Channel 2 (Spectrum) and 12 (Hawaiian Telcom) (Subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 521–8066.)
“Dr. Prisoner,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; repeats Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m.
Yi-Je Na, an excellent, kind surgeon, is fired for getting involved in an accident that he did not cause. Dismissed from his hospital, he has to begin again, and chooses to become the chief of a prison’s medical clinic.
Starring Min Namgung, Na-Ra Kwon, Byung-Chul Kim, Won-Young Choi and Da-In Lee.
“Woman of 9.9 Billion,” Friday at 10 p.m.
Seo-Yeon Jeong unexpectedly acquires 9.9 billion won (US $9 million) — but her life always seems to pit her against the world. Her father had behaved violently against their family, so she left that home to start a new life with an affectionate boyfriend. But even that happy phase ended. As Seo-Yeon Jeong strives to find some joy, she meets Tae-Woo Kang, an ex-detective investigating the death of his younger sibling.
Starring Yeo-Jeong Cho, Kang-Woo Kim, Woong-In Jung, Na-Ra Oh and Ji-Hoon Lee.
“Baek Jong Won’s Alley Restaurant,” Sunday at 4:30 p.m.
Cooking variety show. A spin-off from Baek Jong Won’s Top 3 Chef King and Baek Jong Won’s Food Truck. Not subtitled in English.
Co-hosted by Jong-Won Baek and Sun-Joo Kim.
“Teacher Oh Soon Nam,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:15 p.m.
In this drama, Soon-Nam Oh, a private-village school teacher, loves her job which lets her inspire students and help them grow, and she also loves her daughter Joon-Young Oh. However, in a twist of fate, she loses both the school and her child. Though devastated, she chooses to protect children’s dreams, supporting her daughter’s hopes and plans, rather than give in to revenge impulses.
Starring Si-Eun Park, Bon-Seung Goo, Seung-Jo Jang, Soo-Yeon Han, Gwang Jang and Byoung-Sook Sung.
“Mom Has An Affair,” Monday through Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday through Friday at 12:25 p.m.
Since her father left home and her mother passed away, Pil-Jung has cared for her younger sister. She marries Tae-Sub, a single dad with a child; however, Tae-Sub goes bankrupt, causes trouble for their family, then dies. Seven years later, as a happy single mom, Pil-Jung works odd jobs to support the children — who want a rich, cool new dad.
Starring Jyu-ni Hyun, Seo-Jun Kang, Jun-Woo Gil, Je-Yi Hong and Jae-Hwang Lee.
“The Penthouse,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m.; re-airs Thursday and Friday at 2:15 p.m.
In a luxury, 100-floor penthouse apartment, the paths of diverse characters intersect. Su-Ryeon Shim, an elegant woman born into the upper class, serves as queen of the penthouse alongside her businessman husband, Joo Dan-Tae, a real estate mogul; arrogant Seo-Jin Cheon, also born wealthy, sows problems with others together with husband Yoon-Cheol Ha, the ambitious chief surgeon of a general hospital; and working-class Yoon-Hee Oh works hard for her children’s success, wanting to join the upper class for their sake.
Starring Ji-Ah Lee, So-Yeon Kim, Eugene, Ki-Jun Uhm and Jong-Hoon Yoon.
“Delayed Justice,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m.; re-airs Saturday and Sunday at noon.
Public defender Tae-Yong Park and reporter Sam-Soo Park fight for the victims of the legal system who have been falsely accused but who lack influence or money. Raised on an island as an undertaker’s son, the empathetic Tae-Yong Park took an unusual route to becoming a lawyer, skipping entry into a university right after high school but still passing the bar exam later. Sam-Soo Park’s college degree led to a short career as a non-permanent employee, though his excellent writing skills soon won him a job as a compassionate reporter.
Starring Sang-Woo Kwon, Sung-Woo Bae, Joo-Hyun Kim, Woong-In Jung and Eung-Soo Kim.
“Dream of the Emperor,” Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 p.m.; re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1:15 p.m.
Historical drama on the rise of Shilla, one of Korea’s Three Kingdoms. Future King Taejong Muyeol (born Choon-Choo Kim), along with
general Yoo-Shin Kim, 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 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m.
Family in a three-generation household face challenges and conflicts together.
Starring So-Yi Yoon, Ji-Hye Wang, Han-Sun Jo, Gyu-Ri Nam and So-Yool Shin.
“Lovers in Bloom,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m.; re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 pm.
In a neighborhood police station, 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 trained at the police university.
Starring Soo-Hyang Im, 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 changes her life upon getting a corneal transplant from Na-Yeong. To thank her late donor’s family, Sae-Byeok Jang visits them, but finds that Na-Yeong’s parents did not know their daughter died. But she soon grows close to the dead girl’s parents.
Starring Yoon-Ah Im, Hyun-Joo Gong, Jae-Jung Park, Jang Yong and Ae-Ri Jeong.