin Ho-eun tackles the role of a music crew leader named Kang Dae-geun...More
The Golden Line-up for April is set and ready to comfort those who are staying at home.
Social distancing is being practiced in the aftermath of the COVID-19. Spring has come, but the days go by without a moment to enjoy the warm weather. Many people have been 'staying home' and watching not just the TV, but Netflix, YouTube and other media platforms. Hence, each of these platforms have prepared themselves for spring in various ways. The increase of people staying home can be checked as they are replaying popular dramas from the past as well as the latest ones...More
Lee Shin-young received a great deal of attention for his relatively minor role in "Crash Landing on You" and now the rising star seems set to start a career of his own based off of that success...More
The number of dramas with women in the main role is increasing. It's not just about being the main character. The cliché that female characters had has been torn down, as they appear as characters that strive for their own success, and not for a man, and protect their own selves, instead of being protected by a man. Analysts say that human-centered narratives are pushing away the gender dichotomous structure of women and men...More
New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Born Again"...More
While Lee Min-jung is most often remembered as being the wife of major star Lee Byung-hun, the actress is a fairly strong talent in her own right - just on a smaller scale, with a very different kind of programming. So it is that she's making a comeback with the early evening weekend drama "Once Again", where she has been cast in the leading role...More
New stills and first teaser added for the upcoming Korean drama "Fix You"...More
New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Born Again"...More
While the aftermath of COVID-19 has affected the broadcasting and cultural circles, broadcasters are looking to rebound by releasing new dramas starting this spring. Above all, ground-wave broadcasters, which temporarily suspended Monday-Tuesday dramas due to the worsening business conditions, will resume Monday-Tuesday dramas, igniting competition. On the general programming channels, a new drama will be launched in a new time zone, which will make it more competitive, and even cable channels, that have slowed down, will be able to find a variety of materials for viewers...More
Some refuse to remain as child actors. It doesn't matter that they are in their teens. Actors born in the year 2000 who have become main stars in dramas and movies are coming. They have steady acting skills that are nearly as good as grown-up actors and their attitude towards acting makes them 'rising stars'...More
The new weekend drama "Once Again" is a fun and heartwarming drama about the gap between parents and their offspring when it comes to divorce and finding their own true happiness...More
"Forest" bumped up to the top of the box office in its final episode.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" ended with a viewership of...More
On March 18th Jung Woo-sung made an appearance on the KBS talk show 'Dolseung's Chat Time'. During this appearance he spoke frankly about his love life, or lack thereof via various relevant anecdotes...More
Jung So-min expressed her appreciation for a surprise birthday party...More
The KBS drama "Hyena" hit a major milestone recently. The drama hit a record high 12.5% in ratings in its most recent episode on March 14th. But the drama has also had a viral breakout moment online, with a major kiss scene in that episode topping over a million views in just two days on Naver TV...More
Webtoon dramas are in bloom this year. Expectations are high on "Rugal" and "Meow, the Secret Boy" coming this March, on whether they'll bring the originals' imagination to life.
Currently on air, the jTBC drama "Itaewon Class" started with a viewing percentage of 5% and went all the way up to 15%. It has proved that webtoons have a strong fan base with popular content, so they are guaranteed some success when they are dramatized...More
The new KBS 2TV drama "Born Again" released stills of Lee Soo-hyuk, who turned into a detective from the 1980s.
"Born Again" is a mystery romance drama about reincarnation, in which the fate and resurrection of three men and women intertwined in two lives are depicted...More
The ratings for "The Game: Towards Zero" have declined, but the drama has risen to the top position in the charts and wrapped up nicely.
According to Nielsen Korea, episodes 31 and 32 of MBC's "The Game: Towards Zero", which aired on the 12th, rated 2.9% and 3.5%...More
Actress Park Young-rin is starring in the new KBS daily drama "Fatal Promise".
"Fatal Promise" is a fierce revenge melodrama about a girl who is pushed to the edge of a cliff while fighting the unjust and a man who breaks his promise with her and starts a family of his own, reuniting 7 years later...More
Actress Lee Seo-el is joining the new KBS 2TV drama "Born Again" as Baek Sang-ah.
"Born Again" is a mystery romance drama about reincarnation, in which the fate and resurrection of three men and women intertwined in two lives are depicted. In the drama, two men and a woman, who are bound by strong ties in the 1980s, resurrect as they have never been before and recount their love story. Lee Seo-el plays Baek Sang-ah, prosecutor Kim Soo-hyeok's (Lee Soo-hyuk) fiancé...More
"Forest" managed to reclaim its viewership and stay in the throne.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 4.2% - 4.7%...More
Lead actress Jo Soo-min from "Ending Again" has recently appeared in a bnt photospread. The improved profile has been emblematic of Jo Soo-min's increasing prominence. The former child actress reappeared as an adult in the South Korean entertainment industry in "Touch Your Heart" last year playing a high school student. "Ending Again" is her latest lead role...More
Seol In-ah returns with the spring this April.
