Press Conference for SBS Drama Temperature of Love is all Hearts and Smiles

I’m ready to test the temperature this Monday for new SBS Mon-Tues drama Temperature of Love, changing the mood on the network from serious dark subject matter to seemingly light airy romance. Starring Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, Kim Jae Wook, and Jo Boa, the leads attended last week’s press conference in a fantastic show of camaraderie, chemistry, and visual excellence. Or maybe it’s just Kim Jae Wook doing for maroon pant suit what he will hopefully do in this drama, steal the show. I have no problems with the talented Yang Se Jong but am not really in the noona-dongsaeng romance mood, and frankly it’s taking a lot for me to swallow that dish over on Hospital Ship, but here there’s a second male lead so much more on par with Seo Hyun Jin’s drama writer character I wish there is enough narrative story to tell with them as well. Or judging from how adorable the two male leads are, then the bromance could also be a satisfying side dish all on its own. We’ll know this Monday. Continue reading

New Preview and Drama Stills for Temperature of Love with Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, and Kim Jae Wook

Seeing Kim Jae Wook smile so adorably seals the deal for me, I’m watching upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Temperature of Love come hell or freezing over. I’m keeping my expectations measure for this drama in terms of ratings, romance dramas … Continue reading

Script Reading Stills for SBS Drama Temperature of Love with Seo Hyun Jin, Yang Se Jong, and Kim Jae Wook

It’s still hot out in the dog days of summer but I’m predicting simmering romance degrees to come in September when SBS airs the first romance drama of the fall with Temperature of Love, taking over from Falsify on Mon-Tues. … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim Ends With 27.6% Ratings for the Final Episode

Combining together three veterans may have played a big role in creating the winning formula for the recently finished SBS Mon-Tues drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim. Veteran Han Seok Kyu played the titular Romantic Doctor and got awarded with the … Continue reading

2016 Year End Awards Roundup From Big Three Networks Capped Off Drama Year

The 2016 year end K-drama awards for the big three networks came and went last weekend, smack dab in the middle of me heading off for my trans-pacific flight, taking said long flight, traveling back home from long flight, and … Continue reading

Lee Jun Ki and Seo Hyun Jin Lead the 2016 K-stars in Baby Cuteness Pictorial for Adoption Campaign

Pairing popularity celebrities with philanthropic or social causes is always a smart move, but a triple applause for combining that combo with adorable babies. Cosmopolitan Korea released a new black-and-white but oh so adorable pictorial of Korean stars cradling chubby … Continue reading

Teaser and Stills Prep SBS’s Return to Medical on Mon-Tues with Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim

The impending conclusion of Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo means SBS can return to the winning formula on Mon-Tues with the medical themed drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim. Its title is basically the underpinnings of the last SBS medical drama … Continue reading