Joseon Exorcist Leads the Joynews Poll of K-ent Insiders Pick for Worst Drama of 2021 Followed by Penthouse

The counterpart to the Joynews insider poll on the Best Dramas of 2021 is also here, the same group of over 200 K-ent professionals were asked what their pick for Worst Drama of the year was. I was not expecting to see this drama make the list since it aired only 2-episodes before it was yanked but by a Titanic wide margin with 75 votes the number 1 worst drama of 2021 was Joseon Exorcist. Makjang ratings queen Penthouse came in second in the race no one wants to win with 43 votes, and third place went to the mopey high brow Lost with 17 votes. After that it’s like a smattering all around: Marriage Lyrics and Divorce Music got 10 votes, Sisyphus: The Myth and Gentleman and Young Lady each got 7 vote, Hometown and Hospital Playlist 2 and Black Hole and Luca tied with 5 votes each, Nevertheless and Imitation received 4 votes apiece, then the 2 vote getters were Hush, Undercover, You Are My Spring, and Kingdom: Ashin of the North, and finally these dramas all got 1 vote with The Devil Judge, Doom at Your Service, Yumi’s Cells, Sunbae Please Don’t Put on that Lipstick, and My Roommate is a Gumiho. I find the pick of Joseon Exorcist as worst drama probably a knee jerk reaction to all that controversy versus anything related to quality since it only aired 2 episodes but for the ruckus it caused then yeah, it’s pretty darn unparalleled in its badness.

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K-viewers Aghast at KBS Weekend Drama Gentleman and Young Lady with the Male Lead at 27 Meeting Cute with the Female Lead Who is 13 Years Old

I’m sorry but WTF is this? One would not expect newly premiered KBS weekend drama Gentleman and Young Lady to have this type of frankly gross misstep but here we are in 2021 still dealing with really bad set ups. … Continue reading