Na-young receives a role; Dae-hyun hires Saet-byu

Following are this week’s synopses of shows on KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles.

Weekly Update

That’s The Way It Is Episode 9; Episode 10 (Sun)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: The whole family’s attention is focused on Min-ho, who came back from a date. However, the family grows frustrated by Min-ho’s attempts to stay silent about what really happened.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: After a long wait, Na-young finally receives a role in a drama and is delighted to meet the writer and director. Although the writer that Na-young meets dismisses her, saying that this might not be the right fit for her due to her age. Meanwhile, Se-hyun decides that he wants to marry Yoo-ri.

Good Casting Episode 11 (Mon); Episode 12 (Tue)

Monday, 7:45 p.m: Chan-mi suspects Seo Guk-hwan as being Michael and strikes a deal with Tak Sang-gi. Meanwhile, Ye-eun discovers the relationship between Min-seok and Chan-mi and Seok-ho grows ever so closer to learning who his new secretary is.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m: Chan-mi departs alone to a rendezvous point where she plans to make a deal with Tak Sang-gi. An unexpected intruder results in a devastating accident. Will the team arrive in time to save Chan-mi?

Backstreet Rookie Episode 1 (Wed); Episode 2 (Thurs)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m: Four years ago, Choi Dae-hyun runs into a group of high school students that look like troublemakers and gets pressured into doing them a favor. One student named Jung Saet-byul asks for his number, but never calls. Fast-forward to the present day, Dae-hyun now owns a small convenience store where Saet-byul, now a college student, applies for a job there. Fortunately now, Saet-byul is no longer a troublemaker.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m: Against his better judgement, Dae-hyun hires Saet-byu, but his skepticism of her still lingers. However, Saet-byul shows that she is a model convenience store employee. Meanwhile, a minor is caught purchasing cigarettes in Dae-hyun’s store. He faces a possible suspension of his store.

Return of Bok Dan-ji Episode 81 &82 (Fri); Episode 83 &84 (Sat)

Friday, 7:45 p.m: Mi-ok finally finds out the truth and is still in shock. Dan-ji becomes furious after seeing Mi-ok in shocked state and picks up the phone to call someone. Dan-ji meets with Seo-jin and tells her to hand over the dash cam video.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m: Dan-ji tries to get back at Seo-jin. Dan-ji distributes documents to the directors on Jooshin Group’s important day of signing their contracts. Ye-won is shocked at all of the photos Hwa-young had kept in her possession.


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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