Risky Romance

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Risky Romance
Risky Romance-poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul사생결단 로맨스
Genre
Created bySon Hyung-seok [ko] for MBC
Written by
  • Kim Nam-hee
  • Heo Seung-min
Directed byLee Chang-han
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes32
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Jung Tae-sang[1]
  • Lim Sung-gyun
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time35 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorMBC
Release
Original networkMBC TV
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseJuly 23 (2018-07-23) – September 17, 2018 (2018-09-17)
External links
Website

Risky Romance (Hangul사생결단 로맨스; RRSasaenggyeoldan Romaenseu) is a South Korean television series starring Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Si-young, Kim Jin-yeop and Yoon Joo-hee. It aired on MBC from July 23 to September 17, 2018 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:00 (KST) time slot.[2]

Synopsis[edit]

The romance story of an excellent neurosurgeon and a determined endocrinologist. Han Seung-joo (Ji Hyun-woo) used to be a warm and an understanding person, but after the death of a close friend, he became a hot-headed person and merciless towards others. After listening to the rumors of how Seung-joo has turned into a completely different person, Joo In-ah (Lee Si-young) can't help but feel intrigued towards him, believing that all of that temper is because of hormones. She is determined to make him as her patient, and run a blood test on him to check on his hormone levels. From then, their rivalry begins.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

A talented neurosurgeon with an extraordinary memory and a logical approach to things. However, his feisty personality and competitiveness makes him unstoppable when he fixates on something.
A hormone-obsessed woman who believes that life is controlled entirely by them.
  • Kim Jin-yeop as Cha Jae-hwan[4]
Son of the hospital director. A neurosurgeon with talent, wealth and looks.
Joo In-ah's stepsister. A TV announcer who is pursuing Cha Jae-hwan.

Supporting[edit]

Cha Jae-hwan's father, who is the head of the same hospital Joo In-ah and Han Seung-joo are working for.

Production[edit]

  • The first script reading took place on May 3, 2018 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea.[11]
  • The drama reunites Ji Hyun-woo with Lee Si-young who previously starred together in Becoming a Billionaire.[12]
  • Lee Yo-won was offered the female lead but declined.[13]
  • When the series was still in development at MBC, it had the working title Emotional Technology/Technology of Emotions (Hangul감정의 기술; RRGamjeong-ui Gisul).[1]

Original soundtrack[edit]

Risky Romance
OST
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
Released2018
Genre
Language
LabelTAJOY Entertainment, kakao M

OST Part 1[edit]

Released on July 23, 2018 (2018-07-23)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."The More" (더더더)KZKZ, Nthonius, Yoo Sang-gyunNC.A03:23
2."The More" (Inst.) KZ, Nthonius, Yoo Sang-gyun 03:23
Total length:06:46

OST Part 2[edit]

Released on July 24, 2018 (2018-07-24)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Rainy Romance" (빗길로맨스)Jeon Chang-yeob, 5959MontJeon Chang-yeob, 5959MontMigyo04:06
2."Rainy Romance" (Inst.) Jeon Chang-yeob, 5959Mont 04:06
Total length:08:12

OST Part 3[edit]

Released on July 30, 2018 (2018-07-30)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Tremble" (떨려와)Jeon Chang-yeob, Ahn Soo-wanJeon Chang-yeob, Ahn Soo-wanMonogram04:02
2."Tremble" (Inst.) Jeon Chang-yeob, Ahn Soo-wan 04:02
Total length:08:04

OST Part 4[edit]

Released on August 6, 2018 (2018-08-06)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."I Won't Do That" (그러지 않을래요)Gong Chan-sooGong Chan-sooDK (December)03:50
2."I Won't Do That" (Inst.) Gong Chan-soo 03:50
Total length:07:40

OST Part 5[edit]

Released on August 15, 2018 (2018-08-15)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."I'll Love You" (널 사랑할께)Ji Hoon79Punch03:26
2."I'll Love You" (Inst.) 79 03:26
Total length:06:52

OST Part 6[edit]

Released on August 20, 2018 (2018-08-20)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Don't Cross Over The Line" (선 넘어오지마)Lee BadaLee Bada, Young Spot, Jo Chang-hyunLee Bada02:51
2."Don't Cross Over The Line" (Inst.) Lee Bada, Young Spot, Jo Chang-hyun 02:51
Total length:05:42

OST Part 7[edit]

Released on August 27, 2018 (2018-08-27)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Romance"Jeff BernatJeff Bernat, J BirdJeff Bernat03:13
2."Romance" (Inst.) Jeff Bernat, J Bird 03:13
Total length:06:26

OST Part 8[edit]

Released on September 3, 2018 (2018-09-03)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Sound of Love"Go WoonGo WoonHan Hee-jeong03:10
2."Sound of Love" (Inst.) Go Woon 03:10
Total length:06:20

OST Part 9[edit]

