Do Hyun Woo (Lee Sun Kyun) is a television producer who has been married to his wife, Jung Soo Yeon (Song Ji Hyo), for seven years. Despite believing that his marriage was impenetrable, he discovers that his wife may be on the verge of having an affair.
At first, he turns to his friends, Lawyer Choi Yoon Gi (Kim Hee Won) and Ahn Joon Young (Lee Sang Yeob) for advice as they are both married. However, Yoon Gi is a serial cheater and savvy at finding ways from his wife, Eun Ah Ra (Ye Ji Won), from finding out. Joon Young is also unhelpful as he always believed that Soo Yeon and Hyun were the picture perfect couple and the news of the infidelity takes an emotional toll on him. And yet, Joon Young’s own life is full of mystery as he uses work as an excuse to get closer to a fellow colleague at work, the production crew’s main writer and divorcee, Kwon Bo Young (BoA).
To make matters worse, Do Hyun’s company is interested in making a new program all about wives who cheat on their husbands. At a loss about what to do, he turns to people on the internet for their perspective on the matter.
Apologies for the late post this week as I’ve been enjoying some time away and just made it back home Sunday night. I still have a lot of shows to catch up on but there were a few dramas I’ve managed to keep up with. There have been a few dramas featuring the topic of affairs and I was curious to check out This Week, My Wife’s Having an Affair based on a Japanese drama. Not only did I find the premise interesting but I love the main cast members. And so, I had to wonder if the drama would be melo or if they would lean towards comedy. I was pleasantly surprised to find that there is a good blend of both giving it a realistic, bittersweet, tragically comical feel to it.
LIFE OF A SALESMAN
As a child, Jang Geu rae (Im Shi Wan) worked towards becoming a professional Go player. When he fails to achieve his dream, he realizes that he’s entered the harsh, adult world with nothing more than a high school diploma. Through his mother’s acquaintance, he’s gets hired as an intern at One International, a trading company, and joins Sales Team 3.
Leading Sales Team 3 is Sales Chief Oh Sang Shik (Lee Sung Min), a workaholic, and Assistant Manager Kim Dong Shik (Kim Dae Myung), who is incredibly loyal to Chief Oh. Also working at the company in the same intern pool as Jang Geu Rae, there is the intelligent and exceedingly competent Ahn Young Yi (Kang Sora), well-educated Jang Baek Ki (Kang Ha Neul) and the garrulous Han Suk Ryul (Byun Yo Han). Jang Geu Rae applies his knowledge of Go to navigate the corporate world.