OUI Entertainment released three cuts of Seol In-ah on its official social media on the 3rd...More
Um Ji-in has been hosting a quiz show about the Korean language on KBS for about a decade. The show enjoys steady popularity and she has gained her own devoted fans over time...More
Actress Kim Ho-jung is starring in the SBS drama "Hyena".
Her agency announced on the 4th that Kim Ho-jung will take on the role Kim Min-joo, the second daughter of Kim Byeong-hoon, a lawyer who founded Kim Byeong-hoon's legal office, the predecessor of Song & Kim and the representative of the legal company...More
Actress Baek Ji-won is starring in the KBS 2TV drama "How to Buy a Friend".
Based on an original webtoon of the same name, "How to Buy a Friend" is about an ordinary high school student named Chan-hong (Lee Shin-young), whose poem unexpectedly gets him into a 'friendship contract' with the legendary teenage fighter Don-hyeok (Shin Seung-ho). The original webtoon received 9.9 in reviews and hit over 16 million views...More
Two kinds of posters for "Once Again" were released.
The new KBS 2TV weekend drama "Once Again" is a fun and heartwarming drama about the gap between parents and their offspring when it comes to divorce and finding their own true happiness...More
"Forest" decreased in viewership, but it's still on top of the box office.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 3.5% - 3.6% on the 5th...More
Actor Jang Ki-yong returns with a rough and lonely charm.
KBS 2TV drama "Born Again" is a mystery romance drama about reincarnation, in which the fate and resurrection of three men and women intertwined in two lives are depicted...More
"Forest" came in first in the ratings among ground-wave dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 4.8% - 4.5% on the 4th...More
The entertainment industry is suffering due to the COVID-19 spread. Major events have been cancelled or postponed and production in contents such as drama and TV shows is experiencing major setbacks. That doesn't mean broadcasting should come to a stop altogether, so the showbiz is anxious.
Production is vulnerable to the virus, because many people come and go on sets and many shows take place in regional areas. Still, many dramas that are being chased by time are going on with the schedule. A production that's coming out with a drama early this year said, "We had to change all the plans. We postponed all outdoor filming and are filming in the sets. Masks and hand sanitizers are being distributed on the sites and temperature checks are being made, but there are still many difficulties. We are considering editing the scripts, even. If even one person gets sick, the productions, broadcast and actors will be tremendously affected"....More
Lee Shin-young has been cast in the leading role for the upcoming drama "How to Buy a Friend". The short drama, which is based on the webtoon of the same title, is set to begin airing on KBS 2TV in the Monday/Tuesday timeslot for four episodes starting on April 6th following the end of "Born Again"...More
Actor Jung Il-woo is starring in a new drama called "Late Snack Man and Woman" (writer Park Seung-hye, PD Song Ji-won) as Park Jin-seong.
Park Jin-seong is the sexy chef of a midnight restaurant. He is good looking with a good physique and loves cooking, making him the 'sexy cooking man'. He is even more attractive because he has a secret no one knows about. Jung Il-woo is apparently changing his looks and using detailed props to look like Park Jin-seong...More
New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Hyena"...More
Korean drama of the week "Producers" (2015)
Directed by Lee Dong-hun, Park Chan-yool, Pyo Min-soo, Seo Soo-min-I, Yoon Seong-ho
Written by Kim Ji-seon, Park Ji-eun
With Cha Tae-hyun, Gong Hyo-jin, Kim Soo-hyun, IU, Park Hyuk-kwon, Kim Jong-kook,...
12 episodes - Fri, Sat 21:15
The drama depicts various anecdotes happening in entertainment department of a broadcasting company...More
KBS 2TV drama "Forest" reached the top of Wednesday - Thursday dramas despite the dwindling viewer ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, the episodes of "Forest" which aired on the 27th rated 4.3% and 4.9% by national household standards...More
Actress Lee Jung-eun is coming back in 'girl-crush' mode with a drama as Cho-yeon, a mysterious character.
The new KBS 2TV drama "Once Again" released stills of Lee Jung-eun on the 27th of February...More
"Forest" ranked No.1 among Wednesday - Thursday dramas, with a rating of about 5%.
According to Nielsen Korea, episodes 17 and 18 of the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" recorded nationwide ratings of 5.2% and 5.8% respectively...More
Actress Kim Si-eun-II is starring in the new SBS drama "Nobody Knows" and Choi Soo-jeong.
"Nobody Knows" is a mystery tracking drama that poses the question, 'Would my life have changed if I had met a good grown-up?' and tells the story of a police officer who wants to protect children who are on the edge. It is led by Kim Seo-hyung, who caused a sensation with "SKY Castle"...More
Actress Baek Ji-won's excellent performance in "Tell Me What You Saw" was exceptionally thrilling.
In the latest episode of the OCN drama "Tell Me What You Saw", Baek Ji-won made a special appearance as a kidnapper named Kim Na-hee. At first she seemed like a gentle lawyer with her own beliefs, but there was a twist, as her character was gravely delusional...More
Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
"Forest" and "Maknam Square" are on standstill because of "Mister Trot".
