Jang Geun Seok Provides Coffee Truck to Temperature of Love and More Park Shin Hye Cameo Stills

I continue to follow along to the increasingly morose romantic travails of SBS Mon-Tues drama Temperature of Love. I get why certain viewers loved it from the start and continued to champion the drama even as my initially like turned to dislike fast. But now I really can’t see how viewers are still sticking with the story short of being masochists, and my own reason for checking in is out of morbid curiosity coupled with judicious fast-forwarding.

Another reason for keeping along was Park Shin Hye‘s cameo last week, with new pictures released by her agency below that have her looking beaming and glorious like a ray of sunshine in grey skies. This week it’s Park Shin Hye’s You’re Beautiful costar Jang Geun Seok‘s turn to wander by the drama, off set instead of onscreen. He provided a personal coffee truck to the cast in support of both PD Nam Gun who directed his Royal Gamblers and good friend Kim Jae Wook from their Mary Stayed Out All Night days and both being active in J-ent. Any reason to put the YB cuties into the same post is a major win to me! Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Yoona and Kim Soo Hyun Top the Vlinkage 2016 Most Popular Korean Male and Female Star List in China

After releasing the list of current most popular K-dramas in China, polling site Vlinkage is back with the Top 30 list of most popular Korean male and female stars, respectively. Some are long time regulars on any Korean star popularity … Continue reading

Daebak Off to Mon-Tues Ratings Lead in Close Viewer Battle with Neighborhood Lawyer and Monster

The ratings are for the new batch of Mon-Tues K-dramas and the playing field looks a lot different than the bloodbath going on in the Wed-Thurs slot. Mon-Tues doesn’t have a runaway winner (yet), with the race tight out of … Continue reading

Drama Posters and New Preview for Jackpot Ramp Up the Battle for the Joseon Throne

A long and relatively successful run ended today for the SBS 50-episode sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the ratings leader in the Mon-Tues time slot but never high enough in ratings to bring back the days of yore when serious longs … Continue reading

Daebak Gets English Title The Royal Gambler and Pits Brothers Jang Geun Seok and Yeo Jin Gu Against Each Other

SBS is wrapping up long running Mon-Tues drama Six Flying Dragons next week and the following week will see the premiere of Daebak, which has been officially English titled The Royal Gambler rather than the literal Jackpot. I kinda like … Continue reading