Eight-episode drama series premieres same time as Korea
10 December, Sunday 8pm (SG, PH, MY, HK) / 7pm (WIB, BKK)
Singapore, 5 December 2017 – Lifetime® Asia, the entertainment destination for the highest quality dramas, movies and reality content is set to debut the first ever Korean Original Production by A+E Networks® Korea, The Best Moment to Quit Your Job.
The series is an eight-episode, 1-hour drama slated for a regional premiere on Lifetime Asia on 10 December, Sundays at 8pm (SIN/HK) / 7pm (JKT /BKK), simulcast with the premiere in Korea.
The slice-of-life show explores the stifling reality confronting the working class who are just starting their careers. It delves into the issues faced by today’s youth, asking the question “How much should we sacrifice today for the pursuit of tomorrow’s happiness?”
Directed by Jung Jung-Hwa (Flower Boy Ramen Shop, First Seven Kisses), The Best Moment to Quit Your Job is based on the webtoon series of the same title published by COMICA. Setting itself apart from the multitude of comedies, romance and fantasy shows, the drama series aims to “heal” by portraying relatable stories and real sentiments faced by many young adults in the working world.
The Best Moment to Quit Your Job follows five millennial women on their quest to find themselves in the early days of their professions. Series lead actress, Ko Won-Hee (Strongest Deliveryman, The Silenced) stars as 26-year-old Yeon Ji, a rookie designer working at a wet wipes factory who shares the frustrating reality of her work life with her friends.
Also starring in the drama is Lee Chung-Ah (Vampire Detective, Lucky Romance, Flower Boy Ramen Shop) as Sun Hee, Yeon Ji’s superior with an extremely bad temper and is a lonely soul deep within.
Adding a dash of glamour is singer Jei Kim (Vampire Detective, The Idle Mermaid), the leader of female K-pop group Fiestar. She takes the role of Yeon Ji’s roommate Nam Hee, an aspiring webtoon artist who is optimistic and full of joy
Jung Yeon Joo (Chicago Typewriter, A Witch’s Love) is in the part of Hye Young, a baker who dreams of having her own bakery
Popular actor, Ko Kyung-Pyo (Strongest Deliveryman, Jealous Incarnate, Reply 1988) also makes a special appearance in the series as Yeon Ji’s ex-boyfriend, Lee Minu. The role reunites Won-Hee and Kyung-Pyo who also co-starred in the drama series Strongest Deliveryman, which completed airing two months ago in South Korea.
The Best Moment to Quit Your Job was tailored for Lifetime Korea, guided by the brand’s promise to viewers of “joy in finding oneself with Lifetime”. The series also represents the first of South Korea-produced original titles from A+E Networks Korea to air across Asia on Lifetime, with more in the pipeline for 2018.
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