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K-Drama-Pop the Fourth

Clockwise from top left: What's Wrong with Secretary Kim? // Red Velvet (photo: SM Entertainment) 
// My Secret Terrius // Jonghyun (photo: SM Entertainment)

It’s time for K-Drama-Pop the Fourth! Our Rioters talk DramaFever, their 2018 K-drama picks & what they want to see next, and what K-pop bops & OSTs they’re loving.

DramaFever Pulled a David Blaine
October 16th was a dark day for K-drama lovers. DramaFever unexpectedly ghosted us, leaving fans in the middle of watching new dramas and without old faves too. Where do we go from here? Sherin, Angie, and Makeeya dig into the sudden shutdown, the alternatives, and the moves Netflix, Hulu, and Viki are making (for better or for worse).

What’s Up K-Drama?
2018 has not been a fruitful year for K-drama. Only a few series pulled us in and our ladies break down why. They look at the changes in trends of the latest shows, the heroines they love watching, and where the latest adaptations are coming from.

Thank U, Next
Ariana Grande may have broken the internet this month but K-drama is the thing that’s taking over completely. As more and more networks catch on to the fact that…y’know…K-drama is HUGE, they’re still trying to figure out a delivery system that works. Sherin, Angie, and Makeeya share what they really want from an Asian drama streaming service. Netflix, we hope you really are listening ’cause these ideas are #legit.

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Tune in to Geek Girl Riot on idobi Radio every Tuesday at 11pm ET / 8pm PT for your dose of late-night geekery from our team of rioters. Til next time, see a list of everything our Rioters talked about below:


The Beauty Inside
My Secret Terrius
Sensory Couple
Memories of the Alhambra
Man to Man
The Beauty Inside (film)
Faith: The Good Doctor
Lovely Horribly
My ID is Gangnam Beauty
What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim?
Are You Human?
Still 17
A Korean Odyssey
Welcome to Waikiki
Radio Romance
While You Were Sleeping
Queen of Mystery 2
My Husband, Mr. Oh!
Girl From Nowhere
Gossip Girl
Eternal Love
The Girl on the Train
Hello Monster/I Remember You
Secret Garden
Legend of the Blue Sea
The Heirs
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Oh My Ghost
Hey Ghost, Let’s Fight

K-pop bops/OSTs:

Key (Shinee)Face
Drinking Solo OST
Boys Over Flowers OST
BLACKPINK x Dua Lipa“Kiss and Make Up”
Master’s Sun OST
Hyolyn“Crazy of You”
Red Velvet“Bad Boy” / Really Bad Boy
Jonghyun“Beautiful Lady” / Oh My Venus OST


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