Coming soon: ABS-CBN set to air top Korean TV shows

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 20 2017 08:52 PM

The Kapamilya network will soon air some of South Korea's top dramas from 2016.

ABS-CBN announced its latest acquisition of Asia's biggest hit series, including "Love in the Moonlight," "Legend of the Blue Sea," "Hwarang," "Goblin," "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo," "W" and "Doctors."

Evelyn Raymundo, head of ABS-CBN Integrated Acquisitions and International Sales and Distributions, made the announcement before hundreds of communication students in the recently concluded 11th Pinoy Media Congress.

First in line is "Love in the Moonlight," which will air soon on ABS-CBN. It stars Park Bo-gum and Kim Joo-yung in a romantic comedy about a young prince who falls in love with a woman disguised as a eunuch.

Lee Min-ho, meanwhile, will be back on Philippine television along with Jun Ji-hyun in "Legend of the Blue Sea," a love story between a man and a mermaid.

"Train to Busan" star Gong Yoo will also make his television comeback as an immortal protector of souls in the fantasy series "Goblin."

Younger Filipino fans will surely love the coming-of-age series about a group of college athletes in "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo" and a group of young, handsome men devoted to defending the king in "Hwarang."

Those looking for romantic stories should be excited about "W," starring Lee Jong-suk and Han Hyo-joo, and "Doctors" starring park Shin-hye and Kim Rae-won.

"W" tells the story of a woman pulled inside the parallel world of a webtoon created by his father, while medical drama "Doctors" features the love story between a rebel turned neurosurgeon an dher mentor.

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