According to Nielsen Korea, the TV Chosun show "Mister Trot" rated 26.591% and 30.407%...More
Cho Tae-kwan is starring in the film "Ultimate Oppa".
According to C-JeS Entertainment, this Korea - Philippines joint production film is a romance about a Filipino girl named Anya who hopes for true love in Korea...More
Highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
Actress Lee Min-jung is turning into a pediatric hospital physician.
The new KBS 2TV drama 'Once Again" released charming stills of actress Lee Min-jung...More
"Forest" declined in viewership.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 5.5% and 6.2%...More
The new KBS 2TV drama "Born Again" held its first script reading.
"Born Again" is a mystery romance drama about reincarnation, in which the fate and resurrection of three men and women intertwined in two lives are depicted. In the drama, two men and a woman, who are bound by strong ties in the 1980s, resurrect as they have never been before and recount their love story...More
Preview released for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
"Maknam Square" is the highest ranking TV show on Thursday.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS TV show "Tasting Place" rated 5.1%, 6.0% and 7.0% on the 13th...More
New stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
If you're a fan of the dramas, you'd remember them right away. They are So Joo-yeon, Chae Jong-hyeop and Yoo Su-bin from SBS's "Dr. Romantic 2" and "Stove League", and tvN drama "Crash Landing on You". They have been getting some attention thanks to the dramas that are well over the average 15% in viewership, and bring life to the drama department.
So Joo-yeon takes on the role of a medical specialist in emergency medicine, Doctor Yoon Ah-reum in "Dr. Romantic 2". She is responsible for lifting up the mood in a dark environment and she's also in a romantic relationship with Kim Min-jae-I's role of Nurse Park Eun-tak. She's at a point where fans say watching Ah-reum is soothing...More
"Forest" topped the drama ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 6.1% and 7.4%...More
Actor Jang Dong-yoon looks handsome in the February issue of entertainment lifestyle magazine 1st Look.
He pulled off various spring-themed styles in the magazine...More
"Crash Landing on You" Son Ye-jin woke up and reunited with Hyun Bin.
The latest episode of the tvN drama "Crash Landing on You" rated an average of 17.7% for households on paid platforms, incorporating cable, IPTV and satellite, up to a maximum of 19.0%, breaking its record. In particular, the ratings for women in their 40s hit a maximum of 25.9%...More
New photos and main trailer added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
"Mr. Trot" is rewriting general service channel history.
According to Nielsen Korea, the TV Chosun TV show "Mr. Trot" rated 23.15% and 27.463% on paid platforms on the 6th...More
Medical dramas are a thing in 2020. The genre that has gained popularity with its unique sense of urgency and immersion hit the jackpot once again this year.
The SBS drama "Dr. Romantic 2" made a good start on the 6th of January. Breaking the 'follow-up jinx', it kicked off with a high viewership of 14.6% and hit the 20% mark (20.7%) on the 28th. It became the first drama to hit 20% this year and broke its record once again on the 4th of February (20.8%). The power of the drama title, actor Han Suk-kyu's existence in the drama, and Lee Sung-kyung and Ahn Hyo-seop's refreshing participation is causing the drama to follow a rising curve...More
New behind the scenes images added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
What would it be like to have Kim Hye-soo as Geum-ja?
Actress Kim Hye-soo is going to tackle a new version of 'Geum-ja' as Jeong Geum-ja in the SBS drama "Hyena" that begins on the 21st of February...More
"Forest" is seeing the effect of being the only Wednesday - Thursday drama in its timeslot.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 6.2% and 6.9%...More
The new KBS 2TV drama "Fatal Promise" has confirmed casting Park Ha-na and Ko Se-won.
"Fatal Promise" is a fierce revenge melodrama about a girl who is pushed to the edge of a cliff while fighting the unjust and a man who breaks his promise with her and starts a family of his own, reuniting 7 years later...More
"Once Again" has confirmed Kim So-ra as its latest new cast member. The weekend family drama will feature a large ensemble cast trying to find warmth in the awkward atmosphere of divorce...More
New photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
New posters and teaser added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
"Born Again" comes with a solid line-up.
The new KBS 2TV drama "Born Again" is a mystery romance drama about reincarnation, in which the fate and resurrection of three men and women intertwined in two lives are depicted. In the drama, two men and a woman, who are bound by strong ties in the 1980s, resurrect as they have never been before and recount their love story...More
"Forest" and "Mister Trot" are going head to head, but "Mister Trot" took the victory.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest" rated 4.7% and 5.1% on the 30th, which is a decrease from the previous episodes...More
Webtoons will keep trending this year. Webtoons have been favored by many producers in that they have already been verified in terms of their workability and popularity, and have a solid existing hardcore fanbase.
The first webtoon drama this year is the jTBC drama "Itaewon Class" starting on the 31st. "Itaewon Class" has recorded the highest number of paid sales and a cumulative lookup of 220,000 views among Daum webtoons...More
We have two films by actor Kim Kang-woo to look forward to this year.
