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
KBS 2TV's "When the Camellia Blooms" has achieved record-breaking ratings and established itself as the No.1 Wednesday-Thursday drama.
According to Nielsen Korea, the drama's episodes which aired on the 3rd rated 10.2% and 12.9% by nationwide household standards...More
"When the Camellia Blooms" has released new stills for supporting actress Yum Hye-ran. Though Yum Hye-ran is forty three years old the stills somewhat surprisingly depict her wearing a school uniform. The scene being referenced is a flashback depicting the past encounters of present day encounters...More
The new KBS entertainment drama "Narae" is building anticipation to continue the tradition of "Producers" and "Go Back Couple".
"Narae" is a satisfying action comedy drama based on taekwondo, which revolves around a former national athlete...More
Will "The Tale of Nokdu" continue its climb?
According to Nielsen Korea, the 3rd and 4th episodes of the Monday-Tuesday KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu", which aired on October 1st, rated 6.5% and 8.3% by nationwide household standards...More
While the drama is far more being finished, "The Tale of Nokdu" has had a strong opening week with its first two nights of programming, having achieved ratings ranging from 6-8%. The last drama to have gotten ratings this high for KBS in the late Monday/Tuesday timeslot was "The Man In My House" back in 2016...More
On September 30th the cast and crew of "The Tale of Nokdu" appeared at a press event in Seoul to talk about the drama. South Korean media was on the scene to document the event, in particular the fetching blue outfit worn by lead actress Kim So-hyun...More
On September 25th Oh Na-ra posted a picture of herself to Instagram with her "9.9 Billion Woman" co-star Lee Ji-hoon-I. The location of the picture is unclear, but it appears to be a shooting location for the drama. The two of them stand out as a surprisingly cute couple despite the sizable age difference between them...More
Actor Song Won-seok is starring in the new MBC weekend drama "No Second Chances", a satisfying drama about the guests at the run-down Nakwon Inn yelling 'there are no second chances in life' and getting back up on their feet.
The coming together of cast members Youn Yuh-jung, Joo Hyun, Han Jin-hee, Oh Ji-ho, Ye Ji-won, Park Se-wan, Kwak Dong-yeon, Park Ah-in, Song Won-seok, Park Joon-geum, Hwang Young-hee, Jung Suk-yong and Go Soo-hee foresees a harmony between them and antipation increases...More
"Welcome 2 Life" failed to break the record in its final episode.
According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "Welcome 2 Life" rated 4.2% - 6.0%, which is 0.1% less than the previous episode...More
The friday-saturday KBS drama is resurrecting.
The first drama for the timeslot is the global taekwondo drama "Narae", a new comical action drama...More
KBS has released a character correlation chart to help keep track of the many people in its latest drama, "When the Camellia Blooms". The design of the chart is simpler and cuter than usual. Much of this has to do with the relatively small core cast and how most of them only have relationships with the lead characters and not each other...More
Kang Ha-neul has long had a career in the South Korean entertainment industry. As a child he appeared with his father on a singing contest show, winning for three straight weeks. As a teenager he appeared in the starring role in a musical about Korean inventor Jang Yeong Sil. From there he moved on to films and dramas...More
Trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special 2019"...More
As Korean TV series "When the Camellia Blooms" starts its first broadcast in its native land at 10pm on 18 September, the rest of the world will be able to view it on the same day exclusively on Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment provider...More
Trailer released for the upcoming Korean drama "Drama Special 2019"...More
Actresses Kim Sun-ah, Gong Hyo-jin and Suzy are appearing in ground-wave dramas this September.
Kim Sun-ah is coming back with the new SBS drama "Secret Boutique". It's a lady noir about women who battle to become the head of the DEO company and the gate to the development of an international city...More
The sports casual brand All For You has started advertising for its fall and winter collections, and has taken the somewhat novel approach of using actors Kim So-yeon and Lee Sang-woo as models. The two are also married in real life...More
First part of the KBS 4-episode documentary titled "Journey on Foot", Kim Han-seok's (who also organized the project plan) "Goodbye My Girlhood" focuses on Wang-mo, a girl in Ladakh, India and her Pad Yatra, a harsh pilgrimage trip a number of people take walking 200 km in 17 days, in extremely harsh conditions at an altitude of 5,200m. The series won the 2018 Korean Broadcasting Awards for Best Television Documentary...More
Seo Hyun-chuol is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "9.9 Billion Woman" as Oh Dae-yong. "9.9 Billion Woman" is centered around Jeong Seo-yeon (Jo Yeo-jung), who discovers a very large amount of money, and Kang Tae-woo (Kim Kang-woo), who finds out about Jeong Seo-yeon while digging for the truth of his sister's death...More
The short drama festival continues this year. The broadcasting time and lineup of "Drama Special 2019", a product by the only Korean broadcasting company that has consistently continued the thread of short dramas, have been confirmed.
