‘Misaeng’ actors to go on talk show
Ten actors, including Lee Sung-min, Yim Si-wan, left, and Kang So-ra, right, will appear on the talk show. It will also be open to some drama fans who want to take part in the show.
“Misaeng,” which portrays power struggles within a typical Korean trading company, earned nearly 10 percent viewership for the last episode, the highest record for a cable TV drama series. The drama series is even being considered a phenomenon because of its popularity.
The final episode of “Misaeng” hits the air on Saturday. The talk show will be broadcast on Jan. 2 and 3 at 8:30 p.m. on tvN.
With the huge success of the drama, Yim, a member of the boy group ZE:A and an actor in “Misaeng,” signed nearly 10 endorsement deals, raking in about 2 billion won ($1.8 million).
BY SUNG SO-YOUNG [firstname.lastname@example.org]