Rowoon and Choi Yi Hyun’s The Matchmakers to air only one episode next week; here's why

Historical romantic comedy K-drama The Matchmakers starring Rowoon and Choi Yi Hyun will air only one episode in the coming week. Read details!

Updated on Nov 17, 2023   |  06:24 PM IST  |  316.1K
The Matchmakers (Image Credits- KBS2)
The Matchmakers (Image Credits- KBS2)
Key Highlight
  • The Matchmakers to air only one episode next week
  • Episode 8 will air on November 20

The Matchmakers will only air one new episode next week. The series stars Rowoon and Choi Yi Hyun in lead roles. The Matchmakers narrates the story of the young widower Shim Jung Woo (Rowoon) and young widow Jung Soon Deok (Cho Yi Hyun). It revolves around their efforts to marry off unmarried men and women in the Joseon era, who are considered older than the typical prime age range, showcasing the struggles they face together.

Related Story


The Matchmakers: Rowoon And Cho Yi Hyun play cupids for old bachelors seeking love in NEW posters

The Matchmakers will air one episode next week

On November 17, KBS2’s The Matchmakers starring actors Rowoon and Choi Yi Hyun confirmed that the scheduled episode 8 on November 21 will be postponed due to the broadcast of the South Korea versus China match for the second round of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification. The next episode of The Matchmakers will air on November 20 at 9:45 PM KST, 6:15 PM IST.

In the historical romantic comedy The Matchmakers, Rowoon portrays Shim Jung Woo, the widowed son-in-law of the king and a royal secret inspector. His aspirations for a government position or marriage diminish when the princess he is supposed to marry passes away during their wedding ceremony.

Cho Yi Hyun takes on the role of Jung Soon Deok, the second daughter-in-law of the first vice-premier’s family. She leads a double life as Mrs. Yeo Joo, the best matchmaker in Hanyang City.


The production team of The Matchmakers has previously remarked that the show presents a blend of humor, romance, and heartwarming scenes. The series aims to introduce a versatile historical comedy-romance drama, capturing the essence of Joseon-style Love Actually.

More about Rowoon and Choi Yi Hyun

Rowoon, also known as Kim Seok Woo, is a versatile South Korean artist recognized for his roles as a singer, dancer, and actor. He made his debut with SF9 in 2016, quickly gaining prominence and showcasing his talents on various entertainment shows. Beyond music, Rowoon ventured into acting with a minor supporting role in KBS2's School 2017. Following this, he progressively landed more significant roles.

On May 9, 2019, Rowoon was confirmed as the male lead in MBC's school fantasy drama, Extraordinary You. His portrayal of Haru skyrocketed his popularity, sending him into stardom. He received a nomination at the MBC Drama Awards for Best Couple with co-stars Kim Hye Yoon and Lee Jae Wook and won the award for Best New Actor.

Choi Yi Hyun is a South Korean actress who made her acting debut in 2017. She garnered attention for her portrayal of Jang Yoon Bok in the hit drama Hospital Playlist. However, her first significant peak of popularity occurred when she joined the casts of the drama School 2021 in 2021 and All of Us Are Dead in 2022.

Stay updated with the latest Hallyu news on: Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat

ALSO READ: The Matchmakers: Rowoon and Cho Yi Hyun are all set to find perfect matches in character posters

About The Author

Pratyusha Dash is an English Literature Graduate from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies with a deep passion for Korean


Highlights of the Month


Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Born: 27 Dec 1965 (age 57 years), Indore, india
Zodiac Sign: Capricornus
Latest Movies: Tiger 3
NET Worth: ~ 344.45 MN USD (RS 2,850 cr)

Salman Khan is among the most celebrated actors of Indian Cinema and has been a trendsetter in the true sense. It has been 35 years since he made his acting debut and his sheer consistency to deliver hit films is intact even in 2023. The month of November saw the release of the Maneesh Sharma-directed Tiger 3 starring Salman ...

Read more


The Batman

The Batman

Action, Drama, Crime



Zoe Kravitz, Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Kravitz

BOX OFFICE Collection: ₹ 77 cr.

Robert Pattinson, who played the role of Batman, in the 2022 movie. The Batman once landed up leaving fans upset. The actor joked about not working out on his physique for his role and left fans enraged. Despite all the love he got for being cast, he also faced a massive negative backlash after one particular joke he made. Ba...

Read more

Latest Articles