Asian Drama Simulcasts: Aug. 22-28, 2016

(Almost) Back to Business

JEALOUSY INCARNATE (South Korea, 2016; SBS)
JEALOUSY INCARNATE
(South Korea, 2016; SBS)

Several highly anticipated simulcasts kick off this week, and two international fan favorites take their victory laps.

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Asian Drama Simulcasts: Aug. 15-21, 2016

Gone With the Games.

NIGHTMARE TEACHER (South Korea, 2016; Naver TVCast)
NIGHTMARE TEACHER
(South Korea, 2016; Naver TVCast)

Olympic pre-emptions continue to affect this week’s broadcast schedules. Translation: Don’t be surprised if your fave is only showing one episode for the week instead of its usual two or if series finales (and the premieres of subsequent shows) are pushed back.

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Asian Drama Simulcasts: Aug. 8-14, 2016

Welcome Home!

CINDERELLA AND FOUR KNIGHTS (South Korea, 2016; tvN)
CINDERELLA AND FOUR KNIGHTS
(South Korea, 2016; tvN)

This week’s simulcast premiere has the potential to be a (good) rom-com comic come to life. But first, some housekeeping:

• Broadcast & simulcast schedules: Thanks to the 2016 Summer Olympics, some shows will be pre-empted over the next two weeks.

• Updated streaming services: I’m midway through updating pins for 2015 and 2016 series to reflect recent changes to the streaming services where they are offered. Modifications for the (free!) Asian Crush Roku channel, Hulu (paid), and the new (free!) Yahoo View site are currently live across all boards.

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