MBC 2022 Year End Drama Awards Hands Lee Jong Seok the Daesang and Big Mouth Takes Home the Top Awards

The first year end awards show took place the night of the 30th over at MBC which didn’t have a lot of dramas to work with in 2022 to fete but still managed to pull off the night. Winning Daesang was Lee Jong Seok for Big Mouth which was as expected. The drama also won Best Drama and Top Excellence Actress went to Yoona which was also quite deserving. Hilariously she and Lee Jong Seok took home the Best Couple Award which if you know the drama ending feels like another slap in the face. What was cute was Sooyoung addressing Yoona during her own acceptance speech and making her happy cry, one point for Soshi friendships. Other winners came from dramas Gold Spoon and The Forbidden Marriage but no one from Doctor, Lawyer, From Now on Showtime, or Tracer showed up.

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MBC Wed-Thurs Drama Gold Spoon with Yook Sung Jae and Lee Jong Won is Surprisingly Good, Darker than Expected, and Presents an Genuine Existential Conundrum.

I know this drama is anchored by a magical spoon that swaps lives but the underlying “Who would do it” idea is so good because there are many like scenarios that could happen in real life. MBC premiered Gold Spoon … Continue reading

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

Ji Hyun Woo Takes Home the 2021 KBS Drama Award Daesang for Young Lady and Gentleman as Ceremony Shines with Many Stars in Attendance Winning Awards

The 2021 KBS Drama Awards was the surprising highlight for me of the three network ceremonies, there was so many of my faves in attendance and everyone looked great! Even the black dresses were uniquely cut so it wasn’t so … Continue reading

Ro Woon and Park Eun Bin Only Have Eyes for Each Other in New Couple’s Poster for KBS Sageuk The King’s Affection

Man, this drama could be the sanitized version of A Frozen Flower except totally het instead of BL, and that would be fine with me but probably couldn’t air on network television as yet. The way The King’s Affection is … Continue reading

Ro Woon and Park Eun Bin’s Romance Sageuk Affection Adds New Cast Members Jung Chae Yeon, Nam Yoon Soo, Byunchan, and Bae Yoon Kyung

This is a very youth visual heavy drama but since it’s adapted from a manhwa I can totally see the push to cast per the shoujo style drawings. The upcoming romance sageuk Affection (Yeonmo) has reportedly started filming with a … Continue reading

After Kingdom, Netflix Produces Two More K-dramas Love Alarm and Because It’s My First Love

Streaming and rental entertainment giant Netflix got into K-dramas in a big way starting off 2019 with the well-received first season of zombie sageuk drama Kingdom. The second season for Kingdom is underway in filming but arriving before that will … Continue reading

SBS Finalizes Casting for Reunited Worlds with Lee Yeon Hee, Yeo Jin Gu, and Ahn Jae Hyun

It’s good that Suspicious Partner is a longer 20-episode prime time drama, or 40 episode now that the network has decided to call thirty minutes an episode to add in more commercial time. That means SP won’t end until the … Continue reading