Catch the best K-dramas and K-idols on Astro

Catch the best K-dramas and K-idols on Astro

Available throughout July on TV, Astro GO and on demand


Astro customers can enjoy some of the best Korean shows including the hottest K-dramas, 10-years of Running Man and some of the biggest K-Idols throughout July on TV, Astro GO and on demand.

K-fans can enjoy the hottest K-dramas, including:

    • Brand-new series starring Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo-jung, Backstreet Rookie, available to customers the same week as Korea on ONE (CH 393). Customers can also stream Backstreet Rookie the same time as Korea, on demand via the iQIYI app*. Additionally, fans of Ji Chang Wook can also stream all episodes of martial arts series Warrior Baek Dong-Soo and legal drama series, Suspicious Partner, on demand and on Astro GO. *Note: All Astro customers who use their Astro ID to log in to the iQIYI app for the first time can enjoy 2-months complimentary VIP membership.

    • One of the most-watched Korean family drama series, The World of the Married starring Kim Hee-ae, winner of the ‘Leading Actress in TV’ at the recent 56th Baeksang Arts Awards for her role as Ji Sun-Woo in this series. This highly rated gripping drama is bound to leave fans hooked with its intriguing, revengeful and suspenseful storyline filled with twists. 

    • Premiering series available on the same day as Korea: Flower of Evil starring Lee Joon Gi and Moon Chae Won, as well as Memorials, a drama-comedy starring Nana, former Orange Caramel K-Idol.

Customers who are fans of popular game-show, Running Man, can enjoy 10 years of Running Man, and stream 100 episodes of this show on demand and on Astro GO in celebration of the show’s 10th year anniversary. Fans can also watch the latest episode of Running Man every Friday on ONE (CH 393).

Fans of K-pop can stream a range of music shows, variety shows and dramas featuring the hottest K-Idols on demand including:

    • The highly anticipated premiere of the reality show, I-LAND, on 2 July. I-LAND is produced by Big Hit Entertainment and CJ E&M Entertainment that follows the creation process of next-generation of K-pop artists in Korea with a twist. 

    • Complete boxsets of Road to Kingdom featuring Pentagon, ONF, Golden Child, The Boyz, Verivery, Oneus and TOO; Super M: The Beginning; 2019 KCON New York; Real Men 300 featuring Lisa (Blackpink), Hongseok (Pentagon), Shownu and more; Monchouchou Global House featuring Lee Dae-hwi (AB6IX) as well as Farming Academy Season 1 and 2 featuring Bo Mi (Apink).

    • The most awaited comeback of Blackpink and Seventeen on `K-pop Countdown (Inkigayo)` on 4 July. 

    • Hottest K-idol dramas Rich Man featuring Suho (EXO); Revenge Note Season 1 starring Cha Eun Woo (Astro); Touch featuring Yeonwoo (Momoland); Confession starring Lee Joon-Ho (2PM); Welcome starring L (Infinite); and King of Hip Hop featuring Lee Ho-Won (formerly from Infinite), Lee Na-Eun (April) and Shin Won-Ho (Cross Gene).

    • Weekly episodes of Master in the House featuring Cha Eun Woo (Astro); The Great Escape 3 featuring P.O (Block B) and Shindong; Weekly Idol as well as Best of Chef and My Fridge.