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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kids will be kids on Youths Over Flowers
by | July 14, 2014 | 38 Comments
Both the casts of Na PD’s next travel variety show Youths Over Flowers have returned from their trips, looking every bit the eager tourists, decked out in clothes from the countries they just visited. I wish I could say they also looked cool while doing so, but that would be lying. I know, who watches... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 18
by | July 10, 2014 | 106 Comments
Now that’s more like it. This episode kicks it up a notch with speedy results and hefty emotional payoff, after weeks spent keeping us on ice. Our poor guppy gets hit with a tsunami of truth, and if he weren’t surrounded by such good friends, I’d worry that he might drown. Painful as it is,... More »


Drama Casting & News
OCN thriller Reset’s prosecutor and angel
by | July 10, 2014 | 24 Comments
They’re not the most informative teasers and stills, but aren’t they pretty? Cable network OCN’s newest crime thriller Reset (formerly known as Ten Days Ago or Crying Game) has been trickling out a still here, a poster there, and we finally have two short character teasers featuring our leads Chun Jung-myung (Man of Honor) and... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 17
by | July 9, 2014 | 57 Comments
There are big revelations for our hero, but by and large it’s an episode spent circling the wagons, which isn’t terribly exciting since we’re chomping at the bit for results, not strategizing sessions. Obviously we can’t get there until our characters have caught up to the truth, but could we maybe get there an eensy... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Min-jong joins Secret Door as cold-blooded killer
by | July 9, 2014 | 23 Comments
Oppa as a stone-cold killer? No one will believe it! SBS’s upcoming mystery sageuk Secret Door about the life and death of Crown Prince Sado continues to cast exceptionally, with Han Seok-kyu (Tree With Deep Roots) leading the ensemble as King Yeongjo of Joseon, Park Eun-bin (Operation Proposal) considering the role of Princess Hyegyeong, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bath time snuggles for It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | July 8, 2014 | 60 Comments
Here’s the first poster and first (non-plagiarized) teaser for It’s Okay, It’s Love, SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama about a mystery novelist and a shrink. I just really, really hope she’s not his shrink, because then that makes the poster all kinds of wrong. If you don’t think about that possibility, then the poster is sexy... More »


Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min, Yoo Inna, Jin Yi-han for tvN’s next romance
by | July 8, 2014 | 47 Comments
Hello, beautiful threesome. Offers are out to Namgoong Min (I Need Romance 3), Yoo Inna (You From Another Star), and Jin Yi-han (A New Leaf) to headline tvN’s next Monday-Tuesday drama, a romance with a mystery twist called My Secret Hotel. It’s intentionally a weird genre mashup of murder and romance, and the project was... More »


Drama Casting & News
High School King of Savvy in talks for 2-episode extension
by | July 8, 2014 | 65 Comments
There’s another possible extension in the works for a Monday-Tuesday show, on the heels of Triangle’s extension over at MBC. Cable network tvN is reportedly negotiating for two more episodes of its secret identity workplace comedy High School King of Savvy, and the production is considering the extension and working out scheduling details with its... More »


Drama Casting & News
New KBS drama Iron Man casts Ji Sung, Shin Se-kyung
by | July 8, 2014 | 80 Comments
Aiee, at first I was excited at the prospect of Ji Sung (Secret) headlining a superhero drama, but then came news that Shin Se-kyung (When a Man Loves) was being courted to play the heroine. I swear I’ve tried, but I have never liked her in anything. For now the upside is that both actors... More »


Drama Casting & News
Noh Min-woo joins Park Shi-yeon in Greatest Marriage
by | July 7, 2014 | 31 Comments
Cable network TV Chosun’s fall drama Greatest Marriage has confirmed its leading lady in Park Shi-yeon (Nice Guy), who will be playing an anchorwoman and single mother in the drama that promises to be a realistic take on dating and marriage. Bae Soo-bin (Secret) stars as a talented and ambitious anchorman, which sounds like a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Triangle gets extended, Night Watchman premiere delayed
by | July 7, 2014 | 112 Comments
Sigh, it looks like we’ll have to wait even longer to see the ghostbusting summer sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman, because MBC’s current Monday-Tuesday drama Triangle is getting extended by two episodes. Why? That’s a very good question. According to MBC, Triangle has lots of story left to tell… to which I would... More »