jTBC Weekend Drama Strong Girl Nam Soon Ends Over 10% in Ratings with a Reported Third Installment Planned

This past weekend the hit jTBC weekend drama Strong Girl Nam Soon ended and with a new ratings high of over 10%, putting itself in the same storied list of top rated cable dramas on the network. It was the second installment of the same premise story of a teeny tiny girl with superhuman strength following Strong Girl Bong Soon and the success of both dramas has the production already greenlighting a third go-around but from the spoilers at the end of this drama it will be a guy as the lead. This drama had high ratings domestically but did not generate a lot of online buzz and chatter, though I did head good reviews for leads Lee Yoo Mi and Ong Seung Woo, as expected, and surprisingly strong feedback around Byun Woo Seok as the antagonist role. I liked the reunion of long lost daughter with her birth family story but everything else was a snooze for me.

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Junho, Kim Tae Ri, Squid Game, and D.P. are the Big Television Side Winners at the 2022 Baeksang Arts Awards

The annual Baeksang Arts Awards was held this Friday night in Seoul and the 2022 edition totally dropped some surprises and some expected wins. In a first, the winner of the Popularity Awards Junho and Kim Tae Ri also won … Continue reading

Rising Actors Jung Ho Yeon, Wi Ha Joon, and Lee Yoo Mi Rocket Up in Popularity After Squid Game with Multiple Increases on Instagram Followers and Comments

The success of Netflix drama Squid Game is like the gift that keeps on giving, bringing more recognition of Korean dramas worldwide and now also being a platform for rising and/or perennial supporting leads to step up into the broader … Continue reading