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Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 18, 2017
by | March 18, 2017 | 19 Comments
Kang Haneul, Yang Dong-geun Fun cameos are in store for Bride of the Water God: Making pop-up appearances are Kang Haneul (through his Misaeng-connection with writer Jung Yoon-jung) and Yang Dong-geun (through his Three Musketeers-connection with PD Kim Byung-soo). The fully pre-produced show will begin filming on March 22 and is expected to air in... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man loses two more cast members, plans reset with Kang Ho-dong
by | December 14, 2016 | 126 Comments
Song Ji-hyo, Kim Jong-kook Perhaps the writing was already on the wall with the departure of Kang Gary last month, but now it looks like SBS’s Sunday night variety standby Running Man may be coming to an end, at least in the format that we’ve come to know and love. It has been confirmed that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Celebrating 10 years with the tvN10 Awards
by | October 9, 2016 | 301 Comments
Cable network tvN held its first-ever awards ceremony in celebration of its ten-year anniversary as a station, and its biggest dramas and variety shows were awarded prizes left and right. Seriously, there were so many awards. While the Big 3 stations (KBS, MBC, SBS) hold awards every year, cable shows usually don’t get the same... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 12, 2016
by | March 12, 2016 | 68 Comments
In response to press inquiries about a Signal 2, PD Kim Won-seok said, “All of us, from writer to cast, feel enormous pride and attachment to this show so we’ve opened up the possibility of making a second season.” He continued, “I know there are concerns that we could take away the lingering effects of... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Ahn Jae-hyun joins second season of New Journey to the West
by | February 19, 2016 | 42 Comments
Ahn Jae-hyun? Really? When there was speculation that Na PD might bring in a new maknae to take Lee Seung-gi’s place in the new season of his web travel variety show New Journey to the West, I was expecting someone more familiar to variety. Okay, I was really hoping for MC Mong to reunite with... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Na PD returns with second season of New Journey to the West
by | February 17, 2016 | 38 Comments
Interesting. PD Na Young-seok (Youths Over Flowers, Three Meals a Day) said in a recent interview that his web variety series New Journey to the West was an experiment that he only considered a half-success. Perhaps it was just a lead-in to the announcement that the show would be returning for a second season; and... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 1, 2015
by | November 1, 2015 | 74 Comments
Ji Chang-wook At a recent press conference for his new album, which drops mid-November, Ji Chang-wook announced that he’s making his singing debut in China. His management team, Glorious Entertainment, has partnered with China’s Bravo Music to promote and distribute Ji’s music in the country, and he’ll be kicking off a five-city concert tour in... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 20-23 (Final)
by | October 5, 2015 | 33 Comments
javabeans: New Journey to the West ended this week, and, as we’ve come to expect of Na PD shows, was a hit from start to finish. Really, as soon as it was over I read a bunch of articles that used phrases like “Na PD’s magic” and “This is why we need Na PD” and... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 16-19
by | September 28, 2015 | 17 Comments
girlfriday: So we’re backing up a little in the timeline with Episode 11-1, which was released a few days after the last batch of episodes, and opens with an embarrassed note from Na PD about how this was supposed to be the part in between Episodes 11 and 12, but they didn’t get it edited... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 11-15
by | September 21, 2015 | 26 Comments
javabeans: We’re back with Week 3 of New Journey to the West, also known as Episodes 11 through 15, and now that the numbers are climbing I find it increasingly confusing, this new format where they kept TV broadcast procedure and chopped it up for the Internet, rather than just embracing the Internet and making... More »