Lee Min Ho’s popularity in China is beyond what one would expect.
The March 26 broadcast of SBS’ One Night of TV Entertainment featured the popularity of Korean dramas and stars that have struck China.
Lee Min Ho started gaining popularity in the country starting with City Hunter in 2011 and caused a syndrome with The Heirs last year.
Advertisements featuring the actor can easily be spotted around Shanghai, including a street decorated with about 100 meters of Lee Min Ho′s face on both sides.
An expert in hallyu content revealed, “He was offered 500 million KRW (~460,000 USD) to act in each episode of a drama. Even if he can’t appear as the lead actor, they want him to appear as a cameo. Some places have even offered Lee Min Ho 500 million KRW to make a cameo appearance for just one day
Nothing can stop "Empress Qi"s reign over the Mon-Tues drama time slot as it"s maintained its #1 spot in viewer ratings this week!
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According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the March 18th episode of MBC"s "Empress Qi" achieved a 26.5% viewer rating which is a 1.2% decrease from its previous viewer rating of 27.7%, keeping things exciting with the help of Lim Joo Eun"s (from "Heirs") entrance and staying close to reaching the 30% viewer rating mark.
SBS" "God"s Gift - 14 Days" dropped 0.3% from a 9.7% to 9.4% viewer rating while KBS 2TV"s "Full Sun" rose 0.5% from a 3.0% to 3.5% viewer rating, slowly rising from its slump
Actress Park Shin Hye will is the next “morning angel” for “1 Night 2 Days!”
On February 28, Park Shin Hye’s agency S.A.L.T. Entertainment announced, “Park Shin Hye just finished filming a fun episode of KBS 2TV’s ‘1 Night, 2 Days’ in Jangheung, Jeollanam-do.”
The morning after the cast had spent the night, Park Shin Hye utilized a unique wake-up strategy and then spent the rest of the day participating in fun activities with the cast members. It has been reported that the members enthusiastically cheered when they discovered that their morning angel was none other than sweet and lovable actress, Park Shin Hye.
The episode featuring Park Shin Hye on ‘1 Night, 2 Days’ will air on March 2.
Actress Park Shin Hye has garnered love from the public for her roles in various dramas and movies such as “The Heirs,” “Flower Boys Next Door,” “You’ve Fallen for Me,” and “Miracle in Cell No
Today is Valentine"s Day
You know what that means. Chocolates, flowers, teddy bears... Well.... if we had a significant other, maybe. Thankfully for the rest of us who happen to be single, we can overdose on ice cream and chocolate by our lonely selves and live vicariously through drama couples. For this Valentine"s Day, we decided to look at some of the drama couples with relationships that we dreamed of having (SPOILERS BELOW)!
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The Couple with the Worst Timing
Sung Shi Won (A Pink"s Eunji) and Yoon Yoon Jae (Seo In Guk) of "Reply 1997" by contagion
HE WAS TOO EARLY
Jun Su Jin will be acting as Song Ji Hyo’s younger sister starting from the 5th episode of tvN’s Emergency Couple.
The starlet has previously acted in SBS’s The Heirs, KBS2’s School 2013 and movie Hot Young Bloods, becoming one of the rising young stars.
In Emergency Couple, Jun Su Jin will take the role of Oh Jin Ae, a single mom and a musician, who runs away from the house with the hatred towards her mom who favors her older sister, Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo).
Jun Su Jin’s agency rep stated, “Jun Su Jin will act as a young girl in her twenties, who goes through ups and downs as she chases after her dream and love.”
About taking hew new drama role, Jun Su Jin said, “I’m nervous to be taking on my first ‘mom role’ but I’ve been having fun with filming
On the 9th episode of "WINNER TV
", the boys of WINNER
are heading to their hometowns.
SEE ALSO: WINNER to parody drama "Heirs" in eighth episode of "WINNER TV"?
The upcoming show will cover WINNER recording their debut song, visiting family, and jamming on the beach. Taehyun
also promises to keep lonely viewers company.
Check out the preview above, while you wait for the episode to air on the 7th KST!
The boys of WINNER created a funny parody of hit drama "Heirs" for this week"s episode of "WINNER TV." While Kang Seung Yoon took on Kim Tan, Nam Tae Hyun became a pretty Eun Sang, Song Min Ho transformed into the charismatic Young Do, Kim Jin Woo became the catty Rachel, and Lee Seung Hoon played, well, everything else.
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There is even a cameo by Big Bang"s Seungri, who plays the role of Yang Hyun Suk attempting to send Eun Sang away to another agency like JYP and Antenna Music.
In addition, the members threw a surprise birthday party for Kang Seung Yoon after they filmed the pool scene for the parody. Although they did not have time to buy presents, they managed to get a beautiful cake that was lit up while they sang happy birthday to the brightly smiling Kang Seung Yoon
Another Monday has snuck up on us, which means it’s time to select the next Mwave Star of the Week!
