2015 KBS Drama Awards | 2015 KBS 연기대상 – Part 1 (2016.01.24)


The 2015 KBS Drama Awards starts now. Hello, I’m the man of award shows Jeon Hyunmoo. Welcome, to the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. I’m with the two hottest stars of the year. It’s Park Bogum and Kim Sohyun. – Hello. / – Hello. How do you feel? This is amazing for me. I feel like I’m seeing stars. – No… / – Yes. I get to be with two very popular guys now. – The honor is mine. / – Yes. It’s really nerve-racking hosting in front of all my senior actors. – It’s nerve-racking. / – Yes. I’m also very nervous. I was here last year as a nominee for Best New Actor but I’m up here hosting this year. This feels so new. Like a dream. And I’m so happy to be hosting with you two. I’m happy to be with you two as well but it looks like I’m the father of you two up here. – It’s not like that? / – Of course not. Thank you. I’ve been looking around. So many shining stars. I have no idea who will get which award in what category. – Right. / – They’ll all be close matches. Look forward to it. You all should be tense. This award show is for us to look back on the year’s KBS dramas and praise the outcomes. This is a meaningful show. This isn’t a show just for Koreans but for the entire world. So what actors are here? We have some footage from the red carpet. Let’s watch. (December 31, 2015 Yeouido, Seoul) This is the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. I’m Kim Taejin and I’m at the red carpet. Let’s find out the dramas that made KBS shine as well as the stars that made those dramas shine right now! A nominee for Best New Actor. It’s Yook Sungjae. It’s his first time on the red carpet. Sungjae enters as he waves at his cheering fans. Here comes Cho Dalhwan. Give him a round of applause. Happy New Year and be healthy. The ladies are really cheering for him. Lee Wonkeun is a nominee for Best New Actor and he has a joint rookie performance. (Yu Oseong) You did several KBS dramas this year. Was it two? Yes… I’m practically a government employee here. (Ahn Jaehyeon) (Ku Hyesun) She won an award last year. She’s here to present an award for this year’s show. It’s Shin Soyul. (Han Chaea) (Kim Soohyun) I hope you enjoy the rest of the year. I hope only good things for you all in the upcoming year of 2016. Thank you. (Park Bogum) (Kim Sohyun) (Jeon Hyunmoo) You saw some stars but things really get started now. That was the red carpet of the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. We’ll go back to the studio. Thank you for that. So many amazing people have come. A lot of people came including the people you didn’t see on screen. – Right. / – So… Let’s take a look back at the KBS dramas that made us laugh and cry as we present the first award. They’re like vitamins that energize dramas. It’s the cradle of stars. It’s the Best Young Actor Award. Presenting will be 2014 winners of the award. It’s Kwak Dongyeon and Hong Hwari. Give them a big hand! (Best Young Actor) Hello, I’m Kwak Dongyeon. Hello, I’m Hong Hwari. Hwari, look so pretty today. I enjoyed your drama “Blood.” Your acting seems to get better and better. You must study acting a lot. Of course. I still have much to learn. Dongyeon, you’ll be 20 soon. Is there a role you really want to play? For now… I’d like to wear something else besides a school uniform. I’ll do my best whatever the directors cast me in. Many people in the industry are watching this, so keep this in mind. Please be good to Kwak Dongyeon. What a good kid. Thank you. Hwari, what kind of actress do you want to be? Like all the actors sitting here today I want to become an actress that’s loved for my great acting. I know you’ll become like that. Now let’s meet the nominees for the 2015 KBS Drama Awards Best Young Actor. Let’s meet the male nominees. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best Young Actor. Mom, dad. “All About My Mom.” Gil Jeongu. 1, 2, 3. Let my mom go. You can take me instead. I feel bad for my dad. “Snowy Road.” Seo Youngju. You can read Korean, right? “The Merchant: Gaekju 2015.” Jo Hyeondo. Be quiet! I hope you break your legs! “Unkind Ladies.” Chae Sangu. When I come to meet you… I don’t feel like dying anymore. I said not to curse! “Drama Special: The Brothers’ Summer.” Choi Gwonsu. I won’t say anything. So… Save his life. Hwari will announce the winner. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best Young Actor goes to… Choi Gwonsu of “The Brothers’ Summer.” Congratulations. Congratulations. Choi Gwonsu. Choi Gwonsu played the immature Donggil in “The Brothers’ Summer.” He showed a rebellious side and portrayed his emotions well, improving the drama and making his presence known. Please say a few words, Gwonsu. Congratulations. Hello, I’m Choi Gwonsu. I still have a long way to go so thank you for this big award. It was very hot when we were shooting “The Brothers’ Summer.” I want to thank Director Lee Jeongmi that worked so hard during the shoots as well as the many staff members and actors. I also want to thank Director Kim Jinheon. Lastly, I want to thank Principal Kim Taewon at my school and my homeroom teacher Park Yongu for always rooting for me. I’ll work even harder to become a better actor and live up to this award. Happy New Year and be healthy. Mom and dad, I love you. Yes. His speech was… I thought it was Yu Oseong speaking… If he didn’t mention his principal, I wouldn’t have known he was a kid. What a mature fellow. Please move on to the next winner. Here are the nominees for Best Young Actress. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best Young Actress. – Always be subservient! / – “Snowy Road.” Kim Saeron. My dad saved the country. How funny. Don’t cry because of me, mom. “The Stars are Shining.” Kim Yubin. I’ll be back. Mom! You’re going to hang out. “Assembly.” Kim Jimin. Take this! I want to keep being your daughter so let’s let mom go. Okay? “Snowy Road.” Kim Hyanggi. – Let’s go back. / – Let go! Mom said to wait. You seem like a bum. “The Stars are Shining.” Jang Seohee. I’m so embarrassed because of you, mom! You can’t make clothes and all you do is fight! Yes. