Children of a Lesser God (TV series)

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Children of a Lesser God
Children of a Lesser God (TV series).jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul작은 신의 아이들
Genre
Created byJinnie Choi from Studio Dragon
Written byHan Woo-ri
Directed byKang Shin-hyo
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)Jang Jin-wook
Production company(s)
Distributor
Release
Original networkOCN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 3 (2018-03-03) –
April 22, 2018 (2018-04-22)
External links
Website

Children of a Lesser God (Korean작은 신의 아이들; RRJageun Sinui Aideul) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Kang Ji-hwan and Kim Ok-bin. It aired on OCN's Saturdays and Sundays at 22:20 (KST) time slot from March 3 to April 22, 2018.[1][2][3]

Synopsis[edit]

The story of two detectives who work together to unravel the corruption behind a tragedy that happens within a powerful organization.[4][5]

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

An elite and genius detective who is guided by only facts, logic and numbers.
A warm-hearted rookie detective who has a supernatural ability to see death.

Supporting[edit]

Production[edit]

  • The first script reading of the cast was held on December 17, 2017 at CJ E&M in Sangam-dong.[8]
  • Jo Min-ki originally played Kook Han-joo but he was removed from the series after accusations of sexual harassment and assault.[9] He was replaced by Lee Jae-yong.

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[10] TNmS
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 March 3, 2018 2.540% 2.870% 2.5%
2 March 4, 2018 2.705% 2.702% 2.8%
3 March 10, 2018 2.154% 2.200% 2.2%
4 March 11, 2018 2.861% 2.734% 2.5%
5 March 17, 2018 2.464% 2.208% 2.8%
6 March 18, 2018 3.195% 3.246% 3.2%
7 March 24, 2018 2.548% 2.426% 2.5%
8 March 25, 2018 3.295% 3.412% 3.6%
9 March 31, 2018 2.886% 2.923% 2.9%
10 April 1, 2018 3.502% 3.299% 3.0%
11 April 7, 2018 3.044% 2.807% 3.1%
12 April 8, 2018 3.651% 3.526% 3.8%
13 April 14, 2018 3.155% 3.136% 3.3%
14 April 15, 2018 3.847% 3.426% 3.6%
15 April 21, 2018 3.287% 3.152% 3.4%
16 April 22, 2018 3.926% 3.408% 4.2%
Average 3.065% 2.967% 3.1%
  • 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).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kim, Seul-ji. "강지환·김옥빈, OCN '작은 신의 아이들' 캐스팅…내년 2월 방송(공식)". Naver (in Korean). MBN. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "Shim Hee-seop and Lee Elijah Join OCN drama "Children of a Lesser God"". HanCinema. News1 Korea. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "Drama 'Children of Lesser God' pursues reality amid fantasy". Kpop Herald. February 22, 2018.
  4. ^ Kim, Jin-seok. "[단독]강지환·김옥빈, OCN '작은 신의 아이들' 주인공". Naver (in Korean). Ilgan Sports. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  5. ^ Park, Gwi-im. "강지환·김옥빈 양측 "OCN '작은 신의 아이들' 출연? 제안 받고 검토中" [공식]". Naver (in Korean). TV Report. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  6. ^ Hyun, Ji-min. 아역 한서진, '작은 신의 아이들' 출연...김옥빈 어린시절役. Naver (in Korean). Tenasia. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  7. ^ 이재용 '작신아' 합류..'성추문' 조민기 후임 낙점(공식). Naver (in Korean). February 22, 2018.
  8. ^ Kim, Min-ji. "[N컷] '작은 신의 아이들' 강지환·김옥빈, 첫 리딩부터 열연 '긴장감↑'". Naver (in Korean). News1 Korea. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  9. ^ "Actor Jo Min-ki drops out of new drama amid sexual abuse allegations". Yonhap News Agency. February 21, 2018.
  10. ^ "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved March 3, 2018.

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