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Drama Casting & News
His scandal, her story in tvN’s The Good Wife
by | June 6, 2016 | 33 Comments
Here’s our first moody, enigmatic peek at tvN’s remake of The Good Wife, the American legal and political drama about a woman who returns to her law career when her husband goes to prison for a messy public scandal. It’s a great premise and a successful series that’s been on the air for seven seasons... More »

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Jang Hyuk becomes dangerous and life-saving for Beautiful Mind
by | June 6, 2016 | 31 Comments
It’s a day of teasers, with another set here for KBS’s upcoming medical-mystery drama Beautiful Mind, starring Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2105) as a neurosurgery expert who can’t feel feelings, who gets caught up in a string of mysterious deaths. Still no sign of leading lady Park So-dam (Because It’s the First Time) in... More »

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More potential roommates for JTBC’s Age of Youth
by | June 6, 2016 | 45 Comments
Han Ye-ri, Sunny Han Seung-yeon, Ryu Hwa-young JTBC’s new campus sharehouse drama Age of Youth has three more potential roommates alongside Han Ye-ri (Six Flying Dragons), who is still considering the offer to headline. Girls’ Generation’s Sunny, Kara’s Han Seung-yeon (The Racer, Jang Bori Is Here), and Ryu Hwa-young (Come Back, Ajusshi; Ex-Girlfriend Club) are... More »

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The teacher has a crush on SBS’s Doctors
by | June 6, 2016 | 170 Comments
Uh, so based on the second teaser for Doctors, it’s teacher Kim Rae-won who has a lingering old crush on student Park Shin-hye, not the other way around. I don’t know how I feel about that, but I’m just going to hold on to the idea that the crush lingered as a regret for ten... More »

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Drama viewership ratings for the week of May 30-June 5, 2016
by | June 5, 2016 | 76 Comments
Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho ended this week with a bang, finishing out a run where it’s consistently been in first place. Despite KBS’s pleading, it seems like it was best for everyone involved (except for the team involved in Beautiful Mind) to not have to extend by two more episodes, since Lawyer would’ve suffered for... More »

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Im Shi-wan, L, Chae Soo-bin headline Chinese web drama Black Cat
by | June 4, 2016 | 17 Comments
And the stars continue to head to China: ZE:A’s Im Shi-wan (Misaeng) and Infinite’s L (The Time I’ve Loved You) have both been confirmed as leads for new Chinese web drama Black Cat, with relative newcomer Chae Soo-bin (Sassy Go Go) joining them.... More »

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52nd Baeksang Arts Awards: TV Section
by | June 3, 2016 | 234 Comments
The 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards ceremony was held on June 3, 2016 to award the biggest projects of the past year in film and television. We’re trying something new this year and breaking up the awards post into two sections, because these things just get insanely long, and we don’t want anyone getting scrolling-induced injuries.... More »

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Secret writer’s new drama Savage Heat up for KBS fall lineup
by | June 3, 2016 | 61 Comments
Secret writer Yoo Bo-ra is back with a new series, which has been in the works since late last year. The new melodrama, called Savage Heat, is looking at a potential broadcast this November after On the Way to the Airport in the Wednesday-Thursday timeslot on KBS. It hasn’t officially been confirmed, but according to... More »

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Han Ye-ri considering upbeat JTBC roommate drama Age of Youth
by | June 3, 2016 | 46 Comments
Ooh, here’s promising news: Han Ye-ri (Six Flying Dragons) is in talks to return in a new drama, and the writer is one I’d be happy to welcome back to dramaland: Park Yeon-sun, who’s back with her first series in four years with a JTBC drama titled Age of Youth. Admittedly writer Park’s last drama... More »

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Park Bo-young courted for new drama from Ms. Temper PD
by | June 2, 2016 | 92 Comments
Yay, Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) is considering a new drama! The downside (I know, how could there be a downside to that?) is that the project is in the works for early next year, which is eeeons away. The new series is on cable network JTBC, and comes from PD Lee Hyung-min of their... More »

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