SBS Drama The Undateables Ends with Low Ratings and Mellow Drama Wrap Party

You couldn’t pay me to watch SBS Wed-Thurs drama The Undateables (Handsome Guy and Jung Eum) after the excessive hijinks of the first episode and that opinion appears to be the majority in Korea as the drama wrapped up airing this Thursday having quite an inglorious ratings record. Wednesday’s penultimate episode recorded the lowest ratings for the series at 2.1% AGB nationwide, and overall the drama went from a series high start of 5.3% all the way down to the 2% range in the final weeks. I feel so awful for male lead Namgong Min who got the only positive audience reviews for his performance, while female lead Hwang Jung Eum really contributed to what made this drama unwatchable (pun intended) for me. The cast and crew attended the drama wrap party other than Namgong Min, and for those who did watch all the way did the drama get better or at least have a saving grace of being not that bad when all is said and done? Continue reading

Suits Maintains Strong Lead in Wed-Thurs Time Slot with The Undateables Coming in Third

A slotting in of new dramas in two networks has solidified the lead of KBS legal drama Suits in the lead among a generally weak pack of prime time dramas. Suits is staying steading in the 9% range with Thursday’s … Continue reading

Hwang Jung Eum Tries to Pick Up Namgong Min in Second Teaser for SBS Drama The Undateables

I’m going to keep my expectations low for upcoming SBS rom-com The Undateables (Handsome Guy and Jung Eum) because the two teasers so far are really frustrating watching leading lady Hwang Jung Eum. She’s like the opposite of male lead … Continue reading