Find Out Who Won Big at 2014 Drama Awards!


Drama awards season has finally wrapped up after two nights of star-studded ceremonies held by the three major Korean broadcasting networks — SBS, KBS and MBC! The 2014 Drama Awards for all three networks celebrated the best of drama entertainment from the year, and as expected, some of the best-loved dramas and stars took home the top prizes and popularity awards!

See the full list of award winners from the 2014 SBS Drama Awards, 2014 KBS Drama Awards and the 2014 MBC Drama Awards below!

2014 SBS DRAMA AWARDS

At the 2014 SBS Drama Awards, which was held on December 31 and hosted by Lee Hwi Jae, Park Shin Hye and Park Seo Joon, there was much pre-buzz about the fact that Jun Ji Hyun would be attending the awards ceremony for the first time in 15 years. And her appearance was well worth it, as she took him the Grand Prize (Daesang), as well as three other awards (PD Award, Best Couple and Top 10 Stars). Kim Soo Hyun, her co-star from “My Love From the Star,” also took home four awards for Best Actor/Drama Special, Best Couple, Top 10 Stars and the Netizen Popularity Award. The stars from It’s Okay, That’s Love,” “Pinocchio” and “Birth of a Beauty” also made strong showings on the winner’s board.

Jun Ji Hyun wins the Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 2014 SBS Drama Awards
(after attending for the first time in 15 years)

See the full list of winners from the 2014 SBS Drama Awards below!

Grand Prize (Daesang) — Jun Ji Hyun 

Top Excellence in Acting Awards
Excellence in Acting Awards
Special Acting Awards
  • Weekend-Daily (Actor) — Jung Woong In (“Endless Love”)
  • Weekend-Daily (Actress) — Kim Hye Sun (“Cheongdamdong Scandal”)
  • Drama Special (Actor) — Kim Chang Wan (“My Love From the Star”)
  • Drama Special (Actress) — Go Doo Shim (“A Word From Warm Heart”)
  • Miniseries (Actor) — Lee Kwang Soo (It’s Okay, That’s Love”)
  • Miniseries (Actress) — Jin Kyung (It’s Okay, That’s Love”)
  • One-Episode Drama (Actor) — Lee Duk Hwa (“Wonderful Day in October”)
  • One-Episode Drama (Actress) — Oh Hyun Kyung (“Mother’s Choice”)
PD Award — Jun Ji Hyun (“My Love From the Star”)

Top 10 Stars — Park Yoochun (“Three Days”), Jun Ji Hyun (“My Love From the Star”), Joo Sang Wook (“Birth of a Beauty”), Park Shin Hye (Pinocchio”), Kim Soo Hyun (“My Love From the Star”), Han Ye Seul (“Birth of a Beauty”),  Lee Je Hoon (“Secret Door”), Lee Jong Suk (Pinocchio”), Hwang Jung Eum (“Endless Love”), Jo In Sung (It’s Okay, That’s Love”)

New Star Award — Ahn Jae Hyun (“You’re All Surrounded [aka We Have You Surrounded]” and My Love From the Star”); Lee Yoo Bi (Pinocchio”); Seo Ha Jun (“Only Love”); Han Sun Hwa (“God’s Gift — 14 Days”); Kang Ha Neul (“Angel Eyes”); Nam Bo Ra (“Only Love”); Kim Young Kwang (Pinocchio”); Han Groo (“A Word From Warm Heart”); Park Seo Joon (“A Word From Warm Heart”); Kim Yoo Jung (“Secret Door”)

Netizen Popularity Award — Kim Soo Hyun (“My Love From the Star”)

Best Couple Award (4 couples won) — Kim Soo Hyun and Jun Ji Hyun (“My Love From the Star”); Jo In Sung and Gong Hyo Jin (“It’s Okay, That’s Love”); and Joo Sang Wook and Han Ye Seul (“Birth of a Beauty”); Park Shin Hye and Lee Jong Suk (“Pinocchio”)

SBS Special Award — Lee Jong Suk (“Pinocchio”)

Lifetime Achievement Award — Kim Ja Ok (posthumous)

2014 KBS DRAMA AWARDS

At the 2014 KBS Drama Awards, which also was held on December 31 in Korea, the family drama “What Happens to My Family?” swept many of the awards, with the patriarch Yoo Dong Geun winning the Grand Prize (Daesang) and seven other awards won by the cast of the series. The awards program was hosted by Kim Sang Kyung, Seo In Guk and Park Min Young.

Yoo Dong Geun wins the Grand Prize (Daesang) at the 2014 KBS Drama Awards

See the full list of winners from the 2014 KBS Drama Awards below!

Grand Prize (Daesang) — Yoo Dong Geun (“What Happens to My Family?” and “Jeong Do Jeon”)

Top Excellence Actor — Cho Jae Hyun (“Jeong Do Jeon”)

Top Excellence Actress — Kim Hyun Joo (“What Happens to My Family?”)

Excellence in Acting Awards
  • Medium Length (Actor) — Lee Joon Gi (“Gunman in Joseon”)
  • Medium Length (Actress) — Nam Sang Mi (“Gunman in Joseon”) and Park Min Young (“Healer”)
  • Full Length (Actor) — Park Young Gyu (“Jeong Do Jeon”) and Kim Sang Kyung (“What Happens to My Family?”)
  • Full Length (Actress) — Kim Ji Ho (“Wonderful Days”)
  • Miniseries (Actor) — Eric Mun (“Discovery of Love”)
  • Miniseries (Actress) — Jung Yu Mi (“Discovery of Love”)
  • Daily (Actor) — Choi Jae Sung (“Abiding Love Dandelion”)
  • Daily (Actress) — Choi Yoon Young (“My Dear Cat”) and Shin So Yul (“Love & Secret”)
Best Supporting Actor — Shin Sung Rok (“The King’s Face”)

Best Supporting Actress — Lee Chae Young (“Two Mothers”) and Han Eun Jung (“Golden Cross”)

Best New Actor — Park Hyung Sik (“What Happens to My Family?”) and Seo In Guk (“The King’s Face”)

Best New Actress — Kim Seul Gi (“Discovery of Love”) and Nam Ji Hyun (“What Happens to My Family?”)

