Final Review: What “The King Loves” Did Right And Where It Missed The Mark

We’ve reached the end of historical drama “The King Loves,” and it’s been quite a ride. The drama started out lighthearted and fun, and while it maintained notes of this until the very end, it also left me with a whole lot of bitter feelings ranging from dissatisfied to completely devastated. But along with this frustration, there was […]

3 Characters In “The King Loves” Who Raise Viewers’ Blood Pressure

MBC’s drama “The King Loves” is approaching the second half of its storyline. No drama would be complete without evil characters that make the plot that much juicier. “The King Loves” is no exception with these top three characters that make the viewers’ blood boil every week.Ok Boo Yong (played by Choo Soo Hyun) used […]

“Falsify” Holds No. 1 Spot In Its Time Slot For 5 Consecutive Weeks

Although the ratings for “Falsify” dropped a little this week, the SBS drama is continuing its dominance of the Monday-Tuesday time slot. On August 22, Nielsen Korea reported that the recent two episodes of “Falsify” recorded a nationwide average of 9.7 percent and 11.2 percent viewership ratings. This is a drop from last week, where it recorded a […]

“The King Loves” Ramps Up Drama And Action, Sheds More Light On Actor Park Young Woon

“The King Loves,” which is in its third week since premiere, is ramping up the drama and action, now well under way into the meat of the story. The stakes are higher than ever, with characters clashing and veils growing thinner and thinner. The latest episode of “The King Loves” revealed, at last, a decisive clash […]

First Impressions: “The King Loves” Has Solid Start With Plenty Of Conflict, Romance, And Aesthetics

This week, MBC aired its new traditional drama, “The King Loves,” based on Kim Yi Ryung’s novel by the same name. The drama stars Im Siwan, making his return to dramas after three years and his first sageuk in five years; YoonA, starring in her first sageuk ever; and Hong Jong Hyun, taking a new role after […]