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Older dramas to be aired to mark SBS anniversary


In commemoration of SBS Network’s 20th anniversary, a special collection of 10 older dramas, each condensed into a one-hour summary, will be shown on KBFD over five weeks, starting tomorrow. The shows will air at 9:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays.

The series are "Sand Glass" (1995), "Trap of Youth" (1999), "Stairway to Heaven" (2003), "Money War" (2007), "Something Happened in Bali" (2004), "Lovers in Paris" (2004), "On Air" (2008), "Brilliant Legacy" (2009), "Piano" (2001) and "All In" (2003).


"It’s Okay, Daddy’s Girl"
Episodes 5-6

Today, 6:45 p.m.: Gi-hwan is suffering the after effects of a stroke, and Chae-ryung collapses from guilt and exhaustion. Hyuk-gi and Wook-gi move into Seon-do’s studio when they’re left homeless after their parents leave town with the security deposit on their place. Sook-hee finds out there’s no money left in their savings account.

Today, 7:45 p.m.: Ae-ryung decides to marry Jin-gu so her father can receive treatment at his hospital. Chae-ryung knows this, but she can’t stop her. Man-su and Sook-hee decide to borrow more money from a loan shark so they can invest in stocks to make fast money.

"Smile, Mom"
Episodes 6-7

Tomorrow, 7:45 p.m.: Dallae runs off after she finds out that her mother lied to her about her father going to jail. She meets with Yeon-woo, who opens up to her. Bok-hee tells her husband that he must convince Dallae that it was all his idea. Assemblyman Jung thinks it’s weird that Bomi and Mo-roo are so close.

Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Shin-yong takes porridge to Bomi after she hears that she’s sick, not knowing that Mo-roo is there. Mo-roo says that he won’t ruin Bomi’s life twice. Bomi gets Mo-roo to switch sides and work for Assemblyman Jung. Bok-hee tells Bomi to stay away from her son.

"Dae Mul"
Episodes 21-22

Wednesday, 7:45 p.m.: Hyerim’s approval rating rises and Min Dongpo’s falls after the TV debate. Min Dongpo suggests unification to Hyerim and she decides to take the offer. Hyerim gets selected as the sole candidate but Taesan threatens Min Dongpo with his political fund data.

Thursday, 7:45 p.m.: Hyerim tells Taesan that he will be punished for what he has done to Min Dongpo. Hyerim apologizes for not being able to keep her promise of unification but shares her beliefs and dreams. The day of the election, Taesan and Hyerim’s approval ratings tighten.

"Secret Garden"
Episodes 11-12

Friday, 7:45 p.m.: Joo-won tells his mom to break up his relationship with Ra-im even if he says he wants to marry her. Joo-won’s mom is at a loss for words. Ra-im tells Joo-won’s mom to put a man on Joo-won to keep him away from her. Joo-won later tells Ra-im he had to come on even stronger so his mom wouldn’t be meaner to her.

Saturday, 7:45 p.m.: Joo-won tells Ra-im he’ll stay by Ra-im and disappear like foam one day. To spend more time with Ra-im, Joo-won arranges for Ra-im’s action school workshop to be held at his resort and follows them there.

Jeff Chung is the general manager of KBFD TV, which televises Korean dramas with English subtitles in Hawaii. He can be reached at 521-8066 or


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