KBS officially announced that a total of 10 short dramas starting with "Drama Special - Space House" on the 27th at 11PM will be broadcast on KBS2...More
"Justice" ended with favorable reviews.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Justice" rated 3.4% and 6.3%...More
The Hong Sisters have proved their reputation once again with the tvN drama "Hotel Del Luna" after numerous hit dramas such as KBS 2TV's "Sassy Girl, Chun-hyang", SBS's "My Girl", MBC's "Fantastic Couple", KBS 2TV's "Hong Gil Dong", SBS's "You're Beautiful", SBS's "My Girlfriend is a Gumiho", MBC's "The Greatest Love", KBS 2TV's "Big", SBS's "Master's Sun", MBC's "Warm and Cozy" and tvN's "A Korean Odyssey".
Above all, the Hong Sisters have continuously come up with fantasy dramas, with the start of "My Girlfriend is a Gumiho", then "Master's Sun", and "A Korean Odyssey" and finally their accumulated capability was in full swing with "Hotel Del Luna"...More
"Justice" set a record.
According to Nielsen Korea, the episodes of the KBS 2TV drama "Justice" on the 4th rated 5.8% - 7.0%. It increased by 0.8% since the previous episodes...More
While making dramas of popular webtoons has become a trend, a series of original webtoon dramas that are as unique as they are different are coming to the home screens.
OCN, which is focusing on thriller and genre dramas, recently released a webtoon drama called "Strangers from Hell" on the 31st of August. Written by Kim Yong-ki, "Strangers from Hell" is a popular series which started on Naver Challenge Webtoons in 2017 and started officially publishing on Naver Webtoons in March of the following year. The first episode got off to a good start with an average viewership rating of 3.8% (based on Nielsen Korea's paid platform)...More
Upcoming Korean drama "Welcome" added to HanCinema database...More
"Doctor Prisoner" received an Excellence Award at the latest Seoul International Drama Awards. This marks five straight years that KBS has had a drama recognized in either the Top Excellence or Excellence Awards over the past four years, giving it the best record of the major networks with dramas...More
"Justice" took the ratings throne.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Justice" rated 6% and 6.4%...More
"Sinkhole" is a comedy film about someone's house, that took 11 years to obtain, going down a sinkhole in a minute.
Nam Da-reum plays Seung-tae, a young man who's not very close with his father, but is very considerate. In the role of his father, Jeong Man-soo, who struggles day and night to raise his son, is actor Cha Seung-won...More
On August 26th Jo Yeo-jung's agency, High Entertainment, confirmed that Jo Yeo-jung will appear as the lead in the upcoming KBS drama "9.9 Billion Woman". She will be playing the title character, Jeong Seo-yeon, who comes into possession of 99 billion won and prepares to use it to find happiness, as well as an escape from her abusive father...More
Actor Kim Myung-soo (L) is taking on a role in the KBS 2TV drama "Welcome", which comes out in 2020.
Gil Pictures announced, "Kim Myung-soo is starring in a new KBS 2TV drama which is currently in the process of casting others"....More
Actress Han Bo-reum chose "Go Back Couple" as her most memorable piece of work.
She played Yoon Bo-reum, a single aerobics instructor with a hot temper in the 2017 KBS 2TV drama "Go Back Couple", which is about a married couple that regrets getting married...More
"Mother of Mine" has gone through a slight increase in the ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, episodes 87 and 88 of KBS 2TV's "Mother of Mine" rated 27.8% and 33.5% based on national household standards...More
"Little Forest" decreased in viewing percentage.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS TV show "Little Forest" rated 3.5% and 5%. It is more than 1% lower than the last week's episode of 5.1% and 6.8%...More
More context behind Kim Si-hoo's character in "I Wanna Hear Your Song" has been unveiled. While he had always been identified in official materials as the younger brother of Yeon Woo-jin's character Jang Yoon, he now has a full name - Kim I-an...More
The production of "Hyena" is not playing around, and while viewers will not get to enjoy Song Hye-kyo's return just yet following the actor's rejection of the offer, Kim Hye-soo is currently up for the role alongside Ju Ji-hoon...More
Shin Sung-rok is relieved, but sad "Perfume" is over.
