On the 21st (local time) at 8:00 PM, at the 50th International Emmy Awards Ceremony held in New York, USA, KBS 2TV's 'Yeonmo' was named the telenovela award winning film, beating the finalists from China, Spain and Brazil.
'Yeonmo' tells the story of a child who was born as twins and was abandoned just because she was a girl, but became the Crown Prince through the death of her brother's son. With the appearance of going, he garnered high sympathy from viewers around the world. Actors Park Eun-bin and Rowoon took on the lead roles.
He has proven his artistic quality by receiving big awards consecutively on the best stage, such as winning the International Competition Writer Award at the 17th Seoul Drama Awards held last September and the Best Actor Award at the 49th Korean Broadcasting Awards.
Lee Kun-joon, head of KBS Drama Center, said, "I am very happy that 'The King's Affection' was the first Korean drama to win the International Emmy Award. "I feel a great sense of responsibility because it is a time when K-content is receiving love all over the world," he said.
The International Emmy Awards is an event hosted by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (IATAS) and is one of the most prestigious international awards in the world broadcasting industry.