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 Korea, ran a readers poll for the past month from middle of December through middle of January that asked for the favorite K-drama of 2016. With a total of 118,085 votes cast, the winner with nearly half the votes was Legend of the Blue Sea, with 49,293 viewers picking it as most favorite. Coming in close in second place was Descendants of the Sun with 48,801 votes, which tells me that DotS should be top since it aired in early 2016 whereas Legend was still airing during the vote so had the freshness factor. Rounding out the top three was 11,308 votes for Moonlight Drawn by Clouds. Check out the full top 8 list below. Continue reading

China’s Sohu Holds 2nd Golden Kimchee Awards with Moon Lovers and Uncontrollably Fond Picked as Worst K-dramas of 2016

China’s Sohu streaming portal, one of the largest and also the bidding winner in getting exclusive streaming rights to many of the high profile K-dramas of 2016, held a hilarious and pretty on point awards ceremony of its own this … Continue reading

K-media Discusses How Descendants of the Sun is the Only Ratings Success Pre-produced K-drama in 2016

K-media is taking stock of 2016 and the results are not exactly promising for the future of pre-producing K-dramas. What was once a rarity such as the mega budget Legend felt like a norm in 2016 with a slew of … Continue reading