Shin Sung-rok starred in the KBS 2TV drama "Perfume", which ended on the 23rd. The drama is a fantasy romance drama about an ill genius designer and a suspicious fashion model back from hell...More
The drama department is blooming with actors in their 30s.
Lee Sang-yeob, Oh Chang-suk and Lee Joon-hyuk, whose appearances stood out since their debut, have settled as leading actors of dramas with increased experience and popularity over the years...More
"Mother of Mine" broke through 30% once again.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Mother of Mine" rated 26.9% and 31.6%, which is much higher than the 24.2% and 29.5% recorded on the previous episodes...More
Wednesday / Thursday dramas are not really hitting the mark.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Justice" rated 5.5% and 6.3%...More
New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Perfume"...More
One common thing KBS 2TV's "Justice", OCN's "Strangers from Hell" and other dramas that are on air or are due to start soon have in common is that they are based on webtoons or novels. There have been other dramas based on webtoons and novels, but it has become more common nowadays.
This is because South Korean platforms such as Netflix and other foreign over-the-top media service (OTT) companies are speeding up efforts to secure contents. In addition to Netflix, HBO Max, NBC Universal, and Disney announced their own OTT services. As production of new dramas has become more active, Korean contents companies have increased opportunities to enter the market. "As the number of dramas produced increases, demand for successful content has also increased", said Ha Jae-geun, a pop culture critic...More
"Perfume" ended with a slight decrease in percentage.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" rated 4.6% and 5.9%...More
Actor Namgoong Min is considering "Stove League".
935 Entertainment announced on the 19th that the actor is not confirmed for the role, but is reviewing his offer...More
New stills and behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Perfume"...More
The KBS2 Entertainment news program Entertainment Weekly has revealed messages sent to Kang Ji-hwan's victims. The messages appear to be from Kang Ji-hwan's company, and warn of negative consequences as the Kang Ji-hwan story becomes familiar in the press...More
Press conference photos added for the Korean drama "Justice"...More
Actress Song Hye-kyo seems to be doing alright after the divorce, and she's even moved to a new place.
On the 17th, E-Daily reported that Song Hye-kyo moved to Hannam-dong in Yongsan, Seoul...More
Horror dramas are creeping back now that it's summer.
While the horror genre becomes popular during the summer every year, this year a new kind of horror is coming to home screens. The usual ghosts and the unusual devils will be spreading goose bumps all around this year...More
Actress UEE is settling in King Entertainment.
King Entertainment announced this news on the 5th...More
Highlight video released for the upcoming Korean drama "Justice"...More
On July 13th Jung Woo-sung discussed on Instagram how constant rains and flooding over the past two weeks in Bangladesh are still affecting some 24,000 Rohingya refugees in the area...More
Upcoming mystery rom-com drama "I Wanna Hear Your Song" is making one cutesy entrance, wooing yours truly with fluffy sheep and a fresh and unconventional start to this oddball romance. The newly released posters as well as the previously released teaser are simple and all charm...More
"One Spring Night" set a record.
According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "One Spring Night" rated 7.4% - 9.5%, which is 1.5% more than the previous episode. It was the last episode that set the record...More
Korean actor Kang Ha-neul will leave current management agency, SEM Company.
According to Korean media outlet joynews24, Kang will not be renewing his contract with SEM Company. He will establish a one-man agency instead...More
Following news of Lee Yeol-eum leading the performers of 'Law of the Jungle' in eating endangered clams, many have wondered how likely she is to face prison time for her actions. Under Thai law eating endangered claims can catch a penalty of up to five years in prison. On July 9th reporter Jang Yong-jin appeared on the KBS radio program 'Kim is the Best' to discuss likely outcomes...More
Script reading photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Justice"...More
Dramas with a variety in subject matter are filling up the small screen. It's even more fun watching the actors' performances. Among other things, the performances of actresses who have returned from a long hiatus stand out.
