de DaliaB & mj_babec358, janeiro 9, 2024
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Hello dear MDLers and welcome to our article!

In this article, we (Jay & Dalia) will tell you more about the announced upcoming series, reality show, movie, and concerts announced to come out in 2024 on “GMMTV 2024 Up & Above Part 1” on the 17th of October 2023.

We’ll provide you with detailed information on each of the announced segments, but we’ll also tell you more about the delayed segments which were supposed to air in 2023, but were postponed to 2024 or were set to air in late 2023.

Now that you know exactly what you will read today, let’s get started!

Enjoy your reading. <3

What you need to know about this article:

  • TV Series (Straight Romance/No Romance) = Marked with TVS
  • BL (Gay Romance) = Marked with GL
  • GL (Lesbian/Sapphic Romance) = Marked with GL
  • Movie = Marked with M
  • Reality Show = Marked with RS
  • Concert = Marked with C
  • All series' names and main leads' names are linked to their MDL pages.
  • Information in the article is from December 2023, so if something is missing, it wasn't available yet.

Yin is a successful businessperson who dreams of love at first sight. Her troublemaking younger brother Yang regularly sets her up on blind dates, but fate toys with her when she drunkenly takes her relationship with Chen—a university intern—too far. She then meets Ray, a businessperson who hits on her openly. Subsequently, despite her desire to keep it a secret, Yin and Chen agree to a three-month trial relationship. Within these three months, she must search within herself to find who she truly likes.

~~ Remake of the Chinese Drama 
Find Yourself

Release Date: December 18, 2023

Main Leads:

Find Yourself
TVS

Cooking Crush
BL

Prem, Dynamite, and Samsi run a not-so-popular restaurant. With heavy losses, the trio finds out about a cooking competition with a huge reward that could help their business. However, preparations go awry, and just when Prem has decided to back out he meets Ten, a medical student under a heavy burden of stress. Ten approaches Prem to teach him cooking, and Prem uses this as a scam opportunity to make money. However, as the lessons go on, it isn't just the food that's hot, but also their faces as they slowly fall for each other.

~~ Adapted from the novel "Love Course! Suea Gown Rak Suea Cook Rap" (Love Course! เสื้อกาวน์รุกเสื้อกุ๊กรับ) by iJune4S.

Release Date: November 26, 2023

Main Leads:
Som-O is in love with her childhood friend Chadjen, but he's a shy boy who hides his love from her. When a friend of Som-O declares his love and asks her to be his girlfriend, she does not understand how to handle the situation. Chadjen continues to hide his emotions, and Som-O gets more confused about what her heart wants. Their inability to declare their true feelings for each other leads them to separation. However, Chadjen realizes his mistake and chases Som-O when he gets a second chance.

(Synopsis from Wikipedia)

~~ Adapted from the web novel "A Love So Beautiful" (致我们单纯的小美好) by Zhao Qian Qian (赵乾乾).  

Release Date: ??, 2024

Main Leads:

Because You're My First Love
TVS

Beauty Newbie
TVS

Liu Prima Paspimol is a young girl who has been bullied her whole life because of her appearance. In an attempt to start fresh at university, she undergoes plastic surgery with the goal of looking like a regular student. However, the surgery turns out to be 'too successful', making her incredibly beautiful and drawing unwanted attention when all she wants is to blend in and avoid being bullied. Furthermore, some people begin to mock her for having too many surgical alterations to her face and call her names for having artificial beauty. Guy, the popular campus heartthrob who went to the same middle school as Prima and knows what she looked like before her cosmetic surgery, confronts her about it. He reveals that in middle school he had never held any contempt for Prima because of her looks, unlike many others.

~~ Adapted from the webtoon “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” (내 ID는 강남미인!) by Gi Maeng Gi (기맹기).

Release Date: ??, 2024

Main Leads: 
Burdened with heavy debt, Mok, a technical college student, applies for a high-paying job as a caregiver to Day, a badminton player with partial blindness following an accident. Day hires Mok who—unlike other applicants—seems to take no pity on him. With so much time spent in each others' company, the two develop a deep bond. When Day learns he'll have approximately 180 days until he loses what vision he has remaining, how will he two weather the trials ahead? 

