The Banker (TV series)

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The Banker
The Banker 2019.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul더 뱅커
GenreDrama
Based onKansayaku Nozaki Shuhei
by Ryouka Shuu and Shigeru Noda
Developed byPark Jae-bum
Written by
  • Seo Eun-jung
  • Oh Hye-ran
Directed byLee Jae-jin
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes32
Production
Executive producer(s)Kim Dong-rae
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time35 minutes
Production company(s)MBC Drama Production
RaemongRaein Co., Ltd.
DistributorMunhwa Broadcasting Corporation
Release
Original networkMBC TV
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 27 (2019-03-27) –
May 16, 2019 (2019-05-16)
Chronology
Related showsNozaki Shuhei Auditor of Bank (WOWOW, 2018)
External links
Website
Production website

The Banker (Korean더 뱅커; RRDeo Baengkeo) is a South Korean television series starring Kim Sang-joong, Chae Shi-ra, Yoo Dong-geun and Kim Tae-woo. It is based on the Japanese manga Kansayaku Nozaki Shuhei which was written by Ryouka Shuu and illustrated by Shigeru Noda from 1998 to 2002. The series aired on MBC's Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 KST time slot from March 27 to May 16, 2019.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

No Dae-ho, an honest banker, tries to fight corruption.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Supporting[edit]

Audit Office staff[edit]

  • Ahn Woo-yeon as Seo Bo-geol[4]
  • Shin Do-hyun as Jang Mi-ho
  • Cha In-ha as Moon Hong-joo
  • Kim Kyu-chul as Park Yong-soo[3]
  • Kim Byung-choon as Han Min-gu
  • Lee Yoon-sang as Cho Young-sik

Korean Bank employees[edit]

  • Ahn Nae-sang as Yug Gwan-sik[3]
  • Seo Lee-sook as Do Jeong-ja[3]
  • Ju Seok-jae as Lim Chang-jae
  • Oh Yong as Min Hyeong-gi
  • Jung Kyung-ho as Byeon Seong-tae
  • Jung Hyung-suk as Sung Chi-wook
  • Lim Seung-dae as Kim Young-ho

People around Kang Sam-do[edit]

  • Kim Young-pil as Secretary Kim[3]
  • Go In-beom as Jung Soo-chan
  • Kim Byung-ki as Choi Jong-soo
  • Nam Myeong-lyeol as Park Jin-ho

Others[edit]

  • Park Jung-hak as Bae Dong-seok
  • Ryu Sung-hyun as Park Jung-bae
  • Son Jeon-geun[5]
  • Lee Mi-young
  • Oh Seung-eun[6]
  • Choi Yang-rak
  • Kim Byung-chun

Production[edit]

Original soundtrack[edit]

The Banker OST
Soundtrack album
Released2019
GenreSoundtrack
Language
Label

Part 1[edit]

Released on March 28, 2019 (2019-03-28)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Suddenly" (괜스레)Lee Eun-mi4:14
2."Suddenly" (Inst.) 4:14
Total length:8:28

Part 2[edit]

Released on April 3, 2019 (2019-04-03)
No.TitleArtistLength
1."Justice"KLANG3:21
2."Justice" (Inst.) 3:21
Total length:6:42

Ratings[edit]

  • In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • N/A denotes that the rating is now known.
Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[8] TNmS
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 March 27, 2019 4.6% 5.2% 3.7%
2 4.5% 4.0%
3 March 28, 2019 2.5% N/A 3.3%
4 3.3% 3.5%
5 April 3, 2019 4.1% 4.5% 4.4%
6 4.9% 4.9% 5.2%
7 April 4, 2019 3.9% 4.1% N/A
8 4.6% 4.7%
9 April 10, 2019 3.6% 3.7% 3.8%
10 4.5% 4.5% 4.8%
11 April 11, 2019 4.4% N/A
12 5.2% 5.7%
13 April 17, 2019 3.8% 4.3% 3.4%
14 4.1% 4.8% 3.7%
15 April 18, 2019 2.6% N/A N/A
16 3.0%
17 April 24, 2019 3.4% 3.5%
18 4.0% 4.0%
19 April 25, 2019 3.0% N/A
20 3.6%
21 May 1, 2019 3.4% 3.7%
22 4.2% 4.6%
23 May 2, 2019 4.1% 4.4%
24 4.7% 4.8%
25 May 8, 2019 3.7% 3.8% 3.5%
26 4.6% 4.7% 3.7%
27 May 9, 2019 3.6% N/A 3.5%
28 4.6% 4.5% 4.4%
29 May 15, 2019 3.6% N/A 3.2%
30 4.3% 4.0%
31 May 16, 2019 5.4% 5.4% N/A
32 7.0% 6.8% 5.1%
Average 4.09%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'대상 배우' 유동근, MBC '더 뱅커'로 컴백..김상중x채시라와 호흡 [공식입장]". OSEN (in Korean). February 12, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "MBC '더 뱅커' 측 "김상중-채시라-유동근, 출연확정"(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). December 10, 2018. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e ‘더 뱅커’ 연기파 배우 김태우-안내상-서이숙-김규철-김영필 캐스팅 확정. Tip Tip News (in Korean). January 21, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  4. ^ 안우연, '더 뱅커'로 컴백. Biz Enter (in Korean). February 25, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  5. ^ 손정은 아나, 연기에도 도전..."'더뱅커' 2회 출연한다". Sports Chosun (in Korean). February 25, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  6. ^ 오승은 ‘더 뱅커‘ 출연 확정…6년만에 안방 복귀. Star MK (in Korean). January 23, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  7. ^ '더 뱅커'가 전하는 설날 인사 "뭘 해도 돼지!!". iMBC News (in Korean). February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  8. ^ "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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