‘My Sassy Girl’ to Air on ONE at the Same Time as Korea

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Singapore, 2017 – Viewers in Asia are in for a treat this May with the premiere of new drama series ‘My Sassy Girl’ at the same time as Korea on top-rated Korean entertainment channel ONE! Headlined by A-listers Joo Won (The Gang Doctor) and Oh Yeon Seo (Please Come Back Mister), the television adaptation of the hit movie of the same name will premiere on 29 May and air every Monday and Tuesday at 9pm, with localized subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malay. Continue reading

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Joo Won shared a time he accidentally snored in front of Kim Tae Hee at Gang Doctor’s Meet and Greet in Singapore

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Top Korean actor Joo Won and fresh-faced actress Park Hye Su came to Singapore for a meet and greet titled “A Date with Joo Won” on October 11th to promote their new drama, Gang Doctor which is set to appear on ONE. The meet and greet, which was held at Suntec City mall garnered over 3,000 fans of different age groups as the venue was filled and some, even decked on the second and third floor, all trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite artists.

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Joo Won talks about puberty and what he regrets most in his teenage years in “A date with Joo Won” Press Conference

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Singapore, 2015 – The main leads of South Korean, number one drama, Gang Doctor, met up with the media for an exclusive press conference on October 11th held at Grand Park Orchard, to promote their hit drama on ONE.

Joo Won and Park Hye Su entered the conference room with full of smiles as they start waving to the cameras and media who were present. Since it was his first time in Singapore, Joo Won started off the press conference by exclaiming how beautiful and refreshing he thinks Singapore is. Hye Su, however, have been to Singapore before with her family and shared that she is glad to be back. Continue reading

Make A Date With Joo Won, one of South Korea’s Hottest Leading Men, in Singapore!

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21 September, SingaporeONE, the #1 Korean entertainment channel in Singapore, is pleased to announce that one of South Korea’s hottest male stars, Joo Won, will be in town to meet with fans! The free, open-to-public meet and greet will take place on Saturday, 10 October 2015 at Suntec City North Atrium (between Tower 1 and 2), at 7.15pm. Here in Singapore for the first time, Joo Won will be joined by up-and-coming singer-actress, Park Hye Soo, who plays his sister in the above-named series.

ONE - Joo Won and Park Hye SooJoo Won and Hye Soo (Photo credits: ONE)

Newly-crowned as one of Hallyu’s top four kings, alongside Lee Min Ho, Lee Jong Suk and Kim Soo Hyun, Joo Won plays the role of a medical prodigy, Yong Pal, in The Gang Doctor. His outstanding acting skills captured the hearts of audiences in Korea and all across Asia, and he was propelled to instant stardom. The series has achieved record-high ratings in Korea, and is also the highest-rated prime time drama of 2015 on ONE in Singapore.

Also here in Singapore for the first time is Park Hye Soo, who made her acting debut with the drama. Park, however, is not entirely new to the entertainment scene; she was a contestant in the previous season of the singing-reality competition K-Pop Star 4. At the upcoming fan meeting, she will perform <Even If I Live Just One Day>, one of the original sound tracks that she sang for the series.

Lucky ONE subscribers will have the chance to have a group photo taken onstage with Joo Won as well as receive an exclusive ONE goodie bag. To qualify, fans will need to submit, in no more than 50 words, why they would like to meet Joo Won to www.singteltv.com.sg/ONE for Singtel TV subscribers or www.starhub.com/ONE for StarHub TV subscribers. Besides the grand prize winners, 20 fans will also receive an exclusive ONE goodie bag each for their participation. The participation period of the contest to win a group photo opportunity with Joo Won is from 24th September to 5th October 2015.

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Event details for ‘A Date with Joo Won’
Date: 10 October 2015, Saturday
Time: 7.15pm
Venue: Suntec City North Atrium (between Tower 1 and 2)
Admission: Free, Open to Public

For more information, visit www.onetvasia.com/JooWon

Synopsis of The Gang Doctor
A medical prodigy with incredible surgical skills is forced to make illicit house calls to the wealthy to pay for his younger sister’s dialysis treatment. On one such assignment, he meets an heiress who has been kept in an induced coma by her brother as he desires her share of the inheritance. After she is rescued from her predicament, she embarks on her revenge against those who have plotted against her.

The Gang Doctor, starring Joo Won, Kim Tae Hee (Jang Ok Jung), Jo Hyun Jae and Chae Jung Ahn, is currently airing on ONE, every Thu and Fri at 8.55pm/ 7.55pm (JKT), within 24 hours from Korean’s first telecast in the PPALI-PPALI show time.

ONE is available in Singapore on: Singtel TV Ch 513, 604 and StarHub TV Ch 124, 820 and 823. ONE’s programmes are also available on demand on: Singtel TV Ch 514, 605.

Make a date with South Korea’s hottest male star, Joo Won, in Singapore

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ONE, the number one Korean entertainment channel in the region, will be bringing top Korean star, Joo Won (the lead actor of hit television series <The Gang Doctor>) on a 2-city tour of Jakarta and Singapore on 9th and 10th October 2015 respectively to meet fans.

This will be the first time that Joo Won will visit Southeast Asia, immediately after wrapping up the filming of <The Gang Doctor>. 

Titled ‘A Date with Joo Won’ , the meet-and-greet session will allow his fans to have a upclose and personal session with the dashing, boyish actor. 

The multi-talented 28-year-old star, who has acted in big-scale musicals, such as Altar Boyz, Grease, Spring Awakening, as well as in TV dramas and films, has been lauded for his charismatic and natural acting skills. Joo Won first appeared on TV in the 2010 drama, <King of Baking>, where he played the antagonist of the title character. The drama was hugely popular and achieved over 50% ratings, earning it a ‘national drama’ status in Korea. In 2013, Joo Won acted in <The Good Doctor> to acclaimed reviews and swept multiple acting awards for his role as an autistic doctor.

His latest work, <The Gang Doctor>, is Joo Won’s first TV drama on SBS (Seoul Broadcasting Network) and on ONE. Acting alongside other Korean big names, including Kim Tae Hee (Jang Ok Jung), Jo Hyun Jae and Chae Jung Ahn, the show has been dubbed the most popular Korean drama series of 2015, garnering record ratings in Korea and in the region. It is the first TV series to cross the 20% ratings mark in Korea since the 2014 supernatural hit <My Love From The Star>. And just days ago, it was also announced that due to its immense popularity, the series will be extended by two more episodes, bringing the total to 18 from 16 episodes. <The Gang Doctor> is currently airing on ONE, every Thu and Fri at 8.55pm/ 7.55pm (JKT), within 24 hours from Korean’s first telecast in the PPALI-PPALI show time.

ONE is available in Singapore on: Singtel TV Ch 513, 604 and StarHub TV Ch 124, 820 and 823.
ONE’s programmes are also available on demand on: Singtel TV Ch 514, 605

For more information, please visit www.onetvasia.com/JooWon

<The Gang Doctor> Synopsis

A medical prodigy with incredible surgical skills is forced to make illicit house calls to the wealthy to pay for his younger sister’s dialysis treatment. On one such assignment, he meets an heiress who has been kept in an induced coma by her brother as he desires her share of the inheritance. After she is rescued from her predicament, she embarks on her revenge against those who have plotted against her.