Kim Eun Sook of Mr. Sunshine and Goblin Fame Prepping New K-drama for March 2020

The superstar is coming back and if anyone doubts this upcoming K-drama isn’t going to do gangbuster ratings needs to swallow the naysayer pill. Screenwriter Kim Eun Sook is prepping her next K-drama, which we all expected of course but now there is concrete confirmation that her next series will air in March 2020. The genre, plot, and even general theme hasn’t been announced yet but she’s been running through diverse plots so anything is possible.

In reverse chronological order of her most recent hits: period patriotic sageuk Mr. Sunshine, fantasy romance Goblin, medical military melodrama Descendants of the Sun, and teen richie rich riff Heirs, and let’s not forget her shooting for the stars with soul-swapping rom-com Secret Garden. She makes anything work AND brings in the top names along with ratings. If she was an investor I would give her all my money and follow her stock picks, just sayin’. Continue reading

Korean Government Poll of Overseas Hallyu Viewers Puts Lee Min Ho, BTS, Mr. Sunshine, and Train to Busan Top of Respective Categories

Consider me surprised and impressed that a poll conducted recently landed an actor currently in military service on the top of the list. South Korean government recently polled 16 overseas country viewers interested in Hallyu on their favorites in the … Continue reading

2016 Year End Dramas Goblin and Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Lead the 2017 Nielson Korea Content Power Rankings for Television Programs

The content power rankings for Korean televisions programs for the entire year of 2017 is out and it’s a quite a feat that the leading show premiered in late 2016 and only aired three weeks into January 2017. tvN‘s fantasy … Continue reading

Famed K-drama Screenwriters Kim Eun Sook and Kim Eun Hee Hold Joint Question-Answer Session in Seoul

If you love screenwriter Kim Eun Hee and/or Kim Eun Sook, the two sat down for a joint question-and-answer session this week in Seoul to share thoughts on their streak of successful K-dramas through the years. First they were asked … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading