Goddess of Marriage

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Goddess of Marriage
GoddessofMarriageposter.jpg
Promotional poster for Goddess of Marriage
GenreRomance
Comedy
Drama
Written byJo Jung-sun
Directed byOh Jin-suk
StarringNam Sang-mi
Lee Sang-woo
Kim Ji-hoon
Composer(s)Choi Seong-wook
Choi Seong-kwon
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes36
Production
Executive producer(s)Han Jung-hwan
Producer(s)Park Young-soo
Lee Hee-soo
Running timeSaturdays and Sundays at 21:50 (KST)
Production company(s)Samhwa Networks
Release
Original networkSeoul Broadcasting System
Original release29 June (2013-06-29) – 3 November 2013 (2013-11-03)
Chronology
Preceded byThe Secret of Birth
Followed byThrice Married Woman
External links
Website
Goddess of Marriage
Hangul
결혼의 여신
Hanja
結婚의女神
Revised RomanizationGyeolhonui Yeosin
McCune–ReischauerKyŏlhonŭi Yŏsin

Goddess of Marriage (Hangul결혼의 여신; RRGyeolhonui Yeosin) is a 2013 South Korean romantic comedy-drama series starring Nam Sang-mi, Kim Ji-hoon, Lee Sang-woo, Lee Tae-ran, Kim Jung-tae, Jo Min-su, Kwon Hae-hyo, Jang Young-nam and Jang Hyun-sung. It premiered on SBS on June 29, 2013, and ended on November 3, 2013, airing every Saturday and Sunday at 21:50 for 36 episodes.[1]

Plot[edit]

The drama explores modern love, careerwomanhood, and the meaning of marriage as experienced by four couples.

Cast[edit]

A radio writer who's assertive, but dreams of a sweet, pure love. She becomes caught in a love triangle between two men, which makes her question the romantic ideal versus the reality of marriage.
An architect. He suddenly appears in Ji-hye's life and seems to be her soulmate.
A prosecutor from a wealthy family. Ji-hye's longtime boyfriend.[2]
She used to work as a television announcer, and is now a mother of two and a "Cheongdam-dong daughter-in-law" (a term that describes stylish young married women of the upper crust living in that wealthy neighborhood).
Married to Hye-jung. Tae-wook's older brother.
A "Supermom" who works while raising three children. Ji-hye's older sister.
He and Ji-sun got married when he got her pregnant. Jang-soo is a kind and meek husband who is overpowered by his wife's strong energy and can't raise his voice.
She tries so hard to meet her husband's exacting standards on what constitutes a "good wife."
Married to Eun-hee. He is having an affair with his colleague Cynthia.
  • Jeon Guk-hwan as Kang Man-ho
Tae-wook and Tae-jin's father.
  • Yoon So-jung as Lee Jung-sook
Tae-wook and Tae-jin's mother.
Ji-hye and Ji-sun's father.
  • Kim Ki-chun as Noh Hee-bong
Jang-soo's father.
  • Sung Byung-sook as Byun Ae-ja
Jang-soo's mother.
Ji-sun and Jang-soo's daughter.
  • Yang Han-yeol as Noh Chang-ho
Eun-hee's son
She seduces Tae-jin.
Yeon-soo's husband.
  • Lee Seol-hee as Kim Yeon-soo
Ji-hye's friend.
Anchorwoman of KoreaTV, and Seung-soo's lover.
  • Yeom Dong-heon as Managing director Hwang
  • Go Na-eun as Han Se-kyung
  • Jo Woo-jin as the husband of Hye-jung's younger sister
  • Kwak Hee-sung as Pil-ho

Ratings[edit]