Released on September 12, 2018 (2018-09-12)
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."That One Word" (그 한마디)HaksunHaksunHaksun, Youngeun03:15
2."That One Word" (Inst.) Haksun 03:15
Total length:06:30

Ratings[edit]

  • In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • NR denotes that the drama did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
  • N/A denotes that the rating is not known.
Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS[14] AGB Nielsen[15]
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
1 July 23, 2018 3.6% 3.8% 4.1% (NR) 4.3% (NR)
2 3.7% 4.0% 3.5% (NR) 3.8% (NR)
3 July 24, 2018 2.7% 2.8% 2.7% (NR) 2.9% (NR)
4 2.9% 3.1% (NR) 3.2% (NR)
5 July 30, 2018 3.0% 3.1% 2.6% (NR) 2.7% (NR)
6 3.5% 3.6% 3.1% (NR) 3.3% (NR)
7 July 31, 2018 3.3% 3.4% 2.9% (NR) 3.0% (NR)
8 3.8% 3.9% 3.4% (NR) 3.5% (NR)
9 August 6, 2018 2.7% 2.8% 2.3% (NR) 2.4% (NR)
10 3.0% 3.1% 2.6% (NR) 2.7% (NR)
11 August 7, 2018 3.1% 3.2% 2.7% (NR) 2.8% (NR)
12 3.3% 3.4% 2.9% (NR) 3.0% (NR)
13 August 13, 2018 2.5% 3.1% (NR)
14 2.4% 3.7% 3.2% (NR) 3.3% (NR)
15 August 14, 2018 3.5% 3.6% 3.1% (NR) 3.2% (NR)
16 3.9% 4.0% 3.5% (NR) 3.6% (NR)
17 August 21, 2018 3.0% 3.2% 2.6% (NR) 2.8% (NR)
18 3.2% 3.3% 2.8% (NR) 3.0% (NR)
19 August 28, 2018 2.3% 2.4% 1.9% (NR) 2.0% (NR)
20 2.6% 2.7% 2.2% (NR) 2.3% (NR)
21 September 3, 2018 N/A N/A N/A
22 2.5% (NR)
23 September 4, 2018 2.8% (NR)
24 3.5% (NR)
25 September 10, 2018 2.8% (NR)
26 3.0% (NR)
27 September 11, 2018 2.5% (NR)
28 2.8% (NR)
29 September 17, 2018 2.3% (NR)
30 2.9% (NR)
31 2.2% (NR)
32 2.5% (NR)
Average N/A N/A 2.8% N/A
  • Episodes 17 & 18 did not air on August 20 due to coverage of the 2018 Asian Games.
  • Episodes 19 & 20 did not air on August 27 due to coverage of the 2018 Asian Games.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2018 2018 MBC Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday-Tuesday Miniseries Ji Hyun-woo Nominated
Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Miniseries Lee Si-young Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Monday-Tuesday Miniseries Yoon Joo-hee Nominated

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d ""한중이 함께 만드는 '감정의 기술' 드라마로 글로벌시장 열 것" (Korean - Chinese drama Emotional Technology/Technology of Emotions in development, to be aired globally)". Money Today. January 2, 2017.
  2. ^ "'Risky Romance' is drama focusing on hormones". The Korea Times. July 22, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Si-young to star in 'Life-and-death Romance'". Kpop Herald. May 31, 2018.
  4. ^ "Kim Jin-yeop-I Joins Lee Si-young and Ji Hyun-woo in "Risky Romance"". Hancinema. May 31, 2018.
  5. ^ "Yoon Joo-hee to Joins MBC's "Risky Romance"". Hancinema. eToday. May 10, 2018.
  6. ^ a b c d "[공식입장]김진엽·윤주희·선우선·신원호 8인 '사생결단 로맨스' 합류 확정". News1 (in Korean). June 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "배우 장세현, '사생결단 로맨스' 정현우 배역 낙점". Sports Khan (in Korean). June 5, 2018.
  8. ^ "배슬기 '사생결단 로맨스' 합류 "이시영 동기 역"(공식)". Newsen (in Korean). May 23, 2018.
  9. ^ "신원호, MBC '사생결단 로맨스' 출연 확정..직접 발표". Osen (in Korean). May 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "Choi Sung-min Signs Onto "Risky Romance"". Hancinema. Nate. June 5, 2018.
  11. ^ "Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Si-young and More Attend "Risky Romance" Script Reading". Hancinema. June 4, 2018.
  12. ^ "Lee Si-young, Ji Hyun-woo to Rekindle On-screen Romance". The Chosun Ilbo. June 1, 2018.
  13. ^ "Lee Yo-won Offered Medical Drama, "Risky Romance"". Hancinema. Sports Donga. April 29, 2018.
  14. ^ "TNMS Daily Ratings at Naver". TNMS Ratings (in Korean). Retrieved February 20, 2018.
  15. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved January 21, 2018.

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