Korean Government Poll of Overseas Hallyu Viewers Puts Lee Min Ho, BTS, Mr. Sunshine, and Train to Busan Top of Respective Categories

Consider me surprised and impressed that a poll conducted recently landed an actor currently in military service on the top of the list. South Korean government recently polled 16 overseas country viewers interested in Hallyu on their favorites in the categories of stars, idols, dramas, and movies. Lee Min Ho was the number 1 pick in the stars category followed by Gong Yoo and Song Hye Kyo tied for second, then Song Joong Ki, and Lee Jong Seok rounds out the top 5. Unsurprising BTS wins the favorite idols list by a wide margin, while Mr. Sunshine is the favorite drama in a tighter field. And last but not least 2016 summer hit Train to Busan remains fresh on the mind as the favorite K-movie among overseas Hallyu fans. Continue reading

After 6 episodes tvN Sat-Sun Drama Romance is a Bonus Book Stays Steady in 4%-5% Ratings with Positive Reviews

K-actor Lee Jong Seok‘s last few dramas were all with leading ladies I really liked with Pinocchio, W: Two Worlds, and While You Were Sleeping, hence my doubled desire to watch those dramas. With his most recent tvN Sat-Sun drama … Continue reading

Lee Jong Seok and Lee Na Young Lead Script Reading Session for tvN Drama How to Publish Love

Since folks seem to have really strong and broad opinions and mismatched drama casting lately, here’s one more that definitely will garner skeptical commentary. The cast for early 2019 airing K-drama How to Publish Love (Romance Supplement or Romance Bonus … Continue reading