SBS Wed-Thurs Drama An Empress’s Dignity Wraps with More Makjang and Mid-teens Ratings

It’s time to say buh-bye to crazy and makjang-delicious Wed-Thurs SBS drama An Empress’s Dignity as it sails off without one male lead and maybe also without the other. The final episodes brought in 14.1% and 16.5% ratings as viewers tuned in to see if female lead Jang Nara will absurdly end up with previous not nice but now nice male lead Shin Sung Rok what with always nice male lead Choi Jin Hyuk not even around to film scenes for the final episodes due to a scheduling conflict. The drama apparently decided to use that opportunity to pick option 3 as Shin Sung Rok’s Emperor swanned off to the great beyond and the baddies either got jail or also death. Not sure what to make of this drama since just the drama stills along make me chuckle but hopefully this ending was satisfying for those watching along. Continue reading

Male Lead Choi Jin Hyuk Unavailable to film 4-episode Extension for SBS Drama An Empress’s Dignity

The surprising early on success of SBS Wed-Thurs drama An Empress’s Dignity has let to the network ill-advisedly deciding on an extension, coming at a time when it’s ratings have dropped and now been eclipsed by KBS drama What’s Up … Continue reading

An Empress’s Dignity and Sky Castle are the December 2018 Surprise Hits Over High Profile Memories of Alhambra and Encounter

Right now there are four dramas doing well in their respective ratings but two are surprise underdogs that are garnering ratings far above expected and the other two are high profile big budget expected successes that are just meeting expectations. … Continue reading

SBS Soapy Melo An Empress’s Dignity Reaches 14.6% Rating in Episode 20 Near Halfway Point

My Wed-Thurs are currently preoccupied with tvN quiet slow burn romance Encounter (Boyfriend) but even if it wasn’t I don’t think I would still want to watch An Empress’s Dignity. None of the four leads Jang Nara, Shin Sung Rok, … Continue reading

Tae Hang Ho Transforms into Choi Jin Hyuk in Hilariously Outlandish K-drama Character Switch in An Empress’s Dignity

I thought the days of super outlandish melo was over but here we are at the end of 2018 with An Empress’s Dignity (The Last Empress). It’s apparently so over-the-top with cartoonish villains and candy heroines and also the most … Continue reading