Chicago Typewriter (TV series)

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Chicago Typewriter
Chicago Typewriter Poster.jpg
Promotional Poster
Original title시카고 타자기
Genre
Written byJin Soo-wan
Directed byKim Cheol-kyu
Starring
Composer(s)Nam Hye-seung
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Kim Jin-yi
  • Park Ji-young
Producer(s)Kim Ki-jae
Cinematography
  • Park Jae-hong
  • Kwon Young-joon
Editor(s)Kim Na-young
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time70 minutes
Production company(s)THE UNICORN
Studio Dragon
DistributortvN
Release
Original networktvN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseApril 7 (2017-04-07) – June 3, 2017 (2017-06-03)
External links
Website

Chicago Typewriter (Hangul시카고 타자기; Hanja시카고打字機; RRSikago Tajagi) is a 2017 South Korean television series starring Yoo Ah-in, Im Soo-jung and Go Kyung-pyo. It ran from April to June 2017, with episodes every Friday and Saturday at 20:00 (KST) on tvN.[1][2][3][4][5]

Synopsis[edit]

The series depicts writers who lived during the 1930's Japanese occupation of Korea, and are reincarnated into the present as a best-selling writer in a slump, a fan, and a ghostwriter.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

The main cast at the press conference
  • Yoo Ah-in as Han Se-joo / Seo Hwi-young.[6]
    • Choi Min-young as young Han Se-joo
A renowned writer in a slump who has celebrity-looks and tons of fans but is extremely depressed on the inside
  • Im Soo-jung as Jeon Seol / Ryu Soo-hyun / Anastacia[7]
    • Choi Myung-bin as young Jeon Seol
    • Jo Min-ah as young Ryu Soo-hyun
A veterinarian and literary fanatic who is a fan of Han Se-joo
A ghostwriter with a genius writing style, who has dry humor and loves jazz music and antiques
  • Kwak Si-yang as Baek Tae-min / Heo Young-min
    • Son Sang-yeon as young Baek Tae-min

People around Han Se-joo[edit]

People around Jeon Seol[edit]

  • Yang Jin-sung as Ma Bang-jin
    • Kwak Ji-hye as young Ma Bang-jin
  • Jeon Soo-kyung as Wang Bang-wool
  • Kang Hong-suk as Won Dae-han
    • Song Joon-hee as young Won Dae-han
  • Ji Dae-han as Won Man-hae

People around Baek Tae-min[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Lee Kyu-bok as Song Jong-wook
  • Kim Hyun-sook as Veterinarian
  • Shim Min as Mi-young
  • Kim Sung-hoon as Lee Jung-bong
  • Park Ji-hoon as Jeon Doo-yeob
  • Kim Ki-soo as Jo Sang-chul
  • Park Sun-im as Hannah Kim
  • Choi Kyo-shik as Gardener
  • Hong Dae-sung as Bodyguard of Carpediem
  • Cha Geon-woo as Butler of Yool's family
  • Jung Byung-ho as Yang ho-pil
  • Jeon Yi-rang as Jang Ki-bong
  • Gam Seung-min as Yang Hyung-sik
  • Kang Dong-yoong as Mr. Jo
  • Lee Doo-seok as Comrade Kang

Cameos[edit]

Production[edit]

The series is written by Jin Soo-wan who wrote the hit dramas Moon Embracing the Sun (2012) and Kill Me, Heal Me (2015).[8][9]

This drama marks Im Soo-jung's small screen comeback after 13 years since 2004.[10]

The series was filmed at various places in Seoul - SEOUL SEOUL 3080, Hannam-dong Book Park, Ikseon-dong and Seodaemun Prison History Museum.[11]

Original soundtrack[edit]

OST Part 1[edit]

Chicago Typewriter
OST Part. 1
Soundtrack album by
SALTNPAPER
ReleasedApril 8, 2017 (2017-04-08)
LanguageKorean, English
LabelCJ E&M MUSIC
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistsLength
1."Satellite" (위성)
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
  • Jello Ann
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
SALTNPAPER03:53
2."Satellite" (Inst.) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:53
Total length:07:46

OST Part 2[edit]

Chicago Typewriter
OST Part. 2
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedApril 15, 2017 (2017-04-15)
LabelCJ E&M MUSIC
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Blooming Memories" (아주 오래된 기억)
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Jin-ho
  • MIYO
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • MIYO
Baek Ye-rin03:44
2."Blooming Memories" (Inst.) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • MIYO
 03:44
Total length:07:28

OST Part 3[edit]

Chicago Typewriter
OST Part. 3
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedApril 22, 2017 (2017-04-22)
LabelCJ E&M MUSIC
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Writing Our Stories" (우리의 얘기를 쓰겠소)
  • CuzD
  • Ricky
  • Dona
  • CuzD
  • Ricky
  • Dona
SG Wannabe03:59
2."Writing Our Stories" (Inst.) 
  • CuzD
  • Ricky
  • Dona
 03:37
Total length:07:36

OST Part 4[edit]

Chicago Typewriter
OST Part. 4
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedApril 29, 2017 (2017-04-29)
LabelCJ E&M MUSIC
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Be My Light"Kevin Oh
  • Daniel Davidsen
  • Katrine "Neya" Klith
  • Peter Wallevik
  • Singing Beetle
Kevin Oh03:48
2."Be My Light" (Inst.) 
  • Daniel Davidsen
  • Katrine "Neya" Klith
  • Peter Wallevik
  • Singing Beetle
 03:48
Total length:07:36

OST Part 5[edit]