Release Date: November 10, 2023

Main Leads:

Last Twilight
BL

Wednesday Club
TVS

The "Wednesday Club" is a club of middle children who feel they haven't been accepted, that no one pays them any attention. There are seven members, Kong, Phali, Tam, May, Kun, Mac, and Pheem, and one ironclad rule: members may not form romantic relationships with each other in order to maintain amity.

~~ Adapted from the novel "Tukkata Taem Si" (ตุ๊กตาแต้มสี) by Sunantha (สุนันทา).

Release Date: November 6, 2023

Main Leads:

A low-level debt collector goes around the neighborhood streets harassing shop owners and collecting debts for the loan shark he works for.  He encounters a simple woman struggling to take care of her ailing father and his hospital bills. She has a huge debt, so he strikes a deal with her to repay it, asking a favor to date him in return. He eventually falls in love with her, but later they encounter obstacles.

(Synopsis from Wikipedia)

Release Date: ??, 2024

Main Leads:

The Interest
M

23.5
GL

Ongsa, a loner all her life, falls in love at first sight with the more popular Sun. However, with the fear of being rejected, she decides to approach her under the pseudonym "Earth." As Sun gets more and more curious about who Earth is and starts to fall for her, will Ongsa reveal herself to Sun?

Release Date: February ??, 2024

Main Leads:
Achi is an ordinary employee at a stationary company. He's still single, still a virgin. When he turns thirty, however, he's shocked to find he's developed the power to read people's minds when making physical contact. He attempts to avoid contact with anyone, but it gets worse when Achi accidentally reads the mind of Karan, his most handsome, perfect colleague. He learns that this good-natured, smiley guy is falling for him. Following this incident, he does his best to keep his distance in order to nip Karan's feelings in the bud.

~~ Adapted from the manga series “30-sai made Dotei Da to Mahotsukai ni Nareru rashii" (30歳まで童貞だと魔法使いになれるらしい) by Toyota Yuu (豊田悠)

Release Date: December 9, 2023

Main Leads:

Cherry Magic
BL

Faceless Love
TVS

Vikij is a stoic young CEO with prosopagnosia or "face blindness," meaning he cannot distinguish people's faces. For this reason, he decides to hire an assistant to help connect him with the rest of the world. Mirin becomes the girl responsible for that. Will his condition be cured?

~~ Adapted from the Japanese drama Rich Man, Poor Woman

Release Date: Nov 8, 2023

Main Leads:

We Are
BL

No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023

~~ Adapted from the novel 'We are... คือ เรารักกัน' by ภารวี. 


Release Date: ??

Main Leads:
No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023

~~ Adapted from the novel "The Girl We Chased Together in Those Years" (那些年,我們一起追的女孩) by Jiu Ba Dao (九把刀).  

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:

My Precious
TVS

Enigma 2
TVS

No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023.

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:
Sexy surgeon Wandee becomes involved with boxer Yeo Yak and their relationship develops from friends with benefits to something more profound.

~~ Adapted from the novel "Wandee Witthaya" (วันดีวิทยา) by Nottakorn (นทกร).
 

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:

Wandee Goodday
BL

Pluto
GL

Ai-oon is the disappointing twin of the successful and beloved Ob-oom. They aren't close. On Ob-oom's wedding night, she takes Ai-oon aside and makes a request of her. Ob-oon and her husband Paul will be going away for their honeymoon and she'll be leaving something important behind: a lover, May, she hasn't broken up with—and she wants Ai-oon to do it for her. In the early morning following the wedding, Ai-oon learns that the newlyweds got into an accident. Paul has passed away and Ob-oom is in a coma. When Ai-oon decides to fulfill her sister's request, she's shocked to learn that May is both blind and a woman. She finds herself unprepared to complete the task.


~~ Adapted from the novel "Pluto: นิทาน ดวงดาว ความรัก" by Chao Planoy (เจ้าปลาน้อย). 