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best Young Actress goes to… Kim Hyanggi of “Snowy Road.” Congratulations. It’s Kim Hyanggi. Congratulations. Kim Hyanggi played Choi Jongbun in “Snowy Road.” She showed that she’s a great child actress by showing the pain and struggle of a comfort girl. She won best child actress award but she doesn’t seem like a child anymore. Kim Hyanggi has really matured. Congratulations. Let’s hear her speech. Yes… Gosh… Thank you. “Snowy Road” was a short drama but I think that it’s meaningful to not just me but to any Korean person. I think it’s even more meaningful that I won an award for such a drama. I really want to thank Writer Yu Bora for writing this work as well as Director Lee Najeong, the staff members and the actors that helped to complete this work as well as Huiyeon. I’ll become a more sincere actress. Happy New Year. Congratulations, Hyanggi. She’s working hard on movies and dramas. We look forward to her future. They’ve had a long history with KBS. Time to present the award for short dramas. Right. KBS discovers many new writers through the short drama competition. There have many works of high quality for many different genres. That’s right. Some were experimental. It was like seeing the future of dramas. Many meaningful works were released. I wonder which ones got selected. Right… Short but sweet short dramas. Presenting will be last year’s winner. He just had a son recently. – It’s Cho Dalhwan… / – Yes. And host Kim Sohyun, who we’re looking forward to in 2016. (Short Drama) Why are you coming this way? Hello, I’m Cho Dalhwan. Hello, I’m Kim Sohyun. Hello. – Sohyun. / – Yes. I won my first award last year. I didn’t know you’d be here. I heard from my manager on the way here today that I’d be with you. Really? Thank you for being here with me. I won with you so of course we should be together. Thank you… Oh, right. Sohyun… – Congratulations. / – For what? I hear you’re doing a short drama. – Yes. / – Tell us about it. It’s coming out in February. It’s called “Page Turner” and it’s a 3-episode drama. It’s about youths that have their lives totally change after an accident. Please watch it. I heard you had a son. Congratulations. – Yes. / – Congratulations. Give him a hand. I’ll work hard. Please give me your support. – For your kid? / – Yes. As someone who has produced a short drama in harsh conditions and loves KBS dramas… I’m very thankful. There will be more KBS short dramas in 2016 so please watch them too. Let’s meet the nominees for Best Actor in a Short Drama. 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best Actor in a Short Drama. Who are you? “Drama Special: Crimson Moon.” Kim Daemyeong. You made it like this so they couldn’t die properly? I’ll kill you too for giving birth to misfortune! “Drama Special: The Wind Blows Where Your Heart Is.” Kim Yeongcheol. I was just about to end it. “Drama Special: Trains Don’t Stop at Noryangjin Station.” Bong Taegyu. Hey. “Drama Special: The Brothers’ Summer.” Yu Oseong. I haven’t been a man in a long time. Please be happy with the man that is the father of that baby in you. “Drama Special: What is the Ghost Up To?” Lee Joon. What is the ghost up to? Why isn’t it taking Cha Murim? The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best Actor in a Short Drama goes to… Bong Taegyu of “Trains Don’t Stop at Noryangjin Station.” – Congratulations. / – Congratulations. Taegyu played Mo Huijun, who is a man that’s been studying for the civil service examination for 4 years in “Drama Special: Trains Don’t Stop at Noryangjin Station.” He was praised for his great acting in depicting the struggling youth of this generation and really drawing the audience in. Thank you so much. First, I want to thank the director, writer and all the hard-working staff members that worked on this great drama. I also want to thank Jegwang. I also thank Junhyeong and Yunyeong. I really want to thank my loving wife that always moved me and rooted for me the most. It’s been one month since my son was born. I think my son being born is the biggest award that I’m most thankful for. I’ll do my best. Thank you. Congratulations, Taegyu. He won an award with his great acting. Shall we move on? Let’s see the nominees for Best Actress in a Short Drama. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best Actress in a Short Drama. – When I look at the snow… / – “Snowy Road.” Kim Yeongok. Do you still hate your father? I’d better go for real. I’ll go soon too. Tell her to wait. When I make people laugh… “Drama Special: Funny Woman.” Moon Jiin. “Drama Special: Fake Family.” Lee Hana. What does it matter? Mom… I want to wear pretty clothes like other women too! Is there a bug? “Drama Special: What is the Ghost Up To?” and “Snowy Road.” Jo Suhyang. Because I’m poor. – Bring your grandmother. / – Forget it. I have my pride. Were you really watching me? What you can do… “Drama Special: Contract Man.” Choi Myounggil. Make me look prettier next time. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best Actress in a Short Drama goes to… We have two winners. Kim Yeongok of “Snowy Road” and Lee Hana of “Fake Family.” – Congratulations. / – Congratulations. Kim Yeongok is a true veteran. Please accept the award. Accept the award and say a few words… Her juniors are giving her a standing ovation. Congratulations. Hana, take a trophy… We’ll hear from Yeongok first. How embarrassing. In the middle of working on many other things I got the offer for this role. I was afraid of whether or not I could do it. But after I saw the role, I wanted it and got it. But… Hyanggi also won the Best Young Actress Award. The young actors were so realistic and good. Now that we’re talking about the drama… The director… We made this drama in such a short schedule. I worried whether or not he’d get injured or sick working like that. For me… The cameramen… They kept making me paths to walk through the snow. Since it was cold… They worried about me wondering if this old lady could wake up fine the next day after shooting until late at night. Rather than compliment them on getting through that, I’d rather say that I’m here today because of the hard-working staff members that never made a face despite tough conditions. Those that haven’t seen “Snowy Road,” I’d really like you to watch it. Many decades