The South Korean television drama “The King’s Affection” was successfully awarded at the 50th International Emmy Awards.
The drama stars Park Eun-bin, Rowoon, Nam Yoon-su, Choi Byung-chan, Bae Yoon-kyung, and Jung Chae-yeon. Consisting of 20 episodes in total, the series aired on KBS2 from October 11 to December 14, 2021. Also available at: Netflix in some areas.
The International Emmy Award ceremony took place on November 21 in New York. Many actors attended the award ceremony. Among the dramas nominated for the Best Telenovela award, the South Korean drama “The King’s Affection” won the award.
The dramas nominated in these categories include “Nos Tempos do Imperador” from Brazil, “Two Lives” from Spain and “You Are My Hero” from China. The drama is based on Lee So-young’s manhwa Yeonmo, where the protagonist was born in 1461.
The drama tells a story set during the Joseon Dynasty, when having twins was considered a bad omen. When the Crown Princess Consort gives birth to twins, her daughter is sent. Later, after the death of his twin brother, he returns disguised as a man to take the throne as Crown Prince.
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K-Drama Wins at The King’s Affection International Emmy Awards.
The series “The King’s Affection” won the Best Telenovela Award as well as numerous other awards. Park Eun Bin won the Best Actor/Actress Award at the 2022 Korean Broadcasting Awards.
At the 2021 Korea Debut Brand Award show, Actress Jung Chae Yeon won in the category of Actress Idol.
Besides, at the KBS Drama Awards 2021, “The King’s Affection” was not only nominated but also won awards in different categories. Park Eun Bin and Rowoon received the Best Couple award, Rowoon received another award in the Best New Actor category, and Choi Myung Bin received the Best Young Actress award.
Rowoon won the Actor in Popularity Award as well as the Best New Actor award. Park Eun Bin won two more awards, one in the Popularity Award, Actress category and the other in the Best Excellence Award, Actress category.
The author of the drama “The King’s Affection” won the Best Writer category at the Seoul International Drama Awards. The series has managed to win numerous awards in different award shows in different categories and getting an International Emmy award is no less than a success.