If you have been watching K-Dramas for a while, you will have noticed this 'trend' on tvN in its recent dramas.
Maybe to make its drama closer to the real life or simply for the plot, they are more lead characters that are divorcees in dramas. Especially the cable channel tvN seems to have a special taste for these characters. It is always nice to see new types of characters in K-Dramas.
Here is a list of 3 recent dramas from tvN with divorcees as lead characters.
“Memories Of The Alhambra” just finished airing. HyunBin as Yoo JinWoo was divorced twice. It was an important part of the story as his ex-wives had an impact on the story. He was in love with Park ShinHye as Jeong HeeJoo.
In “Encounter” -currently airing- Song HyeKyo as Cha SooHyun divorced from the man she was 'forced' to marry. In the drama, she is in love with Park BoGum. Her character was happy to divorce and to be apart from her family-in-law that gave her a hard time.
In the upcoming drama "Romance is a Bonus Book", tvN revealed in its character description that Lee NaYoung as Kang DanYi is a divorcee. In the drama, she will have a love line with Lee JongSuk as Cha EunHo.