Namgong Min in Talks for KSB Medical Prison Genre Drama Dr. Prisoner

K-actor Namgong Min‘s last drama The Undateables may have been neigh unwatchable but to err on the side of caution it’s promising that he’s leaving the rom-com genre behind for possibly donning prison scrubs. And that’s a double pun as he’s wearing prison outfit and medical scrubs as the titular Dr. Prisoner airing in early 2019 on KBS. Namgong Min has been offered the male lead, a top medical hospital surgeon doctor who is thwarted by an unreasonable hospital director and ends up losing his license after a medical mishap. Later he gets an internist license and asks for a transfer to a prison medical ward that houses the most high profile prisoners in South Korea. The drama is from the PD of Laurel Tree Tailors and sounds right up Namgong Min’s alley. 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