He recently took on the role of a former detective searching for the truth of his sibling's death in the KBS 2TV drama "Woman of 9.9 Billion"...More
"Forest" is off to a good start.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Forest", which began on the 29th, rated 7.1% and 7.4%...More
Group SF9's Rowoon was featured exclusively on the cover of Dazed.
Rowoon styled basic materials against a backdrop of bright colors. He used props to seem like a mischievous kid, but perfectly pulled off a shirt and jeans look...More
Baek Ji-won completed the line-up for the drama "Once Again".
"Once Again" is a fun and heartwarming KBS 2TV drama about the gap between parents and their offspring when it comes to divorce and finding their own true happiness...More
The New Year brings new anticipated dramas; from top star comebacks to webtoon dramas to dramas with women in the lead.
The return of the stars
Kim Hye-soo and Kim Tae-hee are just some of the few...More
New character teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
With four more episodes to go at the time, the KBS 2TV drama "Woman of 9.9 Billion" actor Kim Kang-woo had an interview.
Through his agency, King Entertainment, the actor delivered the message, "I am grateful to all the cast and the staff of "Woman of 9.9 Billion", as well as the viewers who have shown their support for it. I introduced the drama as a puzzle in the beginning and I hope everyone had fun guessing the twists in the drama"....More
Actress Park Hyun-sook is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "Fix You".
She takes on the role of Oh Hwa-yeong, a nurse who supports doctors and patients in psychiatry and will approach viewers with a usually friendly, but cold-headed when working character...More
SBS has begun splitting up an episode of the Friday / Saturday drama "Stove League" into three parts since the 17th. The baseball-themed drama broke through 10% in just four episodes and that's when the episode-splitting began. Some viewers even mock, "Just divide it into 9 innings like real baseball".
According to the industry, ground-wave broadcasters have been attempting these 'splits' since 2018. The move is aimed at securing advertising revenue, as broadcasters are suffering from deficits. Critics point out that it is virtually no different from a medium advertisement...More
Character teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
Actor Ki Do-hoon is starring in the new KBS weekend drama "Once Again".
"Once Again" is a fun and heartwarming drama about the gap between parents and their offspring when it comes to divorce and finding their own true happiness...More
There are two works waiting for viewers with 'healing romance' amidst dark and tense dramas. They are KBS 2TV's "Forest" and jTBC's "I'll Visit You When the Weather Is Nice".
There have been a number of works in the first half of this year that provide a sense of tension, by tracking down serial killers and digging up social absurdities. First of all, a prophet who sees the moment before his death in "The Game: Towards Zero", in which he delves into the secrets associated with a killer 20 years ago, has a common denominator with OCN's new drama "Tell Me What You Saw", a suspense thriller that tracks a serial killer who was thought dead...More
New stills and script reading photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
The late Jeon Tae-soo has been gone for two years today.
Widely known as Ha Ji-won's brother, Jeon Tae-soo passed away suddenly on the 21st of January in 2018 after he was known to be suffering from depression...More
Rookie actor Jo Hyuk-joon is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "Meow, the Secret Boy".
The exotic-looking actor started his career as a razor commercial model in 2017 and further appeared in several trendy commercials for liquor and cosmetics...More
Actor Lee Seung-gi and his fan club shared some warmth.
It turns out Lee Seung-gi donated 100 million won (about $86,300) to the Shinchon Severance Hospital for the cost of rehabilitation for hospital patients. His fan alliance, AIREN, celebrated his birthday on the 13th and joined in the donation with 10 million won for patients who are undergoing rehabilitation for spinal cord injuries...More
From Park Seo-joon to Kim Soo-hyun, actors born in the year 1988 are taking over dramas this year.
Lee Min-ho, Kim Soo-hyun and Im Si-wan had to take a leave of absence to serve their duties to the country, and there others that filled in the empty spots as 'box office guarantee actors'. They are Park Seo-joon and Jung Hae-in. These two completed their military duties at the early ages of 20 and 21 and debuted as actors. Thanks to that, they were able to focus on their careers as actors without a hiatus, taking over the top positions in the drama industry...More
First poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
Has spring finally come for dramas? 2019 TV dramas faced a crisis. The plummeting viewership made broadcasting agents feel tense and they ended up getting rid of Monday dramas altogether. However, there's a drama that has been knocking on the 20% range continuously and bringing people back to watching TV.
"Dr. Romantic 2", which began on the 6th is highly popular with the viewing percentage of 18.0%. Based in the run-down background of Doldam Hospital, it tells the story of real doctors and stars Han Suk-kyu, Lee Sung-kyung and Ahn Hyo-seop...More
The scaling back of drama production late last year has led to a surprising outcome. Though major networks have tried to cut back on dramas citing low ratings, recent projects have seen dramatic improvements in this area. "When the Camellia Blooms" hit ratings of 23.8% late last year...More
Lee Tae-seok was a trained doctor and musician who spurned a worldly life for the Catholic priesthood to instead minister to people in war-torn Sudan way back in 2001. Lee Tae-seok continued this mission until his death in 2010. Later that year his missionary work was immortalized in the award-winning KBS documentary "Don't Cry for Me Sudan". During his lifetime Lee Tae-seok was also highly decorated for his charitable work...More
Actress Bae Jong-ok appeared on "Happy Together" and analyzed her image.
