Lee Bo Young to Host 2017 SBS Drama Awards with Shin Dong Yup and Likely to Hand Daesang to Hubby Ji Sung

It’s likely going to be from wifey to husband in award handing come year end at SBS studios. Lee Bo Young is confirmed to host the network’s 2017 Drama Awards along with veteran MC Shin Dong Yup, a year where MBC may not even hold its year end drama awards and drama ratings were even lower than usual across the board for the big three stations. The prime time dramas at SBS this year had just one ratings bright spot with Mon-Tues drama Defendant hence the Daesang is clearly going to Ji Sung, not that he doesn’t deserve it and will be the second drama Daesang after winning in 2015 at MBC for Kill Me, Heal Me. The only possibility is for the Daesang to go to Lee Young Ae for Saimdang: Light’s Diary since it was her first comeback drama in over a decade but the ratings and reception for that drama was meh so if she wins it will be an acknowledgment rather than an accolade. Continue reading