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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Hospital Playlist and Stove League are Highest Audience Rated 2020 K-dramas on Influential Chinese Review Site Douban

English speaking countries head to Rotten Tomatoes to check out how critics and audience viewers rate movies and shows but in China it’s all about Douban. It’s the most influential and mass aggregated site for viewers to rate shows and … Continue reading

K-streaming Platform TVing Selects Best K-dramas of 2020 as Hospital Playlist in First Half and Start-Up in Second Half

This selection feels like taking a cudgel to to tofu carving but it’s still entertaining to read about. Streaming platform TVing in South Korea is obviously benefiting from the migration from television to online consumption of entertainment programs so they … Continue reading

Joynews Poll Selects Hospital Playlist and The World of the Married as Best Dramas of 2020, The King: Eternal Monarch and Backstreet Rookie Win Worst Dramas

Oooh, I totally forgot that year end is coming (though still two months away) so it’s starting polling season on best/worst lists. Kicking it off is Joynews Korea which held a poll this month to celebrate it’s 16th anniversary. It … Continue reading

The World of the Married Heads into Finale Weekend Riding High on Buzz as Top Searched Drama in First Week of May Followed by Hospital Playlist

It’s finale weekend for record breaking hit cable drama The World of the Married as it heads into the final two episodes 15 and 16 with plenty of buzz and even some last minute scandal with two teen actors in … Continue reading

The World of the Married Continues Online Domination into the 4th Week of April 2020 With Solid Second Place Perch by Hospital Playlist

I remember the first thing I did when I became a K-drama watcher many many many years ago was go online and search Googling. From the casual to the dedicated K-drama viewer, supplementing the watch with additional online gleaned goodies … Continue reading

Answer Me PD’s New tvN Drama Hospital Playlist with Jo Jung Seok, Jung Kyung Ho, and Yoo Yeon Seok Release Poster and Teasers

Are we maybe seeing a resurgence in K-drama excitement along with ratings again. The two years has seen a slew of solid hits all the way to mega blockbusters and maybe the transformation of the industry to welcome joint productions … Continue reading