Drama and Movie Nominees Announced for the 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Arts Awards

The 2018 54th Annual Baeksang Awards nominees are out and honestly each year I care a smidge less because I watch less of all the offerings and also the older one gets the less emotionally invested in these show affairs. On the television side which I at least watched more than the K-movies, the Best Drama nominees were led by cable networks tvN with two nominations with Mother and Secret Forest and jTBC got Misty recognized. The final two nods went to KBS dramas Fight My Way and My Golden Life, and honestly all 5 Best Drama nominees could have been cable dramas as notable ones which got left off include Prison Playbook, Women of Dignity, Save Me, and Avengers Social Club. The Best Actor and Actress nominees are all expected and solid choices, but further down the list into supporting and new acting categories I started to shake my head and roll my eyes. Check out the full drama and main movie nominees below. Continue reading

Black and White Dominate the Red Carpet at the 2017 Asia Artist Awards

The 2017 Asia Artist Awards went off without a hitch, other than the usual fashion boredom that is now part and parcel with every Korean red carpet. It’s like the ladies make no effort to be creative or challenging, or … Continue reading

Big Name K-stars Including Lee Seung Gi, Yoona, Suzy, Lee Jun Ki, and Park Shin Hye to Attend 2017 Asia Artist Awards

This is a post solely to prep for this week’s Asia Artist Awards, thank to the star-studded line up that will be making an appearance either to present or to perform. On the acting stars alone it’s worth checking out … Continue reading

Cable K-drama Women of Dignity Gets Over 12% Ratings in Final Episode with New Career Highs for Leads Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah

A huge stupendous congratulations for just concluded jTBC weekend drama Women of Dignity, shattering records and accolades along the way of telling the female life story with renewed energy and vigor. The drama already broke the cable network’s own best … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki Takes Home Daesang at 2016 APAN Star Awards

It’s not exactly awards season yet in K-ent but the chips are falling as expected even for the one-off awards event such as the just held APAN Star Awards sponsored by the Daejeon Drama Festival. The big winner was Descendants … Continue reading