Ye Ji is faced with trouble; Seo-jin’s obsession with Dan-tae grows

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

Weekly Update

“When I Was The Most Beautiful” Episodes 9 and 10 (Sun.)

Today, 6:40 p.m.: Discouraged at his physical condition, Jin refuses his mother’s urging to get tested again. Ye Ji is faced with trouble from her former students at the lotus field.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Ye Ji opens up her own studio with Hwan’s help. She focuses on her work. Jin rummages through Ye Ji and Hwan’s rooms, in search of their relationship.

“Teacher Oh Soon-nam” Episodes 99 and 100 (Mon.); Episodes 101 and 102 (Tue.)

Monday, 7:45 p.m.: Yu-min shows up at a critical time to save Soon-nam. Yu-min wins over Secretary Park to his side. Yu-min, finding out Soon-nam is Sun-joo’s daughter, starts scheming. Se-hee starts to question Yu-min.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Yu-min advises Sun-joo to disown Se-hee. Soon-nam warns Se-hee that she’ll lose the company and her husband.

Bong-chul falls for the trap rushing the merger contract. Bong-chul is arrested.

“Penthouse” Episodes 17 (Wed); Episodes 18 (Thur)

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: “You look like you were waiting for your dad to pass away.” Cheon Seo-jin finally becomes the chairwoman of Cheong-A Foundation but some are critical of the circumstances surrounding Chairman Cheong Myung-soo’s death. Meanwhile, Dan-tae and Yoon-hee find themselves headed to the villa together.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: “I decide whether we break up or not.” Seo-jin’s obsession with Dan-tae grows deeper while Yoon-cheol shows up with a surprise, to the displeasure of Seo-jin. Meanwhile, Yoon-hee is tormented with resurfacing memories related to Min Seol-ah’s death.

“2020 SBS Drama Awards” Parts 1 and 2 (Fri.) Part 3 (Sat.)

Friday, 6:50 p.m.: 2020 marks 30 years anniversary of SBS. “2020 SBS Drama Awards” were hosted by Shin Dong-hyup and Kim Yoo-jung (Backstreet Rookies.) Makers of the drama had much difficulties filming in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards are especially meaningful this year. Watch as actors and actresses who have given their best performances go home with special trophies.

Saturday, 6:50 p.m.: Find out who goes home with the coveted Actor of the Year 2020 award.


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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