The BEST jTBC Shows
The top 49 shows on jTBC
#1 - Heartless City
Shi-Hyun grew up in an orphanage, before running away from there. He then made a living by working as a drug courier and picked up the nickname "Doctor's Son." He's now the boss of a mid-size gang. His drug supplier is a man known as Scale. Shi-Hyun has plans take over his position. Meanwhile, Hyeong-Min becomes the section chief of a special investigation unit. Their goal is to take down Scale, who killed an undercover officer. While trying to catch Scale, Hyeong-Min learns about Doctor's Son. Now, Hyeong-Min and his team go after Shi-Hyun.
#2 - Men on a Mission
The current format adopts the high school concept where the seven cast members act as students with unique personalities. The cast ranges from a comedian, a retired sportsman to a K-pop star. In each show, two guests (or sometimes, a group of guests) join the class as newly transferred students. As is the case for ordinary high schools, all students of the class are considered to be of the same age regardless of their actual age, seniority and whether they have known each other or not, and they continue a mean, provocative but entertaining talk. Their gig is not confined to what is written on the script: their wonderful impromptu jigs and ad-libbed skits that cross between realities and imaginations are absolutely hilarious.
#3 - Somehow 18
The story of a man who used to be an outcast and how he travels back in time to when he was 18 years old in order to save his love.
#4 - Beyond Evil
Two ex-detectives who have fallen from grace in the city become patrol officers in a quiet town with a history of a notorious cold case: a serial killer whose signature move is laying cutting off the fingertips of the women he murders. The only suspect that the case ever had is one of the patrol officers, and his partner is here to figure out if he’s a monster who’s responsible for the murders, or a man who became a monster to find out who did it.
#5 - Be Melodramatic
A romantic comedy that depicts the daily lives of 30-year-old best friends Lim Jin-joo, Lee Eun-jung and Hwang Han-joo.
#6 - Just Between Lovers
Lee Kang-Doo dreamed of becoming a soccer player, but an accident ended those dreams. His father died in the accident and he broke his leg. Lee Gang-Doo spent 3 years in rehab. Now, he doesn't have anything and just wastes his days. Lee Kang-Doo then meets Ha Moon-Soo. Ha Moon-Soo makes architecture models. Ha Moon-Soo also endured an accident that killed her younger sibling. She has suffered from guilt that she survived. She has lived her life earnestly, while suppressing her feelings. After meeting Lee Kang-Doo, Ha Moon-Soo begins to express her hidden feelings.
#7 - SKY Castle
Four women live in swanky SKY Castle. They try make their husbands more successful and raise their children like prince and princesses.
#8 - Age of Youth
University students Yoon Jin-myung, Jung Ye-eun, Song Ji-won, Kang Yi-na and Yoo Eun-jae share a house. Jin-myung is busy supporting herself financially and studying. She suffers from lack of sleep. Ye-eun is devoted to her boyfriend, she is clear about what she likes or not. Ji-won has a bright personality and likes to drink. Yi-na is popular due to her beautiful appearance. Eun-jae is timid, but has a unique taste for men.
#9 - Secret Love Affair
Despite being married and having a fulfilling career as a sophisticated arts foundation director, something is missing in Oh Hye Won's life. When she meets twenty-something Lee Seon Jae, Hye Won's appetite for passion is awakened, and she soon falls for the impoverished piano prodigy. Though they risk everything, Hye Won and Seon Jae can't help but embark on an affair that threatens to destroy both their lives. Based on the 2005 Japanese film Tokyo Tower, this romance aches with the desperate struggle between love and reality.
#10 - 18 Again
Tells the story of a husband named Hong Dae Young who is on the verge of divorce but finds himself back in his body when he was at the prime of his life 18 years ago. He ends up changing his name to Go Woo Young when he becomes 18- years-old again. Meanwhile, his wife Jung Da Jung joins the workforce as an anchorwoman later on in life after raising their 18-year-old twins.
#11 - Strong Woman Do Bong Soon
An insanely strong girl swoons over her childhood crush. He, unfortunately, likes women that are a lot more elegant than the clumsy Bong-soon. While she tries to win him over, she lands a job as a bodyguard to a gorgeous CEO. However, even she doesn’t seem to have the strength to break through her boss’s impenetrable ego and thick skull.
