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Drama Casting & News
Bath time snuggles for It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | July 8, 2014 | 61 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 »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 202
by | July 4, 2014 | 45 Comments
EPISODE 202. Broadcast on June 29, 2014. javabeans: We’re taking over Running Man recapping duties this week! Don’t worry, gummimochi is safe and sound in the closet where we left her tied up, but we’ll let her out just as soon as we’re done. I actually don’t think I’ve watched a Running Man episode since... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 16
by | July 3, 2014 | 75 Comments
It’s almost a hug! That’s practically a hug, right? The things a girl’s gotta do to keep the bromance alive around here. We make some big strides today—we finally get a few key reveals in the overarching story, but as usual the more enjoyable parts of the episode are the small moments between our crabby... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Hong-ki cast as rock star in new weekend drama
by | July 3, 2014 | 64 Comments
So, he’s playing himself? Again? Lead singer of idol rock band FT Island Lee Hong-ki is in talks to headline his first drama for a major network, on the heels of starring in the weekend cable drama Bride of the Century on TV Chosun earlier this year. The new SBS drama is called Modern Farmer,... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 15
by | July 2, 2014 | 70 Comments
Our not-a-couple spends the entire episode trying desperately to hide their embarrassment and not let their feelings show, which of course makes said fluttery feelings blatantly obvious to the rest of the universe (and to us, hee). It’s an amusing hour filled with denials, company-mandated skinship, and a surprise sleepover that makes my day.  ... More »


Drama Casting & News
New drama Misaeng courts Im Shi-wan, Kang So-ra, Kang Haneul
by | July 1, 2014 | 58 Comments
Casting for the upcoming drama adaptation of the hit webtoon Misaeng (or Incomplete Life) is back in full swing, after an early round that fizzled out. The drama about a failed baduk player who struggles through young adulthood has been picked up by tvN, and is now set to air on Fridays and Saturdays in... More »