Wednesday, November 18, 2009

"Boys over Flowers" nominated for Asian TV Awards

KBS2 TV's drama "Boys Over Flowers" and comedy show "Gag Concert" have been nominated for the 2009 Asian TV Awards, according to a press release on Monday.

Korea's major broadcaster KBS explained that "Boys" scored a nomination in the TV Drama category and "Gag" in the comedy section. Korean actor Lee Min-ho and actress Koo Hye-sun, the hero and heroine of "Boys", are both nominees for the Best Actor and Best Actress award, respectively.

"Asian TV Awards", hosted by Singapore's media magazine Television Asian and sponsored by Singapore Media Development Authority, is considered Asia's equivalent of the Emmys.

The event selects the best television programs that aired in the region including Korea, Japan, China, Singapore, India, Australia and New Zealand. Over 1,000 television programs were submitted in 33 categories this year.

The winners of the 14th Asian Television Awards will be announced at the ATA 2009 Gala Dinner in Singapore on December 3.



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