L and Kwon Nara Considering Sageuk Drama New Royal Secret Inspector

A new sageuk K-drama is in the works and the production is in talks with two young leads. L (Kim Myung Soo) and Kwon Nara are being courted for the drama New Royal Secret Inspector, with him coming off one of the lowest rated K-dramas with Meow: The Secret Boy and her coming off one of the highest cable rated dramas in Itaewon Class. It is sorta unfair that male actors don’t really need big hits to get leading lady status and rarely are dinged for low rated projects but the ladies are always elevated only when they have a hit under their belt and need to really maintain a string of successful projects to stay on the radar. Kwon Nara has been the female lead before and both her and L have worked hard to transition from idol to actor so a sageuk drama sounds like a really smart choice. The drama is slated for end of 2020 airing.

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KBS Wed-Thurs Drama Welcome with L and Shin Ye Eun Becomes Lowest Single Episode Rating Ever for Primetime Big Three Network at 0.9%

It’s kinda telling that the three lowest rating single episode ratings for a Big Three network K-drama are all with KBS. There may be a new champion in highest rated cable drama soon if The World of the Married continues … Continue reading

Asia Artist Awards 2018 Delivers True Popularity Contest Winners and Typical K-fashion Styles

The Asia Artist Awards are the true purveyors of a popularity contest and if it wasn’t for actors and actresses getting random awards along with the idol and pop stars I’d probably not cover it. This year the highlight was … Continue reading

jTBC Wins the New Cable Premieres at Miss Hammurabi Doubles the Ratings of tvN Drama About Time

The viewers have spoken and its a resounding ratings and feedback win for jTBC legal drama Miss Hammurabi which premiered this Monday opposite fellow new cable arrival About Time on tvN. Miss Hammurabi brought in nearly double the ratings of … Continue reading