Mama (2014 TV series)

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Mama
Mama 2014 TV series poster.jpeg
Promotional poster
Also known as
  • Mama – Fearless of Anything in the World
  • Mama – Nothing to Fear
Genre
Written byYoo Yoon-kyung
Directed byKim Sang-hyup
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes24
Production
Executive producer(s)Kim Kyung-hee
Producer(s)Kim Hee-yeol
Production company(s)Pan Entertainment
Release
Original networkMunhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original releaseAugust 2 (2014-08-02) –
October 19, 2014 (2014-10-19)
External links
Website

Mama (Korean마마; RRMama) is a 2014 South Korean television series starring Song Yoon-ah, Hong Jong-hyun, Jung Joon-ho, and Moon Jung-hee.[1][2][3][4][5][6] It aired on MBC from August 2 to October 19, 2014 on Saturdays and Sundays at 21:45 for 24 episodes.

Plot[edit]

Han Seung-hee is a successful painter and a happy single mother to her son, Geu-roo.[7] But when she gets diagnosed with a terminal illness, Seung-hee becomes determined that Geu-roo will be adopted by a nice family after she's gone. So she seeks out her ex-boyfriend Moon Tae-joo, and ends up befriending Tae-joo's wife, Seo Ji-eun. Meanwhile, a much younger photographer Gu Ji-sub falls for Seung-hee.

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

  • Choi Song-hyun as Na Se-na
  • Jung Jae-soon as Park Nam-soon
  • Kim Hyun-kyoon as Moon Tae-hoon
  • Jo Min-ah as Moon Bo-na
  • Kim Jung-wook as Seo Young-jin
  • Park Jung-soo as Kang Myung-ja
  • Jeon Jin-seo as Seo Hyun-soo
  • Lee Hee-do as Company president Gu
  • Son Sung-yoon as Kang Rae-yeon
  • Jang Seo-won as Assistant manager Lee
  • Lee Chae-eun as Miss Jung
  • Jung Soo-young as Jin Hyo-jung
  • Jeon Soo-kyung as Kwon Do-hee
  • Choi Jong-hwan as Director Kim
  • Park Ha-young as Bong Min-joo
  • Jeon Jun-hyeok as Kim Han-se
  • Park Ah-in as Suzy
  • Ju-an as Rachel

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2014
3rd APAN Star Awards
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Song Yoon-ah Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Moon Jung-hee Nominated
Best Young Actor Yoon Chan-young Won
27th Grimae Awards
Best Drama Mama Won
Best Achievement for a Production,
Drama category
Kim Seon-il, Hwang Seong-man
(cinematographers)
Won
Best Actress Song Yoon-ah Won
MBC Drama Awards
Grand Prize (Daesang) Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama Jung Joon-ho Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Special Project Drama Song Yoon-ah Won
Moon Jung-hee Nominated
Best New Actor Hong Jong-hyun Nominated
Best Young Actor Yoon Chan-young Won
Writer of the Year Yoo Yoon-kyung Won
2015
51st Baeksang Arts Awards
Best Director (TV) Kim Sang-hyup Nominated
Best Actress (TV) Song Yoon-ah Won
Moon Jung-hee Nominated

International broadcast[edit]

It aired in Japan on cable channel KNTV beginning December 10, 2014.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, In-kyung (April 25, 2014). "Song Yoon Ah to Make Return to Dramaland Through Mama". enewsWorld. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  2. ^ Kim, Hee-eun (April 26, 2014). "Song Yoon-ah back on TV". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "Song Yoon-ah to play a single mother after a six-year break". Korea JoongAng Daily. July 9, 2014. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  4. ^ Park, Yoon-jin (November 4, 2014). "Song Yun Ah Restarts Her Career As An Actress". BNTNews. Retrieved January 4, 2015.
  5. ^ Hong, Grace Danbi (June 23, 2014). "Hong Jong Hyun to Play Song Yoon Ah's Younger Man in Drama Mama". enewsWorld. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  6. ^ "Moon Jung-hee Expands Fan Base with Motherly Roles". The Chosun Ilbo. November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 29, 2014.
  7. ^ Jeong, Ju-ri (July 10, 2014). "Still cuts of Song Yoon Ah from the 1st shooting of Mama unleashed". StarN News. Retrieved January 4, 2015.
  8. ^ http://www.kntv.co.jp/prog/detail/?p=29033

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