ago, our older sisters went through such a terrible experience. It’ll make you feel stunned and you’ll start to rethink things. Please watch it. And I hope all your wishes that didn’t come true this year, come true next year. I hope only good things for everyone in Korea. – Thank you. / – Yes. Kind words for the New Year too. Lee Hana. Thank you. I owe this honor to being in the short drama “Fake Family.” I want to thank Son Serin for writing the script. Thank you so much. And… I want to thank Director An Junyong for teaching me so many things quietly behind the staffs’ backs every chance he got. And… I think many people… Taught me a lot about emotions this year so I’m very thankful for them. I want to share this honor with my loving parents and my family. Thank you. Thank you, Hana. I bet she feels very emotional. Congratulations to the both of you. Sohyun is back. Alright… As Yeongok says, I hope those that missed out on “Snowy Road” can get a chance to watch it. It’s a very timely work. This was featured on the news often. They said that “Snowy Road” is a very meaningful work that focuses on the Japanese comfort women. It’s a great drama that won the Best TV Drama Award at the Prix Italia last September. There were many great rookie actors in KBS dramas this year. That’s why I heard even coming up with the nominees was intense. – KBS is intense from the start. / – Right. But the people that will be up against each other have also prepared a special performance for us all. – Really? / – Yes. This will probably have the most actors featured in a drama award performance. The congratulatory performance by the rookie actor nominees starts now! (Rookie actors “One Candle”) I want to thank all the viewers that laughed and cried along with KBS dramas during 2015. I hope KBS dramas can console you a bit in 2016 as we sing this song. Great! That was great. Gosh… They were Pretty Rapstars. The actresses are so good at rapping. What a great performance. The guys looked like church boys. – Yes. / – Be careful of church boys like that. They’re so handsome. What are you saying? I’m saying… You’re itching to say something after watching the performance, Bogum. – I’m not. / – You’re good at singing too. – I bet you can rap too. / – No… – Rap too. / – No… He kept saying, “That’s no big deal.” Will you sing or rap for us? – I’ll sing. / – Alright. – I can… / – See? I like this song “One Candle” but I’d like to sing this together. – Sing it alone. / – By myself? Alright. – That’s very good. / – You’re good. Thank you. When you can’t hit the high note your right eye closes. – You have a habit. / – Yes. Alright. You’re a good singer. – I’ll ask you from time to time. / – Okay. – You’re very talented. / – Very nice. Now it’s time for the Best Supporting Actor Awards. – Yes. / – Yes. Who will be presenting? Presenting will be a man that’s hot in the musical world these days. He won the award last year. It’s Sin Seongrok. (Best Supporting Actor) Okay. Hello, I’m Sin Seongrok. To all the viewers and all the actors here, have a happy New Year. I’m back here after winning best supporting actor last year. It feels so new. Normally, I should be presenting with an actress but why am I up here alone? Right… But since this is a special award, I’ll try to present it well. They’re saying this is an era for supporting actors as people love them as much as the lead actors for their great acting. They improve dramas with their great acting and move the story along as hidden the hidden cards of the dramas. This is to award such actors. Let’s see the actors that moved and entertained us in 2015 KBS dramas first. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best Supporting Actor. “The Jingbirok” and “The Merchant.” Kim Gyucheol. It started. Rise but don’t raise your head. A human or pig couldn’t eat that! “You Are the Only One.” Kim Minkyo. I felt bad coming out. Namsun is so sad and feels so bad. Thank you. Mom. “Cheer Up!” and “Unkind Ladies.” Kim Jiseok. I want things to go well with you even now. What’s your problem? I met her before you and started liking her first. You can’t even recognize me. “Hello Monster.” Park Bogum. Run. There’s nobody that remembers you. I’ll… Remember you. “All About My Mom.” Oh Minsuk. Should you bully him? Are you okay? What is it that happened? Let’s go! I can’t take it! It’s so boring and life is no fun without you, Hyeju! “Assembly.” Jang Hyunsung. I’ll leave. Don’t make me any angrier. I will not be leaving on my own. No matter how hard… “Save the Family.” Choi Ilhwa. Once more… Mom! Hey. Father… I’m sorry, father! It’s okay, it’s okay. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best Supporting Actor goes to… Kim Cheolgyu of “The Jingbirok: A Memoir of Imjin War” and “The Merchant: Gaekju 2015.” Park Bogum of “Hello Monster.” Congratulations. Two people. Bogum, you too. Gyucheol played the greedy corrupt official Kim Bohyeon in “The Merchant: Gaekju 2015.” He made his presence known by playing a villain the viewers hated. He’s a true veteran of historical dramas. Bogum played the two-faced lawyer Jeong Seonho in “Hello Monster.” He played a character struggling with good and evil which earned praise. People said it was a rediscovery of Park Bogum. Kim Taeu, you’re accepting the award on Gyucheol’s behalf. Please say a few words. Gyucheol couldn’t be here due to personal matters so I’m here on his behalf. I truly congratulate him. But as an ancestor of Jingbirok, I’m against him. Gyucheol, congratulations. I’ll get this award to you. – Thank you. / – Thank you, Taeu. Okay… Bogum. First… I return this honor to God who is always with me. It was such an honor just to be nominated. I’m very embarrassed for me to win such a big award despite my skills. I’m a bit ashamed. I want to thank Director Noh Sanghun, for casting me in “Hello Monster…” Writer Gwon Giyeong, Director Kim Jinwon, Inguk and all the staff members… I want to thank them all. I’ll continue to work hard to be modest and just and become a good and influential actor. Lastly, I want to thank my loving family, CEO Ju Bangho, Manager Seung Byeongok, Cha Taehyun and everyone else at Blossom Entertainment. I share this happiness with you all. I bless you and thank you! Alright! Kim Gyucheol and Park Bogum. Welcome back. Gosh… Hold your mic again. Bogum. – Sure. / – Yes. He asked if he could leave his trophy here. That’s fine. You can hold it and show it off too. “Look what I got.” Show it off. Go ahead. Thank you. Yes. Moving on… Yes. Let’s see the nominees for Best Supporting Actress. