Baeksang Awards 2022 Voting Results are Out with Squid Game the Unanimous Pick for Daesang and Competition Fierce in the Male Lead Category with Junho Victorious

Oh I love seeing how the cheese is made! This also gives more legitimacy so here goes – the 2022 Baeksang Awards was last Friday and the judges have announced how the voting went. I’m only covering the television side, and the Daesang there went to the Netflix drama Squid Game and after the first round of voting in the second round it unanimous and decided easily. After that from the remaining dramas, it was also unanimous that the Best Drama would go to D.P. The tightest voting was in the Best Actor category which went to the final round where the three finalist votes went Junho (4), Lee Jung Jae (2), and Kim Nam Gil (1). In the Best Actress category, the final votes were Kim Tae Ri (5), Kim Hye Soo (1), and Han So Hee (1). Another big winner was Koo Kyo Hwan who took Best New Actor with unanimous votes from the first round while Best New Actress was a tight race with Kim Hye Jin (4) over Lee Yoo Mi (3), and I’m surprised to see Jung Ho Yeon with no votes since she trended the highest in Squid Game. Alrighty, here’s your vote breakdown so have fun noodling over why.

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Junho, Kim Tae Ri, Squid Game, and D.P. are the Big Television Side Winners at the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards

The annual Baeksang Arts Awards was held this Friday night in Seoul and the 2022 edition totally dropped some surprises and some expected wins. In a first, the winner of the Popularity Awards Junho and Kim Tae Ri also won … Continue reading

Junho Handily Wins the Voting for the 2022 Baeksang Popularity Award while Kim Tae Ri Narrowly Beats Lee Se Young to Upset The Red Sleeve Cuff Reunion

The Baeksang Awards has a dedicated Popularity Award for Male and Female Star and it’s a free for all among every single nominee in any category. That means the best song nominee is competing with the movie category nominee with … Continue reading

Veteran Top Actor Lee Seo Jin Says in New Interview that He Passes the Mantle of Iconic Drama King Jeongjo to Junho Now After The Red Sleeve Cuff

Wow, what a wonderful mentoring and magnanimous thing to say, but so true that as time passes whatever is THE BEST will be supplanted in ways that show growth and evolution. Top actor Lee Seo Jin came back to drama … Continue reading

The Cast of The Red Sleeve Cuff Led by Junho and Lee Se Young to Film One-off MBC Variety Program Airing During Lunar New Year 2022

Those still missing the talented cuties in MBC sageuk The Red Sleeve Cuff will have a treat coming up, the network has re-assembled the cast for a one-episode variety program to film this month on January 20th. It’s a talk … Continue reading

Namgoong Min Takes Home the Daesang at the 2021 MBC Drama Awards for The Veil and the Cast of The Red Sleeve Cuff Wins Big Across Multiple Categories

The first of the three network drama awards was the 2021 MBC Drama Awards which was less about the depth and breadth of offerings (slim pickings this year) but about the veteran versus the youngster for Daesang. It was a … Continue reading

Namgoong Min’s Likely Daesang at the MBC 2021 Year End Drama Awards Now in Question After Junho’s Performance in The Red Sleeve Cuff Gains Momentum

I think this will be interesting to see who ends up winning, but then again MBC is also known for sharing the Daesang in the past. The discussion for the 2021 Year End Drama awards for MBC was always Namgoong … Continue reading