K-pop and K-dramas are taking over the world, and that’s for sure (because remember how Sweet Home and Squid Game literally broke the internet when they were both newly released?). It is no secret – maybe except to K-newbies – that a number of sites and apps are available for K-drama fans to tune in to their favorite shows. But if you didn’t know, this year end, you can also enjoy your favorite K-stars AND K-idols via tvN (Ch 395 HD), ONE (Ch 393 HD), KBS World (Ch 392 HD), and also stream any time On Demand and on Astro GO. How DOPE?!
But first, meme time:
Fans can definitely look forward to the following live shows:
- ‘2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards’, an awards show hosted by K-idol Lee Hyori, featuring the best of K-pop music. Fans can also enjoy a special appearance by Ed Sheeran, a performance by Wanna One, and more, on 11 December, at 5pm via tvN (Ch 395 HD).
- ‘2021 KBS Song Festival’, featuring performances by popular Korean bands including NCT 2021, Seventeen, Stray Kids, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, ENHYPEN, Red Velvet, Aespa, ITZY and more, on 17 December, at 7.35pm via KBS World (Ch 392 HD).
- ‘2021 KBS Drama Awards’, hosted by Kim Sohyun, Lee Dohyun and Sung Sikyung, honouring outstanding TV drama actors and series on 31 December, at 7.35pm via KBS World (Ch 392 HD).
K-pop fans can cheer for their favorite K-idols in these exciting awards shows premiering in the same week as Korea:
- ‘2021 SBS Entertainment Awards’, featuring popular K-idols in the entertainment industry, on 25 December, at 4.35pm via ONE (Ch 393 HD).
- ‘2021 KBS Entertainment Awards’, featuring popular KBS stars from the series of Two Days and One Night, Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant and more, in the annual year-end entertainment award festival on 30 December, at 7.35pm via KBS World (Ch 392 HD).
And for the K-drama fans – you can also binge-watch the hottest K-dramas premiering in December:
- ‘Iris’, Korean action-adventure series, featuring popular K-stars including Lee Byung-Hun, Jeong Jun-Ho, Kim Tae-Hee and more on 7 December, at 9.05pm via KBS World (Ch 392 HD).
- ‘Now, We are Breaking Up’, Korean romantic-drama series, starring Song Hye Kyo, Jang Ki Yong and more on 7 December, at 8.10pm via ONE (Ch 393 HD).
- ‘Penthouse: The Story of 540 Days’, a special episode revealing up-close and personal memories of the popular cast over the 540 days of filming popular K-drama series, The Penthouse, with popular stars such as Eugene, Kim So Yeon, Lee Ji Ah, Uhm Ki Joon and more on 30 December, at 6.55pm via ONE (Ch 393 HD).