Here is all the information you need to know about The Penthouse 2: War in Life Episode Schedule. It is a popular South Korean television suspense and drama series. This series is created and written by Choi Young-hoon and Kim Soon-ok respectively. The Penthouse premiered on 26 October 2020 and aired twenty-one episodes for the first season till 5 January 2021. Due to the show’s popularity, the second season was in making when season 1 was ongoing. Therefore, a little over a month after the finale of the first season, season 2 aired on 19 February 2021. The series airs every Friday and Saturday at 22:00 (KST) on SBS TV.
The series follows the story of wealthy families living in Hera Palace. Their children study at the prestigious Cheong-ah Arts School. The story typically revolves around Shim Su-ryeon and Oh Yoon-hee. Shim is an elegant wealthy woman with a tragic past. She is the wife of a wealthy businessman, Joo Dan-Tae. However, she learns about her husband’s secrets that may cause a rift in their relationship. Meanwhile, Oh Yoon-hee is a simple girl who comes from a humble family. She goes to Cheong-ah Arts School and is a famous singer there.
Later in the series, she gets involved in a love triangle between Ha Yoon-Cheol, a boy whom Cheon Seo-jin also likes. The series follows the characters’ grand ambitions and desires for their children compel them to do anything, so long as it benefits them. However, they have been embroiled together in a crumbling life after the death of a mysterious young woman named Min Seol-ah. She crashes to her death at Hera Palace when a party was held there. The residents try to cover up the fact of her death, only to doubt each other for the murder.
Main Cast and Characters
The story typically follows these three women and their families.
Played by Lee Ji-ah
She is a kind and elegant wealthy woman who doesn’t have the arrogance of a typical rich woman. Shim Su-Ryeon lives in a penthouse with her husband and she is the queen of the social clique at Hera Palace. She knows about her husband’s affair with Cheon Seo-jin and is determined to take revenge for her biological daughter Min Seol-ah.
Played by Kim So-yeon
Opposite Shim Su-Ryeon, Cheon Seo-jin is a run-of-the-mill showy and arrogant woman. Her desire for money and power is so great that she doesn’t feel guilty to date a married man. She forces her daughter Ha Eun-Byeol to sing well and defeat Oh Yoon-Hee’s daughter Bae Ro-Na. However, Bae Ro-Na sings better than Ha Eun-Byeol, so Cheon Seo-jin gives her daughter a hard time because of that.
Played by Eugene
She is a woman who had to sacrifice her dreams due to her lack of money and power. Bearing with the humiliation, she takes on any job she has to support her daughter’s ambition. Oh Yoon-Hee works hard to move up socially for her daughter’s bright future in Cheong-ah Arts School.
Episode Schedule of The Penthouse 2: War in Life
Currently, four episodes of the season have been released, with the latest episode being released on 27 February 2021. The series will air eight more episodes. Unlike the first season’s time slot that aired at 22:00 KST on Monday and Tuesday, the second season airs at the same time, but on Friday and Saturday. Here is the episode schedule for the rest of the season.
- 1st Episode: 19 February 2021
- 2nd Episode: 20 February 2021
- 3rd: Episode: 26 February 2021
- 4th Episode: 27 February 2021
- 5th Episode: 5 March 2021
- 6th Episode: 6 March 2021
- 7th Episode: 12 March 2021
- 8th Episode: 13 March 2021
- 9th Episode: 19 March 2021
- 10th Episode: 20 March 2021
- 11th Episode: 26 March 2021
- 12th Episode: 27 March 2021
Episode 5 Preview
A day after the release of the fourth episode, a preview for the fifth episode was released on YouTube.
Where to Watch?
The series broadcasts only on the South Korean television channel SBS TV. You can stream the show on the official website of SBS for South Korea.
Additionally, the show is also available on these streaming websites.