Song Joong Ki, Park Eun Bin, and Song Hye Kyo are Highest Ranking Acting Stars on the 2023 Forbes South Korea Entertainer Power List

The Forbes Power 40 list for entertainers spans not just actors but also athletes. hosts, and musicians. The 2023 list has BTS once again on top to no surprise, while last year’s number 2 Blackpink swapped spots with number 3 soccer great Son Heung Min for this year. Among the actors/actresses, Song Joong Ki was the highest ranked at number 4, after not being on the list for a few years. My Liberation Notes male lead Son Seok Gu came in 7th, with Park Eun Bin on the list for the first time in her career at 11, Junho arriving in 12th spot, Kim Ji Eun at 13th place, with IU as singer/actress dual roles falling from 11 to 18 this year, Lee Seung Gi dropping to 15th, and Song Hye Kyo going from 29 to 25th spot this year.

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Baeksang Insiders Reveal that Park Eun Bin Won the Daesang Award by Unanimous 7-votes Over The Glory, Lee Sung Min, and Extraordinary Attorney Woo

The Daesang Award (Grand Prize) is unique in K-ent in that it’s open to all the nominees of the top categories so if someone or a project is THAT good it vaults over the specific category and gets the Daesang. … Continue reading

Park Eun Bin Takes Home the 2023 Baeksang Awards Drama Category Daesang While Song Hye Kyo Wins Best Actress and Lee Sung Min Crowned Best Actor

This Friday’s Baeksang Awards in Seoul was probably a night of little to no surprises (just one big one) and a lot of satisfied winner picks. The Park Eun Bin and Song Hye Kyo race for Best Actress ended with … Continue reading

K-ent Believes its a Two-way Race for 2023 Baeksang Drama Best Actress Between Late Arrival Song Hye Kyo and Early Frontrunner Park Eun Bin

Oh this is going to be a FUN not to mention nail biting year at the 2023 Baeksang Arts Awards coming soon. There are plenty of potential nominees in both the movie and drama categories but the one competition K-ent … Continue reading

Park Eun Bin and Kim Min Ha Attend the US Critic’s Choice Awards and Pachinko Wins Best Foreign Language Series

Two Korean shows were nominated among the ten television series in the Best Foreign Language Series category at last night’s Critic’s Choice Awards held in Los Angeles. Most of the attention was on the movie side as it’s getting close … Continue reading

K-ent Discusses How the Big Three Network Year End Drama Daesang Awards Look Meaningless in Light of the Best Performances in 2022 Come in Cable Dramas with Lee Sung Min and Park Eun Bin

Frank honestly is the best policy here and hopefully it buoys production companies to keep improving to create better quality dramas. K-ent and K-netizens both agree that the coming 2022 Year End Drama Awards held by the Big Three networks … Continue reading

Park Eun Bin Leads the Extraordinary Attorney Woo Team on Reward Trip to Bali Minus Kang Tae Oh Who Has to Work and Kang Ki Young Who Got COVID the Day Before Departure

The warmth and camaraderie among the leads of Extraordinary Attorney Woo has translated to the small screen and added to why the drama is so wonderful to watch. Each of the five leads at Hanbada law firm are developed and … Continue reading

Extraordinary Attorney Woo Episodes 11-12 Dip Slightly to 14% Ratings and First Stirrings of Negative Feedback with Audiences Complaining About Quality of Recent Court Cases

I don’t know if the recent dip in ratings for Extraordinary Attorney Woo episodes 11-12, going down from series high above 15% to the 14% range, is correlated with the recent first complaints I’ve heard about the drama or merely … Continue reading

Extraordinary Attorney Woo Vaults Over 15% Ratings in Episodes 9-10 as Our Plucky Autistic Young Lawyer Makes New Emotional Breakthroughs

Next year’s 2023 the Best Actress Baeksang is definitely going through Park Eun Bin for Extraordinary Attorney Woo. She missed out last year after being nominated for The King’s Affection which makes her chance even better this year, plus she … Continue reading