Woman of Dignity and Strong Woman Do Bong Soon Screenwriter Slated for 2018 KBS Romance Drama

A popular cable network drama screenwriter is making the move to the prime time big three, and I hope this move both increases her exposure while continuing to allow her to write in the same vein that made her cable dramas such a success this year. Screenwriter Baek Mi Kyung is moving from cable network jTBC to KBS for a spring 2018 romance K-drama, ending her three drama consecutive hit streak with jTBC. Each of her dramas so far have built on the ratings success of the previous one, starting with My Love Eun Dong to Strong Woman Do Bong Soon and most recently with Woman of Dignity. She also writes strong female-centric dramas even if viewer criticism of certain of her works are valid. For the upcoming KBS drama, the story line revealed so far is that it’s a middle age healing romance and reunited Baek Mi Kyung with her Strong Woman PD Lee Hyun Min, who also directed Ms Temper and Nam Jung Gi, Bad Guy, Snow Queen, I’m Sorry, I Love You, and Sang Doo, Let’s Go to School. Continue reading

Strong Woman Do Bong Soon and Women of Dignity Screenwriter Signs on for Two K-dramas in 2018

There’s a new screenwriter powerhouse in town and she’s moving upstream after two mega K-drama hits in a row. Writer Baek Mi Kyung has singlehandedly put jTBC in legit ratings contention after delivering two back-to-back hits for the cable network. … Continue reading

Goblin and Gong Yoo Lead the Nominations for the 2017 Baeksang Arts Awards

The nominations are out for the 53rd annual Baeksang Arts Awards, to be held on May 3rd in Seoul. Leading the pack on the television side of the nominations is last year’s runaway cable drama hit Goblin: The Lonely and … Continue reading

While You Were Sleeping Tops C-netizens Rank of 10 Most Anticipated K-dramas of 2017

Many of the 2017 K-dramas were announced in late 2016, and a few even starting filming last year already. C-netizens are also taking stock of the offerings soon to come and there was a recent poll showing which K-dramas are … Continue reading

Script Reading and First Teaser for Strong Woman Do Bong Soon with Park Bo Young, Park Hyung Sik, and Ji Soo

It’s an all-around strong production team and cast for upcoming cable network jTBC drama Strong Woman Do Bong Soon, one that bodes well for the network delivering something bright and funny rather than it’s usual serious fare. Starring Park Hyung … Continue reading