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The Best KBS TV Shows 

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List of popular KBS shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled KBS TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best KBS TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on KBS, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Shows here include everything from What's New, Scooby-Doo? to Goosebumps.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with KBS on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite KBS TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top KBS television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the KBS network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Oh My Venus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
lh1830ch added Oh My Venus So Ji-sub, Shin Min-a, Jung Gyu-woon

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Romantic comedy, Drama

Oh My Venus (KBS2, 2015) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series. A disgraced Hollywood personal trainer helps a once-beautiful woman get back in shape only for both to develop ...more

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I'm Sorry, I Love You is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
I'm Sorry, I Love You Im Soo-jung, So Ji-sub, Choi Yeo-jin

Premiered: 2004

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama

I'm Sorry, I Love You (KBS2, 2004) is a South Korean romance drama television series. Cha Moo Hyuk, a man who was abused and left homeless at an early age, falls in love with the coordinator of ...more
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Endless Love is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Endless Love

Premiered: 2000

Genres (Tv): Drama

Endless Love was the unofficial title for a set of four Korean drama series directed by Yoon Seok-ho, produced by KBS stations.
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Baby Faced Beauty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Baby Faced Beauty Jang Na-ra, Ryu Jin, Clara Lee

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Romance Film, Comedy

Baby Faced Beauty is a 2011 South Korean television series starring Jang Na-ra, Choi Daniel, Ryu Jin, and Kim Min-seo. It aired on KBS2 from May 2 to July 5, 2011 on Mondays and Tuesdays at ...more
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Wedding is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Wedding Jang Na-ra, Song Chang-eui, Myung Se-bin

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Drama

Wedding is an 18-episode South Korean television drama that aired on KBS2 in 2005. The series explores the relationship of a newly wed couple, showing how two people, who met and married through ...more
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Boys Over Flowers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Ku Hye-sun, Lee Min-ho, Kim Hyun-joong

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Romantic-comedy, Drama

Boys Over Flowers (KBS2, 2009) is a South Korean romantic comedy television series, based on the Japanese manga series Boys Over Flowers by Yoko Kamio. Unassuming high school girl Jan-di stands ...more

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Healer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
MahamShaikh added Ji Chang-wook, Park Min-young, Yoo Ji-tae

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Romance, Action, Thriller

Healer (KBS2, 2014) is a South Korean action thriller romance television series. A fighter posing as a night courier agrees to protect a tabloid journalist whose investigation into a long-buried ...more

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#4 of 183 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time #15 of 121 The Best K-Dramas to Watch on Viki #5 of 74 The Most Romantic Korean Dramas Ever

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Descendants of the Sun ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Tasnim Meem added Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo, Jin Goo

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama, Medical, Action

Descendants of the Sun (KBS2, 2016) is a South Korean romance drama television series. Finding themselves in the middle of great events and dangers in a war-torn country, Korean Special Forces ...more

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The Innocent Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Moon Chae-won, Park Si-yeon, Song Joong-ki

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama

The Innocent Man (KBS2, 2012) is a South Korean romance drama television series. A self-made medical student and an aspiring anchorwoman find their friendship, and their dreams, tested by a ...more

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#67 of 183 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time #75 of 121 The Best K-Dramas to Watch on Viki #44 of 74 The Most Romantic Korean Dramas Ever

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Sungkyunkwan Scandal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Park Min-young, Yoochun, Song Joong-ki

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Romantic comedy, Historical, Drama

Sungkyunkwan Scandal (KBS2, 2010) is a South Korean historical romantic-comedy television series based on the 2007 novel The Lives of Sungkyunkwan Confucian Scholars by Jung Eun-gwol. A girl ...more

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Dream High is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Bae Suzy, IU, Park Ji-yeon

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Romantic comedy, Drama, Musical

Dream High (KBS2, 2011) is a South Korean musical romantic comedy television series. Students at Kirin High School of Art work hard to achieve their dreams of becoming stars.

