Koreanovelas in the Philippines 2012 Update Essay

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KOREANOVELAS IN THE PHILIPPINES Status Updates as of June 2012 By: Helweena Sadorra (From online sources) ‘Koreanovelas’ (term for Korean TV drama series in the Philippines) since 2003 has always been a part of local primetime television programs. Through the years, Filipino audience’s enthusiasm for Korean dramas has evolved from the television networks’ multiple airings and rewinds to the mushrooming of online social fan pages and groups. Following are some statistical updates: A. Number of Koreanovelas aired since 2003 (Rewinds not included) Airing TELEVISION NETWORK Year GMA ABS-CBN TV 5 (7) (2) 2003 7 0 1 2004 5 4 0 2005 16 6 0 2006 11 8 0 2007 10 3 0 2008 11 3 2 2009 5 1 0 2010 3 2 10 2011 6 10 4 2012 4 2 3 Uncertain 0 1 2 QTV (11) 0 0 0 3 5 4 6 7 0 0 7 Studio 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 TOTAL TOTAL 8 9 22 22 18 20 14 23 20 9 10 175 B. Koreanovelas with the highest and consistent ratings 1. Endless Love (가을동화 ), 2003 2. Lovers in Paris (파리의 연인), 2004 3. Full House (풀하우스), 2005 4. Jewel in the Palace (대장금), 2005 5. Stairway to Heaven (천국의 계단), 2005 6. All About Eve (이브의 모든것), 2005 7. Only You (온리유), 2005 8. My Name is Kim Sam Soon ( 내 이름은 김삼순), 2006 9. My Girl (마이걸), 2006 10. Princess Hours (궁), 2006 11. Jumong (주몽), 2007 12. Coffee Prince (커피프린스 1 호점), 2008 13. Shining Inheritance (찬란한 유산), 2009 14. Boys Over Flowers (꽃보다 남자), 2009 15. Queen Seon Deok (선덕여왕), 2010 16. Temptation of Wife (아내의 유혹), 2010 17. He is Beautiful (미남이시네요), 2010 18. Baker King (제빵왕 김탁구 ), 2011 19. Secret Garden (시크릿 가든), 2011 20. Playful Kiss (장난스런 키스), 2011 21. City Hunter (시티헌터), 2012 22. Dream High ( 드림하이), 2012 C. Koreanovelas with Filipino remakes/versions 1. My Girl (ABS-CBN, 2008) 2. My Name is Kim Sam Soon (GMA, 2008) 3. Only You (ABS-CBN, 2009) 4. Lovers in Paris (ABS-CBN, 2009) 5. Stairway to Heaven (GMA, 2009) 6. Full House (GMA, 2009) 7. All About Eve

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