Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and Shining God – netting Best Drama, Best Actor for Gong Yoo, Best Actress for Kim Go Eun, Best Screenplay for Kim Eun Sook, and Best Director nods for the main production team players. While Goblin got the most awards, the pundits think the best chance for the drama to win are in the categories of Best Actor for Gong Yoo and Kim Eun Sook to get her third Best Screenplay trophy after winning for Secret Garden and Lovers in Paris. Other dramas to get multiple nods are Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, W: Two Worlds, Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim, and Another Oh Hae Young. Check out the full nomination list for the drama side and pick who you think should/will win. 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

Park Bo Gum Beats Out Song Joong Ki as Winner of Gallup Poll Korea’s Top Drama Actor of 2016

Wow, I’m rather impressed someone beat Song Joong Ki in this year’s vote for a drama category poll, but then again I don’t think Joong Ki minds in the least when it’s one of his best friends Park Bo Gum. … Continue reading

Broadcasting Hijinks Abound in Latest Teaser for News Station Rom-com Incarnation of Jealousy

Whatever SBS is trying to sell with Incarnation of Jealousy, I totally am buying on the strength of leads Gong Hyo Jin and Jo Jung Seok. This drama definitely looks more wacky than the most recent broadcasting themed drama Producers, … Continue reading

K-stars Walk the VIP Movie Premiere Carpet for Son Ye Jin Film Princess Deokhye

The turnout was a smidge on the less-than-star-studded side for the VIP movie premiere of period film Princess Deokhye, starring Son Ye Jin and Park Hae Il on the life of the last princess of Korea. On the plus side … Continue reading

Incarnation of Jealousy Showcases Different Styles for Leads Gong Hyo Jin, Jo Jung Seok, and Go Kyung Pyo

This is one upcoming K-drama that is filming comparatively under the radar, which is a good thing if the end results blow everyone away because it hasn’t been overly hyped. SBS landed Incarnation of Jealousy after a tug of war … Continue reading

A-list Actresses Gong Hyo Jin and Kim Ha Neul in Direct Competition in Late Summer 2016 K-dramas

It’s A-list actress versus A-list actress in a direct match up now confirmed for late summer 2016. KBS has signed on Kim Ha Neul to headline On the Way to the Airport in its Wed-Thurs time slot, pairing her up … Continue reading