Angel Eyes (TV series)
Promotional poster for Angel Eyes
|Written by||Yoon Ji-ryun|
|Directed by||Park Shin-woo|
|Starring||Lee Sang-yoon |
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Executive producer(s)||Choi Moon-suk|
|Producer(s)||Song Kyung-hwa |
|Production location(s)||South Korea|
|Original network||Seoul Broadcasting System|
|Original release||April 5– June 15, 2014|
|Preceded by||Thrice Married Woman|
|Followed by||Endless Love|
Angel Eyes (Hangul: 엔젤 아이즈; RR: Enjel Aijeu) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Lee Sang-yoon, Ku Hye-sun, Kim Ji-seok and Seungri. It aired on SBS from April 5 to June 15, 2014 for 20 episodes.
Yoon Soo-wan and Park Dong-joo were each other's first loves, but were forced to separate due to painful family circumstances. Soo-wan, who had been blind, eventually undergoes an eye transplant surgery that restores her sight.
Twelve years later, Soo-wan now works as an emergency rescue worker, while Dong-joo is a surgeon. They meet each other again. But Soo Wan is engaged to a Neurosurgeon, Kang Ji Woon. Knowing this, Park Dong Joo decided to keep quiet and not reveal his identity to Soo Wan and also decided to go back. Will Soo Wan realize that Doctor Dylan Park is her first love, Park Dong Joo? Will they end up together despite all the obstacles that they are going to face?
- Lee Sang-yoon as Park Dong-joo / Dylan Park
- Kang Ha-neul as teenage Park Dong-joo
- Jung Jae-min as young Park Dong-joo
- A smart and warm-hearted doctor who wants to protect the woman he loves. As a teenager, he was sent to America after his mother's death from a hit and run.
- Ku Hye-sun as Yoon Soo-wan 
- A legally blind woman who gets her vision back in an operation and decides to embrace life with passion by becoming an emergency rescue worker. Tomboyish Soo-wan still fondly remembers her first love from 12 years ago.
- Kim Ji-seok as Kang Ji-woon
- A thoughtful neurosurgeon who is dating Soo-wan.
- Soo-wan's father.
- Gong Hyung-jin as Ki Woon-chan
- Seungri as Teddy Seo
- A Korean-American who returns to Korea to become an emergency rescue worker. He speaks Korean with a Chungcheong accent after being raised by his grandmother in the south. Teddy falls in love at first sight with Park Hye-joo.
- Seyoung Hospital
- Jung Ae-ri as Oh Young-ji
- Kim Ho-chang as Moon Je-ha
- Seo Dong-won as Kim Ho-jin
- Park Jin-joo as Kim Yoon-jung
- Lee Seung-hyung as Sung Hyun-ho
- Im Seung-dae as Choi Jin-sang
- Seyoung Fire Station
- Kim Seung-wook as Joo Tae-sub
- Sung Chang-hoon as Park Chang-hyun
- Lee Ha-yool as Kim Jin-soo
- Extended cast
- Kwon Hae-hyo as Kim Woo-chul
- Jeon Jin-ki as Kim Young-rak
- Kim Yeo-jin as Yoo Jung-hwa
- Seo Tae-hwa as Park Hyung-shik
- Yoon Ye-joo as Park Hye-joo
- Choi Ji-won as young Park Hye-joo
- Shin Young-jin as Han Woo-jung
- Jung Ji-hoon as Ki Jin-mo
- Heo Jung-eun
|Episode #||Original broadcast date||Average audience share|
|TNmS Ratings||AGB Nielsen|
|Nationwide||Seoul National Capital Area||Nationwide||Seoul National Capital Area|
|1||5 April 2014||7.3%||8.4%||6.3%||6.9%|
|2||6 April 2014||7.5%||8.3%||6.6%||7.6%|
|3||12 April 2014||8.9%||10.2%||8.8%||9.7%|
|4||13 April 2014||7.9%||9.7%||8.0%||8.3%|
|5||26 April 2014||10.2%||12.4%||10.8%||12.1%|
|6||27 April 2014||11.1%||13.5%||11.9%||13.4%|
|7||3 May 2014||10.2%||11.8%||10.4%||12.1%|
|8||4 May 2014||10.4%||12.3%||10.3%||11.6%|
|9||10 May 2014||10.9%||12.1%||9.9%||11.1%|
|10||11 May 2014||11.1%||14.0%||10.4%||12.0%|
|11||17 May 2014||10.4%||12.1%||8.7%||9.3%|
|12||18 May 2014||9.8%||11.4%||9.6%||10.7%|
|13||24 May 2014||9.1%||10.6%||9.1%||10.0%|
|14||25 May 2014||8.6%||10.1%||9.2%||10.7%|
|15||31 May 2014||8.7%||10.7%||9.2%||10.5%|
|16||1 June 2014||7.6%||8.2%||8.1%||9.6%|
|17||7 June 2014||8.7%||10.0%||8.0%||8.4%|
|18||8 June 2014||8.7%||9.8%||8.7%||9.8%|
|19||14 June 2014||8.9%||11.0%||8.6%||10.0%|
|20||15 June 2014||9.1%||10.7%||8.9%||10.5%|
Awards and nominations
|2014||Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special||Ku Hye-sun||Nominated|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Drama Special||Lee Sang-yoon||Nominated|
|Special Award, Actor in a Drama Special||Kim Ji-seok||Nominated|
|New Star Award||Kang Ha-neul||Won|
|Best Couple Award||Lee Sang-yoon and Ku Hye-sun||Nominated|
- In Philippines, it aired in the Philippines on ABS-CBN from September 29 to December 5, 2014, re-edited into 50 episodes.
- In Vietnam, it aired on D Drama VTVCab7 from June 13, 2015.
- In Panama, September 2015
- In Japan, it aired in the Japan on cable channel KNTV from September to December 2015.
- In Central America, January 2016
- In Malaysia, it aired in the Malaysia on Wah Lai Toi from 23 April 2016.
- in Thailand, it aired in Thailand on 3SD (in a network of Channel 3) from September 6, 2016.
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- "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2013-11-28. Retrieved 2014-04-05.
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