VIP (South Korean TV series)
|Created by||Myoungwoo Lee|
|Written by||Cha Hye-won|
|Directed by||Lee Jung-rim|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||32|
|Running time||35 minutes|
|Production company(s)||The Story Works|
|Original network||SBS TV|
|Picture format||2160p (UHDTV)|
|Original release||October 28, 2019 –|
VIP (Korean: 브이아이피; RR: Beuiaipi) is a 2019 South Korean television series starring Jang Na-ra, Lee Sang-yoon and Lee Chung-ah. It airs on SBS TV's Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:00 (KST) time slot starting from October 28, 2019.
The story of Sungwoon Department Store's team who works for VIP clients which constitute 1% of their customers.
One day after a receiving a text message of her husband's infidelity from an anonymous source Na Jeong-seon begins to suspect her husband and her colleagues of having an affair. In her quest to discover the truth, she ends up revealing more than one secret that her colleagues are hiding.
- Wife and colleague to Seong-joon. She is from an affluent family and have graduated from a prestigious university who had landed on a high-level job at Sungwoon Department Store without much difficulty.
- Lee Sang-yoon as Park Seong-joon
- The team leader of Sungwoon Department Store’s VIP management team and the husband of Na Jeong-seon.
- Lee Chung-ah as Lee Hyeon-ah
- A professional and fashionable section chief of VIP task force and ace of the team. She has recently returned from year off work due to a former scandal with her boss, who was in charge of HR.
- Kwak Sun-young as Song Mi-na
- A working mother of two young sons who had missed few promotions due to multiple maternity leaves, despite having worked for six years in the company. Getting a promotion in the VIP task force is her goal.
- Pyo Ye-jin as On Yoo-ri
- She comes from a poor family background and fight for survival. She lands a job at the VIP task force and becomes center of office gossip. Her hiring causes to change the team members’ lives.
- A new employee at VIP task force. He has been brought up in a comfortable surrounding with a prestige education. He acts cautiously of his actions in front of his seniors at work.
Nebula Department Store
- Jung Joon-won as Cha Jin-ho
- Lee Jae-won as Lee Byeong-hoon
- Mi-na's husband
- Park Sung-geun as Ha Jae-woong
- Jang Hyuk-jin as Bae Do-il
- Cho Seung-yeon as Ha Young-woong
- Lee Jin-hee as Kang Ji-young
- Kim Mi-kyung as Key Mi-ok
- Choi Hong-il as Na Young-chul
- Jung Ae-ri as Han Sook-young
- Sora Jung as Han Sook-ja
- Jang Hyun-sung as Jang Jin-chul
- Jeon Hye-jin as Lee Byung-eun
- Yubin as Cha Se-rin (Ep. 7-8)
The first script reading took place on April 18, 2019 and filming began on May 9, 2019.
- In this table, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
- Each night's broadcast is divided into two 30-minute parts with one commercial break in between.
|Ep.||Original broadcast date||Average audience share|
|1||October 28, 2019||5.9% (17th)||6.7% (15th)||6.1% (18th)|
|2||6.8% (15th)||7.8% (9th)||6.6% (15th)|
|3||October 29, 2019||6.5% (13th)||6.9% (12th)||6.4% (13th)|
|4||7.6% (7th)||8.2% (5th)||7.4% (12th)|
|5||November 4, 2019||6.0% (17th)||7.1% (12th)||6.8% (15th)|
|6||8.0% (10th)||9.4% (3rd)||7.5% (14th)|
|7||November 5, 2019||7.4% (10th)||8.5% (4th)||6.9% (13th)|
|8||9.1% (5th)||10.4% (2nd)||8.2% (8th)|
|9||November 18, 2019[a]||5.9% (18th)||6.7% (12th)||6.0% (20th)|
|10||7.8% (10th)||9.1% (5th)||7.6% (12th)|
|11||November 19, 2019[a]||6.1% (15th)||7.0% (10th)||6.8% (15th)|
|12||9.0% (4th)||10.4% (3rd)||8.9% (8th)|
|13||November 25, 2019|
|15||November 26, 2019|
|17||December 2, 2019|
|19||December 3, 2019|
|21||December 9, 2019|
|23||December 10, 2019|
|25||December 16, 2019|
|27||December 17, 2019|
|29||December 23, 2019|
|31||December 24, 2019|
- Broadcast is delayed due to the SBS 2019 WBSC Premier 12 baseball game broadcast.
- Yeon, Hwi-seon (June 5, 2019). "장나라X이상윤→이청아·곽선영까지, SBS 'VIP' 캐스팅 완료 [공식]". Osen (in Korean). News Chosun. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
- Kang, Seo-jung (August 7, 2019). "'VIP' 장나라, 나정선 차장님 변신 스틸 첫공개..고혹+청초미[Oh!쎈 컷]". Osen (in Korean). News Chosun. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
- Moon, Ji-yeon (March 28, 2019). "[단독] '라이징 스타' 신재하, 'VIP' 합류..장나라·이상윤과 호흡". News Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved August 13, 2019.
- "Nielsen Korea". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved October 29, 2019.
- TNmS ratings:
- "Ep. 1–2". Break News (in Korean). October 28, 2019.
- "Ep. 3−4". Break News (in Korean). October 29, 2019.
- "Ep. 5−6". Break News (in Korean). November 5, 2019.
- "Ep. 7−8". Break News (in Korean). November 6, 2019.
- "Ep. 9−10". Break News (in Korean). November 19, 2019.
- "Ep. 11−12". Break News (in Korean). November 20, 2019.