Angel Eyes (TV series)

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Angel Eyes
Angel Eyes.jpg
Promotional poster for Angel Eyes
Genre Melodrama
Medical
Romance
Family
Written by Yoon Ji-ryun
Directed by Park Shin-woo
Starring Lee Sang-yoon
Ku Hye-sun
Kim Ji-seok
Seungri
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Choi Moon-suk
Producer(s) Song Kyung-hwa
Kim Min-tae
Location(s) South Korea
Release
Original network Seoul Broadcasting System
Original release April 5 (2014-04-05) – June 15, 2014 (2014-06-15)
Chronology
Preceded by Thrice Married Woman
Followed by Endless Love
External links
Website tv.sbs.co.kr/angeleyes

Angel Eyes (Hangul엔젤 아이즈; RREnjel Aijeu) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Lee Sang-yoon, Ku Hye-sun, Kim Ji-seok and Seungri.[1] It aired on SBS from April 5 to June 15, 2014 for 20 episodes.[2]

Plot[edit]

Yoon Soo-wan and Park Dong-joo were each other's first loves,[3] 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?

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

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.
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.
A thoughtful neurosurgeon who is dating Soo-wan.
Soo-wan's father.
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.[10][11][12][13][14]

Supporting characters[edit]

Seyoung Hospital
  • Jung Ae-ri
  • 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
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

Ratings[edit]

Episode # Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS Ratings[15] AGB Nielsen[16]
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%
Average 9.3% 10.9% 9.1% 10.2%

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2014
SBS Drama Awards
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

International broadcast[edit]

  • Philippines In Philippines, it aired in the Philippines on ABS-CBN from September 29 to December 5, 2014, re-edited into 50 episodes.[17]
  • Vietnam In Vietnam, it aired on D Drama VTVCab7 from June 13, 2015.
  • Panama In Panama, September 2015
  • Japan In Japan, it aired in the Japan on cable channel KNTV from September to December 2015.[18]
  • Central America In Central America, January 2016
  • Malaysia In Malaysia, it aired in the Malaysia on Wah Lai Toi from 23 April 2016.
  • Thailand in Thailand, it aired in Thailand on 3SD (in a network of Channel 3) from September 6, 2016.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (13 February 2014). "Casting considered for drama Angel Eyes". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  2. ^ Lee, Jawon (3 April 2014). "New Drama, Angel Eyes Reveals Its Official Poster". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  3. ^ Lee, Min-ji (4 April 2014). "Angel Eyes Reveals Kiss Scene Photos Between Kang Ha Neul and Nam Ji Hyun". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  4. ^ Kim, Jessica (27 February 2014). "Ku Hye-sun Nabs Lead Role in New Drama". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  5. ^ Ha, Soo-jung (27 February 2014). "Ku Hye Sun Cast as Lead Actress for Angel Eyes". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  6. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (28 February 2014). "Ku Hye-sun eyes angelic role". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  7. ^ Lee, So-yeon (19 April 2014). "Interview: Angel Eyes Nam Ji Hyun Talks About Bungee Jumping with Kang Ha Neul". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  8. ^ Lee, So-yeon (27 April 2014). "Interview: Angel Eyes Nam Ji Hyun Makes a Jump From Being Child Actress". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  9. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (3 April 2014). "Jung Jin Young Admits He Didn't Know Who Big Bang's Seungri Was Before Angel Eyes". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  10. ^ Kim, Jessica (28 February 2014). "Big Bang's Seungri Cast in Ku Hye-sun Drama". TenAsia. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  11. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (3 March 2014). "Seung-ri to make TV series debut". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  12. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (5 March 2014). "Big Bang's Seungri Gets Everyone Laughing at the Script Reading of Angel Eyes". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 
  13. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (31 March 2014). "Angel Eyes Releases New Photos of Big Bang's Seungri". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  14. ^ Kwon, Soo-bin (3 April 2014). "Big Bang's Seungri Received Acting Advice from T.O.P". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-04-04. 
  15. ^ "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. 
  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 2013-12-26. Retrieved 2014-04-05. 
  17. ^ "Top 10 most-searched TV shows of 2014". Philippine Entertainment Portal. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 2015-06-15. 
  18. ^ http://www.kntv.co.jp/prog/detail/?p=28806

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