6:03 pm - 01/13/2019

'Sky Castle' surpasses Reply 1988 ratings and becomes most watched cable drama in Korea



source: @K_DramaIndo

How do you like Sky Castle? Does it deserve the crown?
hpn88 13th-Jan-2019 05:15 pm (UTC)
the writing as turned a little over dramatic but i blame the extension. still there are always great moments in each episode. i loved the seri v cha dad confrontation and the twins v dad confrontation in this weeks episodes.

also someone rescue yeh bin
goldenrosalie 13th-Jan-2019 05:19 pm (UTC)
hm well i wouldn't actually put it above "signal" and this also reminded me how underrated "dear my friends" was but considering the rest of this list - yes. jtbc is putting out a lot of great dramas lately so they deserve more acknowledgement.
weneedmedicine 13th-Jan-2019 05:19 pm (UTC)
Currently on episode 3. It’s pretty good so far. Also, Reply 1988 holds a special place in my heart even though it wasn’t the best. I really loved all the characters and friendships.
evilcoc0nut 13th-Jan-2019 05:23 pm (UTC)
Idgi lol it sounds so boring. But then again, of that list, I only liked Goblin soooo
psharp10 13th-Jan-2019 05:55 pm (UTC)
i really like it so far, i've caught up with it!! altho i'm still put off by that youngjae/his dad reunion
dirrtypony 13th-Jan-2019 07:17 pm (UTC)
It’s sooooo good. I was totally surprised by how good it is.

Now when are we getting a signal season 2
annayism 13th-Jan-2019 08:15 pm (UTC)
signal is still my favorite out of this list. i've only managed to finish signal and the reply series because they were interesting enough for me to watch till the end lol. i zoned out of sky castle around the 7th episode. maybe i'll pick it back up again
kcaomei 13th-Jan-2019 10:07 pm (UTC)
i loved signal so much i almost wish i hadn't seen it so i could experience it for the first time again lol
spread 13th-Jan-2019 10:30 pm (UTC)
I'm obsessed with this show.
It's so good, I don't even like korean dramas.
After Misty I didn't think I would like another korean drama.
revertigo 14th-Jan-2019 06:30 pm (UTC)
Misty was legit awful
spread 14th-Jan-2019 06:57 pm (UTC)
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xoxkenzxox 13th-Jan-2019 11:19 pm (UTC)
so are these the dramas people recommend? I haven't watched a good one in a while and I don't want to get stuck with a dud.
infj23 14th-Jan-2019 01:30 am (UTC)
I'll say it again. It's the best drama I've seen since Misaeng. I really hope the last 4 episodes are executed well because it will then surpass my holy Korean drama trinity of Misaeng / Signal / Reply 1997 as my fav.

I've watched 6 of the 8 dramas on the list. SKY Castle deserves top billing based on sheer entertainment + top notch acting by each cast member. Before, I would have given Signal the nod but hats off to the cast. Not one character is unforgettable or expendable.
keytfelt 14th-Jan-2019 05:50 am (UTC)
I'm so happy this is doing so well! I finally was able to start it this week and so far it's great. The fact that it started with like 1% ratings and had such a crazy rise is awesome. Hoping to get caught up before the last episodes air.
babyjenkski 14th-Jan-2019 03:32 pm (UTC)
The story is good, the actors are all amazing! I'm happy to know that this drama is getting the recognition it deserves.

Side note, Chani's character again becomes the scapegoat just like in "Signal". But I hope it has a different ending this time.
revertigo 14th-Jan-2019 06:29 pm (UTC)
I seriously don’t get the love for Kim eun sook dramas, but yesssss for sky castle and jtbc! (I hate that no drama blogs covered woman of dignity because that was a bombass drama too)
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