All That K-Drama
From relationships fraught with challenges, to the lives of royalty set against impoverished peoples, these shows are sure to entertain with their signature mix of Korean humour, romance and drama.
Please Don’t Date Him
Premieres Tuesday, 17 November at 9.40pm on Oh!K (Astro Ch 394), with a new episode airing every Tuesday
Seo Ji Sung (Song Ha Yoon) is a programmer of the AI smart home appliance development team. One day, she accidentally develops an AI program called Cho Sang Shin, which identifies people with bad intentions. She uses it to “save people in difficult relationships”. However, Jung Kook Hee (Jun) is a firefighter who doesn’t use social media. He is the one and only person that AI prog Cho Sang Shin is unable to analyze.
Cast: Jun (K-pop Idol grp U-kiss; Backstreet Rookie; Good Casting), Song Ha Yoon (Fight For My Way), Bo-mi(KpopIdol grp Apink; Because This is My First Life)
Two episodes premiere Monday, 2 November at 7.40pm on Oh!K (Astro Ch 394), with two episodes airing every Mondays.
Exploring the dark side of wealth and the power of love to fight the system, Royal Family stars Yum Jung-ah and Ji Sung as two childhood friends who went through poverty and obstacles together growing up. When they meet again years later, the support each other to rise in society’s ranks.
Jesters: The Game Changers
Premieres Friday, 13 November at 10pm on RED BY HBO via HBO GO
This historical comedy follows the antics of a gang of clowns recruited to spread positive rumours about their monarch. Combining theatrics with sophisticated devices, they create incredible events, such as sweet rain falling from heaven, and rainbows forming wherever King Sejo goes.
A Thousand Kisses
Premieres Thursday, 26 November at 11pm on Oh!K (Astro Ch 394) with a new episode airs every weekday.
A romantic drama series that deals with the age differences in relationships. Woo Joo Young and Jang Woo Bin explore the older woman-younger man relationship whereas Jang Woo Jin and Joo Young’s younger sister, Joo Mi, deal with the huge age gap between them. Stars Seo Young Hee, Ji Hyun Woo, Ryu Jin and Kim So Eun.
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