My Country: The New Age
|My Country: The New Age|
|Written by||Chae Seung-dae|
|Directed by||Kim Jin-won|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Executive producer(s)||Oh Hwan-min|
|Running time||70 minutes|
|Original network||JTBC, Netflix|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||October 4 –|
November 23, 2019
My Country: The New Age (Korean: 나의 나라; RR: Naui Nara; lit. My Country) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Yang Se-jong, Woo Do-hwan, Kim Seol-hyun and Jang Hyuk. It aired on JTBC and Netflix at 22:50 KST from October 4 to November 23, 2019.
During the transitional period between the end of the Goryeo dynasty and the beginning of the Joseon dynasty, two friends become enemies following a misunderstanding. They try to protect their country, and the people they love, their own way.
- A warrior who is the son of a famous swordsman who was framed and put to death.
- An ambitious military officer who is the illegitimate son of a high-ranking official.
- An intelligent and outspoken woman raised by kisaengs in Ihwaru.
- A prince who helps his father overthrow the Goryeo dynasty but is not recognized for his contributions.
People in the Palace
- Kim Yeong-cheol as Yi Seong-gye, Yi Bang-won's father
- Ahn Nae-sang as Nam Jeon, Nam Sun-ho's father
- Park Ye-jin as Queen Sindeok, Yi Seong-gye's second wife
- Lee Hyun-kyun as Yi Bang-gan, Yi Bang-won's elder brother
- Lee Hyo-je as Yi Bang-seok, Yi Seong-gye and Queen Sindeok's second son
- Kim Min-ho as young Yi Bang-seok
People around Seo Hwi
- Yu Oh-seong as Seo Geom, Seo Hwi's father
- Cho Yi-hyun as Seo Yeon, Seo Hwi's sister
- Ji Seung-hyun as Park Chi-do, lieutenant who used to work under Seo Geom
- Lee Yoo-joon as Jung-beom, soldier who fought alongside Seo Hwi in the army
- In Gyo-jin as Park Moon-bok, soldier who worked as a medic in the army
People in Ihwaru
- Jang Young-nam as Seo Seol, owner of Ihwaru
- Hong Ji-yoon as Hwa-wol, kisaeng who worked in Ihwaru
- Jang Do-ha as Gyeol, security guard of Ihwaru
- Kim Seo-kyung as Cheon-ga, Lee Bang-won's subordinate
- Kim Jae-young as Tae Ryeong, Lee Bang-won's subordinate
- Kim Dong-won as Hwang Sung-rok, an ex-soldier who is working for Nam Sun-ho
|My Country: The New Age OST|
|Soundtrack album by |
|1.||"Because It's You" (그건 너이니까)||Kwon Young-chan||Kwon Young-chan||Jung Seung-hwan||4:14|
|2.||"Wild Road"||Kim Jae-hee||Hee Jang-nam, Choi Cheol-ho, Yoo Young-joon||Kim Jae-hee||4:19|
|3.||"Remember (Feat. Seoho)"||SEAGATE DJ, BlueOcean||Choi Cheol-ho, SEAGATE DJ, BlueOcean, Hee Jang-nam||U-mb5, SEAGATE DJ||3:54|
|4.||"Because It's You (Inst)"||4:14|
|1.||"You are standing on the scene of memory" (기억의 풍경 위에 그대가 서 있다)||Ock Joo-hyun||4:35|
|2.||"You are standing on the scene of memory (Inst)" (기억의 풍경 위에 그대가 서 있다)||4:35|
|4.||"Farewell (Inst)" (이별)||5:10|
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|
|1||October 4, 2019||3.512%||3.777%|
|2||October 5, 2019||3.846%||3.983%|
|3||October 11, 2019||3.759%||3.910%|
|4||October 12, 2019||4.839%||4.999%|
|5||October 18, 2019||4.209%||4.252%|
|6||October 19, 2019||4.989%||5.239%|
|7||October 25, 2019||4.704%||4.662%|
|8||October 26, 2019||4.873%||5.239%|
|9||November 1, 2019||4.594%||4.692%|
|10||November 2, 2019||4.874%||4.483%|
|11||November 8, 2019||4.412%||4.706%|
|12||November 9, 2019||4.761%||4.844%|
|13||November 15, 2019||3.623%||3.837%|
|14||November 16, 2019||4.283%||4.307%|
|15||November 22, 2019||3.900%||4.157%|
|16||November 23, 2019||3.951%||4.032%|
- 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).
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