It’s all about the actors this week, so check out the nominees below and vote!
Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain
Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain is one busy star these days as she promotes a new movie and kicks into high gear for her solo comeback.
Gain will take to the big screen alongside Ha Ji Won and Kang Yea Won in action flick The Huntresses, which is set to premiere on January 29.
She is also looking to kick some butt on the K-Pop stage, releasing a string of bold teasers for her upcoming mini album Truth or Dare, set to be released next month.
Lee Min Ho
The Heirs may be over, but actor Lee Min Ho is busier than ever
“Man from the Stars” continues to soar with high ratings, intriguing plot lines, and lovably flawed characters. Romantic feelings begin to develop between our lead characters, especially within the stoic Do Min Joon. Chun Song Yi faces increasing backlash for her rival’s death, but at least Min Joon never seems too far away to help. Flashbacks are beautifully interwoven with the present day events, providing a satisfying context for Min Joon and Song Yi’s fated relationship. Not only do the main characters shine, but the supporting cast and subplots combine to make a captivating story that leaves viewers on the edge of their seats.
10 Signs Min Joon Has Fallen for Song Yi
There’s no way around it- Min Joon is falling hard for our heroine. Having Song Yi stranded in his apartment overnight certainly didn’t hurt their budding relationship and with each interaction and flashback, we see Min Joon’s feelings develop more and more
RECAP: FIFTH RECORD
Min-joon saves Song-yi from falling overboard, and as he puts her to bed, she pulls him down to her to give him a kiss. She murmurs, “You’ve gone crazy,” but it’s more to herself than to him, believing herself to be dreaming him up. She hushes him from speaking and sighs, “Yeah, I was too lonely all this time and it’s been hard on my body. I’m even dreaming up sexy dreams now. It’s time I married. Hormones are honest.”Drifting off to sleep, Song-yi curls into Min-joon’s coat for warmth—the one he’s wearing, which pulls him even closer to her. Looking completely out of his element (well, even more than he is, for being an alien and all), Min-joon carefully extricates himself. As soon as he exits, he overhears scary hyung Jae-kyung confirming with his secretary that “it” has been completed, without witnesses, and that if not for somebody being greedy, he wouldn’t have had to do this
Sunday night was a miraculous night with 125 singers gathering on one stage together at the 2013 SBS Gayo Awards.
The music ceremony brought all the popular singers who have promoted in 2013 from Big Bang’s G-Dragon to Lee Seung Chul.
Not only did these artists put on spectacular collaborations and performances, they also gathered for 2013 Gayo Awards Friendship Project, revealing the results through a music video and a stage performance, which concluded the four-hour program.
The music ceremony included a hilarious three episode drama, spoofing The Heirs and Master’s Sun with cheesy yet funny acting from the idols.
Meanwhile, the 2013 MBC Entertainment Awards took place at the same time
The new SBS drama “Man from the Stars” kicked off on December 18 taking over the Wednesday/Thursday time slot from Heirs. I will be covering this fantasy rom-com for Soompi on a weekly basis. Please be sure to check in and share your thoughts about this drama!
When Do Min Joon landed on Earth 400 years ago, he didn’t realize how much he would dislike living there. He doesn’t age, making it very hard to build relationships with other people, and his super abilities like extra sensitive hearing and the power to stop time don’t seem to do him much good. It’s understandable that over time Min Joon has developed a very cynical outlook towards human life. How will this viewpoint change as he interacts with the loud and opinionated actress Chun Song Yi? As fate would have it, these two already have a deep connection, a connection which spans over 400 years
Gallup Korea interviewed 1702 people of both genders over the age of 13 between November 1 and 18. They asked interviewees to name two actors or actresses who were outstanding in 2013. Gallup Korea released the results of their survey on December 17.
2013’s top two spots were taken by married couple Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung, with 11.0% and 8.1% of votes respectively. Lee Bo Young and Ji Sung have had a great 2013, each starring in well-received dramas and finally getting married after a seven-year romance. They received support across all age groups, but were most popular amongst those in their 30s and 40s.
In first place, Lee Bo Young has had two huge hits this year, with KBS daily drama “My Daughter Seo Young” and SBS drama “I Hear Your Voice
A new battle for ratings has started with two new drama premieres from SBS and MBC, “Man from the Stars” and “Miss Korea,” respectively. They go against incumbent, KBS’s “Beautiful Man.”
SBS’s new Wed-Thurs drama “Man from the Stars” has a strong debut getting 15.6% of the viewership according to the Nielson Korean Ratings. This is 4% increase in ratings from the debut of the previous SBS drama “The Heirs” which occupied the same time slot.
MBC’s new drama “Miss Korea” debuted with 7% of viewership, up 1.7% from the final episode of “Medical Top Team” ratings last Thursday.
