Moonlight Drawn by Clouds Retains Top K-drama Influence Ranking for September 2016 Followed by Incarnation of Jealousy

September ended with a buzz less whimper as far as I’m concerned. The summer K-dramas long over, the early fall series are all delivering their respective goods without anything upending expectations set from the premiere episodes to show me that … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Crosses 1 Billion Views in Youku as C-viewers Loving Lee Jun Ki’s Wounded Warrior 4th Prince

The Korean adaptation of Chinese time-traveling romance novel Bu Bu Jing Xin may be an indisputable ratings flop with domestic Korean audiences, with ratings in the 5-6% range, but it’s now also an indisputable runaway success with Chinese online viewing … Continue reading

SBS and KBS Swap Ratings Lead with New Mon-Tues Sageuk Dramas From Last Doctor Drama Showdown

The Korean three major networks swap pole positions all the time with drama ratings but it’s especially funny to see the swap happen in two direct head-to-head showdowns. SBS won the Mon-Tues ratings during the summer with the neurosurgery Doctors, … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Sets Fastest Record by Breaking 300 Million Views in 3 Days on China’s Youku

The disappointing Korean domestic premiere ratings for the first three episodes of K-adaptation of Bu Bu Jing Xin may take a herculean effort on the production team to reverse. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo) is mired in just … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Settles into 3rd Episode with 7.0% Ratings But Breaks 100 Million Views on Youku Streaming in 16 Hours

It’s time to render first opinions after giving the K-version of Bu Bu Jing Xin a three episode premiere week to get the ball rolling. Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo) doesn’t appear to be the potential ratings winner that … Continue reading

Moonlight Drawn by Clouds Jumps in Ratings and Takes the Mon-Tues Lead Over Premiering K-Bu Bu Jing Xin

The showdown of the Mon-Tues sageuks has an out of the gate winner – congrats to KBS youth period drama Moonlight Drawn by Clouds for vaulting in the ratings for episode 3 this Monday and taking the runaway lead against … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Sets a New Record Sale Price to China and Gorgeous Cast Attends Press Conference

Looks like all it took was a K-drama adapted from a popular Chinese source novel for the rumored Chinese entertainment ban on K-ent to be lifted. The K-version of Bu Bu Jing Xin (Startling With Each Step) has just set … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki and IU are Contrasting Darkness and Light in New Stills and Official Full OST MV for K-Bu Bu Jing Xin

There’s always a point-counterpoint in liking aspects of a drama and it looks like the first OST from Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo) is going to be polarizing. I loved the teaser snippet released earlier this week and … Continue reading

K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Releases First Stirring Teaser OST Track “For You” by Baekhyun, Chen, and Xiumin of EXO

This is such cruel teasing by the production of SBS drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo (Bobogyungsim: Ryeo). How can they release such a stirring first OST clip for the Korean adaptation of Bu Bu Jing Xin and not expect … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki, Kang Ha Neul, and Hong Jong Hyun Promote K-Bu Bu Jing Xin on SBS Variety Show Running Man

Three out of six hotties isn’t a bad get for SBS variety show Running Man, especially if it’s three goofy and talented actors who have built up a bromance over the last six months playing onscreen brothers. Moon Lovers: Scarlet … Continue reading

Official Drama Posters for K-Bu Bu Jing Xin Focuses on the Romance Triangle of the Leads

Looks like the full set of drama posters is now complete for the Korean adaptation of well known Chinese time-traveling period novel Bu Bu Jing Xin (Startling with Each Step). Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo will premiere on SBS Mon-Tues … Continue reading