First Look at Namgong Min and the Cast of KBS Wed-Thurs Drama Doctor Prisoner

I haven’t been following along too closely to upcoming KBS Wed-Thurs drama Doctor Prisoner, partially because its a medical drama but also due to my lack of interest in its predecessor the currently airing What’s Up Poong Sang (Liver or Die). But Doctor Prisoner has Namgong Min and I’m always going to check out his drama at least for an episode or 2 especially since the last drama of his I watched all the way through was years ago with The Girl Who Sees Smells and My Secret Hotel days though some viewers really liked Good Manager and also FalsifyDoctor Prisoner is about a well-respected surgeon who ends up working in a prison hospital due to an accident he didn’t cause, so combining the medicine genre with last year’s popular prison themed drama Prison Playbook. The script is by the writer of the second half of Inspiring Generation who also wrote Foolish Mom, Cain and Abel, and Biscuit Teacher and Star Candy. Directing is with the PD of Laurel Tree Tailors, Assembly, and Sungkyunkwan Scandal. Continue reading

SBS Drama The Undateables Ends with Low Ratings and Mellow Drama Wrap Party

You couldn’t pay me to watch SBS Wed-Thurs drama The Undateables (Handsome Guy and Jung Eum) after the excessive hijinks of the first episode and that opinion appears to be the majority in Korea as the drama wrapped up airing … Continue reading

Suits Maintains Strong Lead in Wed-Thurs Time Slot with The Undateables Coming in Third

A slotting in of new dramas in two networks has solidified the lead of KBS legal drama Suits in the lead among a generally weak pack of prime time dramas. Suits is staying steading in the 9% range with Thursday’s … Continue reading

Hwang Jung Eum Tries to Pick Up Namgong Min in Second Teaser for SBS Drama The Undateables

I’m going to keep my expectations low for upcoming SBS rom-com The Undateables (Handsome Guy and Jung Eum) because the two teasers so far are really frustrating watching leading lady Hwang Jung Eum. She’s like the opposite of male lead … Continue reading

Big Name K-stars Including Lee Seung Gi, Yoona, Suzy, Lee Jun Ki, and Park Shin Hye to Attend 2017 Asia Artist Awards

This is a post solely to prep for this week’s Asia Artist Awards, thank to the star-studded line up that will be making an appearance either to present or to perform. On the acting stars alone it’s worth checking out … Continue reading

Cha Seung Won, Ji Sung, EXO and Many More Popular Stars Receive 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards

The 2017 Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards took place quietly with a cancelled red carpet due to the passing of beloved veteran leading man Kim Joo Hyuk earlier in the week. The big winners among stars I follow are … Continue reading