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:
Mark, a vampire, never knew the meaning of life until Tong walked in. Now he will do everything to protect Tong and spend every second by his side. But what if Tong has the most powerful blood in the world? Will Mark be able to resist? And what will happen if he can't? 

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:

My Golden Blood
BL

Only Boo!
BL

Khao Kaeng sells curry-over-rice (khao kaeng) at a boys school. Moo is a grade twelve student who dreams of becoming an idol. Yeah, yeah, his family's very rich. He simultaneously wants love and to realise his dream, but he realizes cannot have it.

~~ Adapted from the novel "Khae Thi Kaeng" (แค่ที่แกง) by peachhplease.

Release Date: ??, 2024 

Main Leads:
School years should be the best time of our lives, but Lune spends his days invisible, no one taking an interest in him. At the start of a new summer, however, secrets are about to overturn his ordinary life.


~~ Adapted from the webtoon "Summer Night ความลับในคืนฤดูร้อน" written by Boran and illustrated by Jormungan. 

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:

Summer Night
TVS

My Love Mix-Up
BL

Atom has a crush on Matmee, the girl who sits next to him in class. He despairs when he borrows her eraser and sees she's written the name of another boy—Kongthap—on it. To make things worse, Kongthap sees his name on the eraser that Atom dropped and thinks Atom has a crush on him!

~~ Adapted from the manga "My Love Mix-Up!" (消えた初恋) written by Hinekure Wataru (ひねくれ渡) and illustrated by Aruko (アルコ).

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:
No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023

~~ Adapted from the Korean drama 
School 2013

Release Date: ??, 2024

Main Leads:

High School FrenemyTVS

Peaceful Property??

No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023

Release Date: ??, 2024

Main Leads:
No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023

~~ Adapted from the Japanese movie 
Ossan's Love

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:


Ossan's Love ThailandBL

KidnapBL

In need of money for his brother's medication, Min takes work as a kidnapper. When his employer asks him to kill the rich young man he's kidnapped, Min cannot bring himself to pull the trigger. Instead, he tells them the job's complete and takes him home to hide him away.

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:
The love stories of five girls named Ploy: same name, same classroom, but completely different personalities. Ploy's Yearbook takes viewers back to the era of flared skirts and shorts, an age filled with dreams and the bond of friends. What will happen when the friend group members cross paths again fifteen years later? Although many things may have changed, their hearts remain the same.

 ~~ Adapted from the novels "The Only Regret" (สิ่งเดียวที่เสียดาย ในวันวัยที่สวยงาม) by Nenechan, "Moving around You" (ดาวหมุนรอบฉัน ตะวันหมุนรอบเธอ) by Bhapimol (ภาพิมล), "Secretly Love" (เพราะเธอคือความลับของหัวใจ) by Tinya (ติญญา), "Busy February: หรือเดือนกุมภามันสั้น เราเลยรักกันไม่ได้เสียที" by Baison, and "Faded Memory" (ภาพสีจางกับบางความทรงจำ) by Maysarinn (เมษาริน).

Release Date: ??

Main Leads:

Ploy's YearbookTVS

The TraineeBL

No Synopsis as of December 10, 2023.

Release Date: ??, 2024

Main Leads:

Apart from TV Series, Movies, GL, and BL, GMMTV has also announced 3 concerts and a Reality Show!


The concerts are:
  • Love Out Loud Fan Fest 2024 (C)
  • Nanon born to เบียว Concert (C)
  • WIN HOLIDATE FAN CON (C)

As a sequel to their popular reality show called Thailand School Star 2019 (RS) where Fourth Nattawat Jirochtikul and Earn Preeyaphat Lorsuwansiri were chosen as the winners and therefore signed with GMMTV, they will release Thailand School Star 2024 (RS) in order to find new young talents ready to join the Thai acting industry and the big GMMTV family!



Acknowledgments: Huge thanks to the editor/s who edited this article.  All photos, synopsis, and information were taken from MDL. All actors/actresses' names and series are linked to their MDL pages.  The two photos at the beginning of the article are linked to their original sources.
Edited by: devitto (1st editor)