Kim Soo Hyun and Go Doo Shim Split the Daesang at the 2015 KBS Drama Awards

Just because KBS is the ratings pits all year doesn’t mean it can’t throw a fun awards party and reward the acting talent that has attempted to infuse some excitement and life into the network’s drama. Things were going swimmingly at the 2015 KBS Drama Awards until the biggest award of the night, whereby KBS manage to split the baby and piss off K-netizens who love seniority respect and dislike overly awarding someone. The Daesang went to both veteran actress Go Doo Shim (for two dramas on KBS) and Kim Soo Hyun for Producer (in which he was but one lead among four co-leads).

It’s probably not as absurd as when MBC split the Daesang between Kim Myung Min and Song Seung Heon way back when (still a riot whenever I think about it), but ultimately Kim Soo Hyun’s wonderfully sincere and solid performance in Producer was simply not Daesang worthy however one slices it. Oh well, at least there was more fun fashion to gaze upon, and seeing Kim Soo Hyun and Cha Tae Hyun win one of the Best Couple Awards of the night and flirting with each other. It could have been worse, right? Continue reading

Oh My Ghost Readies for Friday Premiere and Looks Funny and Soulful in Long Preview

I’m quite looking forward to upcoming tvN Fri-Sat night spiritual possession romantic comedy Oh My Ghost. It’s the first horror-tinged K-drama this year and airing a bit earlier than the usual lunar new year 8th month of ghost month, which usually falls … Continue reading

Jo In Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2014 APAN Star Awards

I posted two weeks ago about the nominees for the 2014 APAN Star Awards and how some choices were pretty legit while others strangely unfathomable. Pretty much the usual when it comes to acting awards in Korean drama entertainment. Last … Continue reading

Discovery of Love Releases Funny and Engaging Long Preview at Drama Press Conference

You would think with a string of disappointing Mon-Tues K-dramas from KBS I would be supremely reluctant to get excited about the upcoming Discovery of Love. It follows the disaster that was Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers), memorable only for … Continue reading

Discovery of Love Display Full Rom-com Vibe with Hilarious Teaser and Creative Character Posters

It’s such a treat to be dealt an unexpected surprise. There was a teaser for the upcoming KBS Mon-Tues drama Discovery of Love appended to the end of Monday’s episode of Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers) and it was the … Continue reading

First Look at Eric, Jung Yumi, and Sung Joon in the Upcoming Discovery of Romance

KBS is going to stick with the romance genre in the Mon-Tues slot even after Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers) wraps up. On deck is Discovery of Romance with the eclectic but interesting lead cast of Eric, Jung Yumi, Sung Joon, … Continue reading