Spotlight (South Korean TV series)

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Spotlight
MBC Spotlight.jpg
GenreWorkplace drama
Written byLee Ki-won
Directed byKim Do-hoon
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)Oh Gyeong-hoon
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkMunhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Original releaseMay 14 (2008-05-14) –
July 3, 2008 (2008-07-03)
External links
Website

Spotlight (Korean스포트라이트; RRSeupoteuraiteu) is a 2008 South Korea television series, starring Son Ye-jin and Ji Jin-hee. It aired on MBC from May 14 to July 3, 2008 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.[1]

The series revolves around the world of television news and the lives of four news reporters.[2][3]

Plot[edit]

Oh Tae Suk, a supervisor in a news division, works with his junior reporter Seo Woo Jin to expose the injustices of society.

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Supporting characters[edit]

  • Kim Jeong-wook as Seo Woo-hyeon
  • Kim Bo-kyung as Lee Joo-hee
  • Ahn Suk-hwan as Ahn Joong-seok
  • Lee Ki-yeol as Moon Jae-gook
  • Jeong Gyu-soo as Jeong Seong-il
  • Lee Dae-yeon as Det. Go Byung-chun
  • Jeong Jin as Jang Jin-gyu
  • Im Seung-dae as Lee Choon-ki
  • Park Yong-gi as Director Lee Jae-myeong
  • Min Ah-ryung as Reporter Jung
  • Park Yoon-jae as Yoon Seok-chang
  • Jeon In-taek as Woo-jin's father
  • Geum Bo-ra as Woo-jin's mother
  • Jung Hye-young as Kim Mi-hee (cameo, episode 1)
  • Kim Cheol-ki as Mi-hee's husband
  • Shin Chae-won
  • Min Seo-hyun
  • Jeong Hoon
  • Choi Seung-kyung
  • SS501 (cameo)

Ratings[edit]

Episode # Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[4]
Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area
1 May 14, 2008 8.6% 9.7%
2 May 15, 2008 8.8%
3 May 21, 2008 11.4% 12.8%
4 May 22, 2008 11.2% 12.5%
5 May 28, 2008 13.2% 14.3%
6 May 29, 2008 11.4% 12.6%
7 June 4, 2008 11.2% 12.5%
8 June 5, 2008 11.5% 12.9%
9 June 11, 2008 10.1% 11.5%
10 June 12, 2008 10.2% 12.1%
11 June 18, 2008 9.4% 10.6%
12 June 19, 2008 10.2% 11.7%
13 June 25, 2008 9.6% 11.7%
14 June 26, 2008 8.9% 10.3%
15 July 2, 2008 9.1% 10.7%
16 July 3, 2008 9.3% 10.5%
Average 11.6%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: Spotlight (writer Lee Ki-won, director Kim Do-hoon) premiered on May 14, 2008". MBC Global Media. July 2, 2008. Retrieved June 17, 2014.
  2. ^ Han, Sang-hee (May 13, 2008). "Spotlight Shows Lives of Reporters". The Korea Times. Retrieved June 17, 2014.
  3. ^ Oh, Jean (May 12, 2008). "Reporters get the spotlight". The Korea Herald via Hancinema. Retrieved June 17, 2014.
  4. ^ "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 June 17, 2014.

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