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Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: In the end, we’re one big drama fan-mily
by | December 6, 2016 | 14 Comments
To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   tesshan has a story to share about how So Ji-sub brought her into the magical world of K-drama (nobody tell her about his rap videos): My journey to K-drama land and Dramabeans... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2016
by | December 4, 2016 | 116 Comments
If you’d asked me a few weeks ago, I wouldn’t have been able to predict that Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim would be the first of the weekday primetime dramas to surpass the highly coveted 20% mark—but the times, they are a-changin’. The show continued its steady upward climb this week, netting a very impressive 21.7%... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Good girls, bad guys, and a bait-and-switch
by | November 29, 2016 | 78 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   When I think of chaebol blind dates, I think of every drama ever, so good luck with this one, guys! Hi there! I would appreciate any help with finding this drama, since it keeps bothering me.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 21-27, 2016
by | November 27, 2016 | 146 Comments
Surprisingly, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim might reach the coveted 20% mark before Legend of the Blue Sea—granted, the two shows air on different days, but it’s pretty interesting to see a quirky medical romcom(?) pull in higher numbers overall than the insanely hyped and star-studded mermaid drama over on SBS. I could be comparing apples... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Spill the Beans: Dad blaming and troll shaming
by | November 22, 2016 | 42 Comments
Alternately, this could be named “Spill the Beans: Beanie Appreciation Edition.” You guys are an awesome lot!   To submit your story, email us your stories, and we’ll keep sharing them as long as you guys keep sending them in.   You know when we all get mad at MBC for trying to bring Dae... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 14-20, 2016
by | November 20, 2016 | 133 Comments
This was a premiere-heavy week if ever there was one, with three brand new shows starting their runs in the Wednesday-Thursday slot. But far from being a tight race, it was one clearly dominated by the much anticipated blockbuster drama Legend of the Blue Sea, which netted an impressive 16.4% for its first episode. It... More »


Drama Recaps
1% of Anything: Episode 13
by | November 17, 2016 | 79 Comments
It’s yet another enjoyable hour of 1% of Anything, replete with kisses and a dance number, even. It’s as if everyone behind this show got together and asked themselves, “How do we make this delightful?” And here we are. That doesn’t mean we don’t have our share of issues to deal with, or that the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Stolen bras and something like but not necessarily cancer
by | November 15, 2016 | 81 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Awkward roomie situation There’s this drama about a girl who sells clothes, and her boyfriend’s cheating, and I don’t know why all three of them start living together and start selling clothes. I’m just really frustrated... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 7-13, 2016
by | November 13, 2016 | 185 Comments
This was a week of many endings and a few new beginnings, starting with Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, which took over the slot previously occupied by Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. It started off at a strong 9.5%, blowing its competition out of the water, and finished out the week at an impressive 10.8%. The... More »


Drama Recaps
1% of Anything: Episode 11
by | November 10, 2016 | 87 Comments
I’m just stepping in for this episode, but I’ve actually been wanting a chance to weigh in on 1% of Anything, which I’ve found to be a zippy and fun way to pass the time each week. Despite the somewhat outlandish circumstances surrounding our main couple, their relationship manages to feel real and grounded, and... More »