KBS Casts Yoo Ji Tae, Ryu Hwayoung, and Gong Myung for Next Wed-Thurs Drama Mad Dog

KBS has been known to cut its losses and shorten dramas most recently with beloved by its loyal viewers but critically low rated medical drama Beautiful Mind. That drama at least had double the ratings of the current Wed-Thurs trainwreck Manhole (Wonderland’s Feel or Feels So Good), a drama so lowly rated new pundits are digging up two decade long ratings records to see just how low it ranked with the recent episode 4 netting only 2% ratings.

Maybe KBS will put Manhole out of its misery early and to do so will need to have a followup drama ready. The network has slated Mad Dog to take over for Manhole, a drama about a former detective turned insurance fraud investigator. I know a drama about investigating insurance fraud sounds as exciting as watching paint dry but at this point anything sounds better than Manhole turned out to be. Mad Dog has cast Yoo Ji Tae, Ryu Hwayoung, and Gong Myung as the leads, and once again any cast of leads sounds better than the leads of Manhole turned out to be. Continue reading

Attendees at VIP Movie Premiere of Battleship Island Reach Stratospheric Levels of Star Gazing

There may be a new standard in quality and quantity of star attendees to the VIP movie premiere of period war escape movie Battleship Island. I saw one of my faves Yoo Seung Ho trading his ruler period garb for … Continue reading

Healer Readies for Monday Premiere Posters, Press Conference, and Exciting Long Preview

The upcoming KBS Mon-Tues drama Healer has remained consistently intriguing in all the promotional materials. Now all it has to do is actually deliver when it premieres next Monday. It can’t possibly be worse than its predecessor Tomorrow’s Cantabile in … Continue reading