On the KBS 2TV show "Happy Together" on the 9th, Bae Jong-ok said, "I don't know why the younger actors are afraid of me"....More
Actor Park Young-gyu got quietly married.
His management announced on the 2nd of January that the actor got married on the 25th of December with just close family and friends attending...More
2020 has dawned. Celebrating 'The Year of the White Rat', the entertainment industry is also up for new expectations. Based on K-pop, which leads global trends, there is expectation in growth in various fields such as broadcasting, movies, dramas and performances. Also, attention is drawn to who will be the new face to shine this year and be loved by the public.
Grand Prize winners will be flocking to the home screens in early 2020. Viewers can't wait to see the unrivalled actors that stole the attention at the end-of-the-year award shows...More
Young blood is coming back this 2020 and they are Kim Woo-bin, Kim Soo-hyun and Kang Ha-neul. As they have been seeking new opportunities out of the spaces they've belonged to since their debut, they are determined to meet the new year.
Kim Woo-bin comes back after a 2 year hiatus. He marks the start with the MBC Special documentary "Humanimal". After he was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma in 2017, he has been concentrating on recovering his health and is finally coming back with a 5-episode documentary narration of the life, death and coexistence of humans and animals...More
Script reading photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
The 2020 Year of the Rat has begun. The three ground-wave broadcasting stations are preparing new dramas and here is the line-up for the first half of the year...More
"Woman of 9.9 Billion" remained in first place despite a drop in viewership.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Woman of 9.9 Billion" rated 8.1% and 9.1%. This is less than the previous episodes, which rated 9.5% and 11.6%...More
Actress Park Ye-jin is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" as a head of psychiatry.
"Fix You" is a medical drama that questions the foundation of happiness through psychiatrists and their patients...More
Actress Seol In-ah poses at KBS' year-end drama awards in Seoul on Tuesday...More
At the KBS Drama Awards on December 31st Gong Hyo-jin refused to tie any commitments to winning an award. Her statements were taken during a segment where Jun Hyun-moo in his role as emcee for the ceremony was asking audience members various questions...More
Presented by Jun Hyun-moo and Shin Hye-sun on December 31, 2019, New Year's Eve, we now present to you the winners of the KBS Drama Awards 2019...More
The 2019 KBS Drama Awards - Gents on the red carpet...More
The 2019 KBS Drama Awards - Ladies on the red carpet...More
First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Hyena"...More
Girl group ITZY pose at KBS' year-end music awards in Seoul on Friday...More
In one word, the 2019 MBC drama journey was a 'recession'. That's because only a few dramas made it to the top box office this year.
In order to overcome the crisis, the schedules of the dramas had been changed, but it did not have much effect...More
"Woman of 9.9 Billion" set its own record.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Woman of 9.9 Billion' rated 9.9% and 11.4% on the 25th...More
With the 2019 KBS Drama Awards on the 31st, the network broadcasting awards relay has begun. While this reminds us that the end of the year is nearing, it is also a festival acknowledging those who have worked hard throughout the year and focuses on who the grand prizes will be awarded to. This year, network broadcasters regained their self-esteem by reclaiming the throne of dramas, which was lost to cable and general service channels, as they sought to change the genres and production time of series.
Who will be the ones to top off the year's final festivities? The MBC Drama Awards air this 30th while SBS and KBS will hold their shows on the 31st...More
"VIP" has ended by achieving its highest ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, the final broadcast of SBS's Monday-Tuesday drama "VIP", which aired on December 24th, rated 12.0% and 15.9% nationwide...More
In 2019, the industry had a string of big-screen dramas with huge production costs. However, not all of the blockbuster dramas have been very powerful. "Arthdal Chronicles", which cost more than 50 billion won in production, didn't regenerate, despite broadcasting in three parts, and left a mark on its ego. "Vagabond", which drew attention for its 25 billion won investment plan and outstanding casting, couldn't quite cause a stir, and ended at barely a two-figure viewing percentage. The 'winners' were the ones that completely mesmerized viewers with not just bulk, but scenario, production and performance...More
Which KBS 2TV drama was the most popular this year?
With less than 3 weeks left to the year 2020, we compared and analyzed the results of Korean dramas that broadcast in 2019...More
Actor Song Joong-ki won't be re-signing with Blossom Entertainment.
The agency announced this fact on the 17th.
Song Joong-ki is leaving Blossom Entertainment after 7 years and is going solo for the time being...More
The new KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" announced that Shin Ha-kyun and Jung So-min have both confirmed their leading roles.
"Fix You" is a story of psychiatrists for people who are losing their sanity in a crazy world. Through various episodes, the drama asks questions about where happiness comes from, and sends a warm message of comfort and sympathy to the audience...More
Actress Kim Sun-young is taking over dramas and commercials.