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#29 of 183 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time #55 of 121 The Best K-Dramas to Watch on Viki #62 of 67 The Best Romantic Comedy K-Dramas Ever

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Bread, Love and Dreams ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Yoon Shi-yoon, Eugene, Joo Won

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama, Slice of life

Bread, Love and Dreams (KBS2, 2010), also known as King of Baking, Kim Tak-goo or The Baker King, is a South Korean romance drama televisions series. The son of a chairman and a maid vows to ...more

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#110 of 183 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time #63 of 74 The Most Romantic Korean Dramas Ever

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Love Rain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Im Yoona, Jang Keun-suk, Seo In Guk

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama, Fantasy

Love Rain (KBS2, 2012), also known as Love Rides the Rain, is a South Korean romance drama television series. Seo In Ha and Kim Yoon Hee fall in an ill-fated love with each other during college ...more

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#86 of 183 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time #78 of 121 The Best K-Dramas to Watch on Viki #56 of 74 The Most Romantic Korean Dramas Ever

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My Fair Lady is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Yoon Eun-hye, Moon Chae-won, Song Joong-ki

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Drama, Romantic comedy, Comedy

My Fair Lady is a 2009 South Korean television series, starring Yoon Eun-hye, Yoon Sang-hyun, Jung Il-woo and Moon Chae-won. It aired on KBS2 from August 19 to October 8, 2009 on Wednesdays and ...more
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Happy Together is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Happy Together Yoo Jae-suk, Park Myeong-su, Jiyul

Premiered: 2001

Happy Together is a popular South Korean variety show which first ran on November 8, 2001 on KBS2. It was the most popular show on KBS from 2002–2004, and further continued its success in two ...more
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Prime Minister & I ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
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Autumn in My Heart is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Song Seung-heon, Song Hye-kyo, Won Bin

Premiered: 2000

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama

Autumn in My Heart (KBS2, 2000), also known as Autumn Fairy Tale or Autumn Tale, is a South Korean romance melodrama television series. Two siblings who are not blood-related must overcome ...more

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#132 of 183 The Best Korean Dramas of All Time #25 of 51 The Most Tragically Beautiful Korean Dramas Ever

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Winter Sonata is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Bae Yong-joon, Choi Ji-woo, Park Yong-ha

Premiered: 2002

Genres (Tv): Romance, Drama

Winter Sonata (KBS2, 2002) is a South Korean romance drama television series. The talented son of a musician searches for information about his past in a rural city and falls in love.

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Full House is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Bob Saget, John Stamos, Dave Coulier

Premiered: 1987

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a widowed father, who enlists his best friend and his brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters. It ...more

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You Are My Destiny is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
You Are My Destiny Im Yoona, Lee Ji-hoon

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Romance Film, Drama

You Are My Destiny is a South Korean television series that aired on KBS1 from May 5, 2008 to January 9, 2009 on Mondays to Fridays at 20:25 for 178 episodes. Starring Im Yoona, Park Jae-jung, ...more
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Gag Concert is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Daniel Joey Albright, Yun Ho Jung, Hyun Jung Lee

Premiered: 1999

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy

Gag Concert is a Korean sketch-comedy TV show on KBS 2TV network. It began airing in September 1999 and is the oldest of South Korea comedy programs. It is competing with SBS's Smile People, ...more
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Music Bank is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Music Bank Uee

Premiered: 1998

Music Bank is a South Korean music television program broadcast by Korean Broadcasting System. It airs live every Friday at 6:30PM-KST. As of 2011, it is broadcast in 72 different countries ...more
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Blade Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
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Iris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Iris Lee Byung-hun, Kim Tae-hee, Jung Joon-ho

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Romance, Action, Drama, Thriller

Iris (KBS2, 2009) is a South Korean romance action thriller television series. Blood brothers Hyun-jun and Sa-woo are security agents who fall in love with the same woman.

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Cinderella's Sister is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best KBS TV Shows
Moon Geun-young, Ok Taecyeon, Seo Woo

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Miniseries, Melodrama, Drama

Cinderella's Sister is a 2010 South Korean television series, starring Moon Geun-young, Chun Jung-myung, Seo Woo, and Ok Taecyeon of 2PM in his acting debut. Applying a modern twist to the ...more