Namgong Min Cast in Uplifting SBS Baseball Drama Stove League

I haven’t seen a baseball themed K-drama in years and oddly it might just work. Namgong Min has been cast as the male lead in upcoming SBS early winter 2019 K-drama Stove League set in the world of South Korean baseball. Baseball was the focus of Strike Love and also played a big role in Glory Jane (Man of Honor), and who can forget 9 End 2 Outs. In Stove League, Namgong Min plays the new manager/team captain of the bottom ranked baseball team sponsored by a pocketbook light small company. His track record in the past has successfully turned around many teams from winners to losers but this time his new team is a perennial loser. The drama deals with the ins-and-outs of professional baseball. It will air in November after Vagabond. 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