Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 329
by | April 19, 2011 | 58 Comments
An unexpected hitch in the plans creates a delay for the 1N2D team, but they’re not about to stand by and do nothing. Not when this team of producers can turn lemon to lemonade, rain into sunshine, and a long night of nothing into high-stakes competition. So they turn their... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baby-Faced Beauty’s super cute trailer
by | April 19, 2011 | 190 Comments
The trailer for KBS’s upcoming Baby-Faced Beauty is out, and it’s really pretty adorable. Not that I was expecting it to be bad, but I just expected more of the usual trendy type stuff, not something quite so quirky and refreshing. In case you need a refresher: Baby-Faced Beauty is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Best Love’s couple together for poster shoot
by | April 19, 2011 | 103 Comments
Haha, these two look so mismatched…and so very disgruntled about it…that it cracks me up. In the Hong sisters’ new romantic-comedy Best Love, which premieres in about two weeks, Cha Seung-won and Gong Hyo-jin play two celebrities who are just about diametric opposites. He’s beloved by all and at the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Eun-hye stills from Lie To Me
by | April 18, 2011 | 126 Comments
Now for the heroine’s turn: Yoon Eun-hye sheds the little black minidress and heels and dresses way down for Lie To Me, where she sports some athleticwear and a messy ponytail to play her character Ah-jung. These particular stills come from a flashback to her days as a student preparing... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho on location for City Hunter
by | April 18, 2011 | 110 Comments
Shoots for SBS’s upcoming City Hunter have taken its star, Lee Min-ho, overseas; he traveled abroad to Thailand last month, which is where most of these photos come from. The production hasn’t provided too many details about the plotline for the Thai shoots, so I’m just hoping that the furry,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Upcoming drama Festival changes its title
by | April 18, 2011 | 43 Comments
…to… You’ve Fallen For Me [넌 내게 반했어]. Well, I like it, for starters a hell of a lot better than the bland original title Festival. The upcoming campus music drama starring You’re Beautiful‘s Park Shin-hye and Jung Yong-hwa went through an interesting process to get the name change, by... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan stills from Lie To Me
by | April 18, 2011 | 123 Comments
*Drool* (Maybe not that) Funny story: I recently reconnected with a cousin I’d only met once, a dozen years ago. Conversation was pleasant though stilted, as happens when kinship wars with time and distance to create that curious dissonance — are we close? Are we not? Should we cut the... More »

Drama Recaps
Manny: Episodes 1-2
by | April 17, 2011 | 111 Comments
Cable station tvN has entered the midweek prime-time fray with Manny, its new 16-episode romantic-comedy about a male live-in nanny who comes to care for the two kids of a single mom. He’s the consummate pro, she’s the frazzled careerwoman, and together they’ll clash and bicker and romance their way... More »

Drama Casting & News
What’s up, What’s Up?
by | April 17, 2011 | 44 Comments
Time to check in on several dramas-on-hold, although info is scarce: There’s been a noted lack of updates on the futures of What’s Up and Poseidon, which continue to languish in limbo. It doesn’t exactly bode well for their fates, especially considering that The Musical and Birdie Buddy are both... More »

Drama Casting & News
Thorn Birds contemplates an extension
by | April 17, 2011 | 131 Comments
…but decides against it. I hadn’t even been aware that KBS’s Wednesday-Thursday melodrama Thorn Birds was contemplating an extension, but I’m not surprised that they’ve opted to stick to its original plan of 20 episodes, given its ratings performance. According to a source with the production, the series had been... More »