K-dramas premiering in October 2020

Kdrama premiering in October 2020

Beginning of the final quarter of 2020 and we have quite a line up of dramas premiering this month!

Tail of the Nine Tailed

Premiere: 7 Oct 2020, every Wed and Thurs
Native title: 구미호뎐

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Supernatural
Original network: tvN

The upcoming tvN’s mystical fantasy drama Tale of the Nine Tailed  is about a nine-tailed fox (aka gumiho) Lee Yeon (Lee Dong Wook) settled down in the modern city. He is capable to transform into human form and goes around the city to cleanse human spirits.

Start Up

Bae Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk pose for upcoming tvN's drama poster, Start up.
Bae Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk pose for upcoming tvN’s drama poster, Start up.

Premiere: 17 Oct 2020, every Sat and Sun
Native title: 샌드박스 (previously known as 스타트업)

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Business, Romance
Original Network: tvN, Netflix

The drama take place in a South Korea’s fictional Silicon Valley called the Sandbox. Covering different stories of people who are in Sandboxthe world of startup companies. Seo Dal Mi (Bae Suzy) inspire to be the South Korea’s Steve Jobs, an adventurer who don’t owe much but has great plan. Nam Do San (Nam Joo Hyuk) is a math genius and was once his family’s pride until he founded Samsan Tech, now in a going nowhere direction.

Search

OCN's upcoming thriller drama, Search 써치
OCN’s upcoming thriller drama, Search 써치

Premiere: 17 Oct 2020, every Sat and Sun
Native Title: 써치

No. of episodes: 10
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Military, Investigation
Original network: OCN

The drama is a military thriller that takes place in the demilitarized zone, better known as DMZ and the story behind the specialized search party. The party was formed to crack unsolved mysteries behind the disappearance and murder cases.

The Spy Who Loved Me

The Spy Who Loved Me, 나를 사랑한 스파이
The Spy Who Loved Me, 나를 사랑한 스파이

Premiere: 21 Oct 2020, every Wed and Thurs
Native Title: 나를 사랑한 스파이

No. of episodes: 32
Genre: Investigation, Romance, Thriller, Comedy
Original network: MBC

The drama revolves around a wedding dress designer Kang Ah Reum (Yoo In Na) and her current and ex-husbands. Ah Reum’s ex-husband Jun Ji Hoon (Eric Mun) is a secret agent for Interpol but to Ah Reum, he is just a travel writer. After divorce, Ah Reum remarry Derek Hyun (Im Joo Hwan), a diplomatic official with hidden identity which is a cold-blooded industrial spy.

Kairos

MBC's Kairos character teaser image.
MBC’s Kairos character teaser image.

Premiere: 26 Oct 2020, every Mon and Tues
Native title: 카이로스

No. of episode: 32
Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Investigation, Murder
Original network: MBC

Kairos is about a time-crossing fantasy thriller begins with a capable man Kim Seo Jin (Shin Sung Rok) happily married with his violinist wife Kang Hyun Chae (Nam Gyu Ri) and their daughter. His perfect life was disrupted when his daughter got kidnapped. Han Ae Ri (Lee Se Young) lives in the past, exactly one month in the past struggles with her life and studies to support her sick mother. One day, her mother went missing and mysterious call from the future Seo Jin.

Penthouse: War in Life

SBS's upcoming drama, Penthouse: War in Life 펜트하우스
SBS’s upcoming drama, Penthouse: War in Life 펜트하우스

Premiere: 26 Oct 2020, every Mon and Tues
Native title: 펜트하우스

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Suspense, Drama, Thriller
Original network: SBS

Taking over the slot from Do You Like Braham’s? Penthouse is the next drama in place. The drama is about a woman who works hard towards her dream to be the ‘queen’ living in the 100th floor of a penthouse in Gangnam. Entering the high society and meeting various people.


Dramas that was previously scheduled to air but postponed to October.

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

KBS's Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol with Go Ara and Lee Jae Wook.
KBS’s Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol with Go Ara and Lee Jae Wook.

Premiere: 7 Oct 2020, every Wed and Thurs
Native title: 도도솔솔라라솔

No. of episodes: 32
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Music
Original network: KBS2, Netflix

The drama is about Goo Ra Ra, a pianist that hits her rock bottom after her family’s downfall. She made her way to La La Land which is a small village and enrolled into a piano academy where she will cross path with a mysterious guy, Sun Woo Joon.

Private Life

Private Lives 사생활 drama poster by JTBC.
Private Lives 사생활 drama poster by JTBC.

Premiere: 7 Oct 2020, every Wed and Thurs
Native Title: 사생활

No. of episodes: 16
Genre: Romance, Drama
Original network: JTBC

Starring SNSD’s Seo Hyun, Go Kyung Pyo, Kim Hyo Jin and more. The drama is about a con artist involved in a private issue on a national scale unintentionally. Cha Joo Eun (Seo Hyun) grew up learning and picking up the skills to be a con artist from her parents in order to survive.


Which drama are you anticipating the most?

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