KBS Premieres Mon-Tues Sageuk Red Single Heart with Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, and Kang Han Na with 6.3% Episode 1 Ratings

The back-to-back-to-back-to-back spate of sageuks in K-ent in 2021 went on a pause after The Red Sleeve Cuff ended, and that was preceded by The King’s Affection, Lovers of the Red Sky, and River Where the Moon Rises. All four had a more youthful bent but now a new darker sageuk is here with KBS premiering Red Single Heart (Bloody Heart) this Monday. The first episode ratings were 6.3% which is an okay start, but as The Red Sleeve Cuff which got 5.7% first episode ratings and ended with 17% shows is that quality will still bring in viewers. Red Single Heart looks really bleak though and it may suit true sageuk aficionados but may lack in more lighthearted cute moments so watch at your election as Lee Joon goes up against veteran Jang Hyuk with Kang Han Na bringing the lady side gravitas.

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Lee Jun Ki, Jang Hyuk, Lee Seung Gi Part of Fantastic Line Up of Korean Stars in Third Release of the Korean Actors 200 List

Another release is here from the Korean Actors 200 list, with the website continuing to do a great job of teasing the next release and then dropping just stunning pictures of the actors and actresses in each batch. This third … Continue reading

Who Are K-dramas Best Ugly Criers – Past, Present, and Future

Kisses and tears are two of the more memorable aspects of K-dramas because the early Hallyu dramas piled on romance and misery in equally measure to create the world of K-drama melodramas as we know it. Over the years the … Continue reading

The 2018 54th Baeksang Arts Awards Rolls Out the Fashion Red Carpet for Top K-stars

The fashion do’s and don’ts remain my favorite past time for awards shows, mostly because I can’t bother to care about winners that sometimes feel arbitrary or tied to popularity. The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards took place Thursday … Continue reading