SBS is really rocking and rolling with scheduling new dramas, and hopefully the network continues to do well in either ratings or critical reception. There seems to be no end of legal dramas, ever, and another is in the works called Defendant which is along the lines of a medical drama calling itself Doctor. Turns out Ji Sung may not be nursing any bad feelings towards SBS for the low-rated Entertainer earlier this spring, a drama that didn’t really have a compelling story and saddled him with an incompatibly cast Hyeri as the leading lady. Defendant is courting Ji Sung as a prosecutor with the major crimes unit, which will be his second time playing a prosecutor after being in Royal Family. What gets me excited is that his wife Lee Bo Young is also a SBS regular and it would be amazing if the network could get her to pick this as her first post-baby drama and combine the two marrieds.
The PD of Yawang will be directing Defendant, which makes me expect twist and turns as well as lots of intensity. Defendant is slated to take over the Mon-Tues slot after Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo.