Melodrama Graceful Family Ends with 8.5% Record Ratings for Small Cable Network MBN, Cast Gets Vietnam Reward Vacation

Congrats to the dark horse hit drama of 2019, small cable network MBN‘s unexpected surprise Graceful Family ended it’s record setting run last week with 8.5% ratings. If you want to know how impressive that is the highest rating for cable network tvN‘s highly promoted and most expensive drama ever produced Arthdal Chronicles was 7.705% and tvN’s real hit drama of this summer Hotel Del Luna averaged 8.867%. The cost of the entire drama for Graceful Family probably cost what Arthdal spent per episode so that’s why high ratings for low budget dramas is even more profitable, earnings to cost ratio is through the roof. The entire cast and crew including leads Im Soo Hyang, Lee Jang Woo, Baek Jong Ok, and Lee Kyu Han are all going on a reward vacation to Vietnam which sounds like so much fun. MNB has only aired 14 dramas so far so there isn’t a lot to compare Graceful’s success and include some known dramas like Devilish Charm, Rich Man, and Yoon Eun Hye‘s Fluttering Warning. Continue reading

K-ent Reports that IU Spent 3 Days at the Memorial for Good Friend Sulli and Cancelled Promos for Her Own Upcoming Album Release in November

The last major entertainment activity that Sulli participated in prior to her untimely passing was doing a cameo for her very good friend IU‘s summer supernatural drama Hotel Del Luna. That will remain Sulli’s departing work and I’m so happy … Continue reading

Eunjung and Many Female Stars Attend Spring/Summer 2020 Seoul Fashion Week Event

I’ve been disappointed by Korean actress red carpet dressing for years now and seeing the parade at this week’s Seoul Fashion Show for Spring/Summer 2020 confirms that the K-style is just not for me. They go safe with white/black uninspired … Continue reading