Channel 2 (Spectrum) and 12 (Hawaiian Telcom) (Subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 521–8066.)
“Dream of the Emperor,” Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 p.m.; re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1:15 p.m.
This historical drama captures the rise of Shilla, one of Korea’s Three Kingdoms, through the story of future King Taejong Muyeol, born Choon-Choo Kim, who alongside military general Yoo-Shin Kim, would destroy rival kingdom Baekje and bring about the golden age of the Shilla Dynasty.
Starring Soo-Jong Choi, Yu-Seok Kim, Eun-Hee Hong, Young-Ah Lee and Dong-Hwan Jeong.
“That’s the Way It Is (Yeah, That’s How It Is),” Sunday at 6:40; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m.
Three generations of a family live in one household, facing challenges and conflicts together and thus grasping the real meaning of family.
Starring So-Yi Yoon, Ji-Hye Wang, Han-Sun Jo, Gyu-Ri Nam and So-Yool Shin.
“Justice,” Fridays at 10-11:15 p.m.
This legal and crime drama pits two powerful colleagues — Tae-Kyung Lee, a successful lawyer representing upper-class criminals, and construction magnate Woo-Yong Song, Tae-Kyung Lee’s one-time associate, who had once brought to the attorney wealthy clients — against each other. Though Tae-Kyung Lee first entered the law to avenge his younger brother, he now works mainly for money. However, a series of cases involving missing actresses might change him.
Starring Jin-Hyuk Choi, Hyun-Joo Son, Nana, Sung-Hoon Park and Hak-Joo Lee.
“Good Casting,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:15 p.m.
This spy drama follows legendary NIS agent Chan-Mi Baek after she is punished for her excessive approach to espionage, which resulted in her failure to apprehend a criminal and the death of her subordinate. Now she works for a NIS cyber security team, assigned to do undercover corporate spy work.
Starring Gang-Hee Choi, In-Young Yu, Ji-Young Kim, Sang-Yeob Lee and Jun.
“Lovers in Bloom,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 pm.
In the neighborhood police station, the lives of various characters intersect, such as ex-boxer Goong-Hwa Moo, who raised her daughter as a single parent, and justice-driven Tae-Jin Cha, an elite officer who graduated from the police university.
Starring Soo-Hyang Lim, Ji-Han Do, Chang-Wook Lee, Eun-Hyung Lee and Bo-Ra Nam.
“You Are My Destiny,“ Saturday at 6:50 p.m.
Chipper and optimistic orphan Sae-Byeok Jang starts to change her life when she receives a corneal transplant from a girl around her age, Na-yeong. Wishing to express thanks to her late donor’s family, Sae-Byeok Jang visits them, only to discover that Na-yeong’s parents did not know of their daughter’s death. Over time, the dead girl’s parents grow closer to Sae-Byeok Jang, viewing her as a daughter.
Starring Yoon-Ah Im, Hyun-Joo Gong, Jae-Jung Park, Jang Yong and Ae-Ri Jeong.
“Mother of Mine,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m.
While running a small beef soup restaurant, Sun-Ja Park raised her three daughters alone.
Today her three daughters are young women: Mi-Sun is married and has a daughter, Mi-Ri cares about her mother a lot but gets involved in a romantic relationship with her co-worker Tae-Joo, and Mi-Hye, who used to be a promising novelist, now helps her mother at the restaurant.
Starring Hae-Sook Kim, So-Yeon Kim, Ha-Kyung Kim, Geun-Soo Park and Tae-Boo Nam.
“Want a Taste?,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m.
Hae-Jin is 36 years old and is married to the younger Jin-Sang. Hae-Jin runs a restaurant that she took over from her father-in-law, supporting her husband while he studied to enter a university. Because of Hae-Jin, Jin-Sang is now attending a prestigious university. However, Hae-Jin learns that Jin-Sang has an affair with Joo-Ri, the young daughter from a rich family. Despite her sacrifice and this betrayal, though, Hae-Jin doesn’t want a divorce. Meanwhile, Dae-Gu is a once-sought-after drama series writer, but his popularity has waned and his married life is not doing well either.
Starring Yi-Young Shim, Do-Young Seo, Ha-Jun Seo, Ga-Rim Han and Seul-A Lee.
“Return of Bok Dan-ji (Return of Fortunate Bok,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m.; re–airs on Saturday and Sunday at noon.
Bok Dan-Ji supports her family by driving a bus for a private institute. She meets a man from a wealthy background and he falls in love with her
Starring Sung-Yeon Kang, Se-Won Go, Seon-Mi Song, Pil-Mo Lee and In-Hwan Park.