‘School 2013’


Drama Casting & News
School 2017 gears up for July broadcast on KBS
by | March 20, 2017 | 119 Comments
According to the latest drama news, another season of the well-received School series is underway at KBS and now has a broadcast slot. School 2017 is slated to air sometime in July after the end of Park Seo-joon’s Third-rate My Way, which will follow currently airing drama The Perfect Wife in the Monday-Tuesday time slot.... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Top 10 favorite drama bromances
by | January 18, 2017 | 218 Comments
javabeans: It seemed only natural to follow up our list of favorite couples with our list of favorite bromances, which are sometimes just as compelling as the love stories—er, I mean romantic love stories, since bromances are love stories of another kind. girlfriday: The best kind! Bromantic love is one of my favorite types of... More »


Drama Casting & News
School 2017 in the works for summer broadcast on KBS
by | September 29, 2016 | 109 Comments
The School franchise is one that’s near and dear to my heart, so I’m excited to hear that KBS is bringing back a new installment of the high school drama series right on schedule. Following its revival with School 2013 and its follow-up with a mystery bent, Who Are You–School 2015, KBS has announced that... More »


Drama Casting & News
Will Cheer Up continue the School hot streak?
by | August 12, 2015 | 33 Comments
A cheerleading drama? In Korea? Okay, KBS, make it work. Cheer Up is the name of a new series being prepped for the Monday-Tuesday slot on KBS, and is set in a high school, telling stories of youthful friendships and loves. Pretty generic description, but since it’s being produced by Contents K, which did the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yubi offered leading role in School 2015
by | March 16, 2015 | 57 Comments
Ooh, Lee Yubi for School 2015? I do love how this franchise casts. The newest installment of the School franchise has been bumped up on KBS’s roster for a late-April premiere, and casting is at last underway. First up to star is Lee Yubi, a rising young actress who’s been making a mark with lovable... More »


Drama Casting & News
School 2015 in the works at KBS
by | February 25, 2015 | 77 Comments
Sigh, I miss the days of School 2013. It was such earnest, unbridled, furious man-love — er, boy-love — with little else to get in the way. The good news is that we’re about to get another installment of the high school drama franchise that began in the ’90s and launched dozens of careers. The... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dae Jang Geum 2 loses its spot in fall lineup
by | June 11, 2014 | 23 Comments
Unsurprisingly, pre-production has fizzled in the wake of Lee Young-ae turning down the lead role in Dae Jang Geum 2, which means that the spot MBC had carved out for it this fall is back up for grabs. Stepping into the gap is a new series from the School 2013 writer Lee Hyun-joo and the... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Santa presents: Things I Learned from Dramaland
by | December 25, 2013 | 90 Comments
The one good thing about working one day a year and outsourcing most of your menial labor to elves is that it gives you plenty of time to watch dramas. This year I discovered that I had watched them all wrong before, because when you watch with an open mind, you can gain valuable life... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
2013 Editors’ Picks [Year in Review, Part 5]
by | December 23, 2013 | 273 Comments
Here are your winners for 2013! It was an interesting year in dramaland, with a wide array of genres to choose from all year long. It was also a year without one drama to sweep all categories and all hearts, but never fear, because that just means the love gets spread around. Thanks again to... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Gonna find out who’s naughty or nice [Year in Review, Part 4]
by | December 20, 2013 | 132 Comments
It’s that time of year, for Show to trade in all its good deeds and gold stars for a spot on Santa’s list. Have you been naughty, nice, or something in between? If there’s any constant in dramaland, it’s that you can never underestimate the sneak-attack of a naughty finale, or the surprise resilience of... More »