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Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of June 13-19, 2016
by | June 19, 2016 | 84 Comments
It’s a bit shocking (in a good way) to see the short drama Baek-hee Has Returned getting such high ratings throughout its two week run, ending with a pretty darn impressive 10.4%. Monster stayed in first place this week by a margin, while Jackpot finished its run with 10%, which, all told, isn’t too bad.... More »


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News bites: June 18, 2016
by | June 18, 2016 | 78 Comments
Choi Min-shik, Park Shin-hye Park Shin-hye (in upcoming Doctors) is positively considering joining Choi Min-shik in Silence (a working title), a remake of the Chinese film Silent Witness. In the legal thriller about a chaebol daughter who gets accused of killing her father’s fiance, Choi will play the chaebol, while Park would play his daughter’s... More »


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The search for Joo-won’s Sassy Girl gets down to final 3
by | June 17, 2016 | 49 Comments
Kim Joo-hyun, Han Ji-eun, Jung In-seon And the search for Sassy Girl 3.0 continues. We’re down to three leading lady hopefuls: Kim Joo-hyun (Modern Farmer), Han Ji-eun (Miss Granny), and Jung In-seon (Mirror of the Witch). My Sassy Girl is an upcoming sageuk youth drama starring Joo-won (Yong-pal). It’s based on a rom-com film by... More »


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Third teaser sets the ticking clock for crime thriller Wanted
by | June 17, 2016 | 21 Comments
We’ve got one more week till the premiere of SBS thriller Wanted, which means we’re in the last promo push with its newest teaser and posters, which play up the central conceit of an unknown bad guy forcing a twisted live broadcast, capturing an actress’s desperate efforts to recover her kidnapped son.... More »


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The fisticuffs begin on Bring It On, Ghost
by | June 17, 2016 | 64 Comments
The action is just getting started on tvN’s summer horror comedy Bring It On, Ghost, which features an odd-couple relationship between an exorcist and the schoolgirl ghost who moves into his home. The webtoon that the series is based on has the two leads meeting in a violent, epic showdown where both sides are shocked... More »


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Sohn Ho-joon up for MBC weekend drama Blow Breeze
by | June 16, 2016 | 8 Comments
Cutie pie Sohn Ho-joon (Mrs. Cop) will be starring in his own weekend drama this coming August! Chajumma must be so proud. Sohn is currently in negotiations to play the leading role of honest and upright lawyer Lee Jang-go in upcoming MBC family drama Blow Breeze. Lee Jang-go is a pure innocent soul, with a... More »


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Ha Suk-jin, Gong Myung join tvN’s Drinking Solo
by | June 16, 2016 | 23 Comments
Okay, now I feel better about Drinking Solo, because I was worried it would be Park Ha-sun (Temptation) drinking with a bunch of idols, which just didn’t interest me that much. But now Ha Suk-jin (D-Day) has signed on to star opposite her, and Park has committed to the show as well, so things are... More »


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Lee Min-ki, Shin Mina up for fantasy romance Tomorrow With You
by | June 15, 2016 | 96 Comments
Oooh, what a pairing! I could really get behind a romance between Lee Min-ki (Shut Up: Flower Boy Band) and Shin Mina (Oh My Venus), especially a quirky, offbeat, hilarious romance from the PD of Oh My Ghostess and High School King of Savvy. Just imagine the adorable hijinks that will be had! The two... More »


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Con artists and civil servants team up in Police Unit 38
by | June 15, 2016 | 86 Comments
A changeup has been announced, and now we will be able to enjoy Seo In-gook’s (I Remember You) charismatic charm starting one day earlier. Although originally planned as a Saturday-Sunday drama, OCN’s new cop comedy drama Police Unit 38 will now be airing on Friday-Saturday instead.... More »


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tvN celebrates tenth birthday with award ceremony
by | June 15, 2016 | 100 Comments
It’s tvN’s tenth anniversary year, and the cable station has confirmed that it will be celebrating the occasion on its birthdate, October 9, with an anniversary festival, which includes an award ceremony to honor its shows. Hurrah! It’s about time all those actors and producers got a chance to take home shiny trophies too —... More »




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