Kim Ha-neul from jTBC's "The Wind Blows", Jeon Hye-jin-II from tvN's "Search: WWW" and Cha Ye-ryun from the KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" all share the common factor of being working moms. They have all found places in the dramas as key figures and opened a second chapter of their acting careers...More
New behind the scenes images added for the Korean drama "Perfume"...More
While overall drama viewership is down, some individual titles are bucking the trend and proving to be quite popular. At the same time, there is no obvious commonality between these many titles, distorting the drama marketplace. Ambitious big budget productions are being left behind as more offbeat unusual topics attract stronger interest...More
Actress Lee Seo-an is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "Justice".
"Justice" is a social thriller about Lee Tae-kyeong (Choi Jin-hyuk), a corrupt lawyer who has joined hands with the devil for revenge, Song Woo-yong (Son Hyun-joo), a man who chose to become evil for the sake of his family, and reveals the dark underbelly of Korea's VVIPs...More
Actress Lee Soo-kyung was featured on the covers of the July issue of Woman Sense under the title, 'Lee Soo-kyung's Summer'.
Monthly magazine Woman Sense revealed an interview with the actress. Pictures are of her looking so refreshing as she poses in various outfits...More
The competition is about to get fierce with Wednesday / Thursday dramas. MBC drama "One Spring Night" and KBS2 drama "Angel's Last Mission: Love" are struggling for first place at the moment, but dramas of various genres are making a grand entrance this July.
First is the new KBS2 drama "Justice" starting this 17th. "Justice" is a social thriller about Lee Tae-kyeong (Choi Jin-hyuk), a corrupt lawyer who has joined hands with the devil for revenge, Song Woo-yong (Son Hyun-joo), a man who chose to become evil for the sake of his family, and reveals the dark underbelly of Korea's VVIPs...More
Reports from persons connected to "The Tale of Nokdu" have confirmed that as of July 4th, the drama has been suspended in response to Jeon Mi-sun's death. The drama is expected to begin shooting soon, but is currently behind schedule, as the production team is still grieving Jeon Mi-sun...More
Ground wave dramas all showed a drop in viewing percentage.
MBC drama "One Spring Night" rated 5.5% - 7.8% on the 3rd, which is 0.2% lower than the previous day...More
Character teasers released for the upcoming Korean drama "Justice"...More
Actress Jeon Mi-sun was found dead in an apparent suicide at a hotel in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province on Saturday. She was 48...More
Content warning: The following text handles topics of depression and suspected suicide.
The showbiz is in mourning. Fellow actors and actresses who have known the deceased and her fans can't hide their sorrows.
The late Jeon Mi-sun's funeral has been arranged at the Seoul Asan Hospital on the 30th of June at 11AM. Visitors have been paying their respects, and according to the bereaved family, reporters are nowhere near the funeral room in the basement...More
The viewing percentage of "Mother of Mine" climbed up once again.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV weekend drama "Mother of Mine" rated 26.4% and 32.7% on the 30th of June...More
While accepting the best KBS acting award in 2016 Song Joong-ki described Song Hye-kyo as his most beautiful and lovely partner deserving of all honors. Song Hye-kyo responded in kind during her acceptance speech. There was more to their kind words then than just professional respect...More
New teaser and poster added for the upcoming Korean drama "Justice"...More
New stills and midpoint press conference photos added for the Korean drama "Perfume"...More
Standard work contracts will also be introduced to drama production sites.
The National Union of Media Workers announced on the 20th that a four-way joint consultative body consisting of the three ground-wave broadcasters, KBS, MBC, and SBS, the media union, the Korean Drama Producers' Association and the Hope Alliance's Broadcasting Staff Branch has come to a basic agreement on the guidelines for the drama production environment...More
"One Spring Night" went up the charts.
The MBC drama "One Spring Night" rated 5.0% and 8.1% on the 19th. This is 1.1% more than the previous episode. The difference between the first and second half of the drama goes up to 3.2%, but it's the first time the drama's hit the top...More
First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Justice"...More
Script reading shots from "Justice" have been released.
The new KBS 2TV drama "Justice" is a social thriller about a corrupted lawyer named Lee Tae-kyeong (Choi Jin-hyuk) who makes a deal with the Devil for revenge and a man named Song Woo-yong (Son Hyun-joo) who becomes the Devil himself for his family, finding themselves in the middle of a murder and uncovering the truth about the VVIPs in Korea...More
Actress Gong Hyo-jin was featured on the June issue covers of ELLE Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Gong Hyo-jin is wearing high-end jewelry along with a black and beige modern look (Hong Kong) or a pink colored silk blouse (Taiwan) to add elegance...More
Actor Kim Min-kyu-III is changing his name to Ko Gun-han and starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu".
