Lee Min Jung and Han Sunhwa in Talks as Dual Female Leads for MBC Weekend Drama My Husband Oh Jak Doo

Even as prime time K-drama ratings have take a one-way plunge for the last five years, weekend drama have remained steady in viewership and still able to deliver ratings into the 30s and even 40s on occasion. That’s why it’s no demotion to do a weekend drama, and for K-actress Lee Min Jung it just may be the jet boost she needs back in the time slot where she got his biggest K-drama hit. That was nearly a decade ago with Smile, You in 2009 and now she has been offered the female lead role in upcoming MBC weekend drama My Husband Oh Jak Doo. It’s a dual female lead drama and the other actress in talks is Han Sunhwa. The drama is from the PD of My Daughter Geum Sa Wol and the screenwriter of Mama, taking over in March from Money Flower. I hope she takes this drama and shows the audience what she’s able to deliver in warmth and spunk onscreen, shaking off the last few years of questionable role/drama selections and very unpopular opinion in choice of a husband. Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the Daesang at the 2015 MBC Year End Drama Awards

 A big thanks to MBC for starting off the year end drama awards procession off right. The network was first of the big three to hold it’s drama awards and this year managed to not screw things up or piss … Continue reading

2014 SBS Year End Drama Awards

With the 2014 SBS Drama Awards, another prolific if underwhelming in quality year wraps up in K-dramaland. There wasn’t an underlying reason I saved this network for last in coverage, MBC went first and I only had time to write … Continue reading

2014 MBC Year End Drama Awards

The 2014 MBC Drama Awards mostly went off without a hitch, other than the Jaejoong last minute inexplicable no-show hiccup and all the winners being as predicted to make the evening feel rather dull. The fashion parade was more interesting … Continue reading