Bubble Gum (TV series)

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Bubble Gum
TvN's Bubble Gum (풍선껌) Promotional poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Genre
Written by Lee Mi-na
Directed by Kim Byung-soo
Creative director(s)
  • Jung Ji-hyun
  • Kwon Young-il
  • Choo Sang-kyoo
Starring
Composer(s) Nam Hye-seung
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 16
Production
Executive producer(s) Kim Young-Kyoo
Producer(s)
  • Lee So-yoon
  • Yoo Seul-ki
Cinematography
  • Jun Byung-moon
  • Lee Jung-hyuk
Editor(s) Lee Mi-kyung
Camera setup Single-camera setup
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Hwa&Dam Pictures
Distributor tvN
Release
Original network tvN
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Dolby Digital
Original release 26 October (2015-10-26) – 15 December 2015 (2015-12-15)
External links
Website

Bubble Gum (Hangul풍선껌; RRPungseonkkeom) is a South Korean television series starring Lee Dong-wook, Jung Ryeo-won, Lee Jong-hyuk and Park Hee-von.[1][2] It airs on tvN on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 beginning October 26, 2015.[3]

Plot[edit]

Park Ri-hwan (Lee Dong-wook) comes from a wealthy family and he now works as an oriental medical doctor in his own clinic. He grew up with his best friend since childhood, Kim Haeng-ah (Jung Ryeo-won) who works as a radio producer. Haeng-ah's parents both died when she was young and she was taken care by Ri-hwan's mother after her father's death. Both Ri-hwan and Haeng-ah had feelings for each other but Haeng-ah is taking things slowly due to Ri-hwan's mother who does not want them to be together. The story also involves a chaebol, Yi-seul (Park Hee-von) who has feelings for Ri-hwan and Haeng-ah's ex-boyfriend, who is also her senior/director of the company she works in, who wants her back.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

Ratings[edit]

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

Episode Original broadcast date Title Average audience share
AGB Nielsen Ratings[4] TNmS Ratings[5]
1 October 26, 2015 "????"
(저주가 깃든 아이)
1.232% 1.0%
2 October 27, 2015 "You asked me, so I..."
(당신은 내게 부탁했지요, 그래서 나는…)
1.736% 1.7%
3 November 2, 2015 "All I Want is What You Want"
(내가 원하는 건 네가 원하는 건)
0.866% 1.0%
4 November 3, 2015 "????"
(오늘의 우리는 어제의 우리가 아닌 걸)
1.316% 1.4%
5 November 9, 2015 "That's What You Really Mean"
(그게 진짜 네 마음이잖아)
1.065% 1.0%
6 November 10, 2015 "????"
(어떤 꿈은 현실에 깊이 스며들기도 하죠)
1.697% 1.4%
7 November 16, 2015 ""????"
(화양연화, 그때는 알 수 없었던)
1.113% 1.1%
8 November 17, 2015 """
(얼룩져도 좋아, 흉터라도 괜찮아, 사라지지는 마)
1.310% 1.0%
9 November 23, 2015 "Too heavy, Too Scary, Love""
(너무 무거운, 너무 무서운, 사랑)
1.105% 1.0%
10 November 24, 2015 "Haeng-ah, I Love You'"
(행아야, 사랑해)
1.396% 1.7%
11 November 30, 2015 "Memory is More Than Love'"
(기억이란 사랑보다 더)
0.754% 1.0%
12 December 1, 2015 "I'm calling you, like an unending song"
(나는 너를 불러, 끝나지 않는 노래처럼)
1.705% 1.4%
13 December 7, 2015 "????"
(깜깜한 밤하늘에 푸른 신호등)
0.710% 0.8%
14 December 8, 2015 "????"
(그리움과 행복은 한 걸음 차이)
1.335% 1.2%
15 December 14, 2015 "????"
(행복을 지켜내는 주문, 고마워)
0.766% 1.0%
16 December 15, 2015 "????"
(그렇게 빈 틈 사이로 다시 봄이 옵니다)
1.179% 1.3%
Average 1.21% 1.19%

Note: This drama airs 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).

International Brodcast[edit]

It can be streamed internationally, on DramaFever, Viki and Viu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jin, Min-ji (23 July 2015). "Acting pair to share the screen again". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  2. ^ Jones, Julie (23 July 2015). "Lee Dong Wook And Jung Ryeo Won To Play Lovers In Bubble Gum". KDramaStars. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  3. ^ Ghim, Sora (4 August 2015). "Lee Dong Wook And Jung Ryeo Won Join Bubble Gum". BNTNews. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  4. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved May 10, 2016.
  5. ^ "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Retrieved May 10, 2016.

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