KBS Prepping School 2017 for July Airing and Auditioning Rookie Leads

This may have the legs to become a once every two years thing and I don’t have a problem with that at all. KBS has confirmed the scheduling of a new entry in the School drama franchise, airing this summer starting in July on the Mon-Tues time slot. School 2017 is the latest arrival following Who Are You: School 2015 which turned Kim So Hyun from child actress to legit actress and launched the careers of Nam Joo Hyuk and Yook Sung Jae. KBS is auditioning a young and fresh-faced cast for School 2017 and I’m excited to see what new talent is introduced to the world through the latest iteration of this franchise. Continue reading

K-ent Discussing KBS’s Prolonged Ratings Woes for the Past Two Years

This is certainly a depressing way to get some press, and even the old adage that there is no such thing as bad publicity doesn’t seem to apply here as I can’t see an upside. K-ent media is addressing the … Continue reading

Chinese Travelers to Korea in Summer of 2016 Pick Kim Soo Hyun, Jeon Ji Hyun, Lee Min Ho, and Park Shin Hye as Faves

At this point, the list of Korean actors popular in China is so consistent in the last two years, I’m actually waiting for one of the stalwarts to do something stupid and drop off the chart, or for another crazy … Continue reading

Producer and The Girl Who Sees Smells Leads the Drama Content Power Index for First Half of 2015

The Contents Power Index (CPI) rankings are out, tabulating the most influential dramas of the first half of 2015. The ranking was for the period between January-June of 2015 and included all dramas aired on the big three as well … Continue reading

KBS Releases Script Reading Stills for Upcoming Dramas Producer and School 2015

Ready or not, two new K-dramas are coming and both share the common thread of starting filming recently and being produced by KBS. The network kicks the new week into gear by releasing script reading pictures from both dramas. The … Continue reading