Neos Entertainment announced that Kim Min-kyu-III will be changing his actor name to Ko Gun-han, which means 'to make a healthy and strong life by adjusting and modulating well, and not exceeding anything'...More
KBS 2TV dramas achieve the grand slam by ranking number 1 in viewership.
The warring state of dramas is at its peak. Including ground-wave, general service cable and subscription-based cable channels, there are more than 20 dramas on air at the moment. Amidst all this, KBS miniseries (Mon/Tue and Wed/Thu) have all reached the top of the Box Office (from 2019.6.3 to 2019.6.9). This is significant, because it has been achieved amid fierce competition in the drama market. How did these KBS dramas, which achieved the grand slam with the highest ratings, captivate viewers?...More
"Perfume" is still in the lead.
According to Nielsen Korea, the latest episodes of the KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" rated 5.9% and 6.8%...More
Are you excited see Kang Ha-neul transform into police officer Yong Sik in KBS2 TV series "When the Camellia Blooms"?
A representative from SEM Company, Kang Ha-neul's agency has confirmed that the actor will start shooting his scenes on June 12 (Wednesday). Filming will take place in Seoul...More
It's not an overstatement. The 3 ground wave broadcasting channels, general service cable channels and subscription-based cable channels provide various dramas, but from absolute ratings to the subject matter, no drama can be called a box office hit.
It's been a while since this dark age for drama has begun. It's getting so bad that it is said good scripts and actors are attracted to general service and subscription-based cable channels first...More
Actor Jung Joon-ho is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "The Tale of Nokdu", which is due for broadcast in September this year.
"The Tale of Nokdu", which is based on an original Naver webtoon, is a fun Joseon romantic comedy about Jeon Nok-doo (Jang Dong-yoon), who dresses up as a woman to enter a village of widows, and Dong Dong-joo (Kim So-hyun), a young woman who doesn't want to become a gisaeng...More
"Perfume" came in first place.
The KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" rated 5.4% - 6.6% on the 10th, which is 0.6% lower than the previous episode...More
Interest has been building up about the new KBS2 drama "Perfume". To help keep track of the many characters in the drama, KBS2 has released a character correlation chart. The chart refers only to the names of the characters, and not those of the actors...More
"Perfume" came in first on both Monday and Tuesday.
The KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" rated 6.0% and 7.2%, which increased by 0.8% compared to the previous episodes...More
The word "Perfume" refers to a pleasant fragrance that is applied in sprinkled liquid form, usually to a person. This is fairly straightforward in English, but in the original Korean the drama's title is not a standard Korean word. It's a directly translated English cognate, that is pronounced more like 'peo-pyum' to better accomodate its presence in the Korean alphabet...More
Actors who have mostly been playing bad guys or good guys have expanded their spectrum and no longer draw a line between good and evil.
Kim Jae-wook is a known actor for his roles as the colder guys. He's mostly been that bad-tempered and chic one in dramas like "Coffee Prince", "Bad Guy", "Marry Me, Mary!" and others. Now he has gone rogue. Kim Jae-wook caused a sensation with the role of psychopath Mo Tae-goo in the OCN drama "Voice" and it was said that he had met his life's character for the first time in 10 years. In addition, the actor starred in the OCN drama "The Guest - Drama" as exorcist Choi Yoon and unleashed his charisma...More
Ku Hye-sun is now a member of HB Entertainment, which her husband is also part of.
HB Entertainment announced on the 3rd that it has signed a contract with actress Ku Hye-sun...More
Press conference photos added for the upcoming Korean drama "Perfume"...More
Upcoming Korean drama "Hyena" added to HanCinema database...More
Kang Ha-neul first public appearance after completing military service is in army musical Shinheung Military Academy. This was confirmed by a representative of SEM Company, the actor's agency to kanghaneul.org...More
Actress Cha Joo-young is starring in "Chimera", the 13 billion won (~US$13 Million) drama.
"Chimera" tells the story of three leading characters who dig through secrets of the past 30 years to find a culprit named ' Chimera ' when a series of murders known as the 'Chimera killings' that occurred in 1984 happen again in 2019. Park Hae-soo, Lee Hee-joon and Claudia Kim have confirmed roles in it, and Cha Joo-young joins as one of the key characters...More
Shin Sung-rok and Go Won-hee appear to be 'frozen' in the middle of the night.
