Man-hoo slaps Mary; Hong-nan seduces Yoo Hyuk

Weekly update:

‘My Daughter, Sawol’

Episodes 7 & 8

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Min-ho and Dukyeh pretend to meet for the first time in front of Ji-hye. Chan-bin tells Dukyeh that Hyesang has transferred to his class. Ji-hye tells Hyesang that Sawol will be staying.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Dukyeh is taken to the hospital. When the test results show that she was poisoned, Man-hoo suspects Mary and slaps her. The violin teacher proposes for Sawol to enter the competition with Hyesang. Hyesang asks Sawol to enter the solo competition in her stead, as she has injured her fingers.

‘Root of the Throne’

Episodes 45 & 46

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Upon hearing the news of envoys being killed by the Ming Emperor, Yi Seong-gye issues a decree to send the military to Liaodong and orders all to attend court. Bang-won, Bang-gwa, and Bang-gan give up their seats as chiefs of the private military. Jung Do-jeon once again presses on eliminating the private army. Young-gyoo is caught off guard when an armory shed is discovered by Cheok Sa-gwang.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Bang-won feels guilty toward Boon-yi over Young-gyoo’s death. Yi Seong-gye asks Bang-gwa and Bang-gan to accompany him as he sets out for Liaodong. Jung Do-jeon sets the date of departure for this endeavor and works on getting support. Bang-won works on a plan to have Jung Do-jeon killed.

‘Come Back Alive’

Episodes 7 & 8

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Yi Yeon sees the video of Hae-joon and Hong-nan kissing and goes to Hong-nan’s greenroom on the day of the fashion show. There she witnesses Hong-nan seducing Yoo Hyuk. Hong-nan, unable to tell Yi Yeon the truth, treats her with a cold demeanor using Gi-tak as excuse. Hae-joon realizes it was the TV Station’s helicam that he saw, not a dove, on the day he died and it dawns on him again that he is dead.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hae-joon is shocked at discovering what Maya’s ultimate warning really meant. Hae-joon follows Da-hye as she heads for the warehouse. There, he realizes how Da-hye really felt about him, differing from how he thought he was a failure of a husband. Yi-yeon invites Hong-nan to sleep over at the rooftop room, but she is unable to sleep with Yi-yeon next to her.

‘Mrs. Cop’

Episode 5 & 6

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Yoon-jung pushes forward with her investigation of a 6-year-old case, despite disciplinary action against her. Conflict arises within members of her team, as Park Woo-jin frantically tries to bury the case. Lee Ro-joon visits his father’s gravesite with his mom and leaves with a questionable remark.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Reporters sensationalize Kim Ha-ram’s case as serial murder case. After proving Min Jong-bum’s innocence, Yoon-jung is guilt-ridden about how the case was originally handled. Team One’s members’ concerns are heightened as the future of their team and Yoon-jung’s are in a limbo. Detective Shin goes after the culprit by himself.


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


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