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 drama Goblin from the screenwriter Kim Eun Seok and starring Hallyu superstar Goblin remains the content power ranking number 1 for the entire year of 2017, with no other drama or program about to unseat it in buzz and popularity. Even now the KBS fantasy romance drama Black Knight had to answer questions about any similarities to Goblin with the elements of immortality and multi-life romance. Coming in third is Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim which also aired in late 2016 and led the prime time K-drama ratings for the year if you count that it aired two weeks worth of episodes in early January 2017. This goes to show how weak 2017 shows were, with the remainder of dramas on the list being Defendant, Legend of the Blue Sea (also 2016 end), Chief Kim, Hwarang, Fight My Way, and Missing 9. Continue reading

K-media Discusses How Descendants of the Sun is the Only Ratings Success Pre-produced K-drama in 2016

K-media is taking stock of 2016 and the results are not exactly promising for the future of pre-producing K-dramas. What was once a rarity such as the mega budget Legend felt like a norm in 2016 with a slew of … Continue reading