James O’Neil is a 28 year old man who was adopted by people overseas when he was young. He is the CEO of a very large supermarket and is the typical man with cool charm and deals with things in a cool and collected manner. Lee Jin Hee is 32 years old and her husband suffered a horrible accident on the 6th month they were married. She takes care of their son for seven years and is faced with bankruptcy. Jin Hee meets James and they do business together and soon they develop a romantic love story.
- 29 December
- 28 December
This drama shows how devastating and hurtful it can be for a woman to live with a boyfriend before marriage and not end up tying a knot with him. Korea has the second highest divorce rate in the world as more and more families become ruined — mainly because one of the spouses cheats. To make things worse, the mass media continues to champion premarital cohabitation as a choice that unmarried couples are free to make. Terms of Endearment depicts today’s harsh reality and once again reminds us of the sacred meaning of marriage and the importance of family.
- 20 December
Starring superstar Bae Yong Joon (The Legend) and the beautiful Ko So Young (Memories), The Barefooted Youth is a 1997 remake of the same-titled 60s film classic that made indelible icons of its original cast Shin Sung Il and Um Yang Lan. The story revolves around a modern-day Romeo and Juliet romance in which Bae stars as a gangster hero who defies class lines by falling madly in love with the city's renowned prosecutor's daughter. Directed by one of the pioneers of early Korean cinema, Kim Ki Duk of 1967 monster flick Yonggary fame (not to be confused with Breath and Dream director Kim Ki Duk), the drama offers a delightful trip down memory lane to witness young Bae Yong Joon's tough-but-tender charisma. Both romantic and lacerating in its portrayal of youth, this powerful, breathless melodrama stands as one of Korean television's most beloved love stories.
- 7 November
Based on a fictional book about a Robin Hood in Korea, Hong Gildong, this drama is very loosely based off of that book and the time it was set in.
- 1 November
- 1 October
- 27 September
Kim Hee Ae will portray a woman who is having an affair with a married man. She is Lee Hwa Young, a woman who doesn’t feel guilty even after stealing her friend’s husband.
- 11 September
Jung Ha Yoon is a graduate student who successfully passed the bar exam. However, she is not finished as she wants to be a medical malpractice litigation specialist. She works at a hospital to look to gain experience and there she meets other doctors who work there.