jTBC Weekend Drama Sketch with Rain and Lee Dong Gun Premieres to Good Cable Ratings and Even Better Audience Reviews

I heaved big sigh of relief with the weekend premiere of jTBC thriller police drama Sketch, for the fact that both male leads are faves of mine and totally due for a drama that audiences like and reward with ratings. Starring Rain, Lee Dong Gun, and Lee Sun Bin, Sketch was under promoted and even I nearly forgot about its premiere this weekend. Thankfully audiences tuned in as the cable drama brought in 3.254% for episode 1 and went up to 3.682% in episode. This is a win and even better are the reviews that are across the board positive, praising the interesting story and acting of all the leads. While Sketch is getting only half the ratings of its predecessor Pretty Noona Buys Me Food, that drama’s lackluster second half left me slighted soured but Sketch nicely refreshes the viewing palate for a different genre to move on. Continue reading

K-drama Criminal Minds Releases Poster and Holds Press Conference with Lee Jun Ki, Moon Chae Won, and Son Hyun Joo

I’m so used to K-dramas rushing schedules that the press conference to premiere gap has shrunk almost to a day before even so it’s a nice relief to take it slow and see the cast of Criminal Minds meeting the … Continue reading

First Drama Stills for MBC’s Next Wed-Thurs Drama Missing 9 with Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee

Castaways are on deck for MBC‘s entertainment folks stranded on an island drama Missing 9. Starring Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee, he’s the former popular idol singer turned reporter and she’s his stylist, that’s an interesting dynamic since … Continue reading

Missing 9 Finalizes Lead Casting of Jung Kyung Ho and Baek Jin Hee and Readies for Filming

The development route for upcoming MBC drama Missing 9 is convoluted indeed, starting from it’s many title changes. It went from Gaia (mother earth) to Picnic (wut in tha wut?) to settling finally on Missing 9. Given that it’s a … Continue reading