Bride Of The Water God Receives Mixed Reviews Despite High Ratings

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Bride Of The Water God Receives Mixed Reviews Despite High Ratings
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Bride Of The Water God Receives Mixed Reviews Despite High Ratings

After much anticipation, tvNs new Monday-Tuesday drama Bride of the Water God premiered on July 3. However, the drama is receiving mixed reviews.

Bride of the Water God had initially been highly anticipated by fans of the original manwha of the same name. After the first episode, some viewers expressed that the drama did not live up to its hype.

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The first episode of Bride of the Water God introduced the encounter between water god Habaek, played by Nam Joo Hyuk, and debt-ridden psychiatrist Yoon So Ah, played by Shin Se Kyung. The two bump into each other while So Ah is considering selling her fathers land for money. The episode comes to an end when Habaek, who had lost his powers in the human world, tries to seduce So Ah.

Kim Jong Kook Receives Backlash For Pointing Out Preference On Women, “Running Man” Viewership Ratings Hit Rock Bottom
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Kim Jong Kook Receives Backlash For Pointing Out Preference On Women, “Running Man” Viewership Ratings Hit Rock Bottom

Kim Jong Kook is under fire for his remarks towards women some people deemed sexist. During the episode of "Running Man" aired on April 30, Kim Jong Kook described physical attributes of his ideal woman that resulted in various reactions from netizens.

"Running Man" viewers were shocked when Kim Jong Kook said men would prefer to date short women over the tall ones when SISTAR's Hyorin asked what his ideal type was. He added he doesn't consider tall women as a woman, which obviously draws controversy. Netizens argued such remarks shouldn't even come out from the mouth of a public influencer like Kim Jong Kook.

Bride Of The Water God Confirms Broadcast Plans
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Bride Of The Water God Confirms Broadcast Plans

Bride of the Water God will be airing on Mondays and Tuesdays!

Following reports about the dramas upcoming broadcast plans, a source from tvN confirmed, Bride of the Water God will be airing as a Monday-Tuesday drama. It is scheduled to air in mid-July following Circle.'

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Bride of the Water God is a fantasy romantic comedy drama that is a spin-off version of the manhwa of the same name. The spin-off sets the drama in modern day Seoul and will feature a new set-up.

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TWICE's new track "Signal" receives negative reviews from netizens

TWICE's new title track seems to have poor reception because netizens are not liking their "Signal."

On May 15, the girl group made their highly anticipated comeback with new track ''Signal'' produced by J.Y. Park. The song instantly topped charts and even achieved an all-kill, however, it's also receiving much negative feedback from netizens. 

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On various online communities, the top rated comments about TWICE's ''Signal'' stated, "Can't believe this song is #1 lol', "The song just sucks", "I'm a fan but this song is disappointing. They should've just gotten a track from Black Eyed Pilseung", ''TWICE got #1 just because of their popularity. The quality of the song is poorest out of the poor", "On 'Happy Together', Sana said their new song sucks and I thought she was just saying that to be funny but it turned out to be true...", "The song is bad but their lack of skills is a bigger issue..."

Drama “Bride of the Water God” Officially Announces Air Date
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Drama “Bride of the Water God” Officially Announces Air Date

Bride of the Water God set to air mid-July 2017 on tvN, after Circle finishes airing.

Beginning as a sunjung manhwa, or a comic geared towards girls in 2006, the Bridge of the Water God television adaption has finally set an air date. Once the drama Circle finishes airing in mid-July, Bride of the Water God will take its Monday and Tuesday night time slots.

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