#12 - Padam Padam
“Padam” which means ‘to thump’ in French is a drama about a man who lived life according to its own course but meets a woman he shouldn’t love and about his breathtaking love for her. Yang Kang Chil just came out from prison after 16 years. He was jailed because of a murder he never did. After released from prison, he goes to Seoul accompanied by his guardian angel, Lee Gook Soo. Meanwhile, Han Ji Min will play Jung Ji Na, a cheerful veterinarian who loves Kang Chil.
#13 - Beating Again
Kang Min Ho’s father ran a large company, but sudden death of his father led to his uncle taking over the company. After that, he gets kicked out of this company. He then undergoes a heart transplant surgery and his personality changes due to cellular memory syndrome. He begins to have warm feelings and falls in love with Kim Soon Jung who is a secretary. He then realizes the true meaning of love and happiness. Meanwhile, Joon Hee will form a love triangle with the leads.
#14 - Welcome to Waikiki
The story of three men who come to run a failing guesthouse called Waikiki. Complications spark when their guesthouse is visited by a single mother and her baby.
#15 - Madame Antoine
This is a Romantic-Comedy drama revolved around psychological themes, and viewers will get to experience a wide range of emotions as they follow the onscreen medical experts’ lives. Go Hye Rim (Han Ye Seul) is a famous fortune-teller. She is known as “Madame Antoine” and insists that she is spiritually connected to Marie Antoinette, but that part is a lie. She is able to see through people’s stories due to her intelligence and keen sense. She dreams of having love in a romantic film. She then takes part in a psychological test project conducted by psychotherapist Choi Soo Hyun (Sung Joon). His goal is to prove that true love does not exist. Coincidentally, the name for his psychological treatment center is Madame Antoine.
#16 - Last
When a critical business deal goes belly up, Jang Tae Ho finds himself homeless and on the run from dangerous loan sharks. As the once-successful financier struggles to climb his way out of poverty, he encounters an underground community within the subway system, where an entirely different set of rules govern the lives of countless homeless denizens.
#17 - Itaewon Class
In a colorful Seoul neighborhood, an ex-con and his friends fight a mighty foe to make their ambitious dreams for their street bar a reality.
#18 - The World of the Married
A story about a married couple whose betrayal of one another leads to a whirlwind of revenge.
#19 - Run On
Veering off course from his preset path, a track star follows his own pace and heart for the first time after a film translator steps into his life.
#20 - The Beauty Inside (2018)
Han Se Kye is a popular actress. Though she has fame, she is infamous for being shrouded by mystery. Rumors about her life are abundant, but no one truly knows her reality. Every month, for one week, Han Se Kye's appearance changes to that of a different person. Unable to control this inconvenient phenomenon, she stays out of the spotlight when she can. Seo Do Jae is an executive at an airline company. He's extremely smart and notably handsome, but his life isn't perfect. He suffers from Prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. Ashamed and afraid of how this could affect his life, Seo Do Jae keeps his Prosopagnosia a secret. To get by, he memorizes people's mannerisms and personalities. When Seo Do Jae becomes acquainted with Han Se Kye, he notices something strange: he can recognize her face. The problem is that Han Se Kye's face is ever-changing. When feelings start to develop, will they be able to ditch their secrets and concentrate on the beauty inside each of them instead?
#21 - Misty
An popular anchorwoman, Go Hye Ran is suspected of murder. Her husband, Kang Tae Wook who is a prosecutor-turned-public defender, decides to defend her. Through the process of fighting the murder charge, the couple grows closer again.
#22 - D-DAY
When a natural disaster strikes Seoul, a team of medical doctors and emergency personnel struggle to deal with its aftermath.
#23 - Mystic Pop-up Bar
Mystic Pop-up Bar opens only at night on the rooftop of a building. Wol Joo runs the mysterious food cart. Customers who visit Mystic Pop-up Bar consist of normal people and the dead. While drinking alcohol and eating dishes with Wol Joo, the customers of Mystic Pop-up Bar talk about themselves and try to heal their internal wounds.
#24 - Something in the Rain
Yoon Jin-A is a single woman in her 30's. She works as a supervisor at a coffee company. Yoon Jin-A is an easygoing person, but she feels empty inside. Seo Joon-Hee is the younger brother of her best friend Seo Kyung-Sun. He comes back to South Korea after finishing work abroad. Yoon Jin-A though he was just a childish guy, but he appears different to her now.
