The stars and crew of 2012’s best SBS dramas and miniseries came together at the Seoul Mapogu SBS Prism Tower on 31st December 2012 to celebrate the end of the year and recognize the talent that shone over the past 12 months at the “2012 SBS Drama Awards“.

The big winner was Son Hyun Joo, who won the Daesang for his performance in “The Chaser“, a 2012 South Korean television series about a grieving father out for revenge against corrupt officials. Son Hyun Joo plays the lead role, Detective Baek Hong-suk, who goes from loving, doting father and cop to harrowed man hellbent on revenge.


The full winners list as follows:

Daesang: Son Hyun Joo

Producer Award: Park Geun Hyung, Chae Si Ra

Best Excellence Award(Mini Series): Lee Min Ho, Jung Ryeo Won

Best Excellence Award (Drama Special): So Ji Sub, Han Ji Min

Best Excellence Award (Weekend Series): Jang Dong Gun, Kim Ha Neul

Excellence Award (Mini Series): Kim Sang Joong, Kim Sung Ryeong

Excellence Award (Drama Special): JYJ’s Yoochun, Jung Yoo Mi


Excellence Award (Weekend Series): Kim Soo Ro, Shin Eun Kyung

Special Acting Award (Mini Series): Lee Duk Hwa, Jang Shin Young

Special Acting Award (Drama Special): Kwak Do Won, Lee Jin

Special Acting Award (Weekend Series): Kim Min Jong, Lee Jong Hyuk, Kim Jung Nan

Best Couple Award: Kim Min Jong + Yoon Jin Yi, JYJ’s Yoochun + Han Ji Min

Viewer Popularity Award: Yoochun, Kim Ha Neul

Teens Award: Yoochun + Han Ji Min, Jang Dong Gun + Kim Ha Neul, So Ji Sub, Shin Eun Kyung, Son Hyun Joo, Jung Ryeo Won, Lee Min Ho, Chae Si Ra

New Star Award: SHINee’s Minho, Lee Hyun Woo, f(x)’s Sulli, Go Joon Hee, Park Hyo Joo, CNBLUE’s Jonghyun, Yoon Jin Yi, Girls’ Generation’s Yuri, Park Se Young, Jung Eun Woo

Achievement Award: Writer Kim Eun Sook

Be sure to catch the “2012 SBS Drama Awards” when it airs first and exclusively on 10th February 2013 (Sunday) at 8:45pm on ONE HD (Astro B.yond Ch393).

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