EvergreenFebruary 24, 1985
Based on the novel by Belva Plain, covering a time span from 1909 to 1959. The story begins in New York's Lower East Side with the arrival of Polish-Jewish immigrant Anna (Lesley Ann Warren). At first employed as a humble seamstress, Anna is whisked into a whole new world when she becomes the wife of the enterprising Joseph Friedman (Armand Assante), who eventually becomes a wealthy Westchester contractor. Even so, Anna's heart belongs to Paul Lerner (Ian Shane), the son of the prosperous Fifth Avenue family which employs her relatives. In 1918, Anna gives birth to Paul's daughter, allowing Joseph to believe that he is the father. The secret surrounding Anna's child will lead to a daunting and frequently heartbreaking chain of events, culminating decades later in the newly formed state of Israel, where Anna's grandson Eric hopes to "find himself" -- and ends up finding more than he bargained for.
Maison IkkokuMarch 26, 1986
Godai is a ronin (someone who has failed university entrance exams) living in a run down apartment house called Maison Ikkoku. Among the other residents are the nosy Ichinose, the sexy Akemi Roppongi, and the mysterious Yotsuya. The others are given to having wild parties which makes it difficult for Godai to study. Into this mayhem comes the recently widowed Kyoko as the new live-in manager. Godai falls for her, but doesn't have the nerve to tell her. As time passes, their relationship slowly develops amid life at Maison Ikkoku, despite all sorts of romantic hurdles.
Mama is an IdolApril 14, 1987
A junior high school teacher marries a much younger woman despite his teenaged daughter’s disapproval. Her step-mother is now the sex idol for many of the boys in her school.
Shadows of the HeartOctober 9, 1990
A female doctor, Kate Munro moves to (fictitious) Gannet Island off the South Australian coast in 1927. Conflict between traditional religious values and modern scientific medicine ensues as she forms a relationship with two men who are brothers, one a grazier and one a priest.
Star StruckOctober 11, 2001
A Japanese take on Notting Hill. Sosuke Nakata, is just your everyday salaried worker. There is really nothing special that stands out about Nakata. He is a serious guy, whose life mostly consists of going back and forth to the office each day. Suddenly one day though, Nakata just happens to meet a certain woman by coincidence-top star, Hikaruko Kirishima. Just by talking to her, Nakata is left standing feeling like he has just seen a dream. Several days later, Kirishima calls an emergency press conference. And there she announces..."I am now dating a gentleman by the name of Sosuke Nakata, a salaried worker, whom I intend to marry." An announcement about their "relationship," out of the blue! More than that, this top star's boyfriend is just your typical salaried worker!! What does Kirishima have up her sleeve as she hides behind her intrepid smile?! Nakata obviously has no idea about what happened at the press conference. He also doesn't know what lies ahead for him at work, and about Hikaruko's true intentions. This story, a somewhat funny, but romantic love story, follows the footsteps of a man and woman from very different worlds, as they experience the painful and sometimes remarkable ups and downs of love.
Un paso adelanteJanuary 8, 2002
Un Paso Adelante was a Spanish TV drama similar to the American 1980’s TV series Fame. It was originally broadcast on Spanish channel Antena 3 from 2002 to 2005. It has also been a huge success in Spanish-speaking countries, in Germany, Italy, Serbia, Montenegro and in France. It began airing on Séries+ in Canada in 2011.
Loving YouJuly 29, 2002
Jin Da Rae is the daughter of a female diver in Cheju Island. After her father mysteriously passes away she tries to uncover the truth about his death. One day she coincidentally saves Hyuk from torrent waters. Hyuk works for an orange farm opposed to his father's wish that Hyuk should take over his resort development business. Da Rae and Hyuk gradually fall in love. However, their love is put to a risky test after Hyuk's half-brother also discovers his love for Da Rae. While all 3 of them get entangled in a complicated love triangle, Da Rae finds out that Hyuk is connected to her father's death.
Scent of A ManMay 14, 2003
Based on a mega popular bestseller of Korea, this drama is somewhat like the drama Snowman because of the fact that the step-sister falls in love with her step-brother and vice versa. Hyuk-soo is somewhat a cliched Korean character. Good at fighting and smart, but chooses the wrong path (almost as if he's forced to be a jopok); has morals; is loyal; and most importantly, loves one woman only. Eun-hae's mom and Hyuk-soo's dad, both widowed for a long time, fall in love and decide to get married before Eun-hae's mom dies. While this is going on, Hyuk-soo and Eun-hae meet. Automatically they know they are in love, but since they become family, Hyuk-soo looks at her in a way an older brother should ... or does he?
The RoseMay 25, 2003
"The Rose" is a 2003 Taiwanese drama starring Ella Chen of S.H.E, Jerry Huang, Joe Cheng, Joelle Lu and Cecilia Yip. It was based on Japanese josei manga, Bara no Tame ni, written by Akemi Yoshimura and directed by Chu Yu-ning. It was broadcast on Taiwan Television from 25 May 2003 to 23 November 2003. The series won Most Popular Drama of the Year at the 2004 Golden Bell Awards, Taiwan.
