Park Hae Jin Wins the 2020 MBC Drama Award Daesang for Kkondae Intern in Socially Distanced Ceremony

I searched and there are no pictures of the actors and actresses attending the 2020 MBC Drama Awards with their face masks off so kudos for the production really sticking with proper protective gear and social distancing. Everyone even wore gloves too! Too bad they all decided to do only black and white for their outfits, like the fight with color in clothing continues on. The Daesang (Grand Prize) went to Park Hae Jin for Kkondae Intern, his first drama Daesang in any network so congrats but I would have given it to Shin Sung Rok for Kairos but alas the ratings still matters when the network doles out the prizes. MBC doubled up on Top Excellence and Excellence Awards, so there were winners from the Mon-Tues dramas and Wed-Thurs dramas for each category. Some of the pics were eyebrow raising, for example a female lead winning Top Excellence but the male lead only got Excellence, or the female lead not winning anything but the supporting female lead got an award. All in all MBC really didn’t produce any drama that got both ratings and critical acclaim so its onward to next year.

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Song Joong Ki Hosts the 2020 MAMA Awards in Seoul with Many K-acting Stars in Attendance

Aaaaahhhhh this feels nice, a sense of normalcy and nostalgia for how big this awards got in recent years and perhaps a nice slimming down to focus on just the core competencies. The 2020 MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards) went … Continue reading

Things are Pretty Awkward in New Stills and Teaser for When I Was Most Beautiful as Im Soo Hyang Wins the Hearts Brotherly Affections of Ji Soo and Ha Suk Jin

A love triangle involving two family members can’t end well, even if one conveniently dies of a terminal illness at the end and frees up the other two to be together. With Ha Suk Jin being a race car driver, … Continue reading

So Many Throwbacks in Poster and Teaser for MBC Melo Romance When I was Most Beautiful with Im Soo Hyang, Ji Soo, and Ha Suk Jin

It’s going to be telling of your age/generation if you thought upcoming MBC romance When I was Most Beautiful straight up copied a scene from Ghost. Now I’m humming Unchained Melody again, damn you pottery wheel skinskip! I then checked … Continue reading

Melodrama Graceful Family Ends with 8.5% Record Ratings for Small Cable Network MBN, Cast Gets Vietnam Reward Vacation

Congrats to the dark horse hit drama of 2019, small cable network MBN‘s unexpected surprise Graceful Family ended it’s record setting run last week with 8.5% ratings. If you want to know how impressive that is the highest rating for … Continue reading

Park Bo Gum and Park Bo Young Take Home Best Drama Acting Prize at 2017 Seoul Drama Awards

It’s already the 12th annual Seoul Drama Awards, one of the lesser known of the many awards ceremonies Korea comes up with to laud its own creativity and prowess but this time it’s so lackluster to the point I think … Continue reading

2014 KBS Year End Drama Awards

Despite being the perennial prime time ratings loser in 2014, the KBS Drama Awards was heads and tails better than what MBC put on the night before in both fashion, star power, and actually awarding quality acting. Of course not every … Continue reading