The 2nd Blue Dragon Series Awards (BSA) 2023 nominees are officially announced! Check out the complete list of Blue Dragon Series Awards nominations here!
Updated on July 20, 2023.
Here are the Nominees for the 2nd Blue Dragon Series Awards (BSA) in 2023
The Blue Dragon Series Awards (BSA) is South Korea’s first awards ceremony for OTT original series, organized by Sports Chosun and first launched in 2022. It recognizes dramas and variety shows produced or invested in by various platforms such as Netflix, Disney Plus, AppleTV, Watcha, Wavve, KakaoTV, Coupang Play, and TVING.
On June 26, the Blue Dragon Series Awards (BSA) officially announced the nominees for the year 2023. These nominees encompass streaming Korean drama series, Korean variety shows, and Korean educational shows that were released between May 1st, 2022, and May 31st, 2023. Moreover, the selection process included a survey that was carried out among industry officials and the general public, as well as an evaluation by the entertainment reporters of Sports Chosun.
In the drama category, the Korean drama The Glory has secured nominations in Blue Dragon Series Awards nominations this year. The Kdrama nominated in five categories, namely Best Drama, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Actor, and Best New Actress. Meanwhile, Big Bet is a nominee in four categories: Best Drama, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor and Actress. In addition, K-dramas Bargain and Anna have received three nominations each.
Moving to the variety show category, SNL Korea 3 has garnered nominations in five categories, including Best Program, Best Male and Female Entertainer, and Best New Male and Female Entertainer. Meanwhile, Game of Blood 2 has received three nominations for Best Program and Best New Male and Female Entertainer.
Blue Dragon Series Awards (BSA) Date & Venue
The 2nd Blue Dragon Series Awards ceremony will take place on July 19 at 8:30 p.m. KST at Paradise City in Incheon.
- The Glory
- Weak Hero Class 1
- Big Bet/Casino
Best Actor & Actress
- Jin Sun Kyu | Bargain
- Ha Jung Woo | Narco-Saints
- Do Kyung Soo (EXO’s D.O.) | Bad Prosecutor
- Choi Min Sik | Big Bet/Casino
- Lee Sung Min | Shadow Detective
- Jeon Yeo Been | Glitch
- Song Hye Kyo | The Glory
- Jung Ryeo Won | May It Please the Court
- Bae Suzy | Anna
- Kim Seo Hyung | Recipe for Farewell
Best Supporting Actor & Actress
- Park Sung Hoon |The Glory
- Chang Ryul | Bargain
- Jo Woo Jin | Narco-Saints
- Kim Jun Han | Anna
- Lee Dong Hwi | Big Bet/Casino
- Lim Ji Yeon | The Glory
- Lee Elijah | Decoy
- Jung Eun Chae | Anna
- Kim Joo Ryung | Big Bet/Casino
- Kyung Soo Jin |Shadow Detective
Best New Actor & Actress
- Kim Ki Hae | Duty After School
- Moon Sang Min | Duty After School
- ASTRO’s Cha Eun Woo | Island
- Park Ji Hoon | Weak Hero Class 1
- Bae In Hyuk | Cheer Up
- Shin Ye Eun | Revenge of Others
- Cha Joo Young | The Glory
- Kwon Eunbin | Duty After School
- Han Ji Hyun | Cheer Up
- EXID’s Hani | Hit the Spot
Variety / Educational
Best Variety Program
- SNL Korea 3
- Siren: Survive the Island
- PLAYou Level Up
- Bloody Game 2
- EXchange 2
- Shin Dong Yup | SNL Korea 3
- Lee Kwang Soo | The Zone: Survival Mission
- Hwang Jae Sung | The Time Hotel
- Hong Suk Chun | Me(a)rry Queer
- Yoo Jae Suk | PLAYou Level Up
- Joo Hyun Young | SNL Korea 3
- Girls’ Generation’s Yuri | The Zone: Survival Mission
- Lee Eun Ji | Love Alarm Clap! Clap! Clap!
- Jang Do Yeon | Change Days 2
- Girl’s Day’s Yura | EXchange 2
Best New Entertainer
- Nam Hyun Woo | SNL Korea 3
- WEi’s Kim Yo Han | Love Catcher in Bali
- Lee Yi Kyung | Zero-sum Game
- DEX | Bloody Game 2
- GOT7’s BamBam | EXchange 2
- Kim Ah Young | SNL Korea 3
- Gabee | Love Catcher in Bali
- Chuu | Love Alarm Clap! Clap! Clap!
- KARA’s Heo Young Ji | Change Days 2
- Park Ji Min | Bloody Game 2
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