She's at the peak of her career with numerous dramas, movies and commercials headed her way. The actress was chosen to model for Ketotop, and her promotional video has been released on YouTube and Facebook...More
Following a relatively weak year for dramas in 2018, KBS has revived its reputation thanks to a surprisingly strong slate of dramas throughout 2019. While "When the Camellia Blooms" has been an obvious capstone for the year with KBS, the network has done strongly throughout, having at least one high performing drama active in nearly every month of the year...More
KBS Drama Awards 2019 most popular couple Online vote for the 2019/12/31 ceremony...More
KBS Drama Awards 2019 most popular actor Online vote for the 2019/12/31 ceremony...More
KBS Drama Awards 2019 most popular actress Online vote for the 2019/12/31 ceremony...More
KBS Drama Awards 2019 nominees for the 2019/12/31 ceremony...More
The Republic of Korea is the 'republic of dramas'. There are 20 or more dramas airing every week and they can be seen on TV anytime. Some smile and some cry because of them. The 2010s are not an exception. Numerous dramas flickered and numerous more stars were born. The pop culture team of the Munhwa Ilbo selected the 10 best dramas that heated up the 2010-2019 period in terms of ratings, headlines and expert recommendations...More
Kang Ha-neul, known as the "kindness machine" in the Korean entertainment world did another good deed! This time it's for the sick children.
On 4 December, an episode of online fundraising show called "The Quiz" was unveiled with Kang Ha-neulas the celebrity guest. He appeared as Hwang Yong-sik, the character he played in his recently concluded post-military comeback project, TV drama When the Camellia Blooms...More
Content warning: The following text contains mention of suicide.
Family, close friends and agency officials will be watching the send-off.
The late Cha In-ha was found dead by his manager in his house on the 3rd. The police believe his death to be a suicide.
The showbiz is in shock from the news of his sudden death. This is because the late Sulli (Choi Jin-ri, 25) died on the 14th of October and the late Goo Ha-ra died not even a week before his death...More
The sudden death of actor Cha In-ha led to a wave of mourning through the night.
Many can't believe that he was reported dead on the 3rd...More
Many actors deliver laughter, moving moments and wonder in dramas and films. Among others, 2004 is a year that announced the appearance of numerous prominent actors.
My Daily celebrates 15 years with actors who started in the showbiz in 2004 and have come this far alongside of it in the last 15 years...More
The 'womance' chemistry is coming back.
'Womance' is an important element that leads to the success of a drama. JTBC's "Woman of Dignity", SBS's "Secret Mother", MBC's "The Goodbye Has Left" and tvN's "Search: WWW" upped their attractiveness by putting forward the friendship of women's characters and the process of bringing closure to their own conflicts...More
A young man who helped catch a robber at a convenience store is now popular for dressing up as a woman. This is the story of actor Jang Dong-yoon (27).
"I don't want to let Nok-doo go, like my fans", the actor said about the recently ended KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu". He played Nok-doo, who sneaks into a widow village to find out the truth about the stranger that attacked his family, dressed as a woman named Widow Kim. On the other hand, there was a good display of action, too...More
"VIP" broke its own record.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "VIP" rated 8.5% and 11.4% on the 26th...More
SBS has confirmed that next year's drama "Hyena" will begin on February 21st of 2020. The drama deals with high class lawyers for the wealthiest members of society. It stars Kim Hye-soo and Ju Ji-hoon in the leading roles...More
On November 25th Jo Soo-hyang released her closing thoughts about "The Tale of Nokdu" through her agency, Noon Company. Joo Soo-hyang was notable in the drama for playing an action-centered role that required the actress to go through much physical martial arts training. She ultimately leads an effort to rescue the titular Nokdu...More
Former KARA member Goo Ha-ra (28) suddenly passed away. The showbiz is expressing their condolences over this tragic news.
Kahi from After School posted on her Instagram. She said, "Another sun has gone down. We must protect not only our children, but our idols as well. Do not forget that someone is always praying for you. RIP"....More
While all the winners of the Blue Dragon Film Awards were grateful for receiving those honors, Cho Yeo-jeong is in a uniquely beneficial position to the rest of them. In two weeks Cho Yeo-jeong will headline the thriller drama "Woman of 9.9 Billion", and her status as a recent award winner has brought new attention to the project...More
Kang Ha-neul and Ji Chang-wook were just two of many actors who finished their mandatory military service this year. However, they were noteworthy as the first such actors to jump straight into new projects. The gap in performance between the two has been startling. Kang Ha-neul's chosen project, "When the Camellia Blooms" hit ratings of 20.7%, while Ji Chang-wook's drama "Please Melt Me" could only get as high as 3.2%...More
"When the Camellia Blooms" has successfully concluded its run on 21 November 2019 with a happy ending and its highest rating ever of 23.8%.
