Philippine Terrestrial Network GMA 7 announces earlier that 2 another Korean Dramas which are Saimdang and Good Manager has been added to the upcoming Korean Drama lineup for the network’s Heart of Asia banner as a part of their 14th year offering.
Saimdang, Light’s Diary – 사임당, 빛의 일기
A Korean art history lecturer discovers the diary of historical figure Shin Saimdang. The art history lecturer unravels the secret of a mysterious portrait. (Synopsis from AsianWiki.com)
Saimdang, Light’s Diary is a 2017 Historical Fantasy series was aired on SBS from January 26 to May 4, 2017 for 28 episodes.
The series was created and developed by Lee Yong Suk, written by Park eun Ryung and directed by Yoon Sang Ho.
The casts are lead by Lee Young Ae as Shin Saimdang, Lee Young Ae as Seo Ji Yoon, Song Seung Heon as Lee Gyum.
It also marks Lee’s television comeback after 14 years since her pan-Asia hit drama Dae Jang Geum (or popularly known as Jewel in the Palace) which became a hit during their Philippine airing in 2005.
Good Manager – 김과장
Kim Sung-Ryong (used to manage money for gangs, but by an accidental opportunity, he begins to works as the chief of an accounting department for TQ Company. He struggles to save the decaying TC Company, fighting against corruption and irrationality in the company. (Synopsis from AsianWiki.com)
Good manager is a 2017 South Korean workplace comedy series was aired on KBS2 from January 25 to March 30, 2017 for 20 episodes.
The series was written by Park Jae Bum and directed by Lee Jae Hoon and Choi Yoon Suk and the casts are lead by Namkoong Min as Kim Sung Ryong, Nam Sang Mi as Yoon Ha Kyung, Lee Junho as Seo Yul and Jung Hye Sung as Hong Ga Eun.