5 Journalism and TV-Themed Korean Dramas

Wanting to change up your series list, opting for dramas that revolve around journalism and media? Look no further! Let me introduce you to Korean dramas, aka South Korean dramas. K-dramas are very popular in Asia and usually consists of one season, with 16 up to 20 episodes. They mainly include elements such as comedies, drama, romance from love triangles to one-sided love. To make your life a lot easier, I compiled a few suggested TV dramas you might want to consider watching if you want a journalism, media-themed show:

1. Healer

Korean title: 힐러, Heelreo

Cast: Ji Chang-wook, Park Min-young, Yoo Ji-tae, Kim Mi-Kyung 

Genre: Action, Thriller, Romance

Network: KBS2

Airing Date: December 8, 2014 – February 10, 2015

No. of episodes: 20


2. The Greatest Love

Korean title: 최고의 사랑, Choigowei Sarang

Cast: Cha Seung-won, Gong Hyo-jin, Yoon Kye-sang, Yoo In-na

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Network: MBC

Airing Date: May 4, 2011 – June 23, 2011

No. of episodes: 16


3. Pinocchio

Korean title: 피노키오, Pinokio

Cast: Lee Jong-suk, Park Shin-hye, Kim Young-kwang, Lee Yu-bi, Lee Pil-mo

Genre: Romance, Family, Comedy, Drama

Network: SBS

Airing Date: November 12, 2014 – January 15, 2015

No. of episodes: 20


4. Jealousy Incarnate

Korean title: 질투의 화신,  Jiltooui Hwashin

Cast: Gong Hyo-jin, Jo Jung-suk, Go Kyung-pyo, Lee Mi-sook, Park Ji-young, Lee Sung-jae, Seo Ji-hye

Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama

Network: SBS

Airing Date: August 24, 2016 – November 10, 2016

No. of episodes: 24


5. The Producers

Korean title: 프로듀사, Peurodyusa

Cast: Cha Tae-hyun, Gong Hyo-jin, Kim Soo-hyun, IU

Genre: Variety, Drama, Romance, Comedy

Network: KBS2

Airing Date: May 15, 2015 – June 20, 2015

No. of episodes: 12

Note: All above images are screenshots of the dramas.

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