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best Supporting Actress. “Assembly.” Kim Seohyeong. What? Pity? If you did your job properly this wouldn’t have happened! When the Blue House was pressuring you, who was the one who protected you first when you showed up here? Did you already forget? How much work did you get done? “Unkind Ladies” and “The Jingbirok: A Memoir of Imjin War.” Kim Hyeeun. Your Highness, if that’s your concern wouldn’t you feel better to be prepared… Even if it’s a burden? How dare you do that to my son? “Unkind Ladies.” Seo Leesook. Live like that forever. That’s how my son will inherit this fortune. “All About My Mom.” Son Yeoeun. If I don’t clean it, it’ll get infected. Endure the pain. – San… / – Hyeju. I have to find San. They said I couldn’t do that… Or else I’d never see San again! The person that drove me yesterday… “House of Bluebird” and “All is Well.” Uhm Hyeongyeong. You’re the biggest fool in the world. You don’t know what’s in front of you. “Cheer Up!” and “Unkind Ladies.” Lee Mido. Stop right there! I never said I’d go. If I was the culprit… “The Stars are Shining” and “Love on a Rooftop.” Jo Eunsuk. Are you insane? It’s a shame I’m the only one seeing this! The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best Supporting Actress goes to… Kim Seohyeong of “Assembly” and Uhm Hyeongyeong of “House of Bluebird” and “All is Well.” Congratulations. Uhm Hyeongyeong and Kim Seohyeong. We have two winners. Seohyeong played the congresswoman and spokesperson Hong Chanmi in “Assembly.” She was praised for being charismatic and playing a strong character that you wanted to root for. Hyeongyeong played a charismatic career woman in “House of Bluebird” and in “All is Well” she played a cold-hearted and evil woman. She was praised as being a reliable actress. Congratulations, to the both of you. First… Yes… Seongrok was worried he’d step on someone’s dress. He’s giving them the trophies and flowers. Hyeongyeong will go first. Please say a few words. This is my first award show. Thank you for such a big award. I think I’m getting this award because “House of Bluebird” Director Ji Byeonghyeon and Writer Park Pilju gave me a great character to play. “All is Well” Director Kim Wonyong, Director Kim Huisu, Director Kim Jeongmin, Writer Lee Seonhui and the entire staff… I wish to share this honor with them. GNG CEO Oh Seongmin, Hwang Wontaek, Lee Gyuseong and Sanghyeok. Thank you for looking after me and getting me to where I am now. I want to thank Eunju, Mihyang, Jiyeon, Hyeyeong, Hana, Sinhye and Suhui for always making me look pretty. I’ll try harder to become an actress with more depth. Thank you. Thank you. I’m nervous… I started as a KBS class actor when I was 22 years old. I started my path to pursue my dreams at KBS. But after more than 10 years I couldn’t get on a KBS drama. Then I got to do “Assembly” so I wanted to do my very best. Actually, since my juniors are nominees… I wanted to win this. But the “Assembly” team isn’t here. That’s a shame. My ties with KBS ends up like this… After 20 years… This feels very new. I’m very thankful for images that I get as an actress. “Assembly…” Or whatever work I’m in… There are many genres but I’m becoming more defined as a an actress and as a person. The ratings for “Assembly” weren’t that high… But Writer Jeong Hyeonmin is the best writer when it comes to writing about politics. I think it was about getting to know a person and getting to find that person. When I act, I try my best to make it seem human. I think “Assembly…” Was that kind of drama. The subject of politics could be difficult… Someone could’ve ignored it… But to Writer Jeong Hyeonmin that wrote that difficult work and… I want to thank Director Hwang Inhyeok for letting me portray as much as myself as I could and… I’m sorry. This is going on too long. That’s okay. I just have things I want to say… Right. It’s been a while since you won at KBS… And… I really want to thank Director Choi Yunseok for always getting me the scripts despite always being busy. I really want to thank the staff for working with no air conditioning this summer… To all the staff members that worked hard regardless of how good the drama is or the ratings… To all the writers, directors… You’re all champions. Thank you. Seohyeong… – Congratulations. / – I truly congratulate you. She was known for dramas on other channels. But she started at KBS so I’m sure it’s very meaningful for her… – To win an award here. / – Yes. I felt her emotions in her speech. There were many nominees for supporting actor. This really is the era for supporting actors. – Earlier… / – Yes. – “Hello Monster. / – Yes. – You played a psychopath. / – Yes. But what we see of you these days is looking bright… – And smiling. / – Right. – Like a boy. / – Yes. How did you play such a psycho in that drama? That’s scary. Thank you. For what? – I showed another side of myself. / – Yes. You’re always so good at acting. – No… / – If it’s okay… You’re known for your killer smile. Yes. Can you show us that and then make a psychopath’s face like in “Hello Monster?” Can you show us that kind of acting? I’ll try. Are there lines? He does everything you ask him to. – No lines. / – Okay. – Just with your face. / – Yes. Flash the killer smile and then… – Do the psycho. / – Alright. Then back to the killer smile. – That’s like a real psycho. / – Alright. Ready… Viewers, you’re watching the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Stay tuned until the end. Thank you. Wow. – That was cute. / – Thank you. How was his acting, Sohyun? It’s really rude to ask him to improv. Yes, it’s a big burden. Right. How was it? As expected from a scene stealer. – Thank you. / – Congratulations. You also steal the hearts of women. – They love you. / – Thank you. Alright. Sohyun. You’ve been in many romantic comedies and played first loves. Have you ever played a character with a