This heartwarming TV series has become KBS' highest rated drama in 2019 when it comes to viewership ratings after it surpassed "Liver or Die" (22.8%) that aired earlier this year...More
Fresh off a major win at the 40th Blue Dragon Film Awards for her performance in Bong Joon-ho's "Parasite" Cho Yeo-jeong is here to grace the small screen as well, while the always reliable and lovely Kim Kang-woo shines with her. "Woman of 9.9 Billion" has been releasing exciting teaser videos, but it could frankly just show me these posters and I'd follow it to drama-hell...More
"When the Camellia Blooms" has been a major success throughout its ten week run, at times hitting ratings of over twenty percent. So it is that now, with the drama finished, the cast members major and minor are offering their thoughts to fans who have enjoyed the drama throughout its run on KBS...More
The movie "Black Money" has a lot of hidden support. It is a true story about a financial crime scene in which Yang Min-hyeok (Cho Jin-woong), a, outspoken prosecutor, gets into trouble over the suicide of a suspect in charge of his investigation, digs into the inside of the case to get rid of the blame, and faces the true nature of a huge financial scandal.
Actor Teo Yoo, who was praised for his outstanding performance in "Leto" as Victor Choi, took up a big part of "Black Money". He plays the role of Star Funds Korea chairman Steve Jung and is at the center of a financial crime case, but appears shameless without any guilt, leaving a strong impression even though he appears in a single scene...More
There is a line of dramas featuring famous stars and famous productions lined up in 2020.
It's the end of the year, but the drama industry is preparing for next year's dramas. As pre-production becomes increasingly common, there are a number of works that have already been filmed. We take a look at dramas coming in 2020 according to actors, writers, and seasons...More
The ratings success of "When the Camellia Blooms" has spilled over to most of its cast members, as fans ponder over where the drama's many actors will go next. Lead actor Kang Ha-neul has already announced his plans to return to the stage in 'Dream Fairy Tale', where he will play the Clown of Love. The play begins on December 21st and ends on March 1st of 2020...More
"VIP" increased slightly.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "VIP" rated 6.1% and 9.0% on the 19th...More
"VIP" took up first place in viewing percentage.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "VIP" rated 5.9% and 7.8%...More
Kang Ha-neul will be a clown in his next acting project after When the Camellia Blooms.
According to Korean media reports on 15 November, Kang Ha-neul will take up the role of the pure, emotional and romantic Love Clown in theater production Fantasy Tale (literal title)...More
Actor Shin Ha-kyun is starring in the drama "Fix You".
The new KBS 2TV drama "Fix You" is a medical drama that questions the foundation of happiness through psychiatrists and their patients...More
Acting idols are coming out with dramas.
The term 'acting idols' is no longer awkward, as various idol group members turn to acting. Role models or 'good examples' of acting idols are coming out with dramas; Jung Ryeo-won from Shakra, Seo Hyun-jin from M.I.L.K and Oh Yeon-seo from LUV. These actresses who were singers back in the late 1990s and early 2000s are being re-highlighted online, and many are even surprised to find out they were idols. These actresses have settled down as proper actors with their fitting characters and performances, and they are all coming out with new dramas...More
The KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 17.9% - 20%, which is 1.9% higher than the previous episodes.
The drama has been on a constant rise and setting a new record. With three more episodes to go, attention is focused on whether it'll be able to beat the existing record of "Liver or Die" (22.7%)...More
Actress Bae Jong-ok has no limits.
After her official debut as a KBS actress in 1985, Bae Jong-ok has been in and out of numerous dramas, films and theater with various different characters...More
KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu" rated 5.4% - 7.7% on the 12th, which is an increase of 0.8% compared to the previous episodes.
SBS drama "VIP" was pre-empted due to the Premiere 12 Korea VS Taiwan. The baseball commentary rated 7.2%...More
Actor Kim Tae-woo is working hard.
He plays Heo Yoon in the KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu", but he's been the perfect character in everything he appears in lately...More
In "When the Camellias Bloom" the lead character played by Gong Hyo-jin is raising a son. Though not the most critical part of the drama's success, the role has nonetheless allowed child actor Kim Kang-hoon to stand out. The second half of 2019 has been big for Kim Kang-hoon, as he also had notable roles in "Exit - Movie" and "Metamorphosis". Both movies did well at the South Korean box office...More
The KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 15.2% - 18.2%.
The figures dropped by 0.2%, but the average between the two episodes was a rating of 16.7%. Compared to last week, the percentage shows a gap of 1.3%...More
SBS drama "VIP" rated 7.4% - 9.1%.
The ratings increased by 1.1%, setting a new record and constantly climbing up in viewing percentage since the first episode on the 28th of October...More
"VIP" set a record.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "VIP" rated 6.0% - 8.0%. There was an increase of 0.4%...More
Earlier this year there was serious concern among regular network stations that cable dramas would seriously eat into their market share. In recent months such concerns have been less prominent, as conversations are, for the moment, once again dominated by broadcast dramas such as "Extraordinary You" and "The Tale of Nokdu"...More
Upcoming Korean drama "Fix You" added to HanCinema database...More
Actress Kim So-yeon, who was adored for her role in Kang Mi-ri in the KBS 2TV drama "Mother of Mine", was featured in Marie Claire.
