Babel (TV series)

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Babel
Babel 2019.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul바벨
GenreMelodrama
Written by
  • Kwon Soon-won
  • Park Sang-wook
Directed byYoon Sung-sik
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)Oh Nam-seok
Running time60 minute
Production company(s)
  • HIGROUND
  • WantsMaker Pictures
DistributorTV Chosun
Release
Original networkTV Chosun
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseJanuary 27 (2019-01-27) –
March 24, 2019 (2019-03-24)
External links
Website

Babel (Korean바벨; RRBabel) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Park Si-hoo and Jang Hee-jin. The series aired on TV Chosun from January 27 to March 24, 2019 on Saturdays and Sundays at 22:50 (KST) time slot.[1][2]

Synopsis[edit]

The story of a prosecutor who would do anything to achieve his revenge and an actress who loses everything after marrying into a rich family.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

  • Kim Hae-sook as Sin Hyeon-sook
  • Jang Shin-young as Tae Yoo-ra
  • Kim Ji-hoon as Tae Min-ho
  • Song Jae-hee as Tae Soo-ho
  • Im Jung-eun as Na Yeong-eun
  • Kim Jong-goo as Tae Byeong-cheo
  • Lee Seung-hyung as Director Sin
  • Song Won-geun as Team leader Woo
  • Ha Si-eun as Hong Mi-seon
  • Yoon Bong-gil as Detective Lee
  • Lee Jae-gu as Ricky
  • Park Joo-hyung as Go Jae-il
  • Yoon Jin-ho as Jang Bae-yoon
  • Kyung Sung-hwan as Kwon Byeon
  • Ri Min as Gook Gwa-soo
  • Kim Jin-ho as Chief prosecutor

Production[edit]

The first script reading took place on November 20, 2018 at TV Chosun Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea.[5]

Original soundtrack[edit]

Babel OST
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
Released2019
GenreSoundtrack
Language
LabelWarner Music Korea

Part 1[edit]

Released on February 3, 2019 (2019-02-03)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Cry"Kim Yong-jin (Bohemian)4:07
2."Cry" (Inst.) 4:07
Total length:8:14

Part 2[edit]

Released on February 23, 2019 (2019-02-23)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Love Is Strong"WoongSan3:29
2."Love Is Strong" (Inst.) 3:29
Total length:6:58

Part 3[edit]

Released on February 27, 2019 (2019-02-27)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."The Things You Want" (당신이 원하는 것)uangelvoice4:20
2."The Things You Want" (Inst.) 4:20
Total length:8:40

Part 4[edit]

Released on March 2, 2019 (2019-03-02)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."You're My Everything"John Park5:23
2."You're My Everything" (Inst.) 5:23
Total length:10:46

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[6]
Nationwide Seoul
1 January 27, 2019 3.532% 4.321%
2 February 2, 2019 2.509% 2.653%
3 February 3, 2019 2.838% 3.603%
4 February 9, 2019 3.281% 3.625%
5 February 10, 2019 2.929% 3.364%
6 February 16, 2019 2.691% 3.042%
7 February 17, 2019 3.231% 3.605%
8 February 23, 2019 2.768% 2.487%
9 February 24, 2019 3.352% 4.005%
10 March 3, 2019 3.421% 3.957%
11 March 9, 2019 2.929% 2.811%
12 March 10, 2019 3.713% 4.058%
13 March 16, 2019 3.197% 3.125%
14 March 17, 2019 3.643% 3.981%
15 March 23, 2019 3.207% 3.418%
16 March 24, 2019 3.319% 3.449%
Average 3.160% 3.469%
  • This drama aired on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC & EBS).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kang, Seo-jung (January 24, 2019). "'바벨' 박시후X장희진, 19금 격정멜로로 TV조선 역대 최고시청률 찍을까(종합)[Oh!쎈 현장]". Osen (in Korean). News Chosun. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "Park Si-hoo, Jang Hee-jin Star in New Mystery Series". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 January 2019.
  3. ^ Kang, Seo-jung (October 31, 2018). "박시후, TV조선 드라마 '바벨' 출연확정..미스터리 격정멜로[공식입장]". Osen (in Korean). News Chosun. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  4. ^ "장희진, TV 조선 새 드라마 '바벨' 여자 주인공 출연". Newsis (in Korean). News Chosun. November 7, 2018. Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  5. ^ Jin, Hyang-hee (December 20, 2018). "TV CHOSUN '바벨' 박시후-장희진-김해숙-김지훈-장신영, 첫 대본리딩 현장". MK (in Korean). Retrieved August 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean).

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