Oh My Ghost (TV series)

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Oh My Ghost
Oh My Ghostess promotional poster.jpg
Also known as Oh My Ghostess
Genre Romance
Comedy
Drama
Thriller
Written by Yang Hee-seung
Yang Seo-yoon
Directed by Yoo Je-won
Starring Park Bo-young
Jo Jung-suk
Lim Ju-hwan
Kim Seul-gie
Composer(s) Im Ha-young
Yoo Jong-hyeon
Kim Sung-yool
Country of origin South Korea
Original language(s) Korean
No. of episodes 16
Production
Executive producer(s) Kim Sang-heon
Kim Young-gyu
Producer(s) Jo Moon-joo
Lee So-yoon
Choi Jin-hee
Park Ji-young
Location(s) Seoul, South Korea
Cinematography Choi Sang-mook
Lee Joo-young
Editor(s) Jo Mi-hyeon
Lee Min-hee
Running time 60 minutes
Fridays and Saturdays at 20:30 (KST)
Production company(s) Chorokbaem Media
Release
Original network tvN
Picture format 1080i
Audio format Dolby Digital 2.0
Original release July 3 (2015-07-03) – August 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)
External links
Website

Oh My Ghost[1][2] (Hangul오 나의 귀신님; RRO Naui Gwisinnim) is a 2015 South Korean television series starring Park Bo-young, Jo Jung-suk, Kim Seul-gi and Lim Ju-hwan.[3][4][5][6] It aired on tvN from July 3 to August 22, 2015, on Fridays and Saturdays at 20:30 for 16 episodes.[7][8]

Synopsis[edit]

Na Bong-sun (Park Bo-young) has an extremely timid personality and low self-esteem, doesn't have any close friends, and is constantly getting reprimanded at her job as an assistant chef at Sun Restaurant. She also occasionally sees ghosts, thanks to a shaman grandmother. One day, Bong-sun gets possessed by a lustful virgin ghost named Shin Soon-ae (Kim Seul-gi). To make up for the lack of romance in her short life and believing that only by losing her virginity will she be able to "resolve her grudge" and move on to the afterlife, Soon-ae is determined to seduce as many men as she can by possessing various women, and she finds the perfect vessel in Bong-sun.

Bong-sun's boss is arrogant star chef Kang Sun-woo (Jo Jung-suk), whom she secretly has a crush on. Sun-woo hasn't dated anyone since getting his heart broken by his college friend Lee So-hyung (Park Jung-ah), who's a TV producer. But when Bong-sun seemingly gets rid of her shyness and suddenly changes into a confident, dynamic woman, she finally catches his eye. Meanwhile, the mystery surrounding Soon-ae's death involves Sun-woo's brother-in-law, a kind police officer, Choi Sung-jae (Lim Ju-hwan), who may not be what he seems.

Cast[edit]

Special appearances[edit]

Ratings[edit]

In the table 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[13] AGB Nielsen[14]
1 3 July 2015 3.2% 2.65%
2 4 July 2015 3.3% 2.66%
3 10 July 2015 3.9% 3.37%
4 11 July 2015 4.2% 2.98%
5 17 July 2015 3.8% 3.59%
6 18 July 2015 4.2% 3.35%
7 24 July 2015 3.8% 3.80%
8 25 July 2015 4.8% 3.60%
9 31 July 2015 4.6% 3.66%
10 1 August 2015 4.8% 3.49%
11 7 August 2015 4.7% 4.21%
12 8 August 2015 4.9% 4.39%
13 14 August 2015 6.1% 5.08%
14 15 August 2015 6.1% 5.45%
15 21 August 2015 6.2% 5.34%
16 22 August 2015 8.0% 7.34%
Average - 4.06%

Note: This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which has a relatively small audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC & EBS).

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2015
8th Korea Drama Awards
Excellence Award, Actor Jo Jung-suk Nominated
4th APAN Star Awards
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries Park Bo-young Won
2016
4th Annual DramaFever Awards[15]
Best Actress Won
Best Actor Jo Jung-suk Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Kim Seul-gie Won
Best Kiss Jo Jung-suk and Park Bo-young Nominated
Best Couple Nominated
Best Korean Drama – Comedy Oh My Ghost Nominated
Best Villain Lim Ju-hwan Nominated
Best Ensemble Jo Jung-suk, Kang Ki-young, Choi Min-chul, Kwak Si-yang, Oh Ui-sik Nominated
Best Womance Park Bo-young and Kim Seul-gie Nominated
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards
Most Popular Actress (TV) Park Bo-young Nominated
Most Popular Actor (TV) Jo Jung-suk Nominated
Best Scripwriter (TV) Yang Hee-seung Nominated
tvN10 Awards[16]
Best Content Award, Drama Oh My Ghost Won
Romantic-Comedy King Jo Jung-suk Nominated
Romantic-Comedy Queen Park Bo-young Nominated
Two Star Award Jo Jung-suk Won
Best Kiss Award Jo Jung-suk and Park Bo-young Nominated
Best Chemistry Award Park Bo-young and Kim Seul-gie Won

International broadcast[edit]

  • Malaysia – 8TV (October 3, 2016)
  • Philippines – GMA Network (October 3, 2016 - December 1, 2016)
  • tvN Asia
  • Saudi Arabia – Al Arabia (December 26, 2016)
  • Thailand – True4U (early 2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oh My Ghost". CJ E&M Lineup. CJ E&M Corporation. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ Oh my ghost 봉선(박보영)의 컴백! 선우(조정석)와의 버드키스 150822 EP.16. YouTube (in Korean). tvN Drama. Retrieved December 21, 2017. 
  3. ^ Ghim, Sora (6 May 2015). "Park Bo Young And Jo Jung Suk To Act Together". BNTNews. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Park, Jo picked for follow-up drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. 7 May 2015. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  5. ^ Jeon, Su-mi (14 May 2015). "Park Bo Young, Jo Jeong Seok, Im Joo Hwan, Kim Seul Gi, and Park Jung Ah Confirm for Oh My Ghostess". enewsWorld. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Finger hearts and first kisses for Oh My Ghostess". Dramabeans. 29 June 2015. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Ghim, Sora (4 June 2015). "Oh My Ghost Will Take Responsibility For Summer". BNTNews. Retrieved 9 June 2015. 
  8. ^ http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/art/2018/03/688_245596.html
  9. ^ Ko, Ji-seon (22 July 2015). "Park Bo-young enjoys dual role in Oh My Ghostess". K-pop Herald. Retrieved 30 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "Park Bo-young Grows Up at Last". The Chosun Ilbo. 8 August 2015. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "Actress crowned 'romantic comedy queen'". The Korea Times. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015. 
  12. ^ Choi, Shin-ae (13 May 2015). "Kwak Si Yang Cast as Flowerboy Chef in New tvN Drama". enewsWorld. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  13. ^ "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Archived from the original on November 28, 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  14. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Archived from the original on December 26, 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Ji Sung, Park Bo-young chosen best Korean TV actors". Yonhapnews. Yonhapnews. 28 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-29. 
  16. ^ "tvN10 Awards Honor The Best Variety Shows And Dramas Of The Past 10 Years". 9 October 2016. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 

External links[edit]

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