There have been many K-dramas focused on medicine, but none of them have been as well-known as Hospital Playlist. The K-drama industry has traditionally favored a limited series format, but after the series’ February 2020 premiere, it became so popular both domestically and abroad that it was renewed for a second season.
Part of the popularity of the program can be attributed to its all-star cast, which is led by Cho Jung-Seok (Oh My Ghost, Jealousy Incarnate). Additionally, it has become well-known for its novel approach to medical dramas and the relatable tales of its endearing characters. Thirdly, and perhaps most significantly, it weaves music into the narrative.
The first season of Hospital Playlist focused on five doctors who have known each other since medical school and how they manage their careers at the Yujie Medical Center. The close friends, who identify as “’99-ers” because that is the year they started college, are also doctors and members of Mido and Falasol, a band they started out of a shared love of music.
Hospital Playlist is anticipated to continue its endearing story of friendship, love, and, of course, music in its second season. There are some plot spoilers ahead, so beware before continuing to read for everything we currently know.
Who is in the Second Season Cast of Hospital Playlist?
The first season of Hospital Playlist’s main cast, includes Jo Jung-suk as Lee Ik-jun, Yoo Yeon-seok as Ahn Jeong-won, Jung Kyung-ho as Kim Jun-wan, Kim Dae-myung as Yang Seok-hyeong, and Jeon Mi-do as Chae Song-hwa, will be returning.
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They got back together in January for the first script reading of the upcoming season. Returning supporting cast members Kim Hae-sook, Jung Moon-sung, Shin Hyun-bin, Kwak Sun-young, Moon Tae-yoo, Ahn Eun-jin, Choi Young-joon, and Ha Yoon-kyung were present with them.
When Will Hospital Playlist Season 2 Be Available?
According to nme Hospital Playlist season 2 will return on June 17, 2021, with new episodes debuting once a week at 9 PM KST, according to tvN’s official confirmation in April.
How Many Episodes Will There Be in Season 2 of Hospital Playlist?
The number of episodes for the new season of Hospital Playlist has not yet been determined, but based on season 1, it is anticipated to have 12 episodes with a 90-minute average runtime.
What happens in Season 2 of Hospital Playlist?
The second season of Hospital Playlist will concentrate more on the doctors’ everyday lives and relationships than just their professional lives, according to the teasers.
Director Shin Won-ho, who also oversaw the first season, hinted that the show will have a heartfelt plot in the reunion video during their script reading session: “The simple and everyday stories that we have told so far will be drawn out with even more warmth and depth.”
The cliffhanger questions from the first season of Hospital Playlist should also be addressed in season 2, including the developing romance between Ik-jun and Song-Hwa.
Ik-jun confesses his feelings for Song-hwa in the season 1 finale, just before he departs for a symposium in Spain, making her uncomfortable with his sudden admission. She is then instructed to take her time and reply to him once he gets back from his trip.
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Seok-hyeon, Chu Min-Ha, and Yoo Sin-hye, his ex-wife, may be involved in a romantic triangle. Seok-hyeon declines to meet Min-Ha for dinner at the end of the episode when he unexpectedly gets a call from Sin-hye. It is anticipated that the upcoming season will focus more on his relationships with both women.
Is There a Season 2 Hospital Playlist Official Poster?
Yes. For the upcoming season, tvN has released several posters, including one that moves.
On May 6, the first poster was unveiled, featuring images of the five friends taken over the years. “A new season, our special day-to-day lives begin,” the poster’s caption reads.
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A touching poster distributed on May 17 was the second. The 1999ers recreate an old photograph from their past in the video’s jamming studio.
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Does the Second Season of Hospital Playlist Have a Trailer?
In the period leading up to its June 17 premiere, tvN has already released a number of teaser trailers.
A dramatic 40-second teaser that followed the five doctors’ chaotic lives as they attempted to balance their professional and personal relationships was released by tvN on May 13th.
The new season of Hospital Playlist, however, won’t just be another “medical blockbuster,” as the clip notes; instead, it will concentrate on “trivial and normal” stories. “Slightly deeper. A little more endearing. We’ll be back, the teaser’s caption promised.