F4 to F1?

It has been announced a few weeks back in Philippine television that the complete force from the four member flower group in a now popular TV show in the Philippines F4(korean F4) will go to the Philippines.

At first i saw this coming but ….How? The four of the main cast is now facing their own individual career. With the lead Lee Min Ho attending to non stop cf shoot and photoshoots, Kim Hyun Joong in an Asian tour with his band SS501, Kim Bum shooting for a new sreies and Kim Joon reaching out to fans as a member of the Korean trio group T-Max how can they be in the Philipppines in 10 weeks time? 5 weeks has passes and another 5 weeks to go but still no exact confirmation for F4 visiting the Philippines.

According to the grapevine only 1 member of the main cast can be present sometime in August. Who can that member be? That is something we should uncover…wild guess? KIM JOON! 2nd? KIM BUM.

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SS501’s Asia Tour Seoul concert, ticket sales starts from the 11th, Friday June 12, 2009 Korea

Credits: chinese.chosun.com + (English translation) SS5014ever @ quainte501.com

5 member male group SS501’s first Asia Tour “The 1st Asia Tour Persona” will be held on 1st and 2nd August in Seoul’s Olympic Park.

In the Seoul concert, SS501 plans to showcase the hidden talents of various members and a majestic and passionate stage that has, up till now, never been seen before.

SS501 said, “We plan to break free from our pretty boy image, and show a livelier one, with the stage being a turning point for us to become real musicians. We’ll awe the 20,000 hearts of our audience with a passionate stage.”

According to their management company, SS501, starting from this concert, and after ending activities for the 2nd official album, will be going to 10 different countries, such as Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Singapore etc, in 4 months.

Boys Over Flower Characters

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A commoner who got into the lives of the famous people in Shinhwa High F4. He got into highschool through a coincidence that made her the heroine and tagged her as Shinhwa High’s Wonder Woman. She seemed to embraced the life of an ordinary student in the famous school until she couldn’t hold back her principles and entangled her life with the four richest boys in Korea! Her never say die principle will bring her far in getting hate,and love from the four boys in the series. A swimmer at heart and since her school doesn’t have a swimming pool facility she accepted the scholarship from Shinhwa High.

500266The leader of the famous untouchable in Shinhwa High…F4’s Goo Jun Pyo. A son of the richest family in Korea who technically owns every big share of whatever industry you are referring to. A childish and egoistic man who couldn’t accept rejection. A son of a wealthy family that is a master of martial arts and almost anything except swimmimgJun Pyo’s got natural curly hair, hot-tempered, but has an innocent heart. Although he can fluently speak 5 languages, he shows weakness on common sense and Korean vocabulary. Jun Pyo has simple and straight personality and relies upon intuition more rather than being rationalized. He may fear no one except his only sister that can tame him with one blow. He fell in love with Jan Di because of his sisters resemblance.

500335The grandson of the formal president of Korea,  the most attractive guy among F4. Ji Hoo is the heir of Su-am Cultural Foundation, Art Center, and Orchestra own by his family, and also a musician. He lost his parents at age of five when he got into a car accident. He overcomes the hardness with his first love, Seo Hyun. He became friends with Jan Di during her shouting session at the school rooftop.After his heartbreak with Seo Hyun he got the support from Jan Di and being her emergency bell Ji Hoo spent his time supporting and protecting Jan Di that turned into a love blossoming as their time together kept on counting.
500357The gifted potter and the successor of the prestigious family. Although Yi Jung has gained reputation for his talent for ceramics, he cannot take away the feeling that he is living a life of his brother. His brother abandoned the family to get away from the responsibilty as the first born and successor.This has given Yi Jung  a big responsibility for his ill mother and family reputation to maintain. This has made him into a playboy that cannot be contented with one woman. His weakness was overshadowed by his image as a romeo for  every juliet, but still kind hearted. Reasons for his character will be revealed for his every action their is a shadow of reason behind it.

500368The most flirtatious of the F4 group, Song Woo Bin is the son of giant corporation in the construction industry. Their business has been making waves because of sort of illegal networks. They have been promoted to the level of noble because of the success of their business. With his connection with the underworld he will be a big help for the love birds. In whatever aspect he maybe strong hysically just like Yi Jung he has a kind heart. Though he is powerful and rich he somewhat condemn his roots but his friendship with the boys make him through his sad side.

One more (yes, more) Boys Before Flowers special video

source: OSEN
translations: dramabeans

First off, in case you were still wondering what’s up with the last half of the “F4 Special Edition After Story” music drama, for no explained reason the release was pushed back. (Parts 1 and 2 with Kim Bum and Kim Joon indicated we could expect Parts 3 and 4 to air on May 5, but they are now being released tomorrow instead, May 19.)

Seeing as how the public has been so eager to welcome the F4 boys in photo shoots and CFs and new projects, they are putting out a 50-minute “making of” video of the special edition project, which will air on cable channel Mnet on May 19, 6pm.

The Video is set to be release on May 25.

F4 Trip to the Philippines

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Sure is the Philippines is captured and mesmerized by the Korean F4 wave! The network that hold the franchise of the popular Korean series has now decided to bring not 1 ,not 3 nor 3 but 4 of the popular guys to the Philippines. It was announced that they are bring the Boys Over Flower stars to the Philippines in 6-8 weeks time.

