English programming on Korean Cable TV has its pros and cons. The good: lots of movies, a smattering of reality TV shows, Hollywood entertainment news, runway fashion shows, talk shows, crime dramas, cooking programs, and world news. The bad: the same movie is played 20 times in one month with the best movies airing after 2 a.m., reality TV shows are aired out of order (Project Runway’s final three plays before the second elimination), Hollywood updates are days old, and no live sports.


The best thing: fewer commercial breaks. Oprah is done in 20 minutes because there is only one commercial break. It’s like watching with a DVR.