tvN Announces Television Show Successes of 2020 Including Crash Landing on You, Hospital Playlist, and It’s Okay to Not be Okay

Cable network tvN has been dominating for the last decade in producing great content and fans have been clamoring for them to hold their own year end drama awards like the Big Three. This year that’s even less likely to happen but the network did announce how well some of it’s dramas did this year in broadcast and feedback. The highest rated drama was Crash Landing on You hitting 23% AGB in Seoul, and also the drama had the single highest rating moment with 26%. The highest rated variety show was Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village, and we can all thank the bromance, Chajumma, and the great guest stars this season brought in. Hospital Playlist was the drama with the highest ratings in reruns, goes to show the series has staying power. And the drama with the most CPI online commentary and buzz was It’s Okay to Not be Okay. Loved all these shows and it’s no wonder tvN remains my go-to network.

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It’s Okay Not to be Okay and The King: Eternal Monarch Remain Most Watched K-dramas Worldwide on Netflix in 2020 as of December

There is just one more month left to lock in the viewership on Netflix for the shows streaming on the platform and the first year there was tracking on Flixpatrol. I’m hoping a K-drama remains in the top 20 and … Continue reading

Joynews Poll Selects Best K-drama OTP of 2020 as Hyun Bin-Son Ye Jin in Crash Landing on You Followed by Kim Soo Hyun-Seo Ye Ji in It’s Okay to Not be Okay

The Joynews Korea 16th anniversary celebration continues and a second K-drama related poll result is out. It’s the same pool of 200 some entertainment industry professionals sampled as they were asked which drama couple was the best OTP/best chemistry of … Continue reading

When the Camellia Blooms and Crash Landing on You Cast Takes Home Prizes at 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards

The 2020 Seoul International Drama Awards will take place remotely this year due to travel limitations. It’s the 14th year for this ceremony and it awards both Korean dramas and shows around the world. Focusing on the Korean drama winners, … Continue reading

K-ent Discusses Last 4 Year Netflix Success Through K-dramas Culminating in 2020 Global Hits Crash Landing on You, It’s Okay to Not be Okay, and Itaewon Class

An article in K-ent is making waves this weekend and just in time for the finale episodes of It’s Okay to Not be Okay. The article (click here) looks into the Netflix investment and expansion into its K-drama offerings starting … Continue reading

Yang Kyung Won Poses with Song Joong Ki Filming Space Sweeper Movie and Having Best Career Year After Crash Landing on You and Baeksang Nomination

One of the best parts of hit drama Crash Landing on You was the North Korean soldier squad supporting male lead Hyun Bin, and the best of that bunch was by far gruff and proud Yang Kyung Won. He got … Continue reading

US Time Magazine May 2020 Article List 10 Best K-drama Dramas to Watch on Netflix Including Crash Landing on You, Itaewon Class, Kingdom, Mr. Sunshine and More

Even influential US news magazine Time is getting on the K-drama train, and timing is about a good as any for the medium to get broader exposure thanks to “Netflix and Chill” being the sole source of visual entertainment for … Continue reading

K-dramas Crash Landing on You and Kingdom Make the Top 10 List of Most Watched Netflix Streaming Shows During 6-week Coronavirus Shutdown

The US media site Observer clearly was curious along with everyone staying home as to what entertainment is the go-to destination now that movie theaters, concerts, and sporting events are all halted. Television and streaming shows are available and Netflix … Continue reading

2020 Baeksang Award Nominations Out and Popular Dramas Crash Landing on You, The World of the Married, and When the Camellia Blooms Lead Drama Side

The 2020 Baeksang Awards held on June 5, 2020 will take place without an audience for the first time in its history but at least it will take place and be broadcast. The nominations were released today on May 8th … Continue reading

Sliding Scale of When Lead Onscreen Chemistry Saves or Sinks Preposterously Plotted K-dramas

Four episodes into watching K-drama The King: Eternal Monarch and it’s a steady stream of “buh” and “huh” and “snooze…..” The story may be disjointed but there have been way worse written K-dramas that have worked better thanks to the … Continue reading