23 Apr – It was revealed that KBS 2TV drama "Sungkyunkwan Scandal" had taken home the Bronze Award for the mini-series categories of the "2012 New York TV Festival".
According to Kpopstarz website, the drama director, Kwak Gi-won attended the "2012 New York Television Festival" that was held in Las Vegas.
Upon receiving the award, he enthused, "Aside from the Korean audiences, I am looking forward to the Hallyu boom, which has swept across Asian countries such as Japan."
"Sungkyunkwan Scandal" follows a story of woman played by Park Min-young who disguises herself as a man to enter the prestigious Sungkyunkwan National Confucian Academy – an institution where no women were allowed.
However, the drama was most popular for casting good looking stars such as Song Joong-ki, JYJ's Park Yoo-chun and Yoo Ah-in.