Chocolate (TV series)
|Written by||Lee Kyung-hee|
|Directed by||Lee Hyung-min|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|Production company(s)||JYP Pictures|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||November 29, 2019 –|
Chocolate (Korean: 초콜릿; RR: Chokolis) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Yoon Kye-sang, Ha Ji-won, Jang Seung-jo, Teo Yoo and Min Jin-woong. Produced by JYP Pictures, it premiered on November 29, 2019 on JTBC.
The story of a man who became a neurosurgeon though he dreamt of becoming a cook, and a woman who became a cook because of him.
- Yoon Kye-sang as Lee Kang
- Ha Ji-won as Moon Cha-yeong
- Jang Seung-jo as Lee Joon
- Teo Yoo as Kwon Min-seong
- Min Jin-woong as Moon Tae-hyun
- Kang Boo-ja as Han Yong-seol
- Lee Jae-ryong as Lee Seung-hoon
- Kim Sun-kyung as Yoon Hye-mi
- Lee Eon-jung as Jeong Soo-hee
- Yoon Ye-hee as Lee Seo-hoon
- Kim Won-hae as Kwon Hyeon-seok
- Kim Ho-jung as Han Seon-ae
- Yeom Hye-ran as Ha Yeong-sil
- Lee Ju-yeon as Bae Na-ra
- Jang Duk-joo as Ha Dong-goo
- Lee Hyo-bin as Kim In-joo
Chocolate marks screenwriter Lee Kyung-hee and director Lee Hyung-min's first collaboration in 15 years, after having worked together on the critically acclaimed television series I'm Sorry, I Love You (2004).
|Soundtrack album by |
|Released on December 1, 2019|
|2.||"Sweetest Thing" (Inst.)||3:39|
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|
|1||November 29, 2019||3.475%||4.243%|
|2||November 30, 2019||4.364%||5.280%|
|3||December 6, 2019|
|4||December 7, 2019|
|5||December 13, 2019|
|6||December 14, 2019|
|7||December 20, 2019|
|8||December 21, 2019|
|9||December 27, 2019|
|10||December 28, 2019|
|11||January 3, 2020|
|12||January 4, 2020|
|13||January 10, 2020|
|14||January 11, 2020|
|15||January 17, 2020|
|16||January 18, 2020|
- 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).
- Performed by Seventeen members Joshua, Wonwoo, DK, Seungkwan and Dino
- "[단독]하지원, '초콜릿'으로 안방극장 복귀..윤계상과 호흡". Naver (in Korean). SpoTV News. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
- Jung, An-jin (April 30, 2019). "[공식]윤계상X하지원 JTBC '초콜릿' 출연 확정…하반기 방송 예정". News Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- Lee, Song-hee (May 17, 2019). "장승조, JTBC '초콜릿' 출연 확정…윤계상X하지원과 호흡 [공식입장]". Xports News (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- Kim, Su-gyeong (May 21, 2019). "민진웅, JTBC 새 드라마 '초콜릿'서 하지원 동생 역 캐스팅". Hankyung (in Korean). Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- Lee, Da-won (April 30, 2019). "[단독] 강부자·이재룡, '초콜릿' 출연…'명품 라인업' 완성". Sports Khan (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- JTBC News Team (April 30, 2019). "JTBC '초콜릿' 윤계상X하지원 출연! 달달·따뜻한 휴먼 멜로". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- Jin, Hyang-hee (April 30, 2019). "윤계상X하지원, '초콜릿' 남녀 주인공…'미사' 이형민·이경희 15년 만 재회작". MK (in Korean). Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved November 29, 2019.