twist? No. I played a villain. – You played villain? / – Sure. I started off playing a villain. In what? On “Who Are You: School 2015” she played Ko Eunbi and Ko Eunbyeol… – Two roles at once. / – That’s right. Is there a difference in the acting? Yes. Eunbi is very innocent and kind. Eunbyeol was a tough older sister that would do anything for her younger sister. Can you show us Eunbi and Eunbyeol through your expressions? I know this is a difficult request. – They’re such hot actors. / – With my face? The staff told me to get good footage from you two. You want to go from Eunbi to Eunbyeol or from Eunbyeol to Eunbi? – Are you doing it now? / – Eunbi to Eunbyeol. – Eunbi to Eunbyeol. / – Yes. Then do Eunbi, Eunbyeol and back to Eunbi. Start with Eunbi… Like that. – Yes. / – Ready… Action! What should I say? – Expressions, right? / – You’re Eunbi. – Eunbi always looks bright. / – Okay. – Eunbyeol. / – Eunbyeol. Scary. Gosh… That’s all. I haven’t done it in a while. It’s hard. – Eunbyeol is hard. / – I’m sorry. I was a huge fan of that drama. – Thank you. / – “Who Are You: School 2015.” Can we have “Hello Monster” meet Eunbyeol? The psychopath meeting Eunbyeol? I think that would be great. Both of you smile and suddenly do “Hello Monster” and Eunbyeol… Look at each other. – Yes. / – This is good. – Just like that. / – Yes. Ready… Action. – Hello, Bogum. / – Hello, Sohyun. I can make these requests because you two are great actors. Thank you for doing that. KBS dramas got a lot of love this year. – As well as your dramas. / – Yes. So many dramas were loved. But there are bigger KBS dramas… – Planned for 2016. / – Right. This is a special segment that you can only see in the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. It’s a 2016 KBS drama preview. It starts now. Look forward to it! (2016 KBS drama preview) Hello, I’m Joongki and I play Yu Sijin in “Descendants of the Sun.” Hello, I’m Song Hyegyo and I play Kang Moyeon in “Descendants of the Sun.” “Descendants of the Sun” will air on KBS 2TV starting in February 2016. We worked hard for a long time with many staff members and actors, so please watch the show. Viewers, have a happy New Year. As a New Year’s gift the “Descendants of the Sun” preview will be shown for the first time at the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. 2016 KBS drama preview “Descendants of the Sun.” Let’s watch it together. I hereby solemnly pledge to devote my life to serving humanity. For I will keep my commitment to my patients regardless of nationality, race, religion, or social status. What name is this? I’m Yu Sijin. And you? I’m Kang Moyeon. (Song Joongki and Song Hyegyo) You’re a doctor. Bet you don’t have a boyfriend. Since you’re busy. You’re a soldier. Bet you don’t have a girlfriend. Since it’s too tough. There’s more chance of getting hurt being around a guy with a gun. The medical team is being dispatched to Morocco. Kang Moyeon. Yu Sijin is so cool but dangerous. I don’t like him because he’s dangerous but he’s so charming when I look into his eyes. What should I say? Should I apologize or confess my love? How many times have I told you? You’re more likely to get shot being around a guy with a gun. And then one day… Sir… Respond. Sir. You will never come back. (“Descendants of the Sun”) Is it starting? Go ahead. (“Uncontrollably Fond”) Hey! If you save Eul, I’ll give up the remainder of my life. Hello, we’re in “Uncontrollably Fond.” – I’m Kim Woobin… / – And I’m Suzy. I play the top star Junhyeok. And I play documentary Director Noh Eul. I bet you want to see our chemistry together. You can see this summer on KBS. Please support KBS dramas in 2016. – See you in summer. / – See you in summer. – Bye. / – Bye. We saw a slight preview of two KBS dramas we’ll get to see in 2016. We’ll be able to see Song Joongki and Kim Woobin on KBS in 2016. – Right. / – I’m so excited. “Descendants of the Sun” looked like a movie. Yes. Such a grand scale. Right. KBS has made another big one. They’re as hot as you two… Please look forward to 2016 KBS dramas with Song Joongki, Kim Woobin, Suzy and Song Hyegyo. Thank you. I hope 2016 is another great year KBS dramas. And I hope Sohyun and I will be also involved in that great year. I truly hope so. – Yes. / – We’ll try our best. You want to win another award. It’s not like that. – We’ll try harder. / – I see. Moving on, let’s go to the Popularity Award. This award is for the actor that got the most support from a group of judges made up of drama directors, writers and reporters in broadcasting. Presenting will be the two men that are fighting over one woman in the daily drama “Sweet Home Sweet Honey.” Lee Jaejoon and Kim Minsoo. Come on out. (Popularity Award) Hello, I’m Kim Minsoo and I play An Taeho in “Sweet Home Sweet Honey.” Hello, I’m Lee Jaejoon and I play Kang Maru. Jaejoon, we play rivals that fight over Song Jieun in our drama. Now we’re at an award show together. It feels strange and good too. How do you feel, Jaejoon? This is my first award show so I’m very nervous, excited and happy. I feel odd. Thank you for inviting me. Minsoo, this year has been very meaningful for me because of “Sweet Home Sweet Honey.” How was the year for you? I had a great year because I was able to work with such great senior actors in this drama. And I’m so happy that I was able to do “In Still Green Days” and “Sweet Home Sweet Honey” with KBS. I consider it such an honor that we can with our esteemed senior actors now. I consider it a huge honor to spend the last night of 2015 here at KBS. Please continue to support “Sweet Home Sweet Honey” on KBS. So shall we present the Popularity Award? Yes. The Popularity Award goes to the actor that many people loved in 2015… You announce the winner. Alright. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The Popularity Award goes to… Park Bogum and Nam Joohyuk. – Congratulations. / – Congratulations. Yes. Bogum. Bogum played a bad guy in “Hello Monster” which is different from his usual gentle roles. He won the Popularity Award for letting the viewers know his acting. Joohyuk played sports star Han Ian in “Who Are You: School 2015.” He became a popular actor with his great portrayal of the character and his looks that are out of a romance comic. Bogum seems to be at a loss for words. Yes. Thank you. Thank you so much. I think I’ve received a lot of love this year. I want to thank my unchanging fans… My family and the viewers for their constant support. I won this award thanks to “Hello Monster” and… Thanks to CEO Ju Bangho who discovered me and made my dreams come true as well as Seung Byeongok. I won’t forget this honor and try to be an actor that tries his best, Thank you so much. Okay… Bogum just won his second award. Next is Nam Joohyuk. Thank you. I’ve learned a lot this year through the drama. I’ve learned a lot from Director Kim Seongyun and Director Baek Sanghun doing “Who Are You: School 2015.” I was able to try harder and think more because of them. Thanks to the directors… Sohyun, Sungjae and Suhyang all worked hard. Thank you so much for this great award. I’ll try my best next year too. Thank you. Congratulations to the both of you. Park Bogum and Nam Joohyuk. They’ve won the Popularity Award. He has no room for his trophies. He already has two. Yes. Bogum… – Yes. / – You expected this, right? No, I did not. Either of those awards? Yes. – Liar… / – Really. – Really? / – Yes. – For real? / – Yes. Congratulations on the Popularity Award. We’ll talk more after you present the next award. Popularity Award for an Actress. Congratulations, Seolhyun and Cho Boah. Seolhyun has captivated the hearts of Korean men with her lovely and bubbly role in “Orange Marmalade.” Boah played the role of the immature newlywed Jang Cheri very charmingly in “All About My Mom.” She wins the Popularity Award for being loved by viewers of all ages. Seolhyun and Cho Boah. They’re the winners of the Popularity Award. It’s an award from the production staff too so it’s very meaningful. Boah, accept your award. Congratulations… First… Seolhyun, please say a few words. I want to say thank you to all the people that have shown me love. I worked very hard in 2015 but I’ll work hard in 2016 too so please continue to show me support. To the people in my agency, my members and my family that are always rooting for me… I love you all and thank you. I’ll continue to work hard. Thank you. Yes. Seolhyun… You have your famous pose. Can you show us a victory ceremony for winning the award? Your outfit is so beautiful today. You’re a goddess. Please step forward… You know the pose, right? – Yes. / – Here we go. Ready… Action. It looks the same. That was it. Yes, that was it. Congratulations. Thank you. Boah. Cho Boah. Yes. Which one do you want? Thank you so much. I didn’t expect this so it’s such an honor to win this. I want to share this honor with my director, writer and many others that helped me to win this award. – Thank you. / – Congratulations. Congratulations. That was Cho Boah and Seolhyun of AOA. I asked Seolhyun to pose. Yu Oseong was like, “What is this?” My friend told him that it’s a pose from a telecom company advertisement. Oseong, you understand now, right? Yes… He’s an old man. I’ll try to explain things to you from time to time. Yes… This award is from experts in the industry that work at the sets so this is a very meaningful award, Bogum. – Right. / – Thank you so much again. – Congratulations. / – Yes, Bogum. Congratulations. You don’t have room for more awards now. When it comes to bringing out and delivering an actor’s emotions in a drama… We can’t leave out the music. Yes. So the next segment… The drama was a hot topic but the soundtrack was very popular too. “THE Producers.” It’s one of the songs on the soundtrack. The great singer ALi will sing for us. Both of you have hosted a music show. – Yes. / – Sure. How would you introduce a song? Want to try for old time’s sake? “Let’s…” Bogum loves being asked to do things. Then… ALi’s… What’s the song called? – “The Two of Us.” / – Yes. Let’s watch ALi’s “The Two of Us” together. Go. Let’s watch ALi’s “The Two of Us” together! Yes… (“The Two of Us” by ALi) That was ALi’s performance. A song from “THE Producers” soundtrack. Thank you. What awards are next? They’ll become the future of KBS dramas. We have the Best New Actor Awards. The Best New Actor Award is very special. – Yes. / – Right. Have either of you won the award? – Not yet. / – Not yet? I haven’t either. Are you looking to win this award too? – No. / – Do you want to win it? How many are you trying to win? Do you get a good feeling? Think you’ll win the award? – Not at all. / – No? – I see. / – Yes. Bogum is fun to tease. Yes. – Alright. / – Thank you. Who wouldn’t want this award? You can only win it once in your life so it’s that much more special. Who will be presenting, Sohyun? After the best supporting actors, this was also a heated battle. Presenting will be two award winners from last year. Seo Inguk and Kim Seulgi. Come on in! (Best New Actor) Hello, I’m Seo Inguk. Hello, I’m Kim Seulgi. Seulgi, did you hear? They say if you win Best New Actor at KBS, things start to go well. Of course I’ve heard that. Inguk and I won the award last year. Lee Minho, Joo Won, Suzy and IU also did. So did Ku Hyesun and Kim Soohyun who are here right now. That’s right. After hearing the names of the winners I think the rumor behind winning this award is believable. Seulgi, you’ve been working very well in dramas, movies and variety shows these days. Inguk, I enjoyed seeing you in “The King’s Face” and “Hello Monster.” Thank you. It was very competitive this year for Best New Actor. Let’s see who was nominated. Yes, let’s see who will become the lucky person to get all the good vibes. Let’s meet the nominees for Best New Actor. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best New Actor. Ko Eunbyeol. “Who Are You: School 2015.” Nam Joohyuk. Approaching you is up to me. So… Can you not go… So we can start again? Today… “Unkind Ladies.” Song Jaelim. – Don’t look. / – Alright! Why can’t you answer? Mari, until your heart… And your head… Is filled with me… “Orange Marmalade.” Yeo Jingoo. I can’t ask anything. I stopped in my tracks to look at you. That’s why I’m standing here! “Who Are You: School 2015.” Yook Sungjae. Let’s cut class. Just follow me. There should be at least one person. One person to call you by your real name. “Cheer Up!” Lee Wonkeun. You want to die? Then go ahead and die, fool! “All About My Mom.” Choi Taejoon. Honey? Stay focused! You have to stay focused! It’s such a blessing that we have a baby. It’s time for us to think about things more, right? What a talented group. