Priest (TV series)

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Priest
Priest Drama.jpg
Promotional poster
Original title프리스트
Genre
Created byStudio Dragon
Written byMoon Man-sae
Directed byKim Jong-hyeon
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)Kim Dong-hyun
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time35 minutes
Production company(s)Crave Works
DistributorOCN
Release
Original networkOCN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseNovember 24, 2018 (2018-11-24) – present (present)
External links
Website

Priest (Hangul프리스트; RRPeuriseuteu) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Yeon Woo-jin, Jeong Yu-mi and Park Yong-woo. It premiered on OCN on November 24, 2018 and airs every Saturday and Sunday at 22:20 (KST) time slot.[1][2]

Synopsis[edit]

A story about doctors and exorcists protecting people together at a Catholic hospital in Seoul.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

  • Lee Gun-myung as Lee Ki-hong[4]
  • Jang Won-hyung as Jang Won-seok[5]
  • Cha Min-ji as Jang Kyung-ran
  • Kang Kyung-hun as Cha Sun-young
  • Jang Hee-ryung as Kim Yoo-ri

Production[edit]

Priest reunites Yeon Woo-jin and Jeong Yu-mi who previously starred together in The Tunnel (2014).[6]

The lead male role was first offered to Lee Je-hoon but he declined.[7]

Original soundtrack[edit]

Priest OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Recorded2018
Genre
Language
Label

Part 1[edit]

Released on December 15, 2018 (2018-12-15)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Wake Me"NieN (feat. Choi Sung-wook) 
2."Wake Me" (Inst.)  

Ratings[edit]

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
AGB Nielsen[8]
Nationwide Seoul
1 November 24, 2018 1.862% 2.237%
2 November 25, 2018 2.487% 3.220%
3 December 1, 2018 2.019% 2.178%
4 December 2, 2018 2.411% 3.046%
5 December 8, 2018 1.889% 2.308%
6 December 9, 2018 2.278% 3.011%
7 December 15, 2018 1.726% 1.927%
8 December 16, 2018 2.003% 2.619%
9 December 22, 2018
10 December 23, 2018
11 December 29, 2018
12 December 30, 2018
13 January 5, 2019
14 January 6, 2019
15 January 12, 2019
16 January 13, 2019
Average % %

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OCN's medical exorcism drama is more about love than horror". Yonhap. November 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "'프리스트' 연우진X정유미X박용우 출연확정..OCN 첫 메디컬 엑소시즘[공식입장]". OSEN (in Korean). September 18, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  3. ^ "'프리스트' 대본리딩, 연우진X정유미X박용우 케미 어땠나". Newsen (in Korean). September 21, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  4. ^ "뮤지컬 스타 이건명, '프리스트' 합류…외과 과장으로 변신". Xports News (in Korean). September 20, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  5. ^ "[공식] 장원형, OCN '프리스트' 출연…연우진X정유미X박용우와 호흡". Sedaily (in Korean). September 27, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  6. ^ "[SQ현장] '손' 가고 '프리스트' 왔다...연우진X정유미X박용우의 메디컬 엑소시즘". Sports Q (in Korean). November 14, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  7. ^ "'프리스트' 측 "연출진은 수줍급 영화 제작진, 배우들은 논의중"(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). July 3, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-09-23.

External links[edit]

OCN Original Series: Saturday–Sunday drama
Previous program Priest
(November 17, 2018 – present)
Next program
Player
(September 29 – November 11, 2018)
Trap
(January 2019)