IN THE LOOP: Check Out the Newest K-Dramas and Episodes to Binge-Watch This Week

Song Kang
Han So Hee
Hospital Playlist
Hospital Playlist Season 2
Jo Jung Suk
Yoo Yeon Seok
Jung Kyung Ho
Kim Dae Myung
Jeon Mi Do
Bang Minah
Girl's Day Minah
Please Check The Event
Check The Event
Police University
Police University Kdrama
f(x) Krystal
B1A4 Jinyoung
Cha Tae Hyun
(Photo : KBS, JTBC, MBC, tvN)

The third week of August is jam-packed with a variety of K-dramas with unconventional and interesting genres, from medical and office drama to romance, suspense, thriller, and crime.

As the year reaches its second half, broadcast companies continue to shower the viewers with new highly-anticipated dramas one should definitely watch.

Stay tuned. Here are the newest K-dramas and episodes airing this week.

'Nevertheless' New Episode

The romance drama "Nevertheless" starring Song Kang and Han So Hee, portraying the roles of Park Jae Eon and Yoo Na Bi respectively, is about to reach its finale.

"Nevertheless" has been a huge fan-favorite since its pilot broadcast last June 19. Viewers are deeply hooked on the complicated and unconventional relationship between Na Bi and Jae Eon.

Nevertheless Song Kang and Han So Hee
(Photo : JTBC Twitter)

After the emotional torture and heartaches, fans and viewers are curious as to whom Na Bi chooses at the end: Jae Eon, Do Hyeok (played by Chae Jong Hyeop), or herself.

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Nevertheless Han So Hee
(Photo : JTBC official Instagram)

The tenth and final episode of "Nevertheless" is slated to air on Saturday, August 21.

'Hospital Playlist' Season 2 New Episode

"Hospital Playlist" is one of the highest-rated South Korean dramas in the history of television when it released a new season.

Hospital Playlist 2
(Photo : Hospital Playlist Official Instagram)

The drama stars actors Jo Jung Suk, Yoo Yeon Seok, Jung Kyung Ho, Kim Dae Myung, and Jeon Mi Do.

In the next episode, Lee Ik Jun, played by Jo Jung Suk, and the rest of the doctors play table tennis to unwind.

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Hospital Playlist 2
(Photo : tvN Official Instagram)

On the other hand, Jun Wan (Jung Kyung Ho) and Ik Sun (Kwak Sung Young), as well as Ahn Jeong Won (Yoo Yeon Seok) and Gyeo Ul (Shin Hyun Been), try to mend their complicated and delicate relationships.

"Hospital Playlist" Season 2's ninth episode will be released on Thursday, August 19 at 9:00 p.m. on tvN.

It is also available for international streaming on Netflix.

'Check The Event' New K-Drama

'Check The Event' Main Poster
(Photo : MBC)

The newest quirky and hilarious South Korean drama, "Check The Event," starring Girl's Day's Bang Minah, "Mouse" actor Kwon Hwa Woon, and "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" actor Ahn Woo Yeon recently premiered last on 14.

"Check The Event" revolves around the story of two ex-lovers Ha Song Yi and Park Do Kyeom, played by Minah and Kwon Hwa Woon, who pretended to still be together after winning a couple's trip to Jeju Island from a raffle they joined when they were still in a relationship.

The first episode showed the lovely relationship the two characters nurtured. Fans and viewers immediately loved the comedic duo and their complicated relationship.

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'Check The Event' Main Poster
(Photo : MBC)

The next episode, "Check The Event," and its plot will progress and will showcase the dynamics of ex-lovers Ha Song Yi and Park Do Kyeom.

The new drama consists of four episodes only. Its second episode will be released on August 21 on MBC.

"Check The Event" is also available in iQIYI.

'Police University' New K-Drama

'Police University' Poster
(Photo : KBS Drama)

Youthful, coming-of-age drama series "Police University" starring Cha Tae Hyun, B1A4's Jinyoung, and f(x)'s Krystal stole the hearts of the viewers after its premiere on August 9.

The new drama started off blissfully with a 5.2% viewership rating during its pilot episode, 6.5% on its second, 6.8% on its third, and an average of 8.5% during its fourth episode.

'Police University' Still Cuts
(Photo : KBS Drama)

In the previous episode, romance and love triangles brewed between Seon Ho, Kang Hee, and Min Gyu, played by Jinyoung, Krystal, and Young Woo, respectively.

Meanwhile, hacker Seon Ho and professor Dong Man (Cha Tae Hyun) embark on an exclusive investigation to catch the criminal hiding inside the university.

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The next episode will showcase the teamwork between Seon Ho and Dong Man. It will also display Kang Hee's growing feelings and attraction for his fellow freshman student.

The highly-anticipated episode will air on August 23 at 9:30 p.m. KST on KBS2.

"Police University" is also available for streaming in Viu.

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Written by Elijah Mully.

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