Posts Tagged ‘cable programs’

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ok-bin and Lee Hee-joon pair in new JTBC drama
by | April 8, 2014 | 20 Comments
JTBC is planning their next Monday-Tuesday drama offering, Yoo-na’s Street, and Kim Ok-bin (Sword and Flower, Thirst) has been cast as the lead, Kang Yoo-na. She’ll star opposite Lee Hee-joon—aw, I like him. (His most recent dramas are God of the Office and Jeon Woo-chi, but it was You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly that was... More »

Drama Casting & News
God’s Quiz 4 adds idols Donghae and Jae-kyung to cast
by | March 25, 2014 | 43 Comments
After a two-year hiatus, God’s Quiz is back! The fourth season of OCN’s medical crime investigation series will return in May, with Donghae (full name: Lee Dong-hae) of Super Junior and Jae-kyung (full name: Kim Jae-kyung) of Rainbow adding fresh blood to the regular cast. Tags: cable programs, Donghae, Ryu Deok-hwan... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cable network OCN courts Park Hae-jin for new drama
by | March 11, 2014 | 47 Comments
I love that Park Hae-jin is getting so much love lately after playing the pining second lead in You From Another Star. It goes a long way to be something so rare in dramaland–a second lead who’s never hateful. The actor is being courted to headline a new drama for cable channel OCN, which has... More »

Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min cast as lead in new JTBC weekend drama
by | March 5, 2014 | 27 Comments
It hasn’t even been more than a day since I Need Romance 3 ended, but Namgoong Min is already on his way to his next project. Sheesh, is there at least time for a shower and a catnap? He’ll be headlining another cable drama, this time JTBC’s new family weekend show called Jang Gook Becomes... More »

Drama Recaps
Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-yong: Episode 1
by | February 12, 2014 | 55 Comments
OCN’s newest crime procedural Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-yong finally hit the cable airwaves this week after months of waiting to broadcast. The mystery thriller certainly delivers the spooks, suspense, and sometimes even funny at the start with its titular hero, a dogged female detective, and bubbly schoolgirl ghost—so basically, not your everyday crime-solving unit, but I... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chun Jung-myung headlines OCN thriller, joins variety show
by | February 8, 2014 | 23 Comments
It looks like Chun Jung-myung (Queen of the Night) will be making a double comeback to television this spring. On the heels of announcing that he’ll be joining the new season of MBC variety show Real Men, he’s also confirmed the OCN crime thriller drama Ten Days Ago. The drama is still working out a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Changmin goes in search of lost love in Mnet drama
by | January 22, 2014 | 48 Comments
TVXQ idol Choi Kang Changmin is giving acting another go with a four-episode Mnet drama titled Mimi, in which he’ll star as a 28-year-old webtoon writer-artist. He’ll also play his ten-years-younger self in what is called a beautiful love story transcending time and space, when a young man and woman find their fates turned upside-down... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Sang-hyun considers chilling serial-killer drama for tvN
by | January 7, 2014 | 30 Comments
I Need Romance 3 hasn’t even premiered yet but already tvN is busily prepping the drama that will replace it, and courting Yoon Sang-hyun (I Hear Your Voice) and Sung Dong-il (Answer Me 1994) to star in it. (Both are considering favorably at the moment.) It’s titled Gap-dong, and it’s a mystery crime drama that’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Su-jong headlines cable period drama Into the Fire
by | January 3, 2014 | 16 Comments
Cable channel TV Chosun is lining up another drama series, and it’s a period story titled Into the Fire. It’s a story about money, sacrifice, and love as the hero, played by Choi Su-jong (A King’s Dream, President, Comrades), rises from poverty in a war-ravaged youth and pulls himself up by his steel will (and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fantasy romance Hundred Year Bride lines up its main cast
by | January 2, 2014 | 56 Comments
Casting continues on Hundred Year Bride, the upcoming fantasy melo starring FT Island’s Lee Hong-ki as part of a chaebol family line… whose first sons always marry brides that die. Er, the first wives always die. Presumably the rest live on to help continue the family line, as this curse has been dogging them for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-ae headlines noona romance for cable
by | December 31, 2013 | 52 Comments
Kim Hee-ae (Noonas Over Flowers) is returning to dramaland this spring and re-teaming with the PD and writer of her last drama, A Wife’s Credentials. The new show for cable network JTBC is called Secret Love Affair, and has been courting Kim Hee-ae for a while; she’s just signed on to play the fortysomething heroine... More »