#25 - The Good Detective
Kang Do Chang has worked as a detective for the past 18 years. He was born and raised in Incheon. He investigates cases using his experience and personal connections, forgoing scientific technique, or reasoning power. Oh Ji Hyeok is an elite detective. He has 9 years of experience. Unlike Kang Do Chang, he investigates cases using evidence and insight into the criminal's psyche. Due to trauma from his childhood, he does not share his feelings. He is wealthy thanks to his late uncle, who left him with a large inheritance. Jin Seo Kyung works as a newspaper reporter. She is a 5 year veteran and passionate about her work.
#26 - At Eighteen
A youth drama that depicts moments in the lives of eighteen-year-olds as they experience whirlwind of emotions.
#27 - Miss Hammurabi
Park Cha O Reum works as a rookie judge. She is in her mid-20's and follows "an eye for an eye" principle. She does not accept prejudice or blindly follow authority. Dealing with cases, she and her colleagues, including Im Ba-Reun, grow as persons.
#28 - The Light in Your Eyes
Kim Hye-Ja hopes to become an announcer. She is honest and has a positive personality, but she suddenly becomes a 70-year-old woman. 70-year-old Kim Hye-Ja gains the special ability to manipulate time. Lee Joon-Ha wants to become a reporter. He has worked hard to achieve his dream, but he now lives his life hopelessly. He gets involved with Kim Hye-Ja.
#29 - Fantastic
Love story between a drama writer with a terminal illness, and a Hallyu star.
#30 - LIFE (2018)
At Korea's top university medical center, ideals and interests collide between a patient-centered ER doctor and the hospital's newly-appointed CEO.
#31 - Solomon's Perjury
A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
#32 - My Country: The New Age
Set during the end of the Goryeo period to the early Joseon period. Two friends aim their swords against one another due to differences in opinion about "my country."
#33 - My ID Is Gangnam Beauty
Kang Mi-Rae had a timid personality due to her ugly appearance. She was teased by people and even bullied when she attended school. Now, Kang Mi-Rae is beautiful after undergoing plastic surgery, but she still has her timid personality. Kang Mi-Rae starts her first year at a university. People are still mean to her and call her "Gangnam Beauty" in a derogatory manner. Meanwhile, Do Kyung-Seok attends the same university. He does not judge people by their appearance. He cares about what's on the inside rather than outside. Do Kyung-Seok begins to like Kang Mi-Rae.
#34 - Secret Healer
Seo-Ri's mother Queen Sim was unable to have a child. She went to a shaman to help her have a child. With the help of shaman Hong-Joo's black magic, Queen Sim was able to have a boy and girl twins. The girl, Seo-Ri, was put under a curse and abandoned deep in the mountains. She meets Heo Jun, a young man, there.
#35 - When the Weather Is Fine
Hae Won is an ordinary woman with good character. She has played the cello since she was a child. Hae Won began her social life with her ability to play the cello, but, during that time, she was hurt emotionally by others. Due to that, Hae Won does not trust people and she has closed her heart to others. Hae Won becomes sick and tired of her life in Seoul and decides to move back to her hometown Bookhyun Village. There, Hae Won meets Eun Seop. He runs the bookshop "Goodnight Bookstore." Eun Seop's daily life is simple. He wakes up and drinks coffee, reads a book and writes on his blog. Eun Seop's daily life begins to change after he meets Hae Won.
#36 - Nevertheless,
The intoxicating charm of a flirtatious art school classmate pulls a reluctant love cynic into a friends-with-benefits relationship.
#37 - The Package
Yoon So-So works as a travel guide in France. She leads a group of tourists on a package tour. The travelers all have their own stories. San Ma-Roo joined the tour after being dumped by his girlfriend. Kim Gyung-Jae has been dating for the past 10 years. A mysterious man seems to follow Yoon So-So. Jung Yeon-Sung joined the package tour with a partner, but he will not reveal what kind of relationship they are in. Han So-Ran is a web designer and agonizes over staying single or marriage. Oh Gab-Soo is extremely stubborn. Han Book-Ja spent most of her life taking care of her husband. Na Hyun is a woman whom other people cannot guess her age. They all do not want to become involved in each other's personal lives, but, while they travel together, they become closer and develop relationships.
