South Korean K-pop boy idol group Bangtan Sonyeondan aka BTS reached No. 1 on Billboard 200 last week. BTS marked another milestone with their latest album, “Love Yourself: Tear,” as it reached No. 1 on Billboard main albums chart. BTS became the first K-pop group to do so in history as their third album was released on May 18.
BTS made top 10 last year with “Love Yourself: Her” at No. 7. BTS also made an appearance on the American Music Awards with their performance, “Fake Love,” and took home the award for top social artist.
This was the group’s second appearance at the American Music Awards as they debut in 2017 with their song “DNA.” The seven member group is made up of: J-hope, Jin, RM, Suga, Jimin, Jungkook and V. BTS debuted in South Korea on June 12, 2013, with their first song “No More Dream,” nearly five years ago.
‘The Good Witch’
Episodes 37 &38; 39 &40 (final)
Today, 6:30 p.m.: Woo-jin’s confused at who he fell in love with. He questions if Sun-hee ever acted as Do-hee. Do-hee’s greed to make Woo-jin hers only gets greater. Her conflict with Sun-hee also peaks. Woo-jin can’t shake off his feelings for Sun-hee, and makes a final gamble.
Today, 7:45 p.m.: Sun-hee is taken away by detectives at the wedding. Do-hee’s uncompromising greedy ways are revealed one by one. Sun-hee tries to stop her feelings for Woo-jin, and decides to protect her twin sister Do-hee.
‘Wok of Love’
Episodes 5 &6 (Wed); Episodes 7 &8 (Thur)
Monday 7:45 p.m.: Seo Poong takes over Hungry Frying Pan. His first customer walks in with a mysterious helmet. The first customer reveals himself at Chil Seong’s office. Maeng Dal’s gang schemes to get rid of Seo Poong.
Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Disregarding his promise with Chil Sung, Seo Poong hires his own staff. Chil Sung makes an offer Sae Woo can’t refuse. Seo Poong will hear nothing of it, and starts to hate Sae Woo as well.
Episodes 27 &28 (Wed); Episodes 29 &30 (Thur)
Wednesday 7:45 p.m.: Do Chan is arrested on an attempted murder charge against Geum Tae Woong. Do Chan’s plan to bring down Geum Tae Woong continues from behind bars. Do Chan escapes from prison. Prosecutor Baek Joon-soo, sensing his end is near, makes a life-risking proposition.
Thursday 7:45 p.m.: Prosecutor Baek is the one who disappeared, not Do Chan. Do Chan, requested by the dying Prosecutor Baek, was playing the part. Geum Tae-woong is absorbed with bringing in foreign funds, getting deeper into Do Chan’s trap.
Episode 5 (Fri); Episode 6 (Sat)
Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Gwang Jae and Soo Hee go shopping at the department store. There, Gwang Jae hears people talking about Soo Hee’s past.
Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Young Ha reminisces the good times she and Gwang Jae had. Kyung Ha is conflicted between reality and love. Young Ha and Kyung Ha duke it out over a trivial matter.
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.