Seo-jung is shocked, Mi-soon is disappointed

Two highly anticipated series: “The Legend of the Blue Sea” and “Midnight Diner” are now on KBFD.

Jun Ji-hyun aka Gianna is back after her successful drama, “My Love from the Star,” as a mermaid in The Legend of the Blue Sea” along with heartthrob Min Ho Lee.

A classic Joseon era love story, Jun is transported into modern day to find her love once again.

“Legend of the Blue Sea” will start this week on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Repeat episodes the following day Thursdays and Fridays. “Shinya Shokudo” aka “Midnight Diner” by Yaro Abe is a Japanese Manga adapted to a TV series and film is now a remake into a Korean TV series airing Friday nights at 10 p.m. on KBFD.

Kim Seung Woo plays the owner and chef who creates meals for the midnight to 7 a.m. oddball diners.

Kim is a frequent visitor to Hawaii and an avid golfer.

Weekly update

‘Legend of the Blue Sea’

Episodes 1 & 2

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: In August of 1598, in Heupgokjyun, Kangwondo province, Dam Young seeks Yang’s hospitality and stays at Yang’s residence. He notices the little pond in the inner residence and he locks eyes with the captured mermaid. He sympathizes with the mermaid, and frees her back to the sea. Thus, starts the fate that binds the two.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Joon-jae gives in to the mermaid who’s been waiting for him, and brings her home. The mermaid is fascinated by the laptop and all that surrounds her. Out of fury at being conned by Joon-jae’s gang, Jin-ok sends thugs to chase after him in Spain. Joon-jae and the mermaid end up as fugitives.

‘Dr. Romantic’

Episodes 1 & 2

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: In-soo tells Untouchable Intern Dong-joo to fetch him some coffee, but he ignores him. Seo-jung watches on with curiosity. The ER is filled with wounded workers from construction site and Seo-jung and Dong-joo argue over patients’ priority list.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Dong-joo is given a chance to operate on a VIP patient who has a small success rate. He takes on the risk and operates on the patient. Five years have passed and Seo-jung is shocked at how Dong-joo changed.

‘Perfect Bride’

Episodes 9 & 10

Today, 6:30 p.m.: Gab-soon and Gab-dol break up over their families’ opposition. Jae-soon and the stepdaughters drift further apart. She invites her parents and aunt to her house for the first time.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: After seeing the state her children are in, Da-hae refuses to send the kids back home. Se-gye goes to comfort Gab-dol, and tells Gab-soon that Gab-dol has refrained from calling her to not make things harder.

‘Happy Home’

Episode 10 & 11

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Hyun-ki drags Hae-ryung out, at seeing her together with Ji-gun. Mi-soon is disappointed at seeing Sam-bong adore Woo-ri. Young-eun shows Hyun-ki photos of Ji-gun and Hae-ryung.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Man-ho urges Se-ri to forget him and start over. But Se-ri tells him she can never leave behind the baby. Hae-ryung complains of lethargy, and not having an appetite, which causes Sook-nyo to assume she is pregnant.

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Jeff Chung is general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles. Chung can be reached at 521-8066 or jeffchung@kbfd.com.

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