K-netizens Wonder if Reborn Rich Will Join the Pantheon of Event K-dramas in the Last Five Years Kicked Off by Sky Castle

High ratings usually means buzz but it takes an extraordinary set of circumstances to become a breakout so-called Event K-drama. That’s been the trend in recent years after the overall ratings decrease across the board in K-drama viewing with audiences going online rather than surrounding the television as a family in the evenings. K-ent is watching closely whether jTBC weekend drama Reborn Rich will become the next event drama. In the last five years there has been basically one a year and this year 2022 there is already one but there is room for truly connective stories that makes everyone want to talk about it or even know about it without having watched a single episode. It started with every parent’s dream/nightmare in Sky Castle, then fidelity is a pipe dream in The World of the Married, moving to makjang so crazy even crazy ran away Penthouse, then global hit Squid Game, and most recently autism presented with such intelligent storytelling in Extraordinary Attorney Woo. Reborn Rich definitely has the ratings to vy for a spot but whether it has the additional buzz remains to be seen. An event drama needs to have the entire country talking about it around water coolers.

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FeeLM Poll for Best Drama CP of the Year Goes to Park Hyung Sik and Han Hyo Joo in Happiness But Everyone Loves Yoo Ah In and the Death Angel in Hellbound Making the List

Opinions are just that, subjective and definitely not meant to be taken so seriously that one gets offended by an opinion that is different. I never take myself seriously, what I like today can even be different tomorrow lol. This … Continue reading

SBS Releases the Five OTP Up for Best Couple at the 2021 Year End Drama Awards: Now, We are Breaking Up, Our Beloved Summer, Lovers of the Red Sky, Penthouse, and One: The Woman

I feel like SBS only had surface skimmings when it came to picking the 5 sets of 2021 K-drama OTPs for it’s Best Couple Award nominees at the upcoming Year End Drama Awards. I don’t know who will win but … Continue reading

Joseon Exorcist Leads the Joynews Poll of K-ent Insiders Pick for Worst Drama of 2021 Followed by Penthouse

The counterpart to the Joynews insider poll on the Best Dramas of 2021 is also here, the same group of over 200 K-ent professionals were asked what their pick for Worst Drama of the year was. I was not expecting … Continue reading

Penthouse’s Infuriating Ending Prompts K-netizens to Revisit Worst Drama Endings of All Time and Top of the List Remains High Kick Through the Roof

I feel like every few years I see a post as angry and filled with lots of participation because it just takes everyone down memory (headdesk) lane. The ending this weekend of Penthouse with the everyone dies AND two of … Continue reading

K-shows Preempted in the Next Two Weeks for Olympics Including Penthouse Which Plans to Add One More Episode to the Grand Finale Which Kim Sun Ok is Struggling to Write

Starting from today Friday July 23, South Korean dramas and variety shows on the Big Three networks will be preempted for Olympics coverage. It will happen as announced so some days the show may still air but if you don’t … Continue reading

Penthouse 3’s Offensive and Absurd Use of Park Eun Seok Playing a Gangster Older Brother Unites Every Drama Fandom in Anger, Indignation, and Now Mockery

SBS hasn’t been quick on the draw in defusing the collective angry reaction from drama viewer’s to the Penthouse season 3 twist that Park Eun Seok the actor would be back on the show but not as Logan Lee instead … Continue reading