Melt Me Softly Turning Into Lowest Rated tvN Sat-Sun Drama in 9 PM Time Slot

I don’t know what went wrong with tvN drama Melt Me Softly but it comes across as a sticky melting ice pop that a viewer can’t find enjoyment with. I loved the premise, two people get cryogentically frozen for 20 years and return to regain their lives and also conveniently fall in love. But I don’t connect with Ji Chang Wook‘s male lead and I don’t like Won Jin Ah‘s female lead, and all the comedic supporting characters in family and work friends are way too much of a caricature to take anything seriously. Six episodes in the rating is in the mid 2% range and turning out to be tvN’s lowest rated 9 pm Sat-Sun drama since Stranger (Secret Forest) launched that time slot. It’s so disappointing, perhaps a different female lead could make her less of a harridan and stronger OTP chemistry could sell this purely on the romance element while everything else falls aside as the garbled filler that it is. Continue reading

2019 Asia Artist Awards Lines Up Top K-stars Yoona, Park Min Young, Ji Chang Wook, Jang Dong Gun, Jung Hae In and More

The Asia Artist Awards started only three years ago in 2016 created by a few cable networks. This year it’s going to be held in Vietnam and announced as the MCs are singer Leeteuk and actress Lim Ji Yeon. The … Continue reading

Kim Nam Gil, Kim Dong Wook, and Jang Nara Win Best Acting Prizes at the 2019 Seoul International Drama Awards

I can’t believe it’s been 14 years now since the then upstart and rather random Seoul International Drama Awards started. The 2019 ceremony was held this week in Seoul, of course, and the winners from the K-drama side was Fiery … Continue reading

After Her Private Life and Kim Jae Wook, Park Min Young Reigns as the K-drama Female Lead Racking Up Successive Chemistry Wins

I’m having a hard time thinking of another K-drama actress with as many romance dramas under belt as Park Min Young AND has also delivered performances that generated strong chemistry with her male lead(s). In some dramas she even sparks … Continue reading