The new KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" is a romantic drama about a creatively ill genius designer, a mysterious fashion model back from hell, and the second chance at life given to them...More
"Mother of Mine" has slightly increased in the ratings.
According to the statistics released by Nielsen Korea on the 27th, the KBS 2TV drama "Mother of Mine" rated 25.9% (39th episode) and 32.5% (40th episode) nationwide on the 26th. These figures are 2.5% and 4.3% higher than previously aired episodes 37 and 38 respectively, which had ratings of 23.4% and 28.2%...More
Actress Cha Ye-ryun's photo collection and interview are out.
It is her first photo shoot since she gave birth and she has returned as the goddess of summer with pastel colors...More
While a ratings success so far and the top drama in its timeslot, "Angel's Last Mission: Love" has been criticized for its computer graphics. A scene where the titular angel, played by L, goes underwater after a submerged vehicle has been a particular sore spot for its apparently crude design...More
In an interview Namgoong Min has described "Doctor Prisoner" as being a long journey, and how he had lived his life as the titular doctor for the last seven months ever since he got a hold of the first script. Apparently there have been health consequences to this obsession, as Namgoong Min has also said his weight had gotten down to 62 kilograms...More
Korean actor Kang Ha-neul is confirmed to take part in TV series "When the Camellia Blooms" which is foreseen to premiere on the second half of 2019. This will be the actor's comeback project after his military discharge on May 23...More
New teaser and stills added for the upcoming Korean drama "Perfume"...More
All 3 terrestrial broadcasting stations are abundant with romance dramas this May; from realistic love stories to angels from heaven and robot boyfriends.
One of the most highly anticipated is the MBC drama "One Spring Night" starring Jung Hae-in and produced by Ahn Pan-seok, who both met in "Pretty Sister Who Buys Me Food" last year, with the addition of Han Ji-min. It is an ordinary love story about very ordinary people. Han Ji-min and Jung Hae-in take on the roles of a librarian named Lee Jeong-in and a pharmacist named Yoo Ji-ho to portray lovers completely head over heels for each other. MBC's "One Spring Night" is being moved from 10PM to 9PM...More
Character posters added for the upcoming Korean drama "Perfume"...More
"Mother of Mine" set a record.
The KBS 2TV weekend drama "Mother of Mine" rated 27.4% - 33.1%. This is 4.9% more than the previous episode and a 0.5% increase from the existing record...More
"The Banker" set a record.
According to Nielsen Korea, the MBC drama "The Banker" rated 5.4% - 7.0% which shows a 2.7% increase from the previous episode...More
First teaser released for the upcoming Korean drama "Perfume"...More
Actress Jo Soo-hyun, who attempted to overdose on sleeping pills, is currently in recovery, and she apologized to the public.
Her sources told media on the 10th saying, "She wants to apologize for causing trouble and she's currently in recovery"....More
Idol actresses are drawing attention to themselves. It's not unusual that idols act, but there have been some new faces lately, which means there is a shift in generations. However, many say the earlier idol actresses still have a strong standing position, so it looks like the abundant drama industry is in a warring state.
Hello Venus's Kwon Nara is building a reputation for herself in the KBS 2TV drama "Doctor Prisoner". She made quite an impression in the tvN drama "My Mister" and SBS drama "Your Honor", and now she's a lead actress. There's also Kim Jae-kyung, who's representing the new SBS drama "The Secret Life of My Secretary". She starred in the OCN drama "Life on Mars" and MBC's "Bad Papa" last year, but she's taking a big step this year. Bang Minah is starring in the new SBS drama "Absolute Boyfriend", which begins on the 15th. She proved her value in the 2016 SBS drama "Beautiful Gong Shim", but took a long break, so "Absolute Boyfriend" will be another chance for her to prove her talent...More
"We wish historical dramas revive"
Actor Yoo Dong-geun's speech was quite the issue last year at the KBS Drama Awards. He pleaded for the revival of traditional sageuk dramas by mentioning "Mr. Sunshine", a drama from a different company, which is very exceptional...More
This warm spring, various romantic works are coming our way.
It is true that romances don't have good ratings, but there's always a demand, especially from the younger generation of viewers...More
Shin Sung-rok returns in the new KBS 2TV drama "Perfume" that is starting on the 3rd of June. It is a fantasy romance about a second chance at life given to a man and a woman who had no tomorrow.
