Happy New Year! KBFD starts the new year with overnight programming. To kick off Jan. 1, we will be starting the overnight programming from midnight with the 2016 SBS Award Festival in Entertainment. All entertainment shows, writers and directors vie for the annual awards. At 3 a.m., “Investigating the Mind” is an educational documentary. At 6 a.m., “The Ocean in a Meal” is about a group of chefs traveling around coastal towns eating the ocean’s harvest, a must watch for foodies (English Subtitled). At 8 a.m. K-pop is at its best on Busan One Asia Festival. At 10 am. to noon is “Descendants of the Sun,” special summary edition.
Episodes 17 & 18
Today, 6:30 p.m.: Da-hae gets unnerved by Jae-soon’s boldness. When warned not to contact her ex-husband, Da-hae starts harassing Jae-soon. Gab-soon meets Gab-dol to put their relationship behind them so she could move forward with Ha-soo but …
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Geum-shik finds out Da-hae called out Jae-soon and goes to meet Da-hae himself. Geum-shik is met by an infuriated Da-hae. Gab-soon is enraged at Gab-dol for answering Ha-soo’s call.
Episodes 9 & 10
Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Chief Doh informs Chairman Shin that Chief Yeo and Teacher Kim let Seo-jung’s PTSD condition slide. Teacher Kim tries to stop Chairman Shin’s surgery. Seo-jung disappears after she leaves her resignation letter and Dong-joo searches for her.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Dong-joo and Seo-jung witness a gruesome six-way car collision. They tend to the injured with the emergency team. Chief Doh asks Dong-joo to be on his side.
‘Legend of the Blue Sea’
Episodes 9 & 10
Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Shim Chung stays and nurses Joon-jae. Joon-jae feels reassured that Chung is with him. Joon-jae finds out the blackmailer is a prison-breaker named Ma Dae-young. His confusion is heightened when he discovers that he’s also approached Chung.
Thursday, 7:45p.m.: Joon-jae is bewildered and confused by Kim Dam-ryung’s identity, who sends messages through Joon-jae’s dreams. Having received an invitation, Joon-jae and Nam-doo go to Jin-joo’s house with Shim Chung.
Episode 18 & 19
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Mi-soon gets suspicious of Man-ho’s behavior and follows him, to see him and Se-ri together. Sam-bong drinks with Hyun-ki to celebrate his promotion. Sam-bong calls Hae-ryung to tell her, which makes Hae-ryung head home to announce her decision to divorce Hyun-ki.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Man-ho prepares a camping trip with the kids and Mi-soon begs him to be a good dad, even just for a day. Ji-gun brings a drunk Hyun-ki home, and Gyeong-ok blames Hae-ryung and Ji-gun for all that’s happened.
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 email@example.com.