Live On is an 8-episode youth romance starring Hwang Min-hyun (NU’EST, Wanna One) & Jung Da-bin (Extracurricular, My Sassy Girl). This is a romance drama of unusual high school romance between a social media star and the perfectionist chief of the broadcasting club.
The drama follows the lives of Baek Ho-rang (Jung Da-bin), who is at the top of food chain at her high school where being trendy and popular brings higher social status, and Go Eun-taek (Hwang Min-hyun), a perfectionist who is the head of the broadcasting club. Ho-rang is an attractive influencer who has a keen eye for the latest fashion trends and she is the most popular student at Seo Yeon High School. In the middle of everything, she faces a problem.
During lunch time, someone anonymously give her a message that seems like a warning of revealing her secret through Live broadcast while everyone is listening. Ho-rang feels threatened that she might lose everything if her secret is revealed. She decides to join the Audio-Visual Club to find the anonymous informant who is targeting her. However, the president of the Audio-Visual Club is Eun-taek who is known to be stubborn and meddlesome!
Many girls have joined the club to get to see Eun-taek but all left the club after experiencing his excessive responsibility and principles. The strong willed Ho-rang joins the Audio-Visual Club because of her personal agenda, while Eun-taek the perfectionist is determined to protect it. Polar opposites, they prepare for festivals, events, and select the playlist for the afternoon broadcast together. Although they are always bickering, they are attracted to each other’s differences and there is a strange chemistry between them. Meanwhile, in the midst of all that, the anonymous snitch cleverly provokes Ho-rang in various ways.
This is set to be Jung Da-bin’s most recent role following her appearance in the Netflix series “Extracurricular” for which she received high praises for her transformation. For Hwang Min-hyun, this will be his first time taking on a leading role in a drama since making his debut as a member of NU’EST & Wanna One. He caused many to swoon over his visuals and outstanding stage skills as an idol, generating anticipation for his performance in the drama.
The drama is directed by Kim Sang-woo who has led works such as “Extraordinary You”, “My Mister”, “The King Loves” & “Hospital Ship”. The screenwriter is Bang Yoo-Jung who is well-known in the web drama world after working on productions such as “Four Reasons I Hate Christmas”, “Just One Bite” & “Yellow.”
Live On will premiere on K-PLUS starting 18 November 2020, Wednesday at 8.00pm SGT. New episodes will air weekly on every Wednesday at 8.00pm SGT.
K-PLUS is available on: USEETV Indihome, DENSTV, Astro GO, SKY Cable, MAXstream, CableLink.