2020 KBS Drama Awards Gives Veteran Actor Chun Ho Jin the Daesang for Weekend Hit Once Again

The 2020 KBS Drama Awards was a free for all as well, and a mix of face masks, social distancing, and still walking the red carpet. The bulk of the awards went to the various cast members of weekend drama Once Again and daily drama Homemade Love Story, as both were the sole shining ratings lights for the network. Daddy Chun Ho Jin of Once Again took home the Daesang, and the drama also gave a popularity resurgence for Lee Min Jung and Lee Sang Yeob, as well as vaulting to new levels supporting actors Lee Cho Hee and Lee Sang Yi. It wasn’t the best year for KBS but I really don’t want to Big Three networks to throw in the towel, there isn’t ever going to be a network that only produces successful dramas but the competition and variety is what makes it possible to find hits and also keep improving.

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Lee Sung Kyung, Kim Sun Ho, Joo Ji Hoon and More Win Acting Side Prizes at the 2020 Asia Model Awards

The Asia Model Awards always has an acting and actor/actress category since so many South Korean models go into acting or do it concurrently. This year’s 2020 awards highlighted actors and actresses who had hit dramas or was quite buzzy … Continue reading

High School Contrasting with Adulthood New Posters and Preview for jTBC Drama More Than Friends with Ong Seung Woo and Shin Ye Eun

Filming was halted on the production of jTBC drama More Than Friends (Number of Cases) so it’s not clear yet if the drama will premiere next Friday as it takes over the time slot from Graceful Friends. Staring Ong Seung … Continue reading

KBS Wed-Thurs Drama Welcome with L and Shin Ye Eun Becomes Lowest Single Episode Rating Ever for Primetime Big Three Network at 0.9%

It’s kinda telling that the three lowest rating single episode ratings for a Big Three network K-drama are all with KBS. There may be a new champion in highest rated cable drama soon if The World of the Married continues … Continue reading