Descendants of the Sun Highest Rated K-drama Broadcast in Taiwan in 2016 Followed by 4th Airing of The Master’s Sun

I was nearly bored to giving up on TW-dramas this year in 2016, the only one I finished entirely was Love @ Seventeen with Lego Lee and Nikki Hsieh. The depressed ratings for domestic dramas speaks the same for audiences but viewers still want to watch dramas as evidenced by the surge in ratings for K-dramas broadcast in Taiwan television. The highest rated K-drama in Taiwan this year was the same as all across Asia – Descendants of  the Sun brought in viewers and reportedly spurred on an uptick of interest in K-dramas on the island. Funnily enough, the second highest rated drama broadcast in 2016 was an oldie as The Master’s Sun still managed to notch the second highest ratings on its 4th re-broadcast on Taiwanese TV. Rounding out the top three is the Choi Ji Woo goes back to college drama Second Time Twenty Years Old. Check out the full list below. Continue reading

You From Another Star, Heirs, and Decendents of the Sun Take Top Three Rank in Most Popular K-dramas in China

With the conclusion of Descendants of the Sun it’s a perfect time to check in with the popularity of K-dramas in China and see where this newest ratings breaker resides. Polling website Vlinkage just released the Top 30 Most Popular … Continue reading

2013 Drama Reviews: A Year of Unexpected Dramas Both Real and Reel

I can’t say 2013 has been a great year for me on the personal front, and that sentiment extends to the drama offerings I’ve sampled this year. On the upside is a general feeling of acceptance and I don’t mean … Continue reading