Blooded Palace: The War of Flowers

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Blooded Palace: The War of Flowers
Cruel Palace - War of Flowers-poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Also known asBlood Palace
GenreHistorical, Drama, Romance
Written byJung Ha-yeon
Directed byNoh Jong-chan
Kim Jae-hong
StarringKim Hyun-joo
Lee Deok-hwa
Song Seon-mi
Jung Sung-mo
Jung Sung-woon
Kim Joo-young
ko Won-hee
Jun Tae-soo
Composer(s)Lee Ji-yong
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes50
Production
Executive producer(s)Jo Joon-hyung
Producer(s)Shin Dong-ki
Go Jung-ho
Production location(s)Korea
CinematographyKim Gyeong-cheol
Editor(s)Kim Soo-jin
Jeon Hyun-jung
Kwon Eun-hee
Running time60 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:45 (KST)
Production company(s)Dramahouse
Release
Original networkjTBC
Picture formatHDTV
Original release23 March (2013-03-23) –
8 September 2013 (2013-09-08)
External links
Website

Blooded Palace: The War of Flowers (Korean궁중잔혹사 – 꽃들의 전쟁; RRGungjungjanhoksa – Ggotdeul-ui Jeonjaeng; lit. Cruel Palace – War of Flowers) is a 2013 South Korean historical television series starring Kim Hyun-joo,[1] Lee Deok-hwa, Song Seon-mi, Jung Sung-mo, Jung Sung-woon, Kim Joo-young, ko Won-hee, and Jun Tae-soo. It aired on jTBC from March 23 to September 8, 2013 on Saturdays and Sundays at 20:45 for 50 episodes.

Kim Hyun-joo was nominated for Excellence Award, Actress at the 2013 APAN Star Awards.

Plot[edit]

It depicts a cruel hidden story within the royal court. Royal concubine Soyong Jo wants to make her son the king. In order to accomplish her goal, she holds the hand of Kim Ja-jeom and uses King Injo. She also attempts to get rid of Crown Prince Sohyeon.

Cast[edit]

Ratings[edit]

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

Episode Nationwide(%)
01 2.5
02 2.0
03 1.8
04 2.1
05 2.4
06 2.6
07 2.1
08 2.8
09 2.0
10 2.8
11 1.8
12 2.3
13 2.1
14 2.4
15 1.9
16 2.5
17 1.8
18 1.9
19 1.7
20 2.1
21 1.9
22 1.8
23 2.1
24 2.1
25 1.6
26 2.0
27 1.9
28 2.0
29 1.7
30 1.8
31 1.8
32 2.3
33 1.9
34 2.4
35 2.6
36 3.1
37 1.9
38 2.9
39 1.9
40 2.1
41 1.8
42 2.2
43 2.0
44 2.5
45 2.3
46 3.1
47 2.4
48 3.7
49 3.0
50 4.3

Note: This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which has a relatively small audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC & EBS).

International broadcast[edit]

Country Network(s)/Station(s) Series premiere Title
South Korea South Korea JTBC (original) March 23, 2013 - September 8, 2013 (Saturday and Sunday 20:45 - 22:00) 궁중잔혹사 - 꽃들의 전쟁 (Gungjungjanhoksa – Ggotdeul-ui Jeonjaeng; lit: Cruel Palace - War of Flowers)
EXF+ August 13, 2018 - October 19, 2018 (Monday to Friday 08:50 - 10:10, 15:10 - 16:30, 21:10 - 22:30)
 Hong Kong Drama Channel/HD Drama Channel (有線劇集台) March 28, 2014 - June 20, 2014 (Monday to Friday 20:00 - 21:00) 宮中殘酷史-花的戰爭 ( ; lit: )
CABLE No.1 Channel (有線第1台) February 23, 2016 - May 17, 2016 (Monday to Friday 22:30 - 23:30)
Taiwan Taiwan EBC (東森戲劇台) October 7, 2014 - October 13, 2014 (Monday to Friday 20:00 - 22:00, From October 14th to 23:00 - 24:00) 宮中殘酷史-花的戰爭 (Gōngzhōng cánkù shǐ-huā de zhànzhēng; lit: The Brutal History of the Palace - The War of Flowers)
CHT MOD October 8, 2014 - January 2, 2015 (Monday to Friday 19:00 - 21:00)
Myanmar Myanmar MRTV-4 June 10, 2014 - 2014 Month Day (Monday to Friday 21:30-22:10) ( ; lit: )
 Thailand AMARIN TV HD (อมรินทร์ทีวี) July 18, 2018 - September 14, 2018 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 13.30 - 14.30) โซยง นางพญาวังหลวง (Soyng nāngphỵā wạngh̄lwng; lit: Ying Yong Wanpai)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, So-dam (5 March 2013). "JTBC drama Cruel Palace - War of Flowers reveals photos of female lead Kim Hyun Joo". Korea Star Daily via Yahoo!. Archived from the original on 17 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  2. ^ Lee, Jin-ho; Erika Kim (translation) (20 March 2013). "Jun Tae Su Makes His Return Following Assault Incident Through Cruel Palace". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-04-17.
  3. ^ Choi, Eun-hwa; Erika Kim (translation) (26 March 2013). "Jun Tae Su Injured While Shooting Cruel Palace". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 2013-04-17.

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