The South Korean media coverage of the 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta and Palembang from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2 has led to the pre-emption of many regularly scheduled programs.
Due to the pre-emption by the Korean TV networks, KBFD will have special programming for this week’s 7:45 p.m. drama time block, Monday to Thursday. “Still 17” and “Your Honor” will return the following week.
China lead the games with 289 medals followed by Japan with 205, South Korea with 177 medals and North Korea with 37.
‘Let Me Introduce Her’
Episodes 21 &22; 23 &24 (Sun)
Today, 6:30 p.m.: Kang Woo decides Chan Ki’s house isn’t safe for Eun Han and tells her to stay with her mother. Eun Han finds evidence about the girl she remembered at the audio room. She asks her family about the girl, but it seems like a difficult topic for her mother and brother. She enjoys peace for a bit, only to be attacked by an unidentified assailant.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Ja Young can’t stand idle anymore and decides to use her last hidden trump card against Eun Han. Chan Ki’s taken aback by Ja Young’s decision and tries to persuade her, but to no avail. Chan Ki’s house is devoured in anxious state. While searching for clues, Eun Han comes across a secret door in the basement.
‘Naked Fireman’ (4-part special drama)
Episodes 1-4 (Mon-Thurs)
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: To earn money for his sick team leader, firefighter Kang Cheolsu agrees to be Han Jina’s nude model for her painting. He uses his friend’s identity, Oh Seungjin, to avoid putting his career at risk. After Jina sees Cheolsu’s burn scar, unpleasant memories are triggered. She mistakes him as the arson criminal during her childhood. Detective Jeongnam says her faulty memory is insufficient evidence
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Jina starts to get confused about Cheolsu. Cheolsu shows interest in Jina and protects her from a man who bothers her. Seongjin and his girlfriend Songja are up to suspicious antics. Jina senses Cheolsu is a good person.
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Jina decides she doesn’t want to continue her painting. Cheolsu’s real identity is revealed when Detective Jeongnam shows Jina a picture of the real Oh Seongjin. Cheolsu finds out he has been set up since the beginning.
Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Cheolsu explains everything to Jina and reveals that Detective Jeongnam is the real criminal, but it’s difficult for her to believe him. Jina confronts Jeongnam. He reveals his true intentions and kidnaps her. Cheolsu senses Jina is in danger and goes to save her.
Episodes 65 &66 (Fri); Episodes 67 &68 (Sat)
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: It gets increasingly difficult for Seo Hee, as her feelings for Tae Il grows. Yong’s feelings for Kyung Ha keeps him in agony. Bum Joon confronts Tae Il with the truth. Gwang Jae and Young Ha start a new business.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Tae Il’s response to Bum Joon is a hostile one. Hyun Sook loses face with her sister-in-law because of Myung Ha’s disrespectful attitude and behavior. Tae Il realizes the real reason Seo Hee has been acting strange. Yong decides he’s ready to get married.
Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. This column offers synopses of the dramas playing throughout Hawaii. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or firstname.lastname@example.org