Netflix K-drama Hospital Playlist fails to deliver in a bloated second season, while HBO Go’s Doom Patrol returns to save an ungrateful world – again

In musical terms, this is that “difficult second album”: the one that follows the smash-hit first record, but turns out to be disappointingly bloated, meandering and lacking in focus.Welcome to the tortuous second season of Hospital Playlist (Netflix, all episodes now available), which proves you can have too much of a good thing and goes some way to answering the question of why Korean dramas often run for a only single season.“Patient” has a double meaning when tackling this series: with most…

Netflix K-drama Hospital Playlist fails to deliver in a bloated second season, while HBO Go’s Doom Patrol returns to save an ungrateful world – again
In musical terms, this is that “difficult second album”: the one that follows the smash-hit first record, but turns out to be disappointingly bloated, meandering and lacking in focus.Welcome to the tortuous second season of Hospital Playlist (Netflix, all episodes now available), which proves you can have too much of a good thing and goes some way to answering the question of why Korean dramas often run for a only single season.“Patient” has a double meaning when tackling this series: with most…