High School King of Savvy

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High School King of Savvy
High School King of Savvy.jpg
Genre Romance
Workplace Comedy
Written by Jo Sung-hee
Yang Hee-seung
Directed by Yoo Je-won
Starring Seo In-guk
Lee Ha-na
Lee Soo-hyuk
Lee Yeol-eum
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 17
Production
Location(s) South Korea
Running time Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 (KST)
Production company(s) Chorokbaem Media
Distributor CJ E&M
Release
Original network tvN
Original release June 16 (2014-06-16) – August 11, 2014 (2014-08-11)
Chronology
Preceded by Witch's Romance
Followed by My Secret Hotel
External links
Website program.interest.me/tvn/highking/
High School King of Savvy at Chorokbaem Media www.chorokbaem.com/main/ko/sub04_02_19.html?xid=4&subxid=2
High School King of Savvy
Hangul 고교처세왕
Hanja 高校處世王
Revised Romanization Gogyocheosewang
McCune–Reischauer Kogyoch'ŏsewang

High School King of Savvy (Hangul고교처세왕; RRGogyocheosewang) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Seo In-guk, Lee Ha-na, Lee Soo-hyuk and Lee Yeol-eum.[1] It aired on tvN from June 16 to August 11, 2014 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 23:00 for 17 episodes.[2]

Plot[edit]

Lee Min-seok is a high school student and varsity ice hockey player. He and his older brother Hyung-seok look very much alike, despite their nine-year age gap. When he gets a mysterious phone call from Hyung-seok telling him to impersonate his brother at the latter's new job, Min-seok is forced to pretend to be a high-ranking executive at an IT conglomerate. Living a double life while unaware of the rules within the Korean workplace, Min-seok learns how to navigate his way in the world of adults with the help of Jung Soo-young, a temp with an odd personality whom he eventually falls in love with.

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

  • Oh Kwang-rok as Choi Jang-ho
  • Kwon Sung-deok as Choi Man-seok
  • Han Jin-hee as Yoo Jae-guk
  • Song Young-kyu as Nam Sang-gu
  • Jo Han-chul as Kim Chang-soo
  • Kim Won-hae as Han Young-seok
  • Park Soo-young as Yoon Dong-jae
  • Choi Phillip as Park Heung-bae
  • Lee Joo-seung as Ji Dae-han
  • Lee Ah-rin as Han Sang-hee
  • Shin Hye-sun as Go Yoon-joo
  • Chun Yi-seul as Yoon Do-ji
  • Kang Ki-young as Jo Deok-hwan
  • Lee Tae-hwan as Oh Tae-seok
  • Kim Seung-hoon as Kim Dae-chul
  • Ji Yoon-ho as Park Ki-hoon
  • --- as Park Jin-joo
  • --- as Lee Bit-na

Cameo appearances[edit]

  • Yoon Yoo-sun as Jin-woo's mother
  • Jang Se-hyun as Jin-woo's friend
  • Min Ji-ah as Soo-young's hometown friend
  • Shim Hyung-tak as a busy boyfriend
  • Lee Chung-ah as attractive girl
  • Park Hee-von as contract girl
  • Hana (Gugudan) as High School Girl

Ratings[edit]

Date Episode Nationwide
2014-06-16 01 1,47%
2014-06-17 02 1,33%
2014-06-23 03 1,66%
2014-06-24 04 1,08%
2014-06-30 05 1,74%
2014-07-01 06 1,95%
2014-07-07 07 1,51%
2014-07-08 08 1,72%
2014-07-14 09 1,45%
2014-07-15 10 1,85%
2014-07-21 11 2,9%
2014-07-22 12 1,92%
2014-07-28 13 1,53%
2014-07-29 14 1,49%
2014-08-04 15 1,74%
2014-08-05 16 1,91%
2014-08-11 17 1,83%
Average 1.66%
2014-08-12 Special -

Source: AGB Nielsen Korea (cable standard ratings)

Original soundtrack[edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "고교처세왕 Title" (High School King of Savvy - Title) Various Artists 0:33
2. "One Way" Trans Fixion 3:56
3. "살다가보면" (As Life Goes On) Jung-in 3:52
4. "설렘" (Fluttering Heart) Honey G 3:47
5. "돌아오는 길" (Finding Myself) Seo In-guk 3:43
6. "Butterfly" Ciel 3:38
7. "돌아오는 길 (Inst.)" (Finding Myself (Inst.)) Various Artists 3:43
8. "빅뉴스" (Big News) Various Artists 1:54
9. "무조건 열심히" Various Artists 2:20
10. "Blue Sky" Various Artists 2:18
11. "Raining" Various Artists 3:10
12. "Sundown" Various Artists 2:18
13. "우정" Various Artists 1:58
14. "정비서" Various Artists 2:01
15. "Ice Field" Various Artists 2:18
16. "Run" Various Artists 2:31
17. "고마워요" (Thank You) Various Artists 2:36

International broadcast[edit]

It aired in Thailand on Workpoint TV beginning February 1, 2015.[13]

it will be aired in Malaysia on Tv9 beginning February 16, 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeon, Ah-ram (14 April 2014). "Seo In Guk and Lee Ha Na Cast as Leads for New Rom-Com Drama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
  2. ^ Oh, Jean (11 June 2014). "Seo In-guk back in summer rom-com". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-06-18. 
  3. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (16 April 2014). "Seo In-guk returns to tvN". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
  4. ^ Kim, Ji-soo (16 April 2014). "Seo In-guk to star in new drama". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
  5. ^ Ock, Hyun-ju (21 July 2014). "Seo In-guk tells of what makes his role attractive". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 
  6. ^ Ock, Hyun-ju (21 July 2014). "Seo In-guk says he doesn't want drama to come true". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 
  7. ^ "High School King star assesses his character's virtues". Korea JoongAng Daily. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-23. 
  8. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (12 June 2014). "Lee Ha-na returns to drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-20. 
  9. ^ Baek, Byung-yeul (17 June 2014). "Return of romantic comedy queen". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2014-07-04. 
  10. ^ "Rom-Com Queen Lee Ha-na Returns to Airwaves". The Chosun Ilbo. 26 July 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-26. 
  11. ^ Jin, Eun-soo (25 April 2014). "Lee Soo-hyuk cast in new TV series". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved 2014-06-05. 
  12. ^ Ock, Hyun-ju (21 July 2014). "Actress Lee Ha-na gives thumbs up to Lee Soo-hyuk's fit body". The Korea Herald. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 
  13. ^ "High School King หนุ่มฮอตสลับขั้ว – ซีรีย์เกาหลี". korea.tlcthai.com. 6 September 2015.  Thai: ภาษาไทย

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