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best New Actor goes to… Yeo Jingoo of “Orange Marmalade.” Congratulations. – Congratulations, Jingoo. / – Congratulations. He’s really grown. Jingoo played modern and period roles in “Orange Marmalade.” We were able to see his melodramatic acting that we didn’t see before. He captured the hearts of women. He’s no longer a child actor. He’s so handsome. He really grew. Congratulations. Please say a few words. Thank you. It’s such an honor to win this award. First, I want to thank CP Kim Jeonghan of “Orange Marmalade,” Director Lee Hyeongmin, Director Choi Seongbeom and Writer Mun Sosan for making all of this possible. And… I truly want to thank the entire staff of “Orange Marmalade.” To all my fans, family members and people in my agency that always rooted for me and gave me strength… Thank you so much and I love you. 2015 was a year filled with many regrets for me. In 2016… That’s why I think it’s such an honor to get this award. I won’t forget the weight of what this award means. I’ll have more confidence in 2016 and a sense of responsibility to do well. Thank you all so much again. Have a happy New Year. I hope 2016 is always happy. Thank you. Yes. Yeo Jingoo of “Orange Marmalade.” He won Best New Actor. – Congratulations. / – Congratulations. Now let’s see the nominees for Best New Actress. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The nominees for Best New Actress. I can’t go to you. “Who Are You: School 2015.” Kim Sohyun. Can’t you come? My younger sister almost died because of you. What do you think comes to mind… When I look at you? “Orange Marmalade.” Seolhyun. You’re not a monster. I think it’s because… I wanted to shine just once. “Love on a Rooftop.” Yun Seo. No way! That means it can never be me. I don’t deserve to know because I’m an immature klutz? Let’s get it together, honey. “All About My Mom.” Cho Boah. Look at that, honey! Look at that! Isn’t it cute, honey? Honey, how could you? We haven’t dated that long. Stop making faces… “Who Are You: School 2015.” – What are you doing? / – Jo Suhyang. I think I forgot… How to stop it. I warned you… “Cheer Up!” and “House of Bluebird.” Chae Soobin. Why are you so mean to me? The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. Best New Actress goes to… Chae Soobin of “Cheer Up!” and “House of Bluebird.” Kim Sohyun of “Who Are You: School 2015.” Congratulations. Sohyun! Sohyun, they’re going nuts. Sohyun showed her acting range by playing two different roles in “Who Are You: School 2015.” She expressed the emotions of the two characters well that it really drew you into the drama. Soobin received attention for her emotional longing acting and portrayal of a despicable villain in “Spy,” “House of Bluebird” and “Cheer Up!” She showed great range despite being a rookie. Soobin got the best rookie actress too. Let’s hear from Soobin first. Hello, I’m Chae Soobin. Yes. I… I’m so happy just to be working my dream job which is acting… So it’s such an honor to win such a meaningful award. I want to thank Director Ji Byeonghyeon for giving me this great opportunity as well as Director Lee Eunjin and Director Park Hyeonseok. I truly want to thank my senior and colleague actors that really helped me and lead me. To my fans and family that are always rooting for me… Thank you so much and I love you. Thank you. Congratulations. We’ll look forward to your career. Sohyun was shocked when she won. Hello, I’m Kim Sohyun. I’m so happy and honored to just be hosting this show with two great guys. I think this is such a big award despite my skills. I keep thinking about how I’m lacking. But I have a lot more time left to act so I’ll try to improve and try harder each year. I want to become a great actor and person that won’t let down the people that believe in me. I have so many people to thank but I’ll contact you all privately. Thank you so much. I love you. Alright. Yes. Sohyun, come back here. Goodness… Both the hosts are lucky with awards today. – Congratulations. / – I truly congratulate you. Yes. Now we’ll see who won the Netizen Award which was picked by viewers that love KBS dramas. – Yes. / – This year, we took votes… From all over the world. Right. We said in the beginning. – 200 million are watching this. / – Right. This was broadcast live on KBS World TV and YouTube. How many countries do you think voted? Anywhere on Earth there is internet. – Really? / – Yes. You’re saying they logged in. Every place is open. – You can vote from everywhere. / – Yes. Alright… Let’s find out which actor captivated the hearts of netizens all around the world by being in a 2015 KBS drama. Who will present the awards? These two represent the global netizens. They’re working hard on the new 2016 KBS drama “Moorim School.” It’s Sam Okyere and Kan Miyoun. Sam Okyere and Kan Miyoun. (Netizen Award) I feel like I’m at the Academy Awards. Gosh… – Hello, Sam. / – Hello. – Hyunmoo. / – Yes. You’re on every show. I could say the same about you. Yes. – Please present. / – Alright. Hello, I’m Sam Okyere and I’m from Ghana. Hello, I’m Kan Miyoun. Nice to meet you. Sam and I will be representing the netizens of the world as we present the Netizen Award. Right. I represent the overseas netizens and Miyoun represents the Korean netizens. Right. The Netizen Award was decided only through internet votes from viewers. Right. The voting went on from December 17 to December 28 on the official KBS Drama Awards homepage. Of course in Korea but also Ghana, Germany… Around 40,000 netizens from around the world voted. That’s amazing. – That’s a lot. / – Right. He normally talks like that, everyone. Please be understanding. We’re working hard shooting the KBS drama “Moorim School.” Maybe we’ll get to be nominees for the Netizen Award next year. – Sure. / – For that to happen… Please watch “Moorim School” on January 11. – Thank you. / – We’ll support you two. If I become a nominee, I’ll tell all my friends and family in Ghana to vote for me. All the netizens in Ghana… – Would vote for you, Sam. / – Of course. He’s so happy about that. – You keep asking me things. / – Then… Aren’t you going to present? – We will. Let’s present the award. / – Yes. The actor that was most loved by the viewers this year… Sam, you present the award. Who could it be? Netizens all over the world voted. – 40,000 people voted. / – Alright. