Abyss (TV series)

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Abyss
Abyss TV series.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul어비스
Genre
Created byStudio Dragon
Written byMoon Soo-yeon
Directed byYoo Je-won
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Producer(s)
  • Lee Hyang-bong
  • Bae Lik-hyeon
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time70 minutes
Production company(s)Neo Entertainment
Distributor
Release
Original networktvN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMay 6, 2019 (2019-05-06) –
present (present)
External links
Website

Abyss (Hangul어비스; RREobiseu) is a South Korean television series starring Park Bo-young, Ahn Hyo-seop and Lee Sung-jae. It premiered on May 6, 2019 and airs on tvN's Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:30 KST time slot.[1][2][3]

Synopsis[edit]

Go Se-yeon is a beautiful prosecution lawyer, and Cha Min is an unattractive but rich heir to a cosmetics empire who are both revived into different bodies by supernatural beings using an “Abyss” after their deaths in separate accidents. The “Abyss” is a celestial object which has the power to revive anything that has died. They start working at the same law firm while looking for the reason of their revival.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A prosecution lawyer who dies in an accident. She tries to find the mystery behind her reincarnation.
The successor of a cosmetics company who is reincarnated as an administrator of a law firm after his death.
A skilled surgeon who is referred to as a legend in the medical community.

Supporting[edit]

A violent crime detective who often works with lawyer Go Se-yeon.
Cha Min's fiancée who mysteriously disappears after the wedding.

Production[edit]

The first script reading took place in February 2019 in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea.[15]

Ratings[edit]

In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[16]
Nationwide Seoul
1 May 6, 2019 3.858% 4.836%
2 May 7, 2019 3.682% 4.620%
3 May 13, 2019 3.142% 3.791%
4 May 14, 2019 3.219% 4.024%
5 May 20, 2019 2.743% 3.345%
6 May 21, 2019 3.346% 3.720%
7 May 27, 2019
8 May 28, 2019
9 June 3, 2019
10 June 4, 2019
11 June 10, 2019
12 June 11, 2019
13 June 17, 2019
14 June 18, 2019
15 June 24, 2019
16 June 25, 2019
Average % %
  • This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC and EBS).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park, So-young (January 11, 2019). "tvN, 상반기 드라마 라인업 후끈..이종석 이나영에 송중기까지 '지상파 압도'". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Ahn, Tae-hyun (February 11, 2019). "'어비스' 박보영X안효섭, 출연…영혼 부활 커플로 만난다[공식]". Herald Corporation (in Korean). Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "'Abyss' cast excited by show's script". Korea JoongAng Daily. 4 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b Lee, Song-hye (February 11, 2019). "'어비스' 박보영X안효섭, 캐스팅 확정…'영혼 부활 커플' 케미 예고 [공식입장]". Xports News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  5. ^ Sung, Ji-eun (August 17, 2018). "Park Bo-young cast in upcoming tvN drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  6. ^ Lee, Yoon-jin (March 18, 2019). "tvN 새 드라마 '어비스', 김사랑, 특급 출연!...법조계의 여신 엄친딸 役!". News A (in Korean). Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  7. ^ Jang, Jin-li (February 11, 2019). "'대세 배우' 안효섭, '어비스' 출연 확정...박보영과 연기 호흡 [공식입장]". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  8. ^ Kim, Sun-woo (March 19, 2019). "[단독] 안세하, '어비스' 특별 출연…재벌 2세 변신". Xports News (in Korean). Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  9. ^ Park, Ah-reum (March 12, 2019). "이성재, '어비스' 합류 "연기 인생 가장 강렬한 변신"(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  10. ^ Park, Soo-in (February 19, 2019). "이시언 측 "'어비스' 출연 확정" 박보영과 연기 호흡(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  11. ^ Shin, So-won (March 7, 2019). "한소희, '어비스' 출연확정…박보영X안효섭과 호흡". My Daily (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  12. ^ Kim, Min-ji (March 13, 2019). "연극계 다크호스 심윤보, '어비스'로 안방극장 진출". News1 (in Korean). Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  13. ^ Kim, Ji-won (March 14, 2019). "'어비스' 이시언X한소희X권수현, 캐스팅 확정...신스틸러 3인방 활약 예고". News Hankyung (in Korean). Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  14. ^ Lee, Won-seok (March 20, 2019). "새 드라마 대본 리딩서 '콧소리'내며 상대 배우에게 애교 부리는 박보영". Insight (in Korean). Retrieved March 29, 2019.
  15. ^ Tae, Yu-na (March 20, 2019). "'어비스' 박보영X안효섭, 첫 대본 리딩...'영혼 소생 커플 탄생'". News Hankyung (in Korean). Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  16. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2016-06-01. Retrieved 2018-09-23.

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