|Directed by||Lee Seung-hoon|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||January 2, 2019– present|
Best Chicken (Hangul: 최고의 치킨; RR: Choegoui Chikin) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Park Sun-ho, Kim So-hye and Joo Woo-jae. It premiered on January 2, 2019 and airs on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 23:00 (KST) time slot of MBN and Dramax.
It is about the growth of young people who follow their dreams.
Bo-A (Kim So-Hye) wants to become a webtoon writer, but she struggles to accomplish her dream. Bo-A runs a bathhouse, which is owned by grandfather, and also she lives on the second floor of the bathhouse. She doesn't associate with people outside of her 3 friends. The bathhouse is the perfect place for her to seclude herself from society.
Choi-Go (Park Sun-Ho) quit his job working for a big company. He looks for a place to open a chicken restaurant. He takes a look at the bathhouse owned by Bo-A's grandfather. Choi-Go likes the bathhouse location for his chicken restaurant and signs a lease. Bo-A's grandfather also offers to give him a discount on his monthly rent if he hires Bo-A to work at the restaurant.
- Park Sun-ho as Park Choi-go (28 years old)
- An employee of a large corporation who quits his job to open his own chicken restaurant.
- Kim So-hye as Seo Bo-ah (25 years old)
- The owner of a public bathhouse that her grandfather rented out without her consent who dreams of becoming a webtoon artist.
- Joo Woo-jae as Andrew Kang (33 years old)
- A once promising chef who is currently homeless.
- Yang Hong-seok as Bae Ki-bum
- A part-timer at Choi-go's restaurant.
- Lee Seung-hyub as Park Joon-hyuk
- Son Min-ji as Hwang Min-ah
- Bo-ah's friend who is smart and does all the planning.
- Jeon Seong-hwan as Oh Yeong-ho
- Bo-ah's friend who likes to fool around.
- Yoo Moon-chi as Kim Kyu-man
- Bo-ah's friend who runs the neighborhood butcher shop.
- Ah Young as Moon So-dam
- Na Jong-chan as Lee Jin-sang
- Myung Kye-nam as Seo Myung-dong
- Kim Seo-ra as So Oh-sook
- Hong Soon-chang as a real estate agent
Filming began in September 2018.
|Best Chicken OST|
|Soundtrack album by |
|Label||Warner Music, Forest Media|
|Released on January 2, 2019|
|1.||"Sweet Stranger"||Kim Yoo-kyung||Oh Joon-sung||Kim Eun-bi (EB)||3:28|
|2.||"Sweet Stranger" (Inst.)||Oh Joon-sung||3:28|
|Released on January 9, 2019|
|1.||"Dr. Dream"||Kim Jin-ah||Oh Joon-sung||Sohee (Elris)||4:04|
|2.||"Dr. Dream" (Inst.)||Oh Joon-sung||4:04|
|Released on January 10, 2019|
|1.||"Chicken Song" (치킨송)||Oh Joon-sung||Oh Joon-sung||Chick Choir||2:35|
|2.||"Chicken Song" (Inst.)||Oh Joon-sung||2:35|
|Released on January 16, 2019|
|1.||"Heaven"||Kim Yoo-kyung||Oh Joon-sung||Seven O'Clock||3:58|
|2.||"Heaven" (Inst.)||Oh Joon-sung||3:58|
|Released on January 17, 2019|
|1.||"Lucky"||Oh Joon-sung, Eun Jong-tae||Oh Joon-sung||J. Mee||4:07|
|2.||"Lucky" (Inst.)||Oh Joon-sung||4:07|
- ""The Best Fried Chicken" Tells of Chicken and Revenge". HanCinema. Newsen. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "박선호X김소혜, 한일합작 드라마 '최고의 치킨' 캐스팅 확정(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "드라맥스 '최고의 치킨' 측 "박선호·김소혜 출연..내년 1월2일 첫 방송"". Naver (in Korean). MK Sports. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- "'최고의 치킨' 펜타곤 홍석, 지옥에서 온 치킨집 알바생 '기대'". Naver (in Korean). Tenasia. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
- Official website (Dramax) (in Korean)
- Official website (MBN) (in Korean)
- Best Chicken at HanCinema
- Best Chicken on IMDb
|MBN Wednesday–Thursday dramas|
|Previous program||Best Chicken
(January 2, 2019 – present)
(October 31 – December 20, 2018)