Best Young Actor — Kwak Dong Yeon (“Inspiring Generation”)

Best Young Actress — Ahn Seo Hyun (“Abiding Love Dandelion”) and Hong Hwa Ri (“Wonderful Days”)

PD Award — Cho Jae Hyun (“Jeong Do Jeon”)

Best Scriptwriter — Kang Eun Kyung (“What Happens to My Family?”) and Jung Hyun Min (“Jeong Do Jeon”)

Actor Popularity Award — Joo Won (“Tomorrow Cantabile (aka Nodame Cantabile Korean Version)”) and Ji Chang Wook (“Healer”)

Actress Popularity Award — Lee Da Hee (“Big Man”) and Jung Eun Ji (“Trot Lovers”)

Actor Netizen Award — Eric Mun (“Discovery of Love”)

Actress Netizen Award — Jung Yu Mi (“Discovery of Love”)

Best Couple Award — Kim Sang Kyung and Kim Hyun Joo (“What Happens to My Family?”); Lee Jun Ki and Nam Sang Mi (“Gunman of Joseon”); Eric Mun and Jung Yu Mi (“Discovery of Love”);  Park Hyung Sik and Nam Ji Hyun (“What Happens to My Family?”); Ji Chang Wook and Park Min Young (“Healer”)

Lifetime Achievement Award  — Kim Ja Ok (posthumous)

2014 MBC DRAMA AWARDS

The 2014 MBC Drama Awards was held on December 30 and the much-loved drama series “Jang Bo Ri Is Here” swept the ceremony, winning a total of nine awards. “Fated to Love You [aka You Are My Destiny]” proved to be a sentimental favorite with Jang Na Ra winning the Popularity Award and the Best Couple Award with her co-star Jang Hyuk.

But the night belonged to the “nation’s villain” Lee Yoo Ri. The actress, who portrayed a woman desperate to live a good life in “Jang Bo Ri Is Here,” walked away with the Grand Prize (Daesang) as well as the Producer’s Award. For the first time this year, MBC changed its voting system to allow fans to choose the Grand Prize (Daesang) winner via text voting, and the fans overwhelmingly chose Lee Yoo Ri over her fellow “Jang Bo Ri Is Here” co-star Oh Yeon Seo and Song Yoon Ah of “Mama” for the top prize.



See the full list of winners of the 2014 MBC Drama Awards below!

Grand Prize (Daesang) — Lee Yoo Ri (“Jang Bo Ri Is Here”)

Drama of the Year — “Jang Bo Ri Is Here

Top Excellence in Acting Award (Serial Drama) — Kim Ji Hoon and Oh Yeon Seo (both of “Jang Bo Ri Is Here”)

Top Excellence in Acting Award (Special Production Drama) — Jung Il Woo (“The Night Watchman”) and Song Yoon Ah (“Mama”)

Top Excellence in Acting Award (Miniseries) — Jang Hyuk and Jang Na Ra (both of “Fated to Love You [aka You Are My Destiny]”)

Excellence in Acting Award (Serial Drama) — Lee Jang Woo (“Rosy Lovers”) and Kim Ji Young (“Everybody Kimchi”)

Excellence in Acting Award (Special Production Drama) — Choi Jin Hyuk and Baek Jin Hee (both of “Pride and Prejudice”)

Excellence in Acting Award (Miniseries) — Kim Sang Joong (“A New Leaf”) and Choi Soo Young (“My Spring Days”)

Golden Acting Award (Actor) — Ahn Nae Sang (“Jang Bo Ri Is Here”) and Choi Min Soo (“Pride and Prejudice”)

Golden Acting Award (Actress) — Kim Hye Ok (“Jang Bo Ri Is Here”) and Lee Mi Sook (“Miss Korea”)

Best New Actor — Im Siwan (“Incomplete Life (aka Misaeng)”) and Choi Tae Joon (“Mother’s Garden”)

Best New Actress — Go Sung Hee (“The Night Watchman”) and Han Sun Hwa (“Rosy Lovers”)

Best Young Actor/Actress — Yoon Chan Young (“Mama”) and Kim Ji Young (“Jang Bo Ri Is Here”)

Writer of the Year — Yoo Yoon Kyung (“Mama”) and Kim Soon Ok (“Jang Bo Ri Is Here”)

Producer’s Award — Lee Yoo Ri  (“Jang Bo Ri Is Here”)

Popularity Award (Actor) — Shin Ha Kyung (“Mr. Baek”)

Popularity Award (Actress) — Jang Na Ra (“Fated to Love You [aka You Are My Destiny]” and “Mr. Baek”)

Best Couple Award — Jang Hyuk and Jang Na Ra (“Fated to Love You [aka You Are My Destiny]”)

Special Award — Byun Hee Bong (“Pinocchio”)

Lifetime Achievement Award Kim Ja Ok (posthumous)

The 2014 MBC Drama Awards was held on December 30 at MBC Headquarters in Sangamdong, Seoul. Shin Dong Yup and Sooyoung of Girls’ Generation oversaw the star-studded event as MCs.

Congratulations to all the winners! Thank you for another year of great drama entertainment!

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