Shin Sung-rok plays Seo Yi-do, a world-renowned genius fashion designer who suffers from 52 kinds of phobias and 35 kinds of allergies, but thinks of it as a punishment of a jealous God for challenging the divine realm beyond the human category. The creditable actor, Shin Sung-rok, who puts his own color into every character he plays will prove his potential once again in "Perfume"...More
Actor Kim Kap-soo re-signed with his current agency, Fe Entertainment.
Fe Entertainment announced, "We have signed a second contract with Kim Kap-soo recently based on boundless trust"....More
Plenty of cultural events are being laid on for this year's Children's Day on May 5...More
The power of "Doctor Prisoner" is extraordinary. Despite pre-emption, the drama still came in first place...More
The reshaping has begun.
The days of MBC, KBS and SBS are over. Now it's inevitable facing changes in time for the multi-channel era. It is literally a time of upheaval that requires choice and concentration. The deficit is snowballing and has reached its limit...More
Actress Jo Soo-hyang is starring in her first sageuk drama, "The Tale of Nokdu".
"The Tale of Nokdu", which is based on an original Naver webtoon, is a fun Joseon romantic comedy about Jeon Nok-doo, who dresses up as a woman to enter a village of widows, and Dong Dong-joo, a young woman who doesn't want to become a gisaeng...More
"Haechi" ended in first place.
The final episode of the SBS drama "Haechi" rated 7.1% - 7.4%. The highest viewing record is 8.4% on the 32nd episode...More
On March 29th KBS1 started its new early evening drama "Home for Summer". The drama did well on its first night, earning a 22% overall viewer rating...More
"Haechi" is in the throne.
According to Nielsen Korea, the SBS drama "Haechi" rated 6.9% and 7%. There has been a slight decrease from the previous episodes, but the drama is still in the lead...More
Choi Si-won recently had a photo shoot with props such as cameras, glasses, curtains and cubes to appear like he's on the 'set of a risky brainy game'. He pulled off suits and casuals in his own exclusive ways.
In the following interview, Choi Si-won said, "I adore my character in "My Fellow Citizens". I usually read my scripts very slowly, but I really read through this one on the spot. The drama is made up of all the happiness and sadness a human can feel, so I think many people can relate to it"....More
Lee Sang-woo and Han Ji-hye are meeting again 7 months later.
According to sources, Lee Sang-woo is favorably considering the leading role of Cha Pil-seung in the new MBC drama "Golden Garden". Cha Pil-seung is a homicide detective with good looks and skills. He looks confident, but he carries a childhood trauma...More
Kim So-hyun has a new profile picture.
She posted a picture on her Instagram saying, "2019 profile B-cuts"...More
Hong Jong-hyun talked about the drama he is in.
He is starring in a KBS 2TV drama called "Mother of Mine" as Han Tae-joo, and has become quite popular with the middle aged group. In a recent interview with Herald POP, he said it's interesting to see the attention he has been getting since the drama's premiere...More
"Doctor Prisoner" fell slightly in the ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Doctor Prisoner" rated 12.6% and 14.6%. There has been a 0.1% drop compared to the previous episodes...More
"Haechi" came in first.
According to Nielsen Korea, the 43rd and 44th episodes of the SBS drama "Haechi" rated 7.% and 8.2%...More
"I declare discharge from the military".
Stars who have been serving their duties to the country are almost done. National Service is a compulsory duty every Korean man has to respond to, and the same goes for Hallyu stars. Every year, they put down their duties as stars and concentrate on doing their best for national defense...More
The SBS drama "Haechi" came in first.
According to Nielsen Korea, the episodes of "Haechi" on the 22nd rated 7.3% and 8%...More
Yours truly has had a great time with these weekly pieces, but my (not) superpowers are needed elsewhere on the site. In my last news roundup, at least for now, I bring you the loss and rediscovery of hope through "Angel's Last Mission: Love". Join me for a divine romance and other drama goodies...More
Girl group Ladies' Code member Zuny is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "Justice" as Shim Seon-hee, announced Polaris Entertainment on the 18th.
"Justice" is a novel thriller based on a web-novel by Jang Ho which was once a trend in 2017, and it is about a lawyer named Lee Tae-kyeong (Choi Jin-hyuk), who made a deal with the Devil for revenge, and a man named Song Woo-yong (Son Hyun-joo), who became the Devil himself for his family, ending up in the middle of a case of an actress gone missing, and digging out the hidden truth behind VVIPs in Korea...More
Model and entertainer Kim Jin-kyung is starring in the new KBS 2TV drama "Perfume".
