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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Oct. 17-23, 2016
by | October 23, 2016 | 17 Comments
This week saw the end of buzz drama Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, which pulled in an impressive 23.3% and 22.9% for its final two episodes, respectively. The only Big 3 broadcast channel competition it faced on Monday was Woman With a Suitcase, since Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo was pre-empted at the last minute for... More »

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News bites: October 22, 2016
by | October 22, 2016 | 72 Comments
Event organizers had estimated 200 fans would show, but they were sorely off the mark. Over 5,000 people were in attendance for a Moonlight Drawn By Clouds fan signing event held on the afternoon of October 19. Stars Park Bo-gum, Kim Yoo-jung, Jinyoung and Kwak Dong-yeon were in attendance and dressed in character, and thankfully,... More »

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Hit thriller Signal writer Kim Eun-hee announces next project
by | October 21, 2016 | 36 Comments
The writer of tvN’s hit crime drama Signal, Kim Eun-hee, revealed that she has started writing her next project. There were some rumors that she would be making a second season of Signal, but she has now stated that she is doing an altogether fresh project. At the 5th World Women Economic Forum this past... More »

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Serious surgeons only in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim’s hospital
by | October 21, 2016 | 35 Comments
New stills are out for SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim. Our main trio of surgeons comprises of Teacher Kim, an eccentric genius played by Han Seok-kyu (Secret Door), Dr. Kang Dong-ju, a prickly and brilliant “dirt spoon” surgeon played by Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy), and last but not least, Dr. Yoon... More »

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Park Shin-yang to come back for Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho 2
by | October 20, 2016 | 19 Comments
Hit underdog-for-the-people legal drama Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho will be returning to television with a Season 2. And continuing the good news, Park Shin-yang, who was the main character in the original, has agreed to reprise his role! There was a lot of wrangling to try and keep him on for an extension during the... More »

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Only the Goblin sees what lurks behind the door
by | October 20, 2016 | 53 Comments
We’ve got three stills taken from three different angles of one scene, but there’s really not much I can decipher other than the obvious: in broad daylight, something behind an old, abandoned, ivy-covered gate catches the attention of our titular goblin played by Gong Yoo (Train to Busan, Big), giving him pause. tvN’s new fantasy... More »

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Park Hae-jin is tall, dark, and mysterious for Man to Man
by | October 20, 2016 | 83 Comments
First stills for Man to Man are out! They’re not necessarily very informative stills, but they do feature Park Hae-jin (Cheese in the Trap), and he looks sleek and stylish, so I suppose even if we don’t see him bodyguarding or performing cool undercover maneuvers, it’s enough to tide me over for now. The JTBC... More »

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MBC’s Night Light kicks off three-way power struggle with table read
by | October 19, 2016 | 28 Comments
The cast of MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Night Light gathered for its first table read. Night Light is a tale of three ambitious people who are sleepless in their desire for greater power, wealth, and success. They leap into the furnace of greed as they engage in the endless battle to acquire more riches. Actors... More »

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First look at Weightlifting Fairy’s genius swimmer and elegant gymnast
by | October 19, 2016 | 33 Comments
Here’s our first glimpse of Nam Joo-hyuk (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo) and Kyung Su-jin (Bluebird’s House) in character for MBC’s new drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju. The youth sports drama is the coming-of-age story of twenty-one-year-old weightlifting athlete Kim Bok-ju (Lee Sung-kyung), a young woman whose entire existence was devoted to barbells, and her... More »

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The ardent love of the world’s last mermaid in Legend of the Blue Sea
by | October 18, 2016 | 104 Comments
The first teaser is out for SBS’s upcoming fantasy romance Legend of the Blue Sea, and the tone is unexpectedly sad and wistful, as we’re introduced to the abiding love between a man and a mermaid that spans centuries. This is our first peek at the highly anticipated four-way team-up between stars Jeon Ji-hyun (You... More »