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Posted by Susan-Han Tuesday, March 23, 2021

KBS to begin work on its first full-length historical drama in 5 years per viewers' requests

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According to reports on March 23, KBS has finally reached the decision to begin work on its first full-length historical drama in approximately 5 years. 

One KBS insider revealed, "The broadcasting station is aiming to air a 32-episode full-length series some time at the end of this year." It's also been reported that the upcoming series will take place during the time of King Taejong of Joseon. 

The last time KBS aired a full-length historical drama series was back in 2015 with 'Jang Yeong Sil', starring Song Il Kook

The recent surge in viewers' requests for KBS to resume its full-length historical drama series comes due to the fact that many broadcasting stations have stirred up controversy for their "fictional" historical dramas. Many "fictional" or "fusion" historical drama series in recent years have bought criticism from viewers for false depictions of historical figures, exaggeration of historical events, and controversial comedic portrayals of history, during a public climate where many Korean citizens consider the protection of Korean history to be a serious and solemn matter. 

KBS is expected to begin casting soon for its upcoming full-length historical drama series, based off of real figures and events. 

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Haruga
Haruga1,151 pts Tuesday, March 23, 2021 0
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

KBS is back with a full length historical drama!!!!

I'm sucker for sageuk dramas.


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growl21
growl2136 pts Tuesday, March 23, 2021 0
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

KBS should interview and interrogation all cast, in case Jisoo bullying incident will not happen again. that actor/actress should pay penalty if they caught bullying.

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