Everyone gets excited when Thursdays come along with some people seeing it as pre-Fridays. It’s the day where you can smell the weekend coming. Well, we’ve got some exciting news for you that will make your Thursdays that much better and make you go WOW – or as the Koreans say, DAEBAK!
Viu has introduced Daebak Thursdays where Viu’ers can enjoy an array of specially curated premium Korean dramas every Thursday at 6pm. The best part? It’s completely FREE for 24 hours! Be spoilt for choice every week with a curated list of up to 15 Korean dramas that will be sure to get you glued to your seats! Check out your favourite oppas and K-dramas across various Viu platforms including the mobile app, mobile browser, desktop, Android TV and selected LG TVs.
Some of the shows being featured for this week include:
- Episodes: 16 Episodes
- Starring: Yoon Doo Joon, Kim So Hyun, Yoon Park, Yura
Soo Ho is a top class actor with a shining career. He debuted as a child actor, and at a very young age, he realized that in order to succeed, he must hide his true self behind a mask. He smiles in front of the cameras, but when alone at home, he’s always depressed and gets nightmares. Geu Rim is a young, passionate assistant writer for a radio show. She is a woman with initiative and drive. Positive mindset and tenacity are her forte. One day, she gets asked to be the main writer for a radio show, but there is one condition. She must cast Soo Ho as the DJ for the show. Although she had a feeling from the start that it wouldn’t be an easy task, it turns out to be quite difficult. For Geu Rim whose dream since childhood was writing for her own radio show, she must capture this opportunity. Their story begins by Geu Rim meeting the top celebrity, Soo Ho.
The Tale Of Nokdu
- Episodes: 32 Episodes
- Cast: Jang Dong Yoon, Kim So Hyun
The family of a young noble heir named Jeon Nok Du (Jang Dong Yoon) is attacked by a band of female assassins. During his pursuit of one of the members of this violent gang, Jeon Nok Du finds himself in a village that is populated entirely by widows! Jeon Nok Du is forced to go undercover, disguising himself as a woman in order to evade detection while he searches for clues.
In the village, he encounters a woman named Dong Dong Ju (Kim So Hyun), who discovers his true identity. However, Dong Dong Ju is also hiding a secret – she has also run away from home. Dong Dong Ju is fleeing from an ill-fated gisaeng (courtesan) apprenticeship. Although she is very adept at practical tasks, she is hopeless at singing, dancing, and the other artistic skills required of the gisaeng. Will the unlikely duo succeed in keeping each others’ identities a secret? And what will happen when they begin developing romantic feelings for one another?
What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim
- Episodes: 16 Episodes
- Cast: Park Seo Joon, Park Min Young, Lee Tae Hwan
Can you be so self-absorbed that you have no idea what’s truly going on around you? Lee Yeong Joon (Park Seo Joon) is vice president of his family-owned company, Yoomyung Group. He is so narcissistic that he doesn’t pay attention to what his trusty secretary, Kim Mi So (Park Min Young), is trying to tell him most of the time. After nine years of making Yeong Joon look good and stroking his very large ego, Min So decides to quit her job. Yeong Joon’s older brother, Lee Sung Yeon (Lee Tae Hwan), is a famous author who is in love with Mi So.
Can Yeong Joon accept the fact that Mi So no longer wants to work for him or will he get the wrong idea?
Oh My Baby
- Episodes: 16 Episodes
- Starring: Jang Nara, Go Joon, Jung Gun Joo, Park Byung Eun
Aged 39, Jang Ha Ri (Jang Nara) is the ultimate workaholic. She hasn’t even had a boyfriend in the past decade, long ago decided to forget about looking for love, and instead has thrown her energy into her career. However, as she works as a senior reporter for a parenting magazine named “The Baby,” she is constantly reminded of the one thing she wants most in life – to have a baby of her own. She decides to cut to the chase and try for a baby but wants to skip one key stage – and resolves not to marry. But as she turns her mind to single parenthood, she suddenly realizes that she is surrounded by admirers: freelance photographer Han Yi Sang (Go Joon), super-smart pediatrician Yoon Jae Young (Park Byung Eun), and the office newbie, the doting Choi Kang Eu Ddeum (Jung Gun Joo).
Could any of these three love candidates help Jang Ha Ri in her quest to become a mother? And could her quest inadvertently send her on the path to true love?
Dr. Romantic 2
- Episodes: 33 Episodes
- Starring: Han Suk Kyu, Ahn Hyo Seop, Lee Sung Kyung
Kim Sa Bu once gained fame as a top surgeon at a huge hospital. One day, he left the industry, and now he is a chief surgeon at Doldam Hospital in the countryside. After he conducted a successful operation on Chairman Shin, he gets to improve the hospital under reliable support. But then Chairman Shin passes away. New people appear and his students had to leave the hospital. Furthermore, his wrist, which was injured three years ago, starts to act weird. After all, he goes to a huge hospital himself to solve the manpower shortage at Doldam Hospital, where he finds two people who resemble his former students but who seem much more lacking. Seo Woo Jin would do anything for money, and Cha Eun Jae runs out every time she goes into a surgery room. Will Kim Sa Bu be able to run Doldam Hospital with these two?