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

Episode # Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS Ratings AGB Nielsen
Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area
1 June 29, 2013 9.2% (8th) 11.5% (6th) 9.1% (8th) 9.6% (7th)
2 June 30, 2013 7.8% (14th) 9.6% (11th) 8.0% (15th) 8.7% (14th)
3 July 06, 2013 8.7% (9th) 10.0% (8th) 8.4% (15th) 8.8% (13th)
4 July 07, 2013 7.6% (18th) 9.4% (13th) 8.7% (15th) 9.1% (14th)
5 July 13, 2013 9.0% (10th) 10.8% (8th) 9.1% (14th) 9.6% (13th)
6 July 14, 2013 8.5% (16th) 11.1% (11th) 9.2% (14th) 10.7% (12th)
7 July 20, 2013 9.2% (10th) 10.6% (7th) 8.8% (12th) 10.1% (10th)
8 July 21, 2013 8.6% (14th) 10.5% (10th) 9.1% (14th) 9.5% (16th)
9 July 27, 2013 9.4% (7th) 11.2% (5th) 9.7% (8th) 11.0% (8th)
10 July 28, 2013 8.4% (16th) 9.7% (13th) 8.5% (14th) 9.0% (13th)
11 August 03, 2013 9.2% (10th) 11.0% (6th) 8.6% (11th) 8.9% (10th)
12 August 04, 2013 7.7% (19th) 9.0% (13th) 8.2% (15th) 9.4% (9th)
13 August 10, 2013 9.9% (8th) 10.2% (9th) 11.0% (6th) 12.5% (5th)
14 August 11, 2013 8.6% (12th) 10.2% (11th) 9.6% (9th) 10.3% (7th)
15 August 17, 2013 10.8% (8th) 11.9% (5th) 10.0% (7th) 10.6% (7th)
16 August 18, 2013 9.3% (11th) 11.1% (9th) 9.1% (11th) 10.0% (11th)
17 August 24, 2013 9.3% (12th) 10.8% (7th) 9.4% (10th) 10.0% (7th)
18 August 25, 2013 9.1% (13th) 10.4% (10th) 9.7% (9th) 10.5% (7th)
19 August 31, 2013 10.2% (8th) 11.3% (7th) 11.1% (6th) 12.7% (6th)
20 September 01, 2013 9.4% (11th) 11.3% (7th) 9.7% (8th) 10.3% (7th)
21 September 07, 2013 10.3% (7th) 12.1% (5th) 9.3% (8th) 10.6% (7th)
22 September 08, 2013 9.7% (9th) 11.7% (8th) 9.2% (10th) 9.5% (11th)
23 September 14, 2013 10.1% (11th) 11.7% (8th) 11.2% (7th) 11.8% (6th)
24 September 15, 2013 10.6% (8th) 13.5% (6th) 10.5% (9th) 11.1% (8th)
25 September 21, 2013 10.4% (8th) 13.1% (4th) 11.2% (8th) 11.9% (7th)
26 September 22, 2013 9.8% (11th) 11.4% (9th) 11.0% (9th) 11.3% (7th)
27 September 28, 2013 10.7% (8th) 12.9% (6th) 11.4% (5th) 12.1% (5th)
28 September 29, 2013 11.6% (9th) 13.5% (8th) 12.3% (8th) 13.2% (7th)
29 October 05, 2013 8.8% (10th) 10.4% (6th) 12.7% (4th) 13.3% (5th)
30 October 06, 2013 9.9% (9th) 12.2% (7th) 11.2% (6th) 12.2% (7th)
31 October 12, 2013 14.2% (3rd) 17.9% (3rd) 13.9% (4th) 14.9% (4th)
32 October 13, 2013 10.4% (7th) 12.6% (5th) 12.0% (6th) 12.7% (6th)
33 October 19, 2013 11.3% (6th) 14.6% (4th) 11.5% (5th) 12.3% (5th)
34 October 20, 2013 10.7% (7th) 13.0% (6th) 10.4% (8th) 11.2% (8th)
35 October 26, 2013 11.7% (6th) 14.5% (4th) 12.7% (5th) 13.8% (4th)
36 October 27, 2013 11.3% (7th) 13.4% (5th) 11.7% (6th) 12.2% (6th)
Average 9.8% 11.7% 10.2% 11.0%

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2013
6th Korea Drama Awards
Hot Star Award Clara Won
2nd APAN Star Awards
Acting Award, Actress Jang Young-nam Nominated
SBS Drama Awards[3]
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Nam Sang-mi Won
Excellence Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama Kim Ji-hoon Won
Lee Sang-woo Nominated
Special Award, Actor in a Weekend/Daily Drama Jang Hyun-sung Won
Special Award, Actress in a Weekend/Daily Drama Jang Young-nam Won
Yoon So-jung Nominated
Top 10 Stars Nam Sang-mi Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bae, Sun-young (25 June 2013). "PREVIEW: SBS weekend drama Goddess of Marriage". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-04-17. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. ^ Yun, Chloe (20 June 2013). "Kim Ji-hoon to release summer pictorial with Men's Health". BNTNews. Retrieved 2013-06-22.
  3. ^ Lee, Cory (2 January 2014). "Lee Bo-young Grabs 1st Top Prize at the 2013 SBS Drama Awards". TenAsia. Archived from the original on 2014-03-28. Retrieved 2014-02-10.

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