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Channel 4 (Oceanic Cable) and 6 (Hawaiian Telcom) (Subject to change, without notice. For updated information, call 521-8066)

“Perfect Bride,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; re-airs Monday at 1 p.m.

“You Are My Present,” Monday-Friday at 9:20 p.m.; re-airs Monday-Friday at 12:20 p.m.

A costume designer, Hyun Soo Kong, loses her memory shortly after her marriage starts. Despite this, she fights and triumphs over various trials and hardships in order to succeed in life. Will she be able to find her own happiness?

Starring: Yi Jae Heo, Do Jin Cha, Myung Gil Choi, Ye Sol Jin, Kim Chung, Jae Hee Song and Ji Ho Shim.

“Dr. Romantic,” Monday and Tuesday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:15 p.m.

Yong-Joo Boo was a famous surgeon with the nickname of “Hand of God.” He suddenly disappeared and nobody knew exactly why. Young-Joo is now Teacher Kim and he calls himself the Romantic Doctor. He enjoys his life in seclusion.

Dong-Joo Kang became a doctor to win somebody over and Seo-Jung Yoon become a doctor to be recognized by somebody. After they meet Teacher Kim, they learn about life values and comfort from love.

Starring Suk-Kyu Han, Yeon-Seok Yoo and Hyung-Jin Seo.

“Bluebird’s House,” Monday and Tuesday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Tuesday and Wednesday at 1 p.m.

A drama that tells the story of strong bond between the members of a family even though they are not blood-related. This drama also portrays the hope of parents toward their children’s success and how difficult for fresh university graduates to get respectable and well-paid jobs.

Starring Joon-Hyuk Lee, Soo-Bin Chae, Sang-Yeob Lee and Soo-Jin Kyung.

“Legend of the Blue Sea,” Wednesday and Thursday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 2:15 p.m.

Inspired by a classic Joseon legend from Korea’s first collection of unofficial historical tales, about a fisherman who captures and releases a mermaid, this drama t ells the love story between the son of a noble family in Joseon era and a mermaid.

Shim Chung is a mermaid who finds herself transplanted to modern times. She is caught by Joon Jae Heo, a charming but cold con artist who is the doppelganger for Kim Moon, the son of a nobleman from the Joseon Dynasty. But in the present time, Joon Jae works with Jo Nam Doo, a skilled conman who guides Joon Jae to become a genius scammer. But Joon Jae’s friend, Cha Shi Ah, who works as a researcher at KAIST, may be Chung’s only hope for surviving in her strange new world.

Starring Ji Hyun Jun, Min Ho Lee, Hee Joon Lee, Hye Sun Shin.

“Gunman in Joseon,” Wednesday and Thursday at 10 p.m./re-airs on Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m.

In 19th century Joseon dynasty, Park Yoon-Kang Park is the son of the best swordsman in the country. His father and younger sister then get killed. To take revenge, Yoon-Kang gives up his sword and become a shooter.

Starring Joon-Gi Lee, Sang-Mi Nam, Hye-Bin Jeon, Joo-Wan Han and Oh-Seong Yu.

“Happy Home,” Friday and Saturday at 7:45 p.m./re-airs on Saturday and Sunday at noon.

Sam-Bong opens Chinese restaurant Gahwamansasung. He is cheap and an authoritarian to his family. He has a wife and three children: twins Hae-Ryung and Man-Ho and younger sibling Hae-Won.

Hae-Ryung appears to have a perfect life with her husband Hyun-Ki, but her life is far from perfect. Her only son died in a car accident five years ago. Her husband acts indifferent towards her and her mother-in-law is cruel towards her in private. At that time, Hae-Ryung meets Ji-Gun. They become closer as they share common bonds, but Ji-Gun has a secret that he can’t tell Hae-Ryung.

Hae-Ryung’s twin brother Man-Ho is incompetent and childish. He works at his father’s Chinese restaurant with his wife Mi-Soon. He relies on Mi-Soon at work and at home. One day, Se-Ri, who worked for Sam-Bong’s restaurant in the past and grew up at the same orphanage as Mi-Soon, appears with a baby son. Se-Ri tells Mi-Soon that the child’s father is Man-Ho.

Youngest sibling Hae-Won works as an editor for a fashion magazine. She does not like her new chief editor Kang-Min, because he gained the position due to his father being the CEO of the company.

Starring Young-Chul Kim, So-Yeon Kim, In-Sub Jang, Yoon-So Choi, Pil-Mo Lee, Sang-Woo Lee, Ji-Ho Kim, Jin-Yi Yoon nad Min-Woo Park.

“Midnight Diner,” Friday at 10 p.m.

“The Love is Coming,” Saturday-Sunday at 9:20 p.m./re-airs Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.

A family drama about a woman who is hurt by love, striving for small happiness and realizing the preciousness of family.

Starring Ji-Young Kim, Min-Young Lee, Se-Won Ko, Lee Hun, Da-Im Gong, Eun-Jin Shim and Dong-Jik Jang

Weekly KBFD Table, 12/16 issue

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