Live (TV series)

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Live
Live poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul라이브
Genre
Created byStudio Dragon
Written byNoh Hee-kyung
Directed byKim Kyu-tae
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes18[1]
Production
Executive producerKim Kyu-tae
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time60 mins
Production companyGT:st (formerly GT Entertainment)
DistributorCJ ENM
Netflix (worldwide)
Release
Original networktvN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 10 (2018-03-10) –
May 6, 2018 (2018-05-06)
External links
Website

Live (Korean라이브; RRLaibeu) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Jung Yu-mi, Lee Kwang-soo, Bae Sung-woo and Bae Jong-ok. It aired on tvN from March 10 to May 6, 2018 every Saturday and Sunday at 21:00 (KST).[2][3][1]

Synopsis[edit]

Live tells the story of police officers - from the lowest field cadets and patrol officers, to their superiors including corporals, captains, and more - as they form the 'Live' team at the Hongil patrol division. Each officer has their own story, and each works hard in their own places at one of the busiest, most stressful jobs in the world, in order to earn a living.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A female officer who copes with the everyday stresses of her personal and professional life. She tries to stay focused while her heart is torn between two colleagues.
An ordinary man who, after being discharged from the military, joins the police force in an effort to have a normal life in mainstream society. However, he becomes an icon of misfortune with every case that he handles and runs into conflict with a superior.
A former Violent Crimes Unit Detective. He was promoted quickly to the rank of Captain after solving several violent crime cases, but he is demoted due to an unexpected incident and is thrown into difficulties at the patrol division.
Oh Yang-chon's wife, and another detective. She has past ties with Han-jung Oh, and goes through a rough patch with Yang-chon in their marriage.

Supporting[edit]

A female officer who joined the same police academy with Sang-su and Jung-oh which also shares the same flat with Jung-oh and neighbors with Sang-su. Always wants to be like Sang-su and Jung-oh to receive major crimes to solve and gain fame but gets stuck with an old mentor which destroys her chances.

Guest roles[edit]

Production[edit]

This is Noh Hee-kyung and Kim Kyu-tae's fifth collaboration; actor Lee Kwang-soo had previously worked with both Kim and Noh on It's Okay, That's Love and Noh on Dear My Friends.[9]

The first script reading was held on November 16, 2017.[10]

International Broadcast[edit]

  • Southeast Asia - tvN Asia starting July 14 to September 09, 2020 every Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:35 pm (UTC +8).

Original soundtrack[edit]

Live OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
GenreSoundtrack
LanguageKorean
LabelYAMYAM Entertainment
kakao M

Part 1[edit]

Released on March 24, 2018 (2018-03-24)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Someone Like You"Ji Hoon
  • Lee Yong-min
  • TLL
Exo-CBX03:30
2."Someone Like You" (Inst.) 
  • Lee Yong-min
  • TLL
 03:30
Total length:07:00

Part 2[edit]

Released on March 25, 2018 (2018-03-25)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."At The End Of The Day There's You" (하루끝엔 그대가 있어요)Ji HoonRocoberryHan Dong-geun03:38
2."At The End Of The Day There's You" (Inst.) Rocoberry 03:38
Total length:07:16

Part 3[edit]

Released on March 31, 2018 (2018-03-31)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Because It's You" (그대니까요)Ji HoonRocoberryDavichi03:28
2."Because It's You" (Inst.) Rocoberry 03:28
Total length:06:56

Part 4[edit]

Released on April 7, 2018 (2018-04-07)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Why Why Why"Ji HoonRocoberryPunch03:15
2."Why Why Why" (Inst.) Rocoberry 03:15
Total length:06:30

Viewership[edit]

Live : South Korea viewers per episode (millions)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
123456789101112131415161718
11.1540.9061.0291.4171.1661.2291.2431.3511.2541.5401.5391.7331.7581.8231.6521.7731.5721.7901.441
Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Media Research.[11]
Average TV viewership ratings
Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[12] TNmS[13]
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 March 10, 2018 4.337% (1st) 4.857% (1st) 4.2%
2 March 11, 2018 3.293% (1st) 3.575% (1st) 3.3%
3 March 17, 2018 4.087% (1st) 5.079% (1st) 3.7%
4 March 18, 2018 5.832% (1st) 6.135% (1st) 5.1%
5 March 24, 2018 4.865% (1st) 5.578% (1st) 5.0%
6 March 25, 2018 5.067% (1st) 5.800% (1st) 5.1%
7 March 31, 2018 4.940% (1st) 5.924% (1st) 5.4%
8 April 1, 2018 5.457% (1st) 6.209% (1st) 4.6%
9 April 7, 2018 5.521% (1st) 6.423% (1st) 5.3%
10 April 8, 2018 6.083% (1st) 6.706% (1st) 6.2%
11 April 14, 2018 6.238% (1st) 7.162% (1st) 5.9%
12 April 15, 2018 6.653% (1st) 7.110% (1st) 6.9%
13 April 21, 2018 7.058% (1st) 8.618% (1st) 5.5%
14 April 22, 2018 6.802% (1st) 7.363% (1st) 6.5%
15 April 28, 2018 6.711% (1st) 8.068% (1st) 6.4%
16 April 29, 2018 7.047% (1st) 8.022% (1st) 6.9%
17 May 5, 2018 6.638% (1st) 7.615% (1st) 5.6%
18 May 6, 2018 7.730% (1st) 8.730% (1st) 7.4%
Average 5.798% 6.610% 5.5%
  • In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • The series aired 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.
2018 11th Korea Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Jung Yu-mi Nominated [14]
6th APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Nominated [15]
Best Supporting Actor Bae Seong-woo Nominated
2019 55th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actor (TV) Nominated [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New cop series depicts personal, softer side of police". Yonhap News Agency. March 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Jung Yu-mi, Lee Kwang-soo cast for tvN's new series 'Live'". The Korea Herald. August 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Lee Kwang-soo, Jung Yu-mi & Bae Seong-woo in Upcoming Drama, "Live"". Hancinema. August 20, 2017.
  4. ^ "Jung Yoo-mi to return as police officer". Kpop Herald. February 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "Actress Jung Yu-mi to Star in New Cop Drama". The Chosun Ilbo. March 7, 2018.
  6. ^ "Shin Dong-wook to star in Noh Hee-kyeong's "Live"". Hancinema. November 14, 2017.
  7. ^ "Lee Si-eon to star in Noh Hee-kyeong's "Live"". Hancinema. November 20, 2017.
  8. ^ "Lee Joo-young-III to star in "Live"". Hancinema. November 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Lee Kwang-soo up for reunion with writer Noh Hee-kyung in Live". Dramabeans. June 19, 2017.
  10. ^ "Noh Hee-kyeong's "Live" Holds First Script Reading". Hancinema. December 1, 2017.
  11. ^ "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  12. ^ "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  13. ^ "TNMS 홈페이지에 오신 것을 환영합니다". TNmS (in Korean). Archived from the original on April 11, 2016. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  14. ^ 2018코리아드라마어워즈 후보 공개. KDFO.org (in Korean). September 22, 2018.
  15. ^ "이병헌·손예진·아이유 APAN스타어워즈 노미네이트". Star News (in Korean). September 27, 2018.
  16. ^ Cho, Yeon-gyeong (April 5, 2019). 55회 백상예술대상 영화부문 최종 후보 공개. Is Plus (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved April 5, 2019.

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