It’s already the last month of 2019! So we better get in all of those dramas we’ve been meaning to before the end of the year. And there are plenty of new dramas to add to your list in case you didn’t already have enough!
Let’s see what we have to look forward to in this December 2019 edition of “Korean Dramas You Need to Be Watching.” This monthly series is meant to keep you updated on what’s happening in that amazing world of Korean dramas so that you don’t miss out on anything! Here are the kdramas you should keep an eye out for in December 2019:
1. Crash Landing On You
We’ve got two big actors coming together for this unlikely romance. I like the premise and have done well with this writer in the past who is known for dramas like Legend of the Blue Sea and My Love from Another Star.
Crash Landing On You and tells the story of a wealthy heiress (Son Ye Jin) that crash lands in North Korea while paragliding. She then meets a North Korean officer (Hyun Bin) who tries to help her by hiding her, and they eventually develop feelings for each other.
Crash Landing On You is scheduled to premiere December 14 on tvN.
PREMIERING IN DECEMBER:
2. Queen: Love and War
Queen: Love and War is about the women involved in an intense competition to become the queen. One of the women (Jin Se Yeon) only wants to become queen to discover the truth about her twin sister’s murder.
Queen: Love and War is scheduled to premiere December 15 on TV Chosun.
3. Stove League
Stove League is about a losing major league baseball team that has a new manager (Nam Goong Min) come in to help them.
Stove League is scheduled to premiere December 13 on SBS.
4. Black Dog
Black Dog tells the story of teachers at a private school which includes a new temporary teacher (Seo Hyun Jin) who faces many challenges.
Black Dog is scheduled to premiere December 16 on tvN.
5. War of Prosecutors
War of Prosecutors is based on a collection of essays and will show the real everyday lives of prosecutors. Jung Ryeo Won plays an elite prosecutor with Lee Seon Kyun an a public prosecutor who seems to have no ambition.
War of Prosecutors is scheduled to premiere December 16 on JTBC.
6. 9.9 Billion Woman
9.9 Billion Woman is about a woman (Jo Yeo Jung) who suddenly receives 9.9 billion won and takes on the world that gets involved with a former cop (Kim Kang Woo) looking for the truth about how his younger sibling died.
9.9 Billion Woman is scheduled to premiere December 4 on KBS.
CURRENTLY AIRING IN DECEMBER:
7. Psychopath Diary
Psychopath Diary is about a company man (Yoon Shi Yoon) who witnesses a murder by a serial killer but loses his memory after he gets in an accident. When he wakes up, he doesn’t remember who he is and finds the serial killer’s diary in his hands which leads him to believe he is the killer. The police officer (Jung In Sun) who caused his accident works with him to find the truth.
Psychopath Diary airs Wednesday and Thursday on tvN.
8. Love With Flaws
Love With Flaws is a romantic comedy about a man (Ahn Jae Hyun) obsessed with looks and a woman (Oh Yeon Seo) that hates flower boys who work together to fight prejudice towards people with flaws.
Love With Flaws airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.
Chocolate follows the romance between a top chef (Ha Ji Won) and a neurosurgeon (Yoon Kye Sang) as they provide food at a hospice and heal from their pasts.
Chocolate airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
10. Never Twice
Never Twice follows the story of a variety of long-term guests at the Paradise Inn.
Never Twice airs Saturday on MBC.
AND SO YOU’RE UP TO DATE,
DRAMAS THAT WILL BE ENDING IN DECEMBER:
Leverage is about a former insurance investigator (Lee Dong Gun) that heads up a group of con artists that scam corrupt rich people.
Leverage airs Sunday on TV Chosun.
Everyone’s Lies is about a woman (Lee Yoo Young) whose father dies and then her husband suddenly disappears which results in her joining the National Assembly in order to find him with the help of a detective (Lee Min Ki).
Everyone’s Lies airs Saturday and Sunday on OCN.
Catch the Ghost
Catch the Ghost is about a rookie detective (Moon Geun Young) on a subway police team with a sixth sense and her police chief (Kim Sun Ho) who is always trying to clean up after the trouble she causes.
Catch the Ghost airs Monday and Tuesday on tvN.
Chief of Staff 2
Chief of Staff 2 focuses on people who control the world from behind the scenes and is about a political advisor (Lee Jung Jae) who is rising in power and a female politician (Shin Min Ah) who is attempting to break through the glass ceiling.
Chief of Staff 2 airs Friday and Saturday on JTBC.
VIP is an office drama tells the story of a group of people at a department store who manage VIP clients as well as their secrets. Starring Jang Na Ra and Lee Sang Yoon.
VIP airs Monday and Tuesday on SBS.
Pegasus Market is about employees trying to save their failing store as they go up against their boss (Kim Byung Chul) who wants to ruin the store.
Pegasus Market airs Friday on tvN.
What dramas are you looking forward to or enjoying in December?
Make sure to get caught up because there are more dramas coming your way in January!
For the latest dramas, check out the
July 2020 Drama Guide
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