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The Netizen Award goes to… Kim Soohyun of “THE Producers…” – It’s Kim Soohyun! / – As well as Kim Sohyun. Congratulations. Soohyun showed off his silly side that you’ve never seen before for his role in “THE Producers.” The netizens love him as an actor you can trust. What’s going on? Sohyun portrayed the expressions and emotions of a teenager lovingly and youthfully in “Who Are You: School 2015.” Alright… Kim Soohyun and Kim Sohyun have won the award. Sam… – He thought they were the same person. / – Yes. Did he say Sohyun’s name or not? I didn’t hear. The two of them won. Soohyun will say a few words first. Hello, I’m Kim Soohyun. I’m so happy to receive this award. I want to thank my fans that are close and far away. Thank you all so much. I’ll continue to repay you all with good… Acting. I’ll do my best. Thank you. Please continue to support me. Soohyun. Netizens all over the world… 40,000 of them voted. How about a few words in English? – I’m sure they’d love that. / – Yes. Thank you. 30,000 people just went nuts. Sohyun. Hello, I’m Kim Sohyun. I don’t know if I deserve this. I never imagined winning this. I’m so thankful and proud that so many people enjoyed “Who Are You: School 2015.” I want to thank Suhyang and Joohyuk who are sitting there and Sungjae who isn’t here… I want to thank everyone I worked with in “Who Are You: School 2015.” I’ll thankfully accept this award on behalf of them. – Thank you so much. / – Yes. Sohyun. Please say a few words in a foreign language you can speak. I love you. Thank you. Yes. I love you… You can come back. Congratulations. I truly congratulate you. You two… The next award is the PD Award chosen by drama directors from the 3 major networks. Around 160 directors from KBS, MBC and SBS voted. Yes. This is an award selected by production staff members on set. It’s a big award. Almost as big as the Grand Prize. Yes. It’s not just KBS. All 3 networks have this award. All actors that were in a KBS drama during the year are nominees. Right. All awards are fair but this is an award from the 3 major networks. I think it’s a bit more meaningful. Presenting will be someone unfamiliar. It’s an SBS director. SBS Director Hong Changuk and the man who doesn’t have a sexy brain… It’s Kim Jiseok. (PD Award chosen by the directors) Hello. I’m the president of the network drama group and SBS drama director Hong Changuk. Hello, I’m Kim Jiseok. I’m here at KBS presenting with Director Hong Changuk from SBS. I think this will become a very special and precious memory for me. They’re having the Drama Awards at SBS too. Yes, it’s going on right now. – I have to hurry over. / – Why are you here? – You have to hurry there? / – Yes. – We won’t let you. / – I see. Now that you’re here, it’s too bad that you have to present with me instead of one of these beautiful actresses. I bet you feel some regret. No, I think my wife at home would prefer this. Jiseok, I really enjoyed “Unkind Ladies.” You played a documentary director. Yes, that’s right. You got to play a director… How was it? I liked playing the role of a director. It was special to me. I see how you guys are always working hard on set and try your best to make good dramas. I had a blast with my role. Jiseok, if someone like you were a director, I think that would be hard for the actors. Thank you. Alright… Which actor was loved by the directors of all 3 networks? Please tell us. Yes. The drama directors of all 3 networks voted for the actor that showed the best acting in a KBS drama this year. This is the PD Award voted by directors from all three major networks. I’ll open up this award now. So… Who could it be? The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. The PD Award voted by directors goes to… Kim Hyeja of “Unkind Ladies.” Congratulations. Hyeja, congratulations. Chosen by the directors of the 3 major networks… Hyeja played Kang Sunok in “Unkind Ladies.” Unlike her elegant looks she had quite the mouth on her. With her 50 years of acting experience she was voted as the best actor of the year by the directors of the 3 major networks. Congratulations. Please step up and get your trophy and flowers. Take the trophy first… Yes. There. Jiseok, gave it to you. Right. They were in the same drama. Let’s hear a few words. I can talk? – Yes. / – Yes. Or you can do something else. Can you say a few words first? What can I do first? You can sing if you want. Or you can dance. – Do an impression… / – Thank you. I was lacking but I want to thank the Lord for being here with me. This is my first time winning this kind of award. It’s an award from the directors of the 3 major networks. I’m so thankful. This isn’t an achievement award. I’m old and at the age to win an achievement award. I’m so thankful that this for my good acting. Thank you. Thank you so much. – We truly congratulate you. / – Yes. You can talk more. That’s okay. – That’s okay? / – Yes. You can’t just stand there and say that. – Would you like to say more? / – No. Thank you. Alright. – Congratulations. / – Yes. She’s like a young girl. Hyeja, congratulations. She must be so happy to win that award. Voted by the directors from the 3 networks. Right. – It has to be meaningful. / – Very much so. Yes. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards… It’s time to end part 1. Can you tell how close it is in every category? It’ll get more intense in part 2. So don’t forget about that. There were 41 KBS dramas this year. Yes. Please look forward to see which among these many dramas win an award in the 2015 KBS Drama Awards. In part 2, we’ll be awarding the best actors and actresses in each genre. And today’s highlight, the Grand Prize. So please stay tuned and stay with us. Alright. The 2015 KBS Drama Awards. See you in part 2. – Thank you. / – Thank you.

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