[Live Blog] 2013 KBS Drama Awards – Ending The Year With A Bang

Welcome to Soompi’s live recap service! We’re trialling a new system to bring you better coverage of the end of year award ceremonies, so please bear with any hiccups tonight :) Let’s have some fun with this! If you would like to know more about the 2013 KBS Drama Awards, please read our live blog introduction page here. For live updates of the 2013 SBS Drama Awards, please go to the SBS Drama Awa...

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“Lee Soon Shin Is the Best” Earns First Place in Viewership Ratings

Despite the drop in its ratings recently, KBS’s drama “Lee Soon Shin Is the Best” still remains to have the highest ratings in the weekend drama category. According to the ratings research company “Nielsen Korea,” the most recent episode, which was aired on April 13, achieved 24.0% viewership ratings. This was 3.3% less than the 27.3% ratings it earned with the episode that was aired on April 7. H...

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Hwang Jung Eum Gives Junior Girl Group Members A Word of Advice

A member of now disbanded girl group Sugar, Hwang Jung Eum gave her younger juniors who are interested in acting a word of advice. On February 20, she went to Incheon to attend the press conference for SBS’s drama “Incarnation of Money.” She shared a few wise words to her juniors, “You have to be lucky and also have a lot of people around you helping you.” She went on, “Work hard, play hard and do...

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Hwang Jung Eum Uploads an Adorable “Chubby” Selca on Twitter

On February 8 on her Twitter, actress Hwang Jung Eum uploaded a photo along with a message, “Everyone, this is Jae In from the drama ‘Incarnation of Money.’ How are your holiday preparations going? I will be working nonstop! We are all working very hard on this drama so please don’t forget to watch it! Have a nice holiday.” In the picture is Hwang Jung Eum wearing the fat suit used in the new SBS’...

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2013 Spring Kdrama Lineup

It’s the start of a new month! Whew! Can you believe it’s February already? Well, it seems like February will be an exciting month for kdrama fans as there are several new series making their grand premieres! We also have a couple great dramas premiering later in the year too! Continue reading to find out what the kdrama world has in store for us this spring season!  “Incarnatio...

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Hwang Jung Eum Wears the Fat Suit for the New Drama

On January 25, the filming set for the SBS’s new drama “Incarnation of Money” was open to the public. “Incarnation of Money” is to be a legal-romance drama and will tell a story involving a loan shark’s daughter and a prosecutor. At the set, actress Hwang Jung Eum surprised the crew by wearing a fat suit to transform into a heavyset woman of 70kg. Hwang Jung Eum looked so different that to her emb...

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Actor Kang Ji Hwan to Create His Own Agency

On January 17, Kang Ji Hwan held a press conference and announced, “From here on, I would not join any agency. I am working on founding my own agency so that I could focus solely on my career without any distraction.”  Currently, Kang Ji Hwan is in the middle of a legal dispute with his former agency S-Plus Entertainment. Kang Ji Hwan was casted to star in “Incarnation of Money&#...

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