KBS2′s “Beautiful Man” is still struggling with 3.5% of the viewership
On December 17, Park Shin Hye attended a press conference for “The Heirs” and talked about how she felt about the drama after it aired its final episode.
When asked who she would pick between Kim Tan and Choi Young Do in real life, she replied, “If you told me I had to pick one between the two? That would be difficult. Wouldn’t you have to think about your future in-laws and stuff related to that? Young Do’s father is scary, but since he won’t ever lay a hand on a woman, I suppose he might be better than the rest. I guess I personally would prefer someone who listens to me, but I still think I would choose Tan.”
When asked to pick between Lee Min Ho and Kim Woo Bin in real life, she joked, “It would be perfect if you could combine half of the qualities from each of them into one guy
The drama world kept our eyes glued to the screen all year round, but it’s time to decide which drama stole the show in 2013.
We’ve divided the year’s dramas into categories by timeslot – Mon/Tues, Wed/Thurs and Fri/Weekend – so be sure to check out each category and, of course, vote!
But choose wisely, because the top drama from each timeslot will advance to the final round, where the drama with the most votes from each category will compete for the title of Mwave′s Drama of the Year.
We have been rolling out polls for the 2013 Mwave Drama Awards all month, so be sure to get your votes in over in our poll section before voting ends!
7th Grade Civil Servant
Joo Won had a busy 2013, and it all started with MBC drama 7th Grade Civil Servant, which ran from January to March this year
Wednesday and Thursday nights will be a battle field for dramas. Actor Lee Sun Kyun commented about his drama, “Miss Korea,” battling it out with Kim Soo Hyun‘s “Man from the Stars.”
On December 16, MBC’s “Miss Korea” held a press conference before the drama’s first broadcast. In regards to the drama’s timeslot, Lee Sun Kyun expressed, “It would be a lie if I said that I didn’t care about the other drama. It has distinguished actors, it’s on the same day, and it’s on the same time, so I am worried. Honestly. Our drama has its own merit. I believe our drama is up for the competition. Our actors have really good chemistry, and combined with our team work, we will excel.”
Furthermore, SBS’ “Man from the Stars” will continue after the high ratings of the previous drama, “The Heirs
Korean Drama The Heirs (Inheritors) Episode 20 Recap by joonni
Tan and Young Do stand apart, but together, looking out into the city. YD finally breaks the silence: “It’s cold.” He’s describing the weather, but it is also how he feels. Tan adds, “It’s cold…and dark.” Silence falls between them again as they each try to fight off the cold and dark feeling hovering over them because of their fathers.At a cafe, Tan discusses his situation with a woman, who we learn is a lawyer. Tan doesn’t trust the lawyers at Jeguk anymore, and he wants this new lawyer’s help transferring legal proxy rights to Won from JS for his stocks.Yoon and Won are busy preparing for battle against JS too. Yoon reports to Won which person has how many percentage of stocks. Won notes that because the margin between the percentage held by JS and her people are close to the percentage held by Won and Tan and their people, it’s going to a battle to try to get the rest of the stockholders to side with them
Korean Drama "The Heirs" Episode 20 Video Preview
Yoon Chan Young: Looks like the company stockholders want a successor because the daily operations might get affected.
Cha Eun Sang: Did something happen at the company?
Kim Tan: You worried a lot, right? I’ll try to win.
Choi Dong Wook: Take care of yourself.
Choi Young Do: Then what’s going to happen?
Choi Young Do: Are you going to prison?
Kim Won: Are you going to attend the stockholders meeting?
Heiress: Is it okay if you marry me?
Jeon Hyun Joo: Lets break up, us two. That’s my wish
Kdrama the heirs episode 19 Live Recap by joonni
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xKsMkRKFDM&feature=player_embedded "the heirs" episode 19 Character
Kim Tan Kim TanCha Eun Sang Cha Eun SangChoi Young Do Choi Young DoKim Won Kim Won, Kim Tan’s half-brother, President of Jeguk GroupLee Bo Na Lee Bo NaYoo Ra Hael Yoo Ra Hael (Rachael Yoo)Yoon Chan Young Yoon Chan YoungLee Hyo Shin Lee Hyo ShinJo Myung Soo Jo Myung SooKang Ye Seul Kang Ye SolJun Hyun Joo Jun Hyun JooHan Ki AeHan Ki Ae -Kim Tan’s birth momKim Nam Yoon Kim Nam Yoon- Kim Tan and Kim Won’s father, Jeguk Group CEOPark Hee Nam Park Hee Nam- Cha Eun Sang’s momYoon Jae Ho Yoon Jae Ho- Yoon Chan Young’s dad, Chief Secretary in Jeguk GroupJung Ji Sook Jung Ji Sook- Kim Nam Yoon’s second wife, birth mom to neither Tan or Won