Based in the modern and luxurious background of a hotel in Bangkok, Kim So-yeon showed her appeal with various fall items...More
The first actress to meet with the public is Jang Nara. She appears in "VIP" that began on the 28th of October.
"VIP" depicts the stories of a diverse group of people against the backdrop of a department store. Jang Nara is the VIP team manager, Na Jeong-seon, and is expected to appear more charismatic than her existing characters...More
Jang Dong-yoon is the hottest star right now.
Jang Dong-yoon (Jeon Nok-doo) drew attention on himself for being prettier than a girl while being dressed up in the drama "The Tale of Nokdu". The 'dress up' part is decreasing as the drama unfolds, but he's now become more manly with action scenes...More
Actress Park Bo-in is starring in the SBS drama "Hyena".
Her agency announced on the 29th that the actress will be joining the drama as Yoon Hee-jae's (Ju Ji-hoon) right-hand assistant, Kim Sang-mi...More
It's been two years since the late Kim Joo-hyuk left this world.
The 30th of October is the second year anniversary of actor Kim Joo-hyuk's death. He suddenly passed away in an accident where his car flipped in the middle of the road in the streets of Seoul in 2017...More
Jung So-min might star in "Fix You".
Her agency announced on the 28th that she's looking through the new KBS 2TV drama offer but hasn't made any decisions yet...More
Kang Tae-oh and Seo Ji-hoon have brought a new wave in sageuk dramas as two different kings with different styles.
Seo Ji-hoon plays Yi Soo in the jTBC drama "Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency". He is a king who dozes off in the palace, offers to do some hammering and doesn't mind taking his top off. He was an ordinary young man who wanted to live an ordinary life, but on his wedding day, which was supposed to be the happiest day of his life, he was abducted and became king unwillingly...More
All the viewing percentages for Wednesday and Thursday dramas have decreased.
The KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" rated 13.3% - 16.2% on the 24th, which is 0.7% less than the previous episodes...More
Stories of killing, being killed, and looking for the truth to it have become a thing these days. It's a must for dramas. Although thrillers have become a common factor in the general trend of dramas, it is also notable that the plots are mostly based on murder.
One of the most exciting points of the KBS 2TV drama "When the Camellia Blooms" is the identity of serial killer Gga-bul. There are many factors to the popularity of the drama, such as Yong-sik (Kim Ha-neul) and Dong-baek's (Gong Hyo-jin) romance, and the human stories inside the countryside of Ongsan, but 'finding Gga-bul' takes up some space...More
Actress Lee Yeon-I is starring in the film "Cosmos".
"Cosmos" is an independent film, produced by the Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA), about a daughter who wants to go to a cosplay photo shoot going after her father who disappeared with her wig...More
Actor Park Eun-seok is starring in the KBS project "Drama Special - Clean and Polish".
It is a story about two men and women who meet as employees and owners of a special cleaning company trying to find the truth by wiping out the stain of a case that almost got buried through cleaning at a crime scene. Park Eun-seok tackles the role of Do Tae-rang, the only employee of a professional crime-scene cleaning company...More
Actress Oh Yeon-seo promised a new leap with Sidus HQ.
Sidus HQ announced on the 14th that Oh Yeon-seo signed a contract with it and that it will give her unlimited support in an active career...More
"Graceful Family" set another record.
MBN drama "Graceful Family" rated 8.0%, having increased by 1.0% compared to the previous episode and breaking its existing record of 7.3% by 0.7%...More
"When the Camellia Blooms" has been a huge success on South Korean television hitting ratings upward of 14%. Though many factors are responsible for this, a subtler one is the unusual name of its main character. Dong-baek, who is played by Gong Hyo-jin, literally translates as Camellia. But why is the lead character of this aggressive romance named after the flower?...More
Actor Jung Il-woo was featured in the luxury membership magazine 'The Neighbor'. The actor last starred in the drama "Haechi", published a magazine called "Kribbit" and filmed the KBS wildlife documentary project called "Wild Map" on the 3rd of October. Not only that, he also devoted himself to a variety of activities, such as making his third pilgrimage to Santiago in his life and leaving for England for short-term language studies...More
"When the Camellia Blooms" tops the list of the most buzzworthy TV series in Korea!
According to data analyst Good Data Corporation's weekly monitoring report, "When the Camellia Blooms" is the most talked about TV series in news articles, social media, blogs, forums and videos. A total of 25 currently airing and upcoming TV series from September 30 to October 6 were included in this analysis...More
"The Tale of Nokdu" recorded viewer ratings in the class of 7%.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu" rated 5.4% and 7.1%. This is a decrease from the previous episodes, but the highest rating for a drama out of all Monday / Tuesday series...More
"Strangers from Hell" ended with its highest ratings.
The 10th episode of OCN drama "Strangers from Hell", which aired on the 6th, rated 3.9% (Nielsen Korea, nationwide paid subscription standards). This is a 1.5% increase from the previous episode (2.4%)...More