Are you a fan of SBS K-dramas? Get ready for an exciting year of new releases in 2023! In this article, we’ll be highlighting the most highly-anticipated series set to premiere on SBS this year.
Note: This article contains a list of K-dramas that will be airing on SBS in 2023. Please note that this list may be updated as the schedules for these dramas are subject to change.
The list in short
Plot: “Payback” is written by Kim Won Seok and directed by Lee Won Tae is a thrilling revenge drama between ‘money dealer’ Eun Yong and ‘legal engineer’ Joon Kyung fighting against the cartel of law and money.
Air date: January 6, 2023.
Taxi Driver Season 2
Air date: February 17, 2023
The Secret Romantic Guesthouse
Plot: “The Secret Romantic Guesthouse” is about the secrets of Yoon Dan Oh (Shin Ye Eun), the owner of the boarding house, Gaekju, that breaks all stereotypes. It is a refreshing and cheeky mystery close-knit romance created by 3 boarders, flower scholars, and 4 young people.
“The Secret Romantic Guesthouse” is a drama adapted from a web novel that boasts a rating of 9.9. Popular young actors Shin Ye Eun, Ryeoun, Kang Hoon, Jung Gun Joo, etc., Writers Kwon Eum Mii and Kim Ja Hyun, who boast tight writing skills and imagination, and director Kim Jung Min work together.
Air date: March 20, 2023
Dr. Romantic Season 3
Cast: Han Suk Kyu, Ahn Hyo Seop, Lee Sung Kyung, Kim Min Jae, Jin Kyung, Im Won Hee, and more.
Plot: “Dr. Romantic 3” is a drama that depicts the story of doctors that takes place in a poor provincial rundown hospital as its backdrop.
Air date: April 28, 2023
Plot: “Revenant” (written by Kim Eun Hee, directed by Lee Jung Rim, produced by Studio S, BA Entertainment), which will premiere on June 23rd, is a Korean occult mystery drama that uncovers the mysterious death of a woman tormented by a revenant and a man who can see that revenant.
Ku San-Young played by Kim Tae Ri is a determined twenty-something youth who works part-time during the day and studies for the civil service exam at night. However, she receives an heirloom from her father that should never be accepted and becomes involved with the revenant. Oh Jung Se transforms to the role of the folklorist who can see revenants, Yeom Hae Sang. Yeom Hae Sang has been able to see ghosts and gods since childhood and has trouble getting along with others and becomes engrossed in folklore studies.
Air date: June 23, 2023
The First Responders 2
Plot: “The First Responders,” which aired its first part in November 12 of 2021, tells the story of employees at a police station and a fire station who work together to solve cases. The story focuses on highlighting the teamwork of the first responders who save lives. A 2nd season was confirmed by the screenwriter and SBS has since confirmed the 2nd part is coming out in the 2nd half of 2023.
Air date: August 4, 2023
National Death Penalty Vote
Plot: “The Killing Vote” depicts the story of conducting a national death penalty vote targeting heinous criminals and tracing the process of executing the death penalty.
Air date: August 10, 2023
Escape Of The Seven Season 1
Plot: “Escape of the Seven” tells the story of seven people involved in the disappearance of a girl who gets entangled with numerous lies and desires, facing a huge incident.
Air date: September 15, 2023
Plot: “My Demon” is a fantasy romantic comedy that revolves around the contract marriage between Do Do Hee (played by Kim Yoo Jung), an heiress who is like a devil, and Jeong Guwon (played by Song Kang), a demon who lost his abilities in an instant. It depicts a love story of salvation with a sweet but dangerous devil who gives limited happiness and leads to hell.
Air date: November 24, 2023
Which one of these upcoming SBS 2023 dramas are you most excited to see?