"Perfume" is a fantasy romance about a second chance at life given to a man and a woman who had no tomorrow. Kim Jin-kyung has been cast for the role of Kim Jin-kyeong...More
SBS drama "Haechi" reached the peak of 9.7% with Jung Il-woo raging against Ko Joo-won's mutiny.
According to Nielsen Korea, the latest episodes of "Haechi" on the 16th rated 7.4% and 9.0%. The highest ratings soared to 9.7% at the end...More
Ratings agency Nielsen Korea will announce viewing rates for the past four days.
According to Nielsen, "Viewing data is now back to normal and data can be shared starting the 16th. In the morning, the ratings can be seen through the Arianna System and later reports will be delivered by email...More
The film is inspired by the KBS show in 1983 which aimed to reunite families separated during the Korean War. The early episodes of the show generated huge amounts of interest among the general public (88% of the population watched the early episodes), and the square in front of KBS was thronged with people advertising and looking for lost family members...More
Actress Go Joon-hee threatened to take legal actions against the rumors tying her to former Big Bang member Seungri.
Go Joon-hee's attorney made a press release on the 10th saying, "Ever since news that she quit the drama "Perfume", there have been rumors that Go Joon-hee's withdrawal from the drama is because there is truth behind the rumors about her regarding Seungri. We would like to state once again that it is not true and strong legal action is currently underway against the creators and perpetuators of these rumors"...More
In the wake of the Burning Sun scandal, careers and businesses are collapsing. The controversy that began with an assault at the club Burning Sun shook showbiz. Several celebrities have been reported to be involved with sex crimes and there is evidence of police collusion, which has shocked the public. Not only that, additional charges regarding drugs have been levied; corruption is revealed with ferocity...More
"Haechi" owns the rankings throne of Monday/Tuesday dramas.
According to Nielsen Korea nationwide, the SBS drama "Haechi" rated 7.4% and 8.2%, which is similar to last week...More
Nana has accepted her offer to appear in "Justice". It is now confirmed that Nana will play the role of Yeon-ah, an investigator who was once romantically involved with the lead character. That character, attorney Tae-kyeong, will be played by Choi Jin-hyuk...More
Kim San-ho and Woo Hee Join the new daily evening KBS 1TV drama "Home for Summer", a healing family drama that's beginning on the 29th.
Kim San-ho plays Han Joon-ho's (Kim Sa-kwon) brother and novelist Han Seok-ho, He is loyal to his sister-in-law who took care of his ill father while he was away on National Service and will stand on her side no matter what...More
Actress Go Won-hee had a photo shoot with made her stand out visually.
Three concepts were taken in this photo shoot with BNT...More
The correlation chart of popular weekend drama "Mother of Mine" is drawing the public's attention.
The KBS 2TV weekend drama "Mother of Mine" is a drama about a mother and her three daughters living in today's day and age...More
"Haechi" is far ahead of its competators.
The episodes of the SBS drama "Haechi" rated 7.5% to 8.2%, which shows a decrease of 0.2% from the previous episodes...More
Upcoming Korean drama "Perfume" added to HanCinema database...More
"Doctor Prisoner" ranks first place in Wednesday/Thursday dramas despite ratings decrease.
According to Nielsen Korea nationwide, the KBS 2TV drama "Doctor Prisoner" rated 13.3% and 14.6% on the 4th...More
While many factors can be used to explain the success of "Doctor Prisoner", few are eclectic as Namgoong Min's hair. Searches for Namgoong Min's hairstyle and suit have been trending. Like everything else regarding the drama, this image has been specially crafted around the design of his character, prison doctor Yi-je...More
For all its outrageous oddity, it looks like "The Last Empress" did some good for this drama-world, as actor Shin Sung-rok has landed a lead in upcoming romantic comedy drama "Perfume". The series had also been courting Go Joon-hee for the co-leading role, but the actress sadly had to step down...More
The new KBS 2TV drama "My Fellow Citizens" revealed its highlights. Anticipation rises as the drama deals with a scammer, a cop, a loan shark, and a member of the National Assembly...More
While the Burning Sun scandal causes havoc, dramas are relieving some of the frustration with blows to criminals and wrong-doers...More