DramaFever Weekly Top 10 for March 21, 2016
Surprise! We have a new winner that has unseated the popular Cheese in the Trap, and it's very unexpected. Is your favorite show one of our new Top 10 Most Popular Shows? Find out more.
Congratulations to Running Man! It has been such a perennial runner-up that its leap to #1 actually took me by surprise. Is it because the recent episodes guest starred Jung Il Woo in Dubai? Let's all give a big hand to the longest running Korean variety program that has also become a popular show with the international audience.
Speaking of Jung Il Woo, his own lighthearted romance High End Crush has been very popular and continues to hold a strong position in the Top 10, at #8 this week. Catch up with the stirring recaps HERE.
Rain, Rain's abs, and the beautiful Oh Yeon Seo, who plays a macho man temporarily living in a woman's body, have pushed Please Come Back, Mister to #4. The drama successfully fuses hilarious comedy with a very emotional story. Join the recapping club HERE to discuss.
Marriage Contract has really won my heart through its steady pacing and story telling. The drama has put all the familiar K-drama elements, such as fake marriage, selfless Cinderella meeting handsome but cold-hearted heir, terminal illness, family squabble, and more into a very nice drama. Lee Seo Jin is slowly being melted by UEE and her cute kid, and I can't wait to see him smile more and show his famous dimples. I'm waiting for a piggyback ride next. It simply feels like a cozy bear to hug coming after the tension-filled Signal thriller. Other fans agree, as it has risen to #11.
Six Flying Dragons comes to a roaring end this week. We knew from the start that this is a complex story about how the Joseon kingdom was established, with the central figure of Lee Bang Won (Yoo Ah In), who rose to be King Taijong. Although there are romances during the tumultuous times, it's probably not going to be the "happy ending" that we normally expect. What is to be expected is a satisfying conclusion to a fantastic historical epic that has impressed us with the excellent cast and production.
If you want a historical drama that has lots of romance and feels, check out the beautifully filmed Imperial Doctress starring Cecilia Liu and Wallace Huo, and it is doing very well at #13. (Don't be deterred by the 50 episodes. Each episode is only 45 minutes. It's an easy binge, but remember to take breaks to rest your eyes.)
In other news:
If you've ever felt like you could write a better ending for a K-drama, here's your chance. Click Your Heart starts on Wednesday, March 23, starring AOA's Min Ah and rookie K-pop group Neoz's Baek Ju Ho, Kim Ro Woon, Kang Cha Ni, and Lee Da Won. Read about how you, the viewers, can choose the ending.
Here are last week's Weekly Top 10 shows in order of popularity:
1. Running Man
2. Cheese in the Trap (exclusive)
5. Heirs (exclusive)
9. Oh My Venus (exclusive)
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