5 new K-Dramas to get excited about!

Not sure of what dramas to watch? Here’s 5 new K-dramas that you might want to add to your list that can be viewed (for FREE!) easily through Viu.

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Needing a good laugh from your stressful and hectic schedule? Starting from 1st November, comedian and actress Kim Hyun Sook, famous for playing the older, unmarried titular character in ‘Rude Miss Young-Ae’, will be returning for another hilarious season. Into its 15th season, the comedy drama continues as she fights through the prejudice of being a plus sized woman in a stressful work environment.

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If you love hospital dramas like “Emergency Couple” or “Doctors” then be sure to catch this new drama, “Dr. Romantic”! In ‘Dr. Romantic’ starring Han Suk Kyu, Seo Hyun Jin, and Yoo Yeon Seok, fans can expect a sensitive medical melodrama of two doctors, who enter the profession for the wrong reasons. In the drama, they meet Teacher Kim (Han Suk Kyu), a once-famous surgeon, from whom they learn some of the life’s most important lessons as well as the true meaning of their work. The drama, which aired its first two episodes this week, has received positive reviews from viewers. ‘Dr. Romantic’ surpassed the 10 percent viewership rating mark by its second broadcast, a 1.3 percent increase from the first episode’s 9.5 percent rating, earning it the number one spot in its time slot.

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If family dramas are more for you, do check out “Golden Pocket” and “I’ll Take Care of You”. “Golden Pocket” is a heart-warming family drama that tells the story of the rise and fall of a genius surgeon who falls from grace and in turn, succeeds as a dumpling-making master and finds the true meaning of love and family.

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Meanwhile, in ‘Father, I’ll Take Care of You’, four seemingly independent daughters return home to live with their aging parents and in the process, learn how precious familial ties are and develop renewed respect for one another. Last but not least, ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo’ takes over the Wednesday and Thursday, 10pm timeslot from upbeat rom-com ‘Shopaholic Louis’. Inspired by the real-life story of South Korean Olympic weightlifter Jang Mi Ran, the 16-episode drama tells the story of 20-year-old weightlifter Bok Joo who falls in love for the first time with an inspiring swimmer. Fans can enjoy the above dramas on viu.com or via the

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Last but not least, the newest drama ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo’ takes over the Wednesday and Thursday, 10pm timeslot from upbeat rom-com ‘Shopaholic Louis’. Inspired by the real-life story of South Korean Olympic weightlifter Jang Mi Ran, the 16-episode drama tells the story of 20-year-old weightlifter Bok Joo who falls in love for the first time with an inspiring swimmer.

Fans can enjoy the above dramas on viu.com or via the Viu mobile app for FREE! Viu Premium users will be able to catch the latest episodes of the above dramas as fast as twelve hours after the initial telecast in South Korea and enjoy unlimited downloads for offline viewing while on the go. Viu also offers download-to-stream capability and personalized multi-device synchronization for a seamless viewing experience.


 All images credit to Viu Singapore.

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