BodyguardJuly 5, 2003
Bodyguard is a 2003 South Korean television series starring Cha Seung-won, Im Eun-kyung and Han Go-eun. It aired on KBS2 from July 5 to September 14, 2003 on Saturdays and Sundays at 19:50 for 22 episodes.
1% of AnythingJuly 6, 2003
1% of Anything is a South Korean TV drama that was broadcast on Sunday mornings for 26 episodes from July 6, 2003, to December 28, 2003. Its central characters are played by film star Kang Dong-won and Kim Jeong-hwa of SBS's 2002 TV drama, Glass Slippers. This romantic comedy drama series is based on an original novel of the same title, and it is a classic tale of boy-meets-girl. The plot follows traditional love stories of clashing personalities, familial obstacles and triumphant love-conquers-all themes.
You are my only MadonnaJuly 7, 2003
Boku dake no Madonna, sometimes shortened to BokuMado, is a drama series that aired in Japan on Fuji TV in 2003. In English it is often called You are my only Madonna / ...and I Love Her.
Dark FateOctober 20, 2003
Mariana de la Noche is a Mexican telenovela from 2003. Written by Delia Fiallo and produced by Salvador Mejia, it starred Angélica Rivera, Jorge Salinas, Alejandra Barros and César Évora.
Triumph in the Skies IIOctober 27, 2003
After a period of mourning, life must go on. After his wife Zoe's tragic death, Samuel Tong takes an extended vacation to put his past behind him. He encounters Holiday Ho, who also is travelling around after losing her boyfriend in an aviation accident. When Sam decides to finally return to daily life, he goes to work as a pilot with Skylette Airlines, where he butts heads with Captain Jayden "Captain Cool" Koo.
To the One I LoveApril 19, 2004
What if the one you love were destined to lose his eyesight in three months? What would you like him to see last? If you were him, what would you want to see last? Shiki Tomokawa is a new pediatrician who is enjoying her life. She falls in love with Shunsuke, a cameraman, who is destined to lose his eyesight in a couple of months. How will Shiki react when she finds out Shunsuke's destiny? "To the One I Love" takes place in two contrasting cities?in the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, and in the peaceful city of Nagasaki, and depicts both the joys and sadness of life, and the interaction with family and friends.
MagicAugust 28, 2004
Kang-jae grew up under a jobless, gangster father. When Kang-jae accidentally meets Lee Dae-hae and his son Sun-mo, he feels more attached to Dae-hae than to his own father. Through Dae-hae and Sun-mo, Kang-jae learns the basics of magic as well as what fatherly love really means. Sun-mo, on the other hand, has a love-hate relationship with his father, who only cares about magic and nothing else. Meanwhile, Sun-mo is heartbroken by Dan-young, who falls in love with Kang-jae. Before that Dan-young was living with Sun-mo, mistakenly thinking that he is her long-lost brother before she was adopted. Yun-jin, Dan-young’s stepsister, instantly falls in love with Kang-jae and Kang-jae decides to marry her, not for love but for the sake of fulfilling his own ambitions at the price of spurning Dan-young.
Be Strong, Geum-soon!February 14, 2005
This is a story of a young widow, Geum-Soon, who never becomes discouraged or blames other people - no matter what happens in her life. The viewers will get both hope and comfort by watching her do her best in everything she does.It is also a story of a family who loves and takes care of each other. You can always turn to your family and their love gives you the hope to get through the tough times. Sometimes, they seem to make your life more difficult, but they will always stand up for you and love you whatever you do.
Wonderful LifeMarch 7, 2005
Han Seung Wan and Jung Se Jin bumps into each other at the airport and accidentally take each other's passports. They meet again and Seung Wan and Se Jin end up spending the day together. Both having to deal with love complications, they end up drunk and having a one night stand. Back in Korea, Se Jin discovers she is pregnant and leaves to have the baby alone. A year later, Se Jin's clueless sister ends up spilling the secret to Seung-Wan at his engagement party, showing up with his baby daughter. Seung-wan and Se Jin are then forced to marry by their respective families. Complicated love takes place between Do Hyun, Se Jin, Chae Young and Seung-Wan. The rest of the story revolves around the family's journey in learning to take responsibility, and learning to love each other.
Beating HeartApril 2, 2005
Beating Heart is a South Korean television drama series, produced by the MBC network and broadcast in 2005. The series consists of six two-part stories, with each story having its own team of writer and director. It focuses on the lives of a typical Korean family, examining the relationships between the four main characters, their romantic interests, and other family members, while answering the question "When did you feel your heart beating the hardest?"
In 2006, the series was broadcast by the KBFD network in Hawaii as My Trembling Heart. It has also been released on DVD in South Korea and Japan.