Korea Buzz – “Prosecutor Princess” Viewership Goes Up to #2 Place

(Translated from OSEN) There is a late change to the Wednesday-Thursday drama war. SBS “Prosecutor Princess” which has been hanging on the last position all along during this period, has accomplished on raising viewership solely and it has gone up to the #2 place for Wednesday-Thursday drama.

According to AGB Nielsen Media Research on May 14, “Prosecutor Princess” nationwide viewership rating for May 13 is recorded at 12.1%. As compared to its rating of 10.3% for May 12’s broadcast, it has went up by 1.8% point. This is its own highest viewership ratings record and it is up on the #2 place for Wednesday-Thursday drama.

On the other side, MBC “Personal Taste” has fallen off from the #2 place. “Personal Taste” viewership ratings is recorded at 10.2% which is a 0.7% drop as compared to May 12’s broadcast of 10.9% and it has fallen to the last position for Wednesday-Thursday drama.

KBS 2TV “Cinderella Sister” nationwide viewership ratings is recorded at 16.7% for May 13. As usual, it secured its throne for the #1 place but as compared to 12 May’s broadcast of 17.3%, it has fallen by 0.6%.

In conclusion, “Cinderella Sister” and “Personal Taste” have gone down and “Prosecutor Princess” is the only one which its viewership goes up and it is only at episode 14 where the #2 and #3 places are being exchanged.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

How will it turn out for the final showdown between “Personal Taste” and “Prosecutor Princess” next week? Stay tuned! ^^

Korea Buzz – “Cinderella Sister” Won #1 Viewership on First Broadcast

(Translated from 서울신문) “Cinderella Sister” drama is at all smiles.

The showdown of 3 new Wednesday-Thursday dramas took place yesterday. KBS2 “Cinderella Sister” took on the #1 place on viewership.

On March 31, “Cinderella Sister”, MBC “Personal Taste” and SBS “Prosceutor Princess” has their first broadcast together in line. “Cinderella Sister” which is at the center of many’s anticipation has defeated the other two production works and went up to the #1 place.

According to the total viewership results from AGB Nielsen company on April 1 , the figures shown “Cinderella Sister” has 15.8% record, “Personal Taste” has 12.5% record and “Prosecutor Princess” has 8% record. 

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Korea Buzz – The 46th Annual BaekSang Arts Awards 2010

The 46th annual BaekSang Arts Awards 2010 is coming soon!

This year, the BaekSang Arts Awards will be held at National Theatre (Haeoreum Theatre) on 26 March (Friday) from 8pm to 10pm and the awards programme will be broadcasted via KBS 2TV.

The MCs for the awards ceremony will be Lee Hwi Jae and actress Kim Ah Joong.

The awards are divided into 2 sections – Movie and TV sections.

Gongjunim shall focus on TV section which is gaining much more attention. 

Nominees for the 46th annual BaekSang Arts Awards (TV Section):

Best TV Drama:
Queen of Housewives (MBC)
Queen SeonDeok (MBC)
IRIS (KBS2)
Brillant Legacy (SBS)
Chuno (KBS2)

Best Producer:
Hong Sung Chang (SBS – You’re Beautiful)
Go Dong Seon, Kim Min Sik (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Park Hong Gyun, Kim Geun Hong (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Kim Gyu Tae, Yang Yoon Ho (KBS2 – IRIS)
Kim Byung Wook, Kim Young Gi, Jo Chan Joo (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2) 

Best New Producer:
Kwak Jung Hwan (KBS2 – Chuno)
Park Young Soo (SBS – Glory of Family)
Baek Soo Chan (SBS – Dream)
Jin Hyuk (SBS – Brillant Legacy)
Yoo Hyun Gi (KBS2 – God of Study)

Best Outstanding / Excellence Actor:
Kim Soo Ro (KBS2 – God of Study)
So Ji Sub (SBS – Cain & Abel)
Lee Byung Hun (KBS2 – IRIS)
Yoon Sang Hyun (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Jang Hyuk (KBS2 – Chuno)

Best Outstanding / Excellence Actress:
Kim Tae Hee (KBS2 – IRIS)
Kim So Yeon (KBS2 – IRIS)
Kim Nam Joo (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Go Hyun Jung (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Han Hyo Joo (SBS – Brilliant Legacy)

Best New Actor:
Kim Nam Gil (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Lee Seung Gi (SBS – Brilliant Legacy)
Yoo Seung Ho (KBS2 – God of Study)
Yoon Shi Yoon (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2) 
Daniel Choi (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2)

Best New Actress:
Go Ah Sung (KBS2 – God of Study)
Seo Woo (MBC – Tamra, The Island)
Shin Se Kyung (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2)
Lee Min Jung (SBS – Smile, You)
Hwang Jung Eum (MBC – Unstoppable High Kick 2)

Best Entertainer (Male):
Kang Ho Dong
Park Sung Ho
Lee Seung Gi
Lee Soo Geun
Yoo Jae Suk

Best Entertainer (Female):
Kang Yoo Mi
Park Ji Sun
Song Eun Yi
Ahn Young Mi
Lee Hyo Ri

Best Screenplay:
Park Ji Eun (MBC – Queen of Housewives)
Kim Young Hwan, Park Sang Yeon (MBC – Queen SeonDeok)
Lee Jae Yoon, Shin Jae Won, Lee Ji Hyang, Choi Yi Rang, Bae Jong Byung  (MBC – Tamra, The Island)
So Hyun Kyung (SBS – Brilliant Legacy)
Chun Sung Il (KBS2 – Chuno)

For more details on the TV awards section coverage and Best Popularity Awards, you can go to here.

(translation copyrights credit – gongjunim.wordpress.com)

Do not miss the 46th Annual BaekSang Arts Awards 2010~! ^^