MBC Drama Awards 2019: ‘Special Labor Inspector’ actor Kim Dong-wook wins grand prize

Each of the three big networks holds an annual awards ceremony to honor their biggest dramas and actors. In 2019, MBC was the first one to give out the trophies on December 30, followed by SBS and KBS on December 31. For the MBC Drama Awards 2019, Special Labor Inspector emerged as the overall winner of the night with its lead actor Kim Dong-wook and writer Kim Ban-di taking home the Daesang and best writer award, respectively.

MBC aired a total of 17 prime-time Korean dramas in 2019, nine of which received awards during the event. Here’s the complete list of winners:

Kim Dong-wook at the 2019 MBC Drama Awards

Daesang (Grand Prize): Kim Dong-wook (Special Labor Inspector)

Viewers’ Choice for Drama of the Year: Extraordinary You

Best Writer: Kim Ban-di (Special Labor Inspector)

Top Excellence Award for an Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Drama: Im Ji-yeon (Welcome 2 Life)

Top Excellence Award for an Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama: Kim Dong-wook (Special Labor Inspector)

Top Excellence Award for an Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama: Shin Se-kyung (Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung) & Han Ji-min (One Spring Night)

Top Excellence Award for an Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama: Jung Hae-in (One Spring Night)

Top Excellence Award for an Actress in a Daily or Weekend Drama: Ye Ji-won (Never Twice)

Top Excellence Award for an Actor in a Daily or Weekend Drama: Lee Sang-woo (Golden Garden)

Excellence Award for an Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Drama: Park Se-young (Special Labor Inspector)

Excellence Award for an Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Drama: Oh Man-suk (Partners For Justice 2)

Excellence Award for an Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama: Kim Hye-yoon (Extraordinary You)

Excellence Award for an Actor in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama: Cha Eun-woo (Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung)

Excellence Award for an Actress in a Daily or Weekend Drama: Park Se-wan (Never Twice)

Excellence Award for an Actor in a Daily or Weekend Drama: Ryu Soo-young (Love In Sadness)

Best Supporting Actor/Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Drama: Oh Dae-hwan (Special Labor Inspector)

Best Supporting Actor/Actress in a Wednesday-Thursday Drama: Lee Ji-hoon (Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung)

Best Supporting Actor/Actress in a Daily or Weekend Drama: Jung Si-ah (Golden Garden)

Best New Actress: Kim Hye Yoon (Extraordinary You)

Best New Actor: Lee Jae-wook (Extraordinary You) & Kim Ro-woon (Extraordinary You)

Best Child Actor Award: Lee Soo-ah (Partners For Justice 2)

Scene Stealer Award: No Min-woo (Partners For Justice 2)

Best Couple: Cha Eun-woo & Shin Se-kyung (Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung)

The MBC Drama Awards 2019 was held at the MBC Media Center and hosted by Han Hye-jin and Kim Sung-joo.

Also Read: KBS Drama Awards 2019 & SBS Drama Awards 2019

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