2020 Baeksang Arts Awards Winners (TV category)

When the Camellia Blooms took home the most number of awards with four wins in the recently concluded 56th Baeksang Arts Awards. Along with the coveted Daesang (Grand Prize), the drama also bagged the awards for Best Screenplay (Lim Sang-choon), Best Supporting Actor (Oh Jung-se), and Best Actor (Kang Ha-neul). The SBS sports drama Stove League won Best Drama, breaking the four-year winning streak of Best Dramas from tvN.

The highest-rated Korean drama of cable TV history, The World of the Married, secured two awards: Best Director (Mo Wan-il) and Best Actress (Kim Hee-ae). Meanwhile, the stars of international-hit Crash Landing on You landed one major award as well as three special awards: Best Supporting Actress for Kim Sun-young, Bazaar Icon Award for Seo Ji-hye, and the TikTok Popularity Award for Hyun Bin and Son Ye-ji.

Here are the winners for the TV category:

Daesang (Grand Prize): When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)

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Best Drama: Stove League (SBS)

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Best Actress: Kim Hee-ae – JTBC’s The World of the Married

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Best Actor: Kang Ha-neul – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms

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Best Director: Mo Wan-il – JTBC’s The World of the Married

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TikTok Popularity Award: Hyun Bin and Son Ye-jin – tvN’s Crash Landing on You

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Best Supporting Actress: Kim Sun-young – tvN’s Crash Landing on You

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Best Supporting Actor: Oh Jung-se – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms

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Best Screenplay (TV Script): Lim Sang-choon – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms

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Best New Actress: Kim Da-mi – JTBC’s Itaewon Class

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Best New Actor: Ahn Hyo-seop – SBS’s Dr. Romantic 2

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Bazaar Icon Award: Seo Ji-hye – tvN’s Crash Landing on You

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(Photo – Baeksang Arts Awards Secretariat)

Technical Award: Jeong Yeon-wook, art – tvN’s Great Escape 3

Best Educational Show: Giant PengTV (EBS)

Best Entertainment Program: Mr. Trot (TV Chosun)

Best Variety Performer (Female): Park Na-rae – MBC’s I Live Alone

Best Variety Performer (Male): Yoo Jae-suk – MBC’s How Do You Play?

Here are the nominees for the TV category:

Best Drama

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best Drama Nominees
  • When the Camellia Blooms (KBS2)
  • Crash Landing on You (tvN)
  • Stove League (SBS)
  • Kingdom Season 2 (Netflix)
  • Hyena (SBS)

Best Actor

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best Actor Nominees
  • Kang Ha-neul – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms
  • Namkoong Min – SBS’s Stove League
  • Park Seo-joon – JTBC‘s Itaewon Class
  • Joo Ji-hoon – SBS’s Hyena
  • Hyun Bin – tvN’s Crash Landing on You

Best Actress

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best Actress Nominees
  • Gong Hyo-jin – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms
  • Kim Hye-soo – SBS’s Hyena
  • Kim Hee-ae – JTBC’s The World of the Married
  • Son Ye-jin – tvN’s Crash Landing on You
  • IU – tvN’s Hotel Del Luna

Best Supporting Actor

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best Supporting Actor Nominees
  • Kim Young-min – JTBC’s The World of the Married
  • Yang Kyung-won – tvN’s Crash Landing on You
  • Oh Jung-se – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms
  • Yoo Jae-myung – JTBC’s Itaewon Class
  • Jeon Seok-ho – SBS’s Hyena

Best Supporting Actress

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best Supporting Actress Nominees
  • Kwon Nara – JTBC’s Itaewon Class
  • Kim Sun-young – tvN’s Crash Landing on You
  • Seo Ji-hye – tvN’s Crash Landing on You
  • Son Dam-bi – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms
  • Yeom Hye-ran – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms

Best New Actor

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best New Actor Nominees
  • Kim Kang-hoon – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms
  • Ahn Bo-hyun – JTBC‘s Itaewon Class
  • Ahn Hyo-seop – SBS’s Dr. Romantic 2
  • Ong Seong-wu – JTBC’s Moments of 18
  • Lee Jae-wook – MBC’s Extraordinary You

Best New Actress

Baeksang Arts Awards 2020 Best New Actress Nominees
  • Kim Da-mi – JTBC’s Itaewon Class
  • Jeon Mi-do – tvN’s Hospital Playlist
  • Jeon Yeo-bin – JTBC’s Melo Is My Nature
  • Jung Ji-so – tvN’s The Cursed
  • Han So-hee – JTBC’s The World of the Married

Best Director

  • Kim Sung-yoon – JTBC‘s Itaewon Class
  • Lee Jung-hyo – tvN’s Crash Landing on You
  • Cha Yeong-hoon – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms
  • Jeong Dong-yoon – SBS’s Stove League
  • Mo Wan-il – JTBC’s The World of the Married

Best Screenplay

  • Kim Roo-ri – SBS’s Hyena
  • Park Ji-eun – tvN’s Crash Landing on You
  • Lee Shin-hwa – SBS’s Stove League
  • Lee Woo-jung – tvN’s Hospital Playlist
  • Lim Sang-choon – KBS2’s When the Camellia Blooms

Technical Award

  • Kim Nam-sik, Ryu Gun-hee, visual effects – Netflix’s Kingdom 2
  • Kim Ji-soo, art – tvN’s Pegasus Market
  • Park Sung-il, music – JTBC’s Itaewon Class
  • Park Si-yeon, filming – tvN’s You Quiz on the Block
  • Jeong Yeon-wook, art – tvN’s Great Escape 3

Baeksang Arts Awards is considered the most prestigious award ceremony in Korea that recognizes excellent work and performance in Korean films and television shows. It was established in 1965 by Chang Ki-young, the founder of the Korean-language daily newspaper Hankook Ilbo. The 2020 Baeksang Arts Awards marks the 56th edition of the annual event. The dramas and films for this year’s awards ceremony are those released between April 1, 2019 and April 30, 2020.

For the list of winners and nominees for the film category, click here.

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