Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Apr. 11–Apr. 17, 2016
by | April 17, 2016 | 61 Comments
There were some scheduling changes this week that affected most (most being two out of three) of the Wednesday-Thursday airing shows, leaving Descended From the Sun to net its best numbers yet—fitting, of course, for the show’s grand finale.... More »


Meta
Beans of Wisdom, ahoy!
by | April 16, 2016 | 40 Comments
It’s time for more comments of the week! It seems you guys are enjoying this feature, and we’re glad about it because your contributions are a big part of what makes this site fun to read. We’ve collected another round of thoughtful, funny, and insightful comments from the past week,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 16, 2016
by | April 16, 2016 | 59 Comments
Yoon Shi-yoon, Ji-soo [We’re happy to welcome back sassychef to Dramabeans — and we can’t believe it’s been a whole five years since she was last with us. Time flies in mysterious and sometimes horrifying ways. We’re excited to have sassychef covering more news for us — and don’t worry,... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 294
by | April 16, 2016 | 14 Comments
Technological advancements can often be a double-edged sword—while it makes so many tasks more convenient nowadays, many of these developments now replace the need for humans to fulfill those very tasks. So this episode will test the age-old question of man vs. machine, the human brain vs. programming code, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gong Yoo courted to headline writer Kim Eun-sook’s tvN drama
by | April 16, 2016 | 122 Comments
With mega-hit Descended From the Sun already in her rearview mirror, star writer Kim Eun-sook is going full-steam ahead on her next project, her untitled fall series for cable network tvN. An offer is currently out to Gong Yoo (Big) to be her next leading man, and he’s considering favorably.... More »


Drama Recaps
Descended From the Sun: Episode 16 (Final)
by | April 15, 2016 | 198 Comments
Cuteness abounds as we watch the soldiers and doctors we’ve grown to adore settle into their lives, finding ways to compromise and love one another despite their occasional clashes. It hasn’t been an easy road, as they’ve struggled to meet in the middle without compromising their own principles. But there... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: Assembling the minion army
by | April 15, 2016 | 72 Comments
javabeans: Well, I know what we’re all doing this week. And weekend. girlfriday: And next week… HeadsNo2: And next weekend. javabeans: There are just a lot of sample recaps, okay? You guys sure sent us a lot of minion applications. We’re super grateful and excited to read them! It’s just,... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Yoo Ah-in wins more things, takes more photos
by | April 15, 2016 | 48 Comments
Having reached almost peak levels of stardom and critical acclaim, Yoo Ah-in now only needs to go somewhere for it to be an event worth commemorating in picture form. The fact that he’s drop dead handsome and oh-so-dapper probably doesn’t hurt much, either. Featured in this month’s edition of High... More »


Drama Recaps
Goodbye Mr. Black: Episode 10
by | April 15, 2016 | 30 Comments
I actually enjoyed this episode, because people start to be less predictable, which leads to crucial mistakes on both sides. I like it when a drama shakes up the established pattern—taking the conflict out of the corporate boardroom, for example, which was much needed in Goodbye Mr. Black—and lets everyone... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #443
by | April 15, 2016 | 271 Comments
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