New Fri-Sat Dramas Gold Spoon with Yook Sung Jae on MBC and Namgoong Min as the One Dollar Lawyer on SBS Start Off the Ratings Race

The dichotomy couldn’t be more opposites with the title of the newly arrived Fri-Sat dramas on prime time. On one hand there is Gold Spoon (The Golden Spoon) on MBC going up again fighting for the little guy One Dollar Lawyer on SBS. The first ratings are out and Gold Spoon has 5.4% with One Dollar Lawyer in the lead at 8.1%, and premiered last week tvN drama Blind on its 4th episode this Friday got 2.460%. None of them are hits this early on but in terms of buzz I’m surprised that K-netizens are talking more about how Gold Spoon is surprisingly good in story and how fast it’s going and the acting of the cast. One Dollar Lawyer the positive comments are not surprisingly nearly all about Namgoong Min and his performance coupled with criticism for female lead Kim Ji Eun‘s acting. Alrighty then, imma go check them both out this weekend and make my own assessment.

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MBC Releases First Poster and Stills for Next Fri-Sat Drama Gold Spoon with Yook Sung Jae, Jung Chae Yeon, Lee Jong Won, and Yeonwoo

The currently airing MBC Fri-Sat drama Big Mouth just hit the midway mark of its 16-episode airing with increased ratings and buzz as a much needed success for the network. I don’t have as high a hope for the successor … Continue reading

Idol-actress Yeonwoo Changes Agency to 9ato and is Cast as Second Female Lead in Upcoming MBC Drama Golden Spoon with Yook Sung Jae and Jung Chae Yeon

My favorite rom-com last year in 2021 was Dali and the Cocky Prince (Dal Ri and Gamjatang) and it was there I got to meet idol turned actress Yeonwoo for the first time. It was a slight type of role, … Continue reading

K-ent Looks Forward to the Discharge of Four Male Actor Leads in the Next Few Months: Park Bo Gum, Woo Do Hwan, Yang Se Jong, and Yook Sung Jae

The year 2021 is winding down and another batch of enlisted male lead level actors are returning from nearly two years away in mandatory military service. That means the casting calls for next years K-dramas and/or movies will have returning … Continue reading