SBS Drama The Heirs, MBC Drama Gu Family (Kang Chi the Beginning) and KBS Drama Secret [Love] were recognized at the 2nd Asia Rainbow TV Awards held 26 June at Venetian Hotel, Macau. This awards ceremony is organized by Hong Kong Television Association, TV Production Committee of China Radio and TV Academy to award TV shows & drama across Asian countries aired between 1 January 2012 – 31 December 2013. Representatives from eligible TV shows & drama were encouraged to submit their entries by February 2014.
12 categories in TV Drama: Historical (Costume) Drama, Modern Drama, Comedy Drama, Action Drama, Leading Actor, Leading Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Comedy Actor, Comedy Actress, Director, Scriptwriter, Theme Song & Action Director. The judges selected one “Best Award” and at least one “Outstanding Award” for each category, so huge chances the nominees would take home the trophy.
The 2nd Rainbow Awards Winner List (Korean Drama & TV Shows)
– Best Modern Drama: The Heirs
– Outstanding Modern Drama: Secret
– Outstanding Costume (Historical) Drama: Gu Family Book (Kang Chi the Beginning)
– Outstanding Leading Actor: Lee Seung Gi (Gu Family Book)
– Outstanding Leading Actress: Park Shin Hye (The Heirs)
– Outstanding Supporting Actor: Choi Jin Hyuk (Gu Family Book)
– Outstanding Director: Shin Woo Chul (Gu Family Book)
– Outstanding Scriptwriter: Kim Eun Sook (The Heirs)
– Outstanding Theme Song: Moment (The Heirs)
– Outstanding Action Director: Kim Min Soo (Ugly Alert)
– Best Variety Show: 1n2d “Snowy Scene Gift”
– Best Infotainment Show: The Human Condition
– Best Program Hostess: Lee Young Ja (Hello Counselor)