2016 Year End Dramas Goblin and Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Lead the 2017 Nielson Korea Content Power Rankings for Television Programs

The content power rankings for Korean televisions programs for the entire year of 2017 is out and it’s a quite a feat that the leading show premiered in late 2016 and only aired three weeks into January 2017. tvN‘s fantasy drama Goblin from the screenwriter Kim Eun Seok and starring Hallyu superstar Goblin remains the content power ranking number 1 for the entire year of 2017, with no other drama or program about to unseat it in buzz and popularity. Even now the KBS fantasy romance drama Black Knight had to answer questions about any similarities to Goblin with the elements of immortality and multi-life romance. Coming in third is Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim which also aired in late 2016 and led the prime time K-drama ratings for the year if you count that it aired two weeks worth of episodes in early January 2017. This goes to show how weak 2017 shows were, with the remainder of dramas on the list being Defendant, Legend of the Blue Sea (also 2016 end), Chief Kim, Hwarang, Fight My Way, and Missing 9. Continue reading

K-ent Notices Kim Soo Hyun and Jeon Ji Hyun Unable to Repeat You From Another Star Success in Subsequent Projects

It’s impossible to hit a home run in every at bat but base hits are fine until the percentages start to decline precipitously. The stunning depths of the failure of thriller K-movie Real puts Kim Soo Hyun in the position … Continue reading

Legend of the Blue Sea Tops Chosun Daily Readers Poll of Favorite 2016 K-drama

Another poll result has hit the internet waves and this one feels like the readers had their hands on the pulse the entire time. Online newspaper Chosun Daily which despite it’s name is a Chinese publication covering all news in … Continue reading