Worth The Watch

Who's up for enthralling stories on screen?

Expect returning hit series and new ones with fantastical stories next month. The Straits Times highlights 10 series to catch

HOSPITAL PLAYLIST: The series stars actors such as Cho Jung-seok (in light blue shirt) of 2016's Jealousy Incarnate fame.
HOSPITAL PLAYLIST: The series stars actors such as Cho Jung-seok (in light blue shirt) of 2016's Jealousy Incarnate fame.PHOTO: NETFLIX
MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM.
MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM.PHOTO: FREEFORM
AMAZING STORIES: An anthology series stars Edward Burns (above).
AMAZING STORIES: An anthology series stars Edward Burns (above).PHOTO: APPLE
WESTWORLD 3: The science-fiction western series returns, with Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood, above) escaping the artificial Westworld.
WESTWORLD 3: The science-fiction western series returns, with Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood, above) escaping the artificial Westworld.PHOTO: HBO
HOW DID THEY BUILD THAT? Singapore's Gardens by the Bay (above) and residential building The Pinnacle@Duxton are featured in this educational docu-series.
HOW DID THEY BUILD THAT? Singapore's Gardens by the Bay (above) and residential building The Pinnacle@Duxton are featured in this educational docu-series.PHOTO: WOH HUP (PRIVATE) LIMITED
365: REPEAT THE YEAR: The series stars Lee Joon-hyuk (above).
365: REPEAT THE YEAR: The series stars Lee Joon-hyuk (above).PHOTO: OH!K
ALL AROUND YOU: Last year's Star Search winner Zhang Zetong (above) stars in his first drama series.
ALL AROUND YOU: Last year's Star Search winner Zhang Zetong (above) stars in his first drama series.PHOTO: MEDIACORP
KINGDOM 2: The series is led by actor Ju Ji-hoon (above, centre) playing Lee Chang, a righteous prince accused of treason.
KINGDOM 2: The series is led by actor Ju Ji-hoon (above, centre) playing Lee Chang, a righteous prince accused of treason.PHOTO: NETFLIX
ENCOUNTER 2: The critically acclaimed travelogue series returns once again with Taiwanese host Aya Liu (above, left). Guests this season include Chinese actress Zhou Xun (above, right).
ENCOUNTER 2: The critically acclaimed travelogue series returns once again with Taiwanese host Aya Liu (above, left). Guests this season include Chinese actress Zhou Xun (above, right).PHOTO: SINGTEL TV
OFF THE RECORD: This new Japanese series stars Yuriko Yoshitaka (above) as Kate, a tabloid news reporter who loves hunting down scoops.
OFF THE RECORD: This new Japanese series stars Yuriko Yoshitaka (above) as Kate, a tabloid news reporter who loves hunting down scoops. PHOTO: GEM AND NIPPON TV

Premieres on March 12 on Netflix

A medical drama about the everyday lives of five doctors who attended school together 20 years ago. The close friends go through thick and thin in the daily grind of saving lives.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 27, 2020, with the headline 'Who's up for enthralling stories on screen? '. Subscribe