Park Hae Jin Wins the 2020 MBC Drama Award Daesang for Kkondae Intern in Socially Distanced Ceremony

I searched and there are no pictures of the actors and actresses attending the 2020 MBC Drama Awards with their face masks off so kudos for the production really sticking with proper protective gear and social distancing. Everyone even wore gloves too! Too bad they all decided to do only black and white for their outfits, like the fight with color in clothing continues on. The Daesang (Grand Prize) went to Park Hae Jin for Kkondae Intern, his first drama Daesang in any network so congrats but I would have given it to Shin Sung Rok for Kairos but alas the ratings still matters when the network doles out the prizes. MBC doubled up on Top Excellence and Excellence Awards, so there were winners from the Mon-Tues dramas and Wed-Thurs dramas for each category. Some of the pics were eyebrow raising, for example a female lead winning Top Excellence but the male lead only got Excellence, or the female lead not winning anything but the supporting female lead got an award. All in all MBC really didn’t produce any drama that got both ratings and critical acclaim so its onward to next year.

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Kim Yoo Jung the First Pick of Netizens for Female Lead of Sageuk Drama Hong Chun Gi with Ahn Hyo Seob by the Writer of The Moon Embraces the Sun

I always felt that Han Ga In was not right for the female lead role in hit sageuk The Moon Embraces the Sun, the age gap with Kim Soo Hyun, her acting limitations (he was acting circles around her), and … Continue reading

Tense Poster and Previews for MBC Next Mon-Tues Drama 365 Repeat the Year with Lee Joon Hyuk and Nam Ji Hyun

MBC still hasn’t found the ratings mojos that some of the other networks have managed to scrounge back and I’m not sure this next Mon-Tues drama will bring in tons more viewers even if it’s good. I’m totally watching 365: … Continue reading

Lush Colors and Costumes in Posters and Stills for tvN Sageuk 100 Days My Prince

I’m a sucker for gorgeous costuming in period dramas, appropriate to the context of course, because it’s visual porn akin to fawning over the British costumes in a Jane Austen novel adaptation. There a dreamy romantic element of the transportation … Continue reading