Channel 2 (Spectrum) and 12 (Hawaiian Telcom) (Subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 521–8066.)
“Drama Special,” Monday at 7:45 p.m.; repeats Tuesday at 2:15 p.m.
The best in Korean dramas.
“Racket Boys,” Tuesday at 7:45 p.m.; re-airs Wednesday at 2:15 p.m.
Teenagers grow through the sporting efforts of a boys’ badminton team, once on the verge of disbanding, that enters a junior athletic competition. Hyeon-Jong Yoon, once the best player on his own team, takes a coaching job in a Haenam middle school, guiding 16-year-olds Hae-Kang Yoon, Yoon-Dam Bang, Woo-Chan Na and Yong-Tae Lee, who at the start of their sports journey are not very good. Meanwhile, Yeong-Ja Ra coaches teen female athletes at another Haenam middle school, leading this #1 badminton team.
Starring Sang-Kyung Kim, Joon-Sang Tang, Sang-Yeon Son, Hyun-Wook Choi and Kang-Hoon Kim.
“Amor Fati,” Monday-Friday 9:20 p.m.; repeats Monday-Friday 12:20 p.m.
A divorcee with cancer and a penniless single father heal their wounds with the help of each other. Yeon-Hee Do, the only daughter-in-law of a family who runs the Rara Group, enjoys a perfect life, but her husband cheats on her. Due to the other woman, Yeon-Hee Do’s life changes completely. Jae-Kyeong Han used to be a professional golfer, but to let his wife achieve her dream of studying abroad, he quit playing golf to become a golfing instructor at a practice facility. He raises his son by himself, while his wife is away. When his wife returns to South Korea, she asks him for a divorce.
Starring Jung-Yoon Choi, Jae-Mo Ahn, Seul-Ki Bae, Hyung-Joon Park and Gyong-Goo Kim.
“Left-Handed Wife,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m.; re-airs Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 pm.
Deeply in love, couple Soo-Ho Lee and San-Ha Oh wed and go on a honeymoon, but Soo-Ho Lee loses his memory in an accident while separated on that trip from San-Ha Oh. She cannot find him, but can she and he overcome the conspiracy that lurks beneath this unfortunate turn of events?
Starring Won-Seok Song, Soo-Kyung Lee, Jin-Woo Kim, Tae-Hyun Jin and Yeon-Joo Ha.
“Phoenix 2020,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m.; repeats Thursday and Friday at 2:15 p.m.
Ji-Eun, the daughter of a rich family, meets working-class Se-Hoon, manager of a small furniture workshop. They marry, but class differences tear them apart. They thus divorce, but 10 years later, when Ji-Eun has become an impoverished housemaid, Se-Hoon has transformed himself into the CEO of a successful U.S. cosmetics company. What happens when he returns to South Korea and they reunite?
Starring Soo-A Hong, Jae-Woo Lee, Ha-Jun Seo, Young-Rin Park and Hye-Jin Yang.
“Home for Summer,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m.; re-airs Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m.
Geum-Hee and her husband, surgeon Joon-Ho, have been wed for a decade as she helped him succeed in his medical career. Though still happy with his wife, Joon-Ho meets divorcee Sang-Mi who pursues him despite his marital status. Meanwhile, Sang-Mi’s younger brother Sang-Won, dumped by the woman he loved, seems cold, but has a warm heart.
Starring Young-Eun Lee, Sun-Woo Yoon, Chae-Young Lee, Sa-Kwon Kim, and Hye-Ok Kim.
“Chip In,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m.; repeats Saturday and Sunday at noon.
Bit-Na, the daughter of a famous painter, owns billions of won in property but gets involved in a fierce battle over this inheritance and tries to figure out the truth.
Starring Hye-Jun Kim, Na-Ra Oh, Jung-Young Kim, Moon-Chul Nam and Soo-Hyun Han.
“Soul Mechanic,” Friday at 10 p.m.
Psychiatrists try to cure people of their emotional wounds. Shi-Joon Lee, a psychiatrist at a hospital, is passionate about his work in helping patients. His clients include Woo-Joo Han, a rising star with integrity and honesty, who loves her work as a musical actress, but who becomes his problem patient.
Starring Ha-Kyun Shin, So-Min Jung, In-Ho Tae, Hae-Kyun Jung and Dong-Goo Ahn.
“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. 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.
“Good Manager,” Saturday and Sunday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1:15 p.m.
Sung-Ryong Kim once managed money for gangs, but he happens upon a job as the chief of accounting for the dying TQ Company which he strives to save. The new account dept. chief fights against corruption and irrationality within his firm.
Starring Min Namkoong, Sang-Mi Nam, Joon-Ho Lee, Hye-Sung Jun and Won-Hae Kim.
“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.
“Man Setting the Table (Man Who Sets the Table),” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m.
After Roo-Ri Lee unsuccessfully tries for a job at a big firm, she gives up on a fast-paced career. To escape her strict father, she decides to travel to a foreign country. Overseas, she meets Tae-Yang Jung who lives by “YOLO” (you only live once), only prioritizing his own happiness. What will transpire between these polar opposites?
Starring Sooyoung, Joo-Wan On, Kap-Soo Kim, Mi-Sook Kim and Soo-Mi Kim.