SBS Releases Nominees for Best Couple at 2016 Year End Drama Awards

I can’t believe the year end drama awards are right around the corner, I’m still enjoying the final offerings of this year rather than in previous years when I couldn’t wait for the next year dramas to arrive. Each network holds their own drama awards show with slightly different tweaks. SBS released its list of Best Couple nominees this weekend, giving a glimpse at what the network considers good chemistry. It’s basically the leads of SBS dramas that did well in ratings or critical reception – Lee Min Ho and Jeon Ji Hyun in Legend of the Blue Sea, two couples from Incarnation of Jealousy in Jo Jung SeokGong Hyo Jin and the ladies Lee Mi SookPark Ji Young, Namgong Min and Mina for Beautiful Gong Shim, two sets of doctors in Park Shin HyeKim Rae Won for Doctors and Seo Hyun JinYoo Yeon Seok in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, Song Jae Rim and Kim So Eun in weekend drama Our Gabsoon, and last but not least bromance with Jang Geun Seok and Yoo Jin Gu in Jackpot (Daebak). Continue reading

Daebak Off to Mon-Tues Ratings Lead in Close Viewer Battle with Neighborhood Lawyer and Monster

The ratings are for the new batch of Mon-Tues K-dramas and the playing field looks a lot different than the bloodbath going on in the Wed-Thurs slot. Mon-Tues doesn’t have a runaway winner (yet), with the race tight out of … Continue reading

Drama Posters and New Preview for Jackpot Ramp Up the Battle for the Joseon Throne

A long and relatively successful run ended today for the SBS 50-episode sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the ratings leader in the Mon-Tues time slot but never high enough in ratings to bring back the days of yore when serious longs … Continue reading

Daebak with Jang Geun Seok and Lim Ji Yeon Holds Script Reading and Starts Filming for Late March Premiere on SBS

It was a mere hop skip from casting to production for upcoming SBS Mon-Tues drama Daebak (Jackpot). The drama premieres at the end of March on the 28th so with less than two months to go it’s a good sign … Continue reading