Premiere Watch: Woman of Dignity
Another week, another premiere! (Anybody tired yet? Who else has officially run out of time on their schedule?) With Woman of Dignity’s launch, we’ll have a bit of a lull (and time to catch our breaths) since it’ll be the last premiere for a little while, until the currently airing dramas start winding down in another month or two. And then the madness starts all over again…
Woman of Dignity
Time slot: Friday & Saturday
Genre: Drama/Satirical dramedy
Episode count: 20
Reasons to watch: Is it a dark comedy, or simply dark melo? Is it poking satirical fun at its world of chaebols and social climbers, as the promo material tells us (but hasn’t really shown yet)? Or is it an eerie single-white-female story of a bumpkin doing everything she can to replace the rich wife she longs to be (which is what the previews have depicted)?
In any case, the credentials on this drama are enough to stir my interest: PD Kim Yoon-chul may have misfired with his most recent drama, Madam Antoine, but he’s got a strong track record of directing compelling stories, which include K-drama classic My Name Is Kim Sam-soon, the intense character drama Que Sera Sera, and two thoughtful dramas centered around modern relationships, Could We Marry and Could We Love. Writing is Baek Mi-kyung, who wrote romance melo Beloved Eun-dong and then created recent rom-com sensation Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (although she wrote Woman of Dignity, which was pre-produced, before Strong Woman).
Moreover, I’m eager to see how Kim Hee-sun and Kim Sun-ah face off, because both can be fierce and powerful in their own way, and I expect the battle of wills to be strong here. I’m not sure if this’ll be a story of betrayal and then redemption, or if it’ll be a war till the end, but either way I expect it to be intense and, hopefully, entertaining.
- A pool of blood and tears of regret for Woman of Dignity
- Black dresses and pink stilettos for Woman of Dignity
- Jealousy, tears, and reversals in tense new Woman of Dignity teaser
- Kim Sun-ah and Kim Hee-sun cross paths and fates in Woman of Dignity
- Man to Man’s sexy big sister Woman of Dignity to air in June on JTBC
- Woman of Dignity lands on JTBC’s weekend schedule
- First look at the leading ladies of Woman of Dignity
- Elegant actresses team up at Woman of Dignity’s first script read