Chicago Typewriter
OST Part. 5
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedMay 27, 2017 (2017-05-27)
LabelCJ E&M MUSIC
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Come With Me"
  • Kim Hee-jin
  • Jo Hye-eum
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
Boni Pueri03:58
2."Time Walk"
  • Jello Ann
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
Boni Pueri03:30
Total length:07:28

Chicago Typewriter OST[edit]

Chicago Typewriter
OST Album
Soundtrack album
ReleasedJune 2, 2017 (2017-06-02)
GenreK-pop, Pop-rock, soundtrack
LanguageKorean, English
LabelCJ E&M MUSIC
ProducerNam Hye-seung, Park Sang-hee
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistsLength
1."Chicago Typewriter" (시카고 타자기) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:05
2."Satellite" (위성)
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
  • Jello Ann
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
SALTNPAPER03:52
3."Blooming Memories" (아주 오래된 기억)
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Jin-ho
  • MIYO
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • MIYO
Baek Ye-rin03:43
4."Writing Our Stories" (우리의 얘기를 쓰겠소)
  • CuzD
  • Ricky
  • Dona
  • CuzD
  • Ricky
  • Dona
SG Wannabe03:59
5."Be My Light"Kevin Oh
  • Daniel Davidsen
  • Katrine "Neya" Klith
  • Peter Wallevik
  • Singing Beetle
Kevin Oh03:48
6."Come With Me"
  • Kim Hee-jin
  • Jo Hye-eum
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
Boni Pueri03:58
7."Time Walk"
  • Jello Ann
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
Boni Pueri03:30
8."Satellite" (Inst.) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:52
9."Blooming Memories" (Inst.) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • MIYO
 03:43
10."Writing Our Stories" (Inst.) 
  • CuzD
  • Ricky
  • Dona
 03:37
11."Be My Light" (Inst.) 
  • Daniel Davidsen
  • Katrine "Neya" Klith
  • Peter Wallevik
  • Singing Beetle
 03:48
12."Ghostwriter Yoo Jin-oh" (유령작가 유진오) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 02:36
13."Aim the Gun" (총을 겨누다) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:02
14."Han Se-joo & Jeon Seol" (한세주의 전설) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:21
15."Time Travel" (시간여행) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:12
16."Remember the Novel We Wrote" (그날의 소설을 함께 기억해) 
  • Nam Hye-seung
  • Park Sang-hee
 03:10
Total length:56:16

Ratings[edit]

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

Ep. Broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[12] TNmS[13]
Nationwide Seoul
1 April 7, 2017 2.649% 2.924% 3.8%
2 April 8, 2017 2.822% 3.253% 3.2%
3
April 14, 2017
2.235% 2.555% 2.3%
4
April 15, 2017
2.094% 2.688% 2.6%
5
April 21, 2017
1.920% 1.847% 1.9%
6
April 22, 2017
2.236% 2.840% 2.6%
7
April 29, 2017
2.449% 2.546% 2.4%
8 3.162% 2.8%
9
May 12, 2017
2.322% 2.761% 3.7%
10
May 13, 2017
2.275% 3.034% 2.0%
11
May 19, 2017
2.450% 2.657% 2.5%
12
May 20, 2017
2.252% 2.954% 2.4%
13
May 26, 2017
2.335% 2.795% 2.2%
14
May 27, 2017
1.444% 1.762% 1.7%
15
June 2, 2017
2.419% 2.975% 2.4%
16
June 3, 2017
2.162% 2.551% 2.9%
Average 2.27% 2.71% 2.59%
  • 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 and EBS).

International broadcast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "유아인·임수정·고경표, '시카고 타자기' 확정 "이번주 리딩"" (in Korean). Ilgan Sports. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  2. ^ "tvN's 'Chicago Typewriter' still needs to prove itself". Yonhap News Agency. April 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "Can 'Chicago Typewriter' break time-slip drama mold?". The Korea Herald. April 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "'Chicago Typewriter' to air in April, starring Yoo Ah-in, Im Soo-jung, Go Kyung-pyo". Kpop Herald. March 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "(LEAD) tvN doubles down on time-slip genre with 'Chicago Typewriter'". Yonhap News Agency. April 5, 2017.
  6. ^ "Yoo Ah-in lands lead in tvN drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. February 22, 2017.
  7. ^ "Actress Im Soo-jung Returns to TV After More Than a Decade". The Chosun Ilbo. April 7, 2017.
  8. ^ "Popular Screenplay Writer Jin Soo-wan to Return with a New tvN Drama @ HanCinema :: The Korean Movie and Drama Database". Hancinema.net. 2016-12-13. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  9. ^ "[단독]유아인, tvN ´시카고 타자기´ 주인공 – 일간스포츠". Isplus.live.joins.com. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  10. ^ "Im Soo-jung returns for the first time in 13 years with tvN "Chicago Typewriter"". Hancinema. 2017-04-02. Retrieved 2017-06-26.
  11. ^ "Time Traveling to Retro Seoul of Chicago Typewriter". VisitSeoul.net. 28 April 2017.
  12. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved July 11, 2016.
  13. ^ ": TNMS 홈페이지에 오신 것을 환영합니다. :". www.tnms.tv. Retrieved 2016-09-27.
  14. ^ https://tvnasia.net/en/tvn-asia/schedule.html?country=Cambodia&timezone=+7

External links[edit]

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Previous program Chicago Typewriter
(April 7 – June 3, 2017)
Next program
Tomorrow, With You
(February 3 – March 25, 2017)
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