Lee Min Ho(Goo Jun Pyo), Kim Hyun Joong(Joo Ji Ho),Kim Bum(Seo EE Jung), And Kim Joon (Song Woo Bin) will be visiting the fans of the now half Korean country. Boys Over Flower now holds the most critical timeslot on Philippine television formerly vacated by the inovator Meteor Garden. It’s popularity now roars and soared every Filipino is now hooked with the series and will soon be seeing the stars face to face.

Lets wait and see, will the network be able to pay the price of bringing the 4 guys in the country with one blow? It will be hard to get these four boys to reunite soon since they are into their individual commitments. With Hyun Joong currently recording an album in America and soon be having a concert tour with his fellow SS501 band, Kim Joon having his own stint with T-Max, Kim Bum with a new drama and Lee Min-Ho traveling all over for photoshoots and CFs. Maybe the network has already got a slot for the four since 8 weeks is still a long wait.

philippine rating of BOF

TNS Nationwide Ratings May 11 – Monday ABS-CBN Boys Over Flowers 24.6 (8th) vs. Fated To Love You 19.5 May 12 – Tuesday ABS-CBN Boys Over Flowers 28.1 (4th) vs. Fated To Love You 18.0 (Fated To Love You is currently airing in the rival network of ABS-CBN.) On its first day, it was on the 8th place and yesterday, it jumped 4 steps and landed on the 4th place. Hopefully, it will have 30%+ by tonight’s airing… Fighting~

credits to budhehi of soompi

TNS National TV Ratings (May 11) Boys Over Flowers smells sweet on its debut

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Boys Over Flowers, the Korean vresion of the hit Taiwanese series Meteor Garden which starred the phenomenal F4, premiered last night, May 11, in ABS-CBN. The Koreanovela generated a rating of 24.6 percent on its debut to place 8th overall.

May Bukas pa still holds the crown as the No. 1 primetime series with 38.7 percent. Tayong Dalawa climbed to No.2 with 37.5 percent, while Only You dropped to No.3 with 36.8 percent.

Completing the Top 5 are TV Patror World (29.1 percent) and Zorro (25.6 percent)

Occupying the rest of the Top 10 are 24 Oras, Totoy Bato, All Aboout Eve and Fated to Love You.

Meanwhile, the daytime race has a new leader, Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers slipped past Wowowee; 23.2 percent vs 22.9 percent.

They were followed by Kambal sa Uma, Dapat ka bang Mahalin?, and Paano ba ang Mangarap to complete the Top 5.

Here are the comparative TV ratings of ABS-CBN and GMA programs for May 11 based on the overnight ratings of taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS) among national households:

May 11, Monday
Non-Primetime

Umagang Kay Ganda (ABS-CBN) 5.7% vs Unang Hirit (GMA-7) 3.8%
Lastikman (ABS-CBN) 12.3% vs Pokemon Master Quest (GMA-7) 6.1%
Reborn (ABS-CBN) 12.6% vs Gadget Boy (GMA-7) 6%
Naruto (ABS-CBN) 11.1% vs One Piece (GMA-7) 8.3%
Mr, Bean Live (ABS-CBN) 8.9% vs Slam Dunk (GMA-7) 10.7%
Ruffa and Ai (ABS-CBN) 8.7% vs SiS (GMA-7) 7%
Pilipinas, Game KNB? (ABS-CBN) 12.7% vs Lalola (GMA-7) 9.3%
Wowowee (ABS-CBN) 22.9% vs Eat Bulaga! (GMA-7) 15.1% and Daisy Siete (GMA-7) 15.2%
Kambal sa Uma (ABS-CBN) 22.8% vs Paano ba ang Mangarap? (GMA-7) 19.8%
Precious Hearts Romances Presents Bud Brothers (ABS-CBN) 23.2 % vs Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? (GMA-7) 21.1%
Mr. Bean (ABS-CBN) 18.2% & Naruto Shipuuden (ABS-CBN) 15.5 vs Chil Princesses (GMA-7) 8.8%
Hot Shot (ABS-CBN) 14.1% vs Nodame Cantabile (GMA-7) 10.1%

Primetime
Pinoy Bingo Night (ABS-CBN) 16.8% vs Hole in the Wall (GMA-7) 18.2%
TV Patrol World (ABS-CBN) 29.1% vs 24 Oras (GMA-7) 25.2%
May Bukas Pa (ABS-CBN) 38.7% vs Zorro (GMA-7) 25.2%
Only You (ABS-CBN) 36.8% vs Totoy Bato (GMA-7) 25%
Tayong Dalawa (ABS-CBN) 37.5% vs All About Eve (GMA-7) 20.1%
Boys Over Flowers (ABS-CBN) 24.6% vs Fated to Love You (GMA-7) 19.5%
SNN: Showbiz News Ngayon (ABS-CBN) 13.1% vs Ripley’s Believe it or Not (GMA-7) 11.8%
Bandila (ABS-CBN) 6.6% vs Saksi (GMA-7) 6.4%
Kalye (ABS-CBN) 3.5% & Games Update Live (ABS-CBN) 1.2% vs I-Witness (GMA-7) 3.7%

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