Consider me surprised that TV Chosun sageuk The Grand Prince (Daegun) did so well (on cable) in ratings, becoming the highest rated drama for the cable network’s history since its launch in 2011. Starring Joo Sang Wook, Yoon Shi Yoon, and Jin Se Yeon, the drama got ratings of 2.519% at the premiere all the way up to 5.627% in the final episode. Not bad for being the smallest of all the cable networks in Korea, and kudos to the cast and crew who celebrated the ratings success with a free hugs fan meeting last week.
This week comes news that the two leads Yoon Shi Yoon and Jin Se Yeon may be dating in real life, and I can totally see the other lead Joo Sang Wook who is married and expecting their first child with wife Cha Ye Ryun sitting back with the popcorn lol. According to anonymous staffers on the drama set, the two were acting quite close during filming and would hang out just the two of them during breaks. The two alleged lovebirds have denied the dating rumors through their respective agencies, claiming they are merely friends and close costars. Nothing to see here, folks. Continue reading