Monthly Archive: March 2017

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KBS World releases teasers for upcoming drama “Andante”

KBS World released on March 29, 2017 and today two new teasers with English subtitles for its upcoming coming-of-age drama Andante. The two teasers feature its leading male cast Kai (First Seven Kisses) playing the role of a high school student who moves to the countryside with his family and discovers a mysterious school...

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“Whisper” ratings drops to 13.4 %, “Rebel” takes lead

SBS drama Whisper saw a decrease in its ratings for the second episode, allowing Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People to take the lead in the Monday-Tuesday time slot. According to Nielsen Korea, the latest episode of Whisper recorded a nationwide rating of 13.4 %, which is lower than the...

Posters for upcoming tvN drama “Chicago Typewriter” released

With 10 days remaining before its premiere, upcoming tvN drama Chicago Typewriter finally have posters to promote itself further. Four posters of the drama were released on March 27, 2017, featuring the three main cast in one photo and each of them in three separate posters. The first poster (above)...

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Weekly Ratings Update: March 20-26, 2017

Defendant finally ended last week, pulling off a 1.3 percentage points (pp) increase to end its 18-episode run at 28.3 %. Its average ratings stands at 21.7 %. It surpassed the record of Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, its predecessor that obtained a peak and average ratings of 27.6 and 20.4 %,...

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Song Joong-ki moves screenwriters to tears at 29th Korea Producers Awards

Song Joong-ki won the Best Performer award at the 29th Korea Producers Awards ceremony last week and moved screenwriters to tears when he delivered his acceptance speech. His well said speech was partly influenced by Kim Moon-sook, a CBS radio show writer who won the writer’s award. The writer cried during her...

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Descendants of the Sun A Year After Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year After

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series DOTS A Year AfterDescendants of the Sun. That is the title of the phenomenal drama that took the world by storm in 2016. As of today, March 24, 2017, it’s been exactly 344 days since its last episode was aired on...

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On this day last year, “Descendants of the Sun” hits 30 % viewer ratings

It’s been a little over a year since Descendants of the Sun premiered and took the world by storm during its 16-episode run. It was so popular that its viewer ratings climbed to 20 %* in just two weeks. On this day last year, March 23, it made a remarkable record...

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Park Min-young, Lee Jin-wook offered main roles in upcoming KBS drama “Seven Day Queen”

Park Min-young, Lee Jin-wook, and Jin Goo have been offered the lead roles in the new KBS historical drama Seven Day Queen. This is according to a news report citing an official from KBS. Park Min-young (Remember) has been offered to play the female lead role, Dan-kyeong.  The “Queen” in the drama’s...

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“Defendant” ends run, beats “Romantic Doctor’s” ratings record

SBS drama Defendant ended its run yesterday and achieved 28.3 % in nationwide viewership ratings, making the average rating of its 18 episodes equal to 21.7 %. Data from Nielsen Korea reveal that it surpassed Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim‘s peak and average rating of 27.6 and 20.4 %, respectively. Romantic...

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JTBC confirms reward vacation for “Strong Woman Do Bong-soon” cast, crew

A representative from JTBC confirmed that the cast and crew of the network’s currently popular drama Strong Woman Do Bong-soon will go on a reward vacation in Indonesia. “Towards the end of next month, the entire cast and crew will [be] staying in Bali for 3 nights and 5 days,...