Season 3 of ‘Hospital Playlist’: PD Shin Won-Ho Reveals a Difficult Decision


Hospital Playlist was one of the most successful Korean dramas on cable television and Netflix in 2021 before the global success of Squid Game.

The medical K-drama by Shin Won-ho broke the mold and aired for two seasons with weekly episodes. On Sept.16, fans said goodbye to the drama, the characters, and the beloved main cast.

Ever since the debut of the second season, Shin has been asked on many occasions about the possibility of a season 3.

Hospital Playlist entailed the daily lives of five friends and expectational doctors in different fields of medicine.

By the finale episode, storylines ended but still left room for more development between the characters. Shin previously spoke of the unlikely possibility of a third season, but in a recent interview, gives more of an explanation.

‘Hospital Playlist’ said goodbye singing as a and reinforcing a lifelong friendship

The final episode of the K-drama had fans reaching for tissues as they said goodbye in a whopping two-hour episode.

The main characters went through tough moments as their medical patients went through the wringer and had audiences on edge, hoping for a happy ending. One of the cases depicted a brutal reality as two patients with the same diagnosis have different outcomes.

Besides the finale drama, fans got to see where the main relationship for Hospital Playlist left off. In a previous episode, Seok-hyeong (Kim Dae-myung) and Min-ha (Ahn Eun-jin) start dating but share their first kiss in the finale, cementing their relationship.

The finale also moved forward Ik-jun (Jo Jung-suk) and Song-hwa’s (Jeon Mi-do) new relationship, shifting from best friends to lovers.

The hardest part for fans to stomach was Jeong-won (Yoo Yeon-seok) revealing he is leaving for the states to study medicine further. In Hospital Playlist fashion, the main characters also ended their run playing as a band.

Shin Won-ho say ‘Hospital Playlist’ Season 3 is unlikely due to exhaustion

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Director Shin once again addresses fans’ desire to see season 3 of Hospital Playlist. In previous statements, Shin explained he had no definite plans for a third season, but the production crew and actors are more than willing to return if need be.

According to Soompi, Shin further explains what the future holds for the medical K-drama.

Shin shared there are plenty of more stories to tell about the main characters and the people around them.

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