It’s the time of year when broadcasting networks reward the best of the best at their annual entertainment, music, and drama ceremonies!
The 2016 SAF SBS Entertainment Awards were held on December 25 in Seoul at the SBS Prism Tower and were hosted by Lee Kyung Kyu, Kang Ho Dong, and Lee Si Young.
Nominated for the Grand Award, the biggest honor of the night, were Yoo Jae Suk, Shin Dong Yup, Kim Gura, Kim Gook Jin, and Kim Byung Man. In the end, it was Shin Dong Yup who took home the big prize for the first time in his career.
The most-awarded program this year was “My Ugly Duckling,” which not only won Shin Dong Yup the Grand Award, but also the Screenwriter Award (Yook So Young), the Producers’ Award (Park Soo Hong), the Program of the Year award, and the Excellence Award for Variety (Seo Jang Hoon).
Check out the full list of winners below!
Rookie Award (Male): Yoo Byung Jae, Kangnam
Rookie Award (Female): Gong Seung Yeon and TWICE’s Jungyeon, Lee Yeon Soo
Radio DJ Award: Park So Hyun (“Park So Hyun’s Love Game”)
Best Couple Award: Park Hyung Il and Park Soon Ja, Kim Wan Sun and Kim Kwang Gyu
Best Friend Award: “Flower Crew”
Variety Scene Stealer Award: Choi Sung Guk, Jo Se Ho
Screenwriter Award: Yook So Young (“My Ugly Duckling”), Park Jin Ah (“Curious Story Y,” “TV Animal Farm,” “We Want to Know”), Lee Jae Guk (“Kim Chang Ryul’s Old School”)
Producers’ Award (nominees chosen by producing directors): Park Soo Hong, Kim Joon Hyun
Special Award: Baek Jong Won
Mobile Icon Award: Yang Se Hyung
Best Entertainer Award (given to non-regulars and non-comedians): Kim Wan, AOA’s Seolhyun, Kim Min Suk
Program of the Year: “My Ugly Duckling” and “We Want to Know”
Star of the Year: Park Jin Young
Excellence Award (Comedy): Kim Jin Gon, Kim Jung Hwan
Excellence Award (Show/Talk): Seong Dae Hyun, Jun Hyun Moo
Excellence Award (Variety): Seo Jang Hoon
Top Excellence Award (Comedy): Hong Yoon Hwa
Top Excellence Award (Show/Talk): Kim Gun Mo
Top Excellence Award (Variety): Lee Kwang Soo
Grand Award (Daesang): Shin Dong Yup
Congratulations to all the winners on a successful 2016!