Diary of a Prosecutor Premieres with Highest jTBC First Episode Rating Ever with 5.042%

Wow, well everyone was watching how tvN weekend drama Crash Landing With You would get in ratings due to its high profile leads, the week just started off with a true unicorn that is primed to fly higher. jTBC Mon-Tues new arrival Diary of a Prosecutor premiered on Monday to 5.042% ratings, the highest ever first episode ratings for the network. Even more impressive is that the drama was low key in promos, had a great cast but no buzzy names, and deals with the dry-ish topic of the every day working lives of South Korean prosecutors. Starring Lee Seon Kyun and Jung Ryeo Won, these two sure know how to pick dramas and basically if they give it a stamp of approval it’s clearly worthy of watching. Congrats to the cast and crew! Continue reading

Kim Hye Ja and Jung Woo Sung Take Home the Drama and Movie Daesangs at the 2019 Baeksang Arts Award

The 2019 Baeksang Arts Award was actually good for once, the winners moreso than the fashion which remains an uninspiring and safe sea of black and white gowns. Veteran queen Kim Hye Ja deservingly took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) … Continue reading

2018 Seoul Awards Star-studded with Big Winners to My Ahjusshi, Mr. Sunshine, and Along with the Gods

It’s only the 2nd year for the Seoul Awards, sponsored by Sports Seoul, but there must either be great marketing or someone knows all the A-listers because this year’s ceremony was nearly as star-studded as the prestigious Baeksang Awards. The … Continue reading

The 2018 Usual Drama Suspects Lead the Nominations for the 2018 Seoul Awards

I feel like I can start copying and pasting from my last two drama award nomination posts since it’s the same few drama names, actors, and actresses making the list. The 2nd annual Seoul Awards assembled by Sports Seoul released … Continue reading

Popular Dramas and High Profile Stars Like Lee Byung Hun and Son Ye Jin Lead 2018 APAN Star Award Nominations

Following behind the nominations for the Korean Drama Awards come the nominations for the 2018 APAN Star Awards which is on its 6th year now. It’s skewed towards the popular more than elite selection metrics but as always an interesting … Continue reading

My Ahjusshi with Lee Seon Kyun and IU Premieres on tvN Wed-Thurs Following Mother

This drama just caught up to me and without realizing it tvN drama My Ahjusshi premiered this Wednesday on March 21st taking over the time slot from Mother. The drama comes with a critically acclaimed production team of the writer … Continue reading