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10 Amazing Korean Dramas to Watch

10 Amazing Korean Dramas to Watch

Looking for something to watch? We’ve got you covered. Here are some of the most popular K-dramas from the past year.

MBC dramas not airing today  to make room for the '2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil' preliminaries

MBC dramas not airing today to make room for the '2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil' preliminaries

MBC 

dramas scheduled for May 28 are not airing due to the “2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil” preliminaries!

SEE ALSO: Jung Yoo Mi thanks fans for getting her through rough times

According to the MBC program schedule, Wed-Thurs drama “A New Leaf” and daily dramas “Shining Romance”, and “Mother”s Garden” will not air on the 28th. Instead, a two-and-a-half hour live broadcast of the “2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil” preliminaries will begin airing at 7:45 PM KST. “News Desk” which normally airs at 8 PM will also be moved to 10:15 PM, and “Radio Star” will air in its regular time slot at 11:10 PM....

Korean dramas starting today 2012/04/02 in Korea

Korean dramas starting today 2012/04/02 in Korea

Korean dramas starting today 2012/04/02 in Korea “The Wedding Scheme“, “Welcome Rain to my Life” and
An Angel’s Choice

The Wedding Scheme” (2012)

Directed by Lee Min-woo-II

Written by Park Hyeong-jin

Network : tvN

With Kang Hye-jeong, Lee Kyoo-han, Lee Young-eun, Lee Min-woo-I, Kim Won-jun, Kim Se-jeong,…...

10 Amazing K-Dramas That Nearly Had Different Star Actors

10 Amazing K-Dramas That Nearly Had Different Star Actors

As we watch our favorite K-dramas, it can be hard to imagine anyone else acting in the starring roles. However, some of the biggest K-dramas could have been very different if they had gone with their initial casting choices. Here are a few big K-dramas that had very different casting possibilities:

1. Jang Geun Suk instead of Lee Min Ho in Boys over Flowers

That’s right. The role of Jun Pyo almost went to Jang Geun Suk, but he rejected it in favor of his role in Beethoven Virus. It’s possible that the popularity of Boys over Flowers encouraged Jang Geun Suk to take the lead in You’re Beautiful. ...

Early Spring in K-Drama: Best Dramas of April

Early Spring in K-Drama: Best Dramas of April

kdrama, best dramas, april recap

Gu Family Book When A Man

April was a great month for dramas with the completion of two popularseries and the advent of five strong new contenders for first place innightly viewing.

The month began with the dramatic finale to the compelling series, “That Winter The Wind Blows.”

Viewers were fascinated with the tragic love story of a repentantgambler and a blind heiress. With the lovers’ fate uncertain, the 16th and final episode of the highly rated melodrama, starring Jo In Sung and Song Hye Kyo, earned a 15.8 percent viewer rating. ...

Revenge Dramas: Why Do We Love Them?

Revenge Dramas: Why Do We Love Them?

 

The dramas “Big Man” and “Golden Cross” are climbing in the ratings.

What these two drama plots have in common is that their heroes are exacting revenge. In “Big Man” viewers are rooting for Kang Ji Hwan to get his just revenge on Daniel Choi”s bad chaebol character. In “Golden Cross” revenge must be weighed against love.

Revenge is the most popular plot theme in programs at the moment. Revenge is also the theme in “Triangle,” “You”re All Surrounded” and “Doctor Stranger.” In “Triangle” Lee Bum Soo wants revenge against the man who killed his father. In “You”re All Surrounded” Lee Seung Gi”s character wants to implicate Cha Seung Won in his mother”s death. In “Doctor Stranger” Park He Jin”s character wants to destroy the doctor and the hospital that killed his father....

Lessons We Learn From K-Dramas

Lessons We Learn From K-Dramas

 

K-dramas are pretty moral. Here are just a few of the moral judgments they make in an entertaining way. Bad guys rarely get away with their evil deeds indefinitely. Hard work pays off.  Having compassion is important. People can change. Destorying your life in the pursuit of revenge is a bad idea. Love that”s true will wait.

If you think about it, you”ve probably seen a few examples.

Good triumphs over evil:  K-dramas feature some pretty terrible villains who seem to get away with the most horrible deeds. But they don”t get away with it forever. They all eventually pay for their crimes....

Song Ji Hyo Proves She’s a Real Ace in Juggling Dramas and “Running Man”

Song Ji Hyo Proves She’s a Real Ace in Juggling Dramas and “Running Man”

Song Ji Hyo proves that she is the real ace as she shares how she became an an all-around entertainer who juggles both her dramas and variety show SBSRunning Man“.

The lone female member of the variety show appeared in an interview for the Hong Kong show TVB J2Star Talk” and was asked how she can keep up with all her schedules. Song Ji Hyo explained, “It’s really hard, but even if it is, I’ve been filming ‘Running Man’ for four years now and I’ve learned to adapt to the situation. It’s been really fun and so I was able to do it. Even if I was sleepy, I still manage to have fun.” ...

Shin Se Kyung discusses competing with Sooyoung in a battle of upcoming dramas

Shin Se Kyung discusses competing with Sooyoung in a battle of upcoming dramas

The topic of Girls” Generation”s Sooyoung came up during the press conference for upcoming KBS 2TV drama, “Iron Man,” which took place at The Raum in Yeoksam-dong on September 2. Actress Shin Se Kyung was asked about the viewer rating rivalry in the same time slot with Sooyoung, who will be in MBC drama, “My Spring Days.”

Shin Se Kyung stated, “The viewer rating is out of my hands. It”s up to God. There”s no great meaning to me regarding the viewer rating comparison between Sooyoung and me. Sooyoung has an opportunity to be in a good drama like that by getting the role. I will do my own work diligently. I will do my best.” ...

KCON Panel Talks About Women In Dramas

KCON Panel Talks About Women In Dramas

K-drama”s women characters range from crazy mother-in-laws to conniving second leads to hardworking heroines, At KCON, a group of women who write about k-dramas discussed the roles of women in dramas. They discussed why women identify with female characters in dramas and what they would like to see change in women”s roles to reflect changing realities.

Panel moderators included Tanya Rodriguez of Hallyu U Know, Chunkeemonkeeato, Koala, Stephanie Kurze of Crazy for Kdrama, Coco and Viki of Kdrama Fighting. The panelists agreed that the reasons we like k-drama heroines is because they are so easy to relate to, that k-drama writers give their characters so many relatable qualities. And as most female k-drama characters start out with some kind of disadvantage, everyone can relate to the story of an underdog who triumps over adversity....