Premiere Watch: The Game: Towards Zero
Time slot: Wednesday & Thursday
Genre: Mystery, crime
Episode count: 32 episodes (35 minute episodes)
Taecyeon makes his post-army comeback in MBC’s latest crime drama, The Game: Towards Zero, with Lee Yeon-hee and Im Joo-hwan as costars. Taecyeon’s character was born with the ability to see the moments before a person’s death, just by looking into their eyes. His ability has shaped his belief that fate and death are unchangeable things–until he meets Lee Yeon-hee’s character, a clever police detective. For the first time in his life, he can’t foresee a person’s death, and he is unsure of what that means about Lee’s future. He has reason to be alarmed though, as the two are partnered up to track down a serial killer who first began committing murders years back. As the pair develop feelings for each other while working the case, Im Joo-hwan appears as a rival and someone who’s true motivations can’t quite be sussed out. As Taecyeon races to catch a killer and win Lee’s heart, he faces a new truth: that fate can be changed. We’ll have to watch to see what that means for our cast and murderer.