Paradise Ranch

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Paradise Ranch
Paradise Ranch Poster.jpg
Promotional poster for Paradise Ranch
Also known as Paradise Farm
Paradise Meadow
Genre Romance, Drama
Written by Jang Hyun-joo
Seo Hee-jung
Directed by Kim Chul-kyu
Starring Lee Yeon-hee
Shim Chang-min
Theme music composer Lee Pil-ho
Opening theme "Paradise Ranch"
Ending theme "Journey" by TVXQ feat. Seohyun
Composer(s) Lee Pil-ho
Park Geun-tae
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
English
No. of episodes 16
Production
Location(s) Jeju, Australia
Running time 55 minutes on Mondays and Tuesdays at 20:55 (KST)
Production company(s) Sanhwa Networks
S.M. Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel Seoul Broadcasting System
Original run January 24, 2011 (2011-01-24) – March 15, 2011 (2011-03-15)
Chronology
Preceded by It's Okay, Daddy's Girl
External links
Website

Paradise Ranch (Hangul: 파라다이스 목장; RR: Paradaiseu Mokjang) is a 2011 South Korean television series that aired on SBS. It stars Lee Yeon-hee and Shim Chang-min as a divorced couple who married when they were 19, then meet six years later and rediscover their feelings for each other.[1] It was filmed on location in Jeju and Australia.[2]

Synopsis[edit]

Han Dong-joo and Lee Da-ji were childhood friends who fell desperately in love and married at 19 after struggling to get their parents' approval. But they divorced after six months. Six years later, they meet coincidentally at a horse auction in Australia. When Dong-joo, the grandson of a tycoon, goes to Jeju Island to develop a resort, he ends up living with his ex-wife, who is now a horse veterinarian. They discover that their feelings for each other are still very much alive.[3]

Cast[edit]

Main characters
Supporting characters

Music[edit]

Paradise Ranch: Original Soundtrack
Television theme by Various Artists
Released February 11, 2011
Genre Soundtrack
Length 49:49
Label S.M. Entertainment
Singles from Paradise Ranch: Original Soundtrack
  1. "Journey / Is It Ok?"
    Released: January 26, 2011[7]
  2. "My Only One / Waiting For You"
    Released: January 31, 2011[8]

The show's theme song was composed by Lee Pil-ho and the score was composed by Lee Pil-ho and Park Geun-tae. The lyrics for "Confession" were written by Shim Chang-min and is taken from TVXQ's album, Keep Your Head Down. The song "Journey" was also from the same album. The soundtrack was first released in two parts, Part 1 on January 26, 2011 and Part 2 on January 31, 2011. The full original soundtrack was digitally released on February 9, 2011 and released in stores on February 11, 2011.

Paradise Ranch Original Soundtrack
No. Title Artist Length
1. "Paradise Ranch"   Lee Pil-ho 1:07
2. "Journey"   TVXQ feat. Seohyun[9] 4:33
3. "My Only One"   BoA 4:23
4. "Waiting For You"   Yesung 4:21
5. "...Is It OK?"   f(x)[9] 3:09
6. "Confession"   Shim Chang-min 3:56
7. "Running Through Ranch"   Lee Pil-ho 2:36
8. "Kiss On the Flower"   Lee Pil-ho 3:23
9. "Heigh-Ho"   Lee Pil-ho 1:32
10. "Fantastic Dream"   Lee Pil-ho 1:08
11. "Green Field"   Lee Pil-ho 2:25
12. "First Feeling"   Lee Pil-ho 3:19
13. "Leap Through Time"   Park Geun-tae 2:17
14. "Sunny Days"   Park Geun-tae 1:49
15. "Smile Waltz"   Park Geun-tae 2:08
16. "Will You Marry Me?"   Park Geun-tae 2:40
17. "Beautiful You"   Park Geun-tae 2:25
18. "Reminiscences"   Park Geun-tae 2:28
Total length:
49:49

Ratings[edit]

Date Episode Nationwide Seoul
2011-01-24 01 7.8 < 9.1
2011-01-25 02 7.4 < 9.0
2011-01-31 03 7.7 10.2 (16th)
2011-02-01 04 6.2 < 8.0
2011-02-07 05 7.4 < 9.4
2011-02-08 06 7.0 < 8.9
2011-02-14 07 6.4 < 9.2
2011-02-15 08 6.6 < 8.6
2011-02-21 09 6.3 < 8.7
2011-02-22 10 6.0 < 8.6
2011-02-28 11 6.3 -
2011-03-01 12 7.0 < 8.9
2011-03-07 13 6.8 < 7.5
2011-03-08 14 6.9 < 7.7
2011-03-14 15 5.5 < 8.4
2011-03-15 16 5.6 < 7.9
Average 6.7% -

International broadcast[edit]

It aired in Japan on DATV in May 2011, and on Fuji TV in November 2011.[10]

Though the series received low viewership ratings in the six to ten percent range during its domestic run, its DVD ranked high on Japan's Oricon weekly chart upon its release in November 2011.[11][12] Shim Chang-min did the Japanese dubbing for his character on the DVD.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oh, Jean (18 January 2011). "Can Max's acting break TVXQ losing streak?". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 
  2. ^ Kwon, Mee-yoo (18 January 2011). "TVXQs Chang-min takes on acting in Paradise". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  3. ^ Lee, Seung-han (25 January 2011). "PREVIEW: SBS TV series Paradise Farm - 1st episode". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  4. ^ Lee, Jong-gil (16 March 2011). "TVXQ's Shim Changmin feels "mixed emotions" over 1st drama role". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  5. ^ Min, Ines (7 February 2011). "Actress Lee to open charity photo exhibition". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  6. ^ "Lee Yeon-hee to Hold Photo Exhibition". The Chosun Ilbo. 10 February 2011. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  7. ^ "Paradise Ranch OST Part 1". Naver (in Korean). 26 January 2011. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  8. ^ "Paradise Ranch OST Part 2". Naver (in Korean). 31 January 2011. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  9. ^ a b Kim, Heidi (26 January 2011). "TVXQ & f(x) participate in Paradise Farm OST". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  10. ^ Hong, Lucia (7 February 2011). "TVXQ's Shim Changmin starrer Paradise Farm to air in Japan in May". 10Asia. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  11. ^ "Shim Changmin to attend event for Paradise Farm in Japan". 10Asia. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  12. ^ "Paradise Farm DVD ranks atop Oricon's weekly chart". 10Asia. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 
  13. ^ "Shim Changmin lends his voice for Paradise Farm DVD in Japan". 10Asia. 26 October 2011. Retrieved 2013-08-03. 

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