Confession (2019 TV series)

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Confession
Confession 2019.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul자백
GenreLegal drama
Created byStudio Dragon
Written byIm Hee-Cheol
Directed by
  • Kim Cheol-Kyu
  • Yun Hyeon-gi
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)Min Hyun-il
Camera setupSingle camera
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Ace Factory
DistributortvN
Release
Original networktvN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 23 (2019-03-23) –
May 12, 2019 (2019-05-12)
External links
Website

Confession (Korean자백; RRJabaek) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Lee Jun-ho, Shin Hyun-bin and Yoo Jae-myung. It aired on tvN from March 23 to May 12, 2019.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

Choi Do-hyun becomes a lawyer in order to clear his father's name after he has been wrongly accused of murder.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

People around Choi Do-hyun[edit]

  • Choi Kwang-il as Choi Pil-su
  • Lee Ki-hyuk as Lee Hyun-joon

People around Gi Choon-ho[edit]

  • Jung Hee-tae as Detective Seo
  • Jang Jae-ho as Detective Lee
  • Jeon Do-hyun as Kim Dae-seok

Others[edit]

  • Moon Sung-keun as Cho Myung-geun
  • Song Young-chang as Chairman Oh
  • Yoo Sung-joo as Ji Chang-ryul
  • Kim jung-gi as Yang In-beom
  • Kim Young-hoon as Park Si-kang
  • Choi Dae-hoon as Secretary Hwang
  • Kim Jung-hwa as Jenny Song
  • Ryoo Kyung-soo as Han Jong-goo
  • Song Yu-hyeon as Cho Gyeong-seon
  • Jeong Gi-seop as Cha Seung-hu
  • Kim Seong-hun as Sung Jun-sik
  • Nam Gi-ae as Madame Jin[7]
  • Yoon Gyung-ho as Heo Jae-man[8]

Production[edit]

The first script reading of the cast was held on January 5, 2019.[9]

Original soundtrack[edit]

Confession OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Recorded2019
GenreSoundtrack
Language
Label

Part 1[edit]

Released on April 7, 2019 (2019-04-07)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Let Me Hear It" (들려줘)Kang Ji-won, BasickKang Ji-wonSong Ji-eun, Basick3:54
2."Let Me Hear It" (Inst.) Kang Ji-won 3:54
Total length:7:48

Part 2[edit]

Released on April 14, 2019 (2019-04-14)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."The End"Kang Ji-wonKang Ji-wonJungin3:50
2."The End" (Inst.) Kang Ji-won 3:50
Total length:7:40

Part 3[edit]

Released on April 21, 2019 (2019-04-21)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Reason: It's You"Movie Man & Master ChungMovie Man & Master ChungYoari3:20
2."Reason: It's You" (Inst.) Movie Man & Master Chung 3:20
Total length:6:40

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]
Nationwide Seoul
1 March 23, 2019 4.569% 4.704%
2 March 24, 2019 5.386% 6.461%
3 March 30, 2019 4.501% 4.913%
4 March 31, 2019 5.573% 6.176%
5 April 6, 2019 4.027% 4.761%
6 April 7, 2019 5.458% 6.462%
7 April 13, 2019 4.079% 4.661%
8 April 14, 2019 5.425% 6.419%
9 April 20, 2019 3.846% 4.846%
10 April 21, 2019 5.594% 6.421%
11 April 27, 2019 3.846% 4.347%
12 April 28, 2019 5.122% 6.047%
13 May 4, 2019 3.378% 3.759%
14 May 5, 2019 4.841% 5.686%
15 May 11, 2019 4.849% 5.738%
16 May 12, 2019 6.275% 7.030%
Average 4.798% 5.527%
  • 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).

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2019 12th Korea Drama Awards Best New Actress Shin Hyun-bin Nominated [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Confession' shows a new side of its stars". Korea JoongAng Daily. March 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "2PM's Lee Jun-ho cast in tvN drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. January 10, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  3. ^ 진실을 추구하는 변호사, 이준호의 ‘자백’. News KBS (in Korean). Naver. January 11, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  4. ^ 신현빈, '자백' 출연 확정...이준호의 둘도 없는 여사친 된다 [공식입장]. OSEN (in Korean). January 11, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  5. ^ "Yoo Jae-myung cast in 'Confession'". Korea JoongAng Daily. January 11, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "유재명 '자백' 주연 출연 확정, 역시 tvN 공무원". Newsen (in Korean). January 10, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  7. ^ ‘자백’ 남기애 출연확정…‘마더’ 감독과 재회·3월 첫방 [공식입장]. Sports Donga (in Korean). January 11, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  8. ^ "윤경호, tvN '자백' 출연 확정…이준호-유재명과 호흡 [공식]". Sports Donga (in Korean). January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019.
  9. ^ "'자백' 이준호X유재명 첫 대본리딩 포착, 장르물 신화 이을까". Naver (in Korean). Newsen. Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  10. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  11. ^ "'2019코리아드라마어워즈(KDA)' 연기대상 후보..김해숙·최수종·염정아·조정석 등". Sedaily (in Korean). September 27, 2019.

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