#38 - Ms. Temper & Nam Jung Gi
Ok Da-Jung is the youngest team leader in the cosmetics industry. She has divorced three times so far. She doesn't care what others think about her and she also has quite a temper. Nam Jung-Gi works as a section chief at the same cosmetics company as Ok Da-Jung. Unlike her, Nam Jung-Gi has a timid and nice personality. He can't say anything that makes others uncomfortable. He is able to make Ok Da-Jung's blood boil. This serie is also known as "My Horrible Boss" and "Bad Tempered Grown-ups"
#39 - Law School
Following the case of the murder of a professor at South Korea's top prestigious law school, professors and students become suspects in the murder.
#40 - Clean with Passion for Now
Seon Kyeol is good-looking and successful, running his own company that offers cleaning services but his obsession about cleanliness is like an otherworldly thing that most people can never understand. O Sol is in her early 20s and has a rather quirky personality, but she does everything she can to pick herself up to find a job that can sustain her and her family. Although the two seem to be polar opposites on the outside, they both live each day with their own sufferings and concerns. Over time, the two learn to overcome their differences and understand each other’s pain.
#41 - Man to Man
A longtime celebrity Yeo Woon-gwang suddenly has a need for a bodyguard and hires Kim Seol-woo, a man trained in special investigations. He’s described as a mysterious man of many talents, and the drama is about the twisty events they encounter and the budding bromance between the star and bodyguard.
#42 - My Love Eun Dong
In his youth, Ji Eun-ho fell wildly in love with Ji Eun-dong, but their pure love never survived the heartbreaking circumstances that eventually separated them. 20 years later, Eun-ho continues to harbor a flame for his first love, despite his fame and fortunate as a popular actor. Can a chance meeting with Eun-dong heal Eun-ho's cold heart, or has his second shot at true love already passed?
#43 - Sweet Munchies
Park Jin Sung is a chef who runs his own late night restaurant and decides to take part in a variety show. He is famed for his cooking skills and good looks. Meanwhile, Kim Ah Jin is the PD of a variety show and she gets caught up in a love triangle between Park Jin Sung and Kang Tae Wan.
#44 - Was It Love?
A single mother of 14 years who is stuck between an attractive man who is bad, an attractive man who is young and a sexy man who is scary.
#45 - Sisyphus: The Myth
An unfathomable incident introduces a genius engineer to dangerous secrets of the world — and to a woman from the future who's come looking for him.
#46 - My Wife's Having an Affair This Week
Where do you turn when your happy life is ripped apart? Do Hyun Woo is a television producer who considers himself blessed to have a successful career and a happy marriage. But his happy existence is shaken to the core when he accidently sees a text message to his wife, Jung Soo Yeon, from a mysterious man named Michael who says he has reserved a hotel room for later in the week and he can’t wait to see her. Convinced that his wife is having an affair, Hyun Woo doesn’t know where to turn for help to save his marriage and ends up going on an online forum to ask for anonymous advice from strangers. Can Hyun Woo survive the worst crisis of his life?
#47 - The Third Charm
The series tells the twelve-year love story of two individuals with completely opposite personality who unexpectedly met on a group blind date.
#48 - Private Lives (2020)
In a world where data is no longer private, con artists uncover a sinister surveillance scheme headed by the government and a greedy corporation.
#49 - More Than Friends
Ten years ago, Kyung Woo Yeon was as innocent and carefree as any eighteen year old might be. With dreams and ambitions and a heart ready to love, it was only a matter of time before she fell for someone. And fall she did; for her friend, Lee Soo. Unable to hold her feelings in her heart, she confesses to him before he leaves and gets friend-zoned. Seven years later, she tries her luck again only to be rejected again. One lonely day in Jeju, she declares confidently that she no longer likes him and decided to leave him. He too leaves Korea having a heavy pang in his heart. She had tried every trick to get over this curse that she had, having almost 12 ex-boyfriends. Till one day, when she finds a guy, Joon Soo who offers to be her test man and help her determine whether the fault lies in her or the men she has dated. 3 years later, he comes back to find her with another man, and this time he hopes to face his feelings and not let his past overshadow him.