Cleaning Up (South Korean TV series)

Cleaning Up (Korean클리닝 업; RRKeullining Eop) is a South Korean television series based on the 2019 British series of the same name, starring Yum Jung-ah, Jeon So-min, and Kim Jae-hwa. It aired on JTBC from June 4 to July 24, 2022, every Saturday and Sunday at 22:30 (KST) for 16 episodes.[4]

Cleaning Up
Promotional poster for Cleaning Up
Promotional poster
Hangul클리닝 업
Revised RomanizationKeullining Eop
Based onCleaning Up
by Mark Mallow
Written byChoi Kyung-mi[1]
Directed byYoon Seong-sik[1]
Starring
Music byGaemi[2]
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producerLee Se-young[2]
Producers
  • Park Jun-seo[2]
  • Kim So-jang[2]
Production companies
DistributorJTBC
Release
Original networkJTBC
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseJune 4 (2022-06-04) –
July 24, 2022 (2022-07-24)

SynopsisEdit

Cleaning Up tells the story of three cleaners: Eo Yong-mi (Yum Jung-ah), Ahn In-kyung (Jeon So-min), and Maeng Soo-ja (Kim Jae-hwa) at a financial company who resort to insider trading, in order to feed their family and fulfil their dreams, after accidentally overhearing a piece of financial information.

CastEdit

MainEdit

SupportingEdit

Persons related to investment securitiesEdit

People around Eo Young-miEdit

People around Maeng Soo-jaEdit

  • Go In-beom as Jung Sa-jang[14]
  • Kwon Ji-woo as Jung Geun-woo[15]

People around Ahn In-kyungEdit

Investment & Securities Service Cleaning TeamEdit

ExtendedEdit

  • Ha Shi-eun as Boo So-yeon[21]
  • Lee Tae-gum as Park Seong-gyu[22]

Special appearancesEdit

ViewershipEdit

Cleaning Up : South Korea viewers per episode (thousands)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
12345678910111213141516
1619566498611407640N/A492438566574562428585424698507
Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Korea.[26][A]
Average TV viewership ratings
Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
(Nielsen Korea)[26]
Nationwide Seoul
1 June 4, 2022 2.737% (3rd) 3.084% (2nd)
2 June 5, 2022 2.514% (5th) 2.267% (4th)
3 June 11, 2022 2.322% (4th) 2.687% (3rd)
4 June 12, 2022 2.570% (4th) 2.500% (4th)
5 June 18, 2022 1.986% (6th) 1.893% (9th)
6 June 19, 2022 2.820% (2nd) 2.350% (3rd)
7 June 25, 2022 2.018% (12th) N/A
8 June 26, 2022 2.236% (5th) 1.874% (9th)
9 July 2, 2022 2.125% (7th) N/A
10 July 3, 2022 2.787% (3rd) 2.228% (4th)
11 July 9, 2022 2.478% (8th) 2.149% (9th)
12 July 10, 2022 2.566% (5th) 2.147% (8th)
13 July 16, 2022 1.973% (12th) N/A
14 July 17, 2022 2.505% (7th) 1.979% (10th)
15 July 23, 2022 1.912% (10th) 1.747% (9th)
16 July 24, 2022 3.015% (4nd) 2.257% (6th)
Average 2.410% 1.823%[B]
  • In the table above, the blue numbers represent the lowest published ratings and the red numbers represent the highest published ratings.
  • N/A denotes ratings that was not released.
  • This drama airs on a cable channel/pay TV which normally has a relatively smaller audience compared to free-to-air TV/public broadcasters (KBS, SBS, MBC, and EBS).

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Due to one audience measurement not published, the exact average audience measurement is unknown.
  2. ^ Due to multiple ratings not published, the exact average ratings is unknown.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Choi, Yu-na (March 21, 2022). "염정아X전소민X김재화, 주식 전쟁 뛰어든다(클리닝업)" [Yeom Jeong-ah X Jeon So-min X Kim Jae-hwa, plunge into a stock war (cleaning business)] (in Korean). Sports Donga. Archived from the original on June 20, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  2. ^ a b c d 클리닝 업 1회 다시보기 [Cleaning Up Episode 1]. JTBC (in Korean). June 4, 2022. Archived from the original on June 4, 2022. Retrieved June 5, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "'클리닝 업' 염정아X전소민X김재화, 티저 포스터 전격 공개" ['Cleaning Up' Yum Jung-ah, Jeon So-min, Kim Jae-hwa, teaser poster released] (in Korean). JTBC. April 29, 2022. Archived from the original on April 29, 2022. Retrieved April 29, 2022 – via Naver.
  4. ^ Lee, Hye-min (May 4, 2022). "염정아·전소민·김재화, 증권사 미화원들의 반란...6월4일 첫방" [Yeom Jeong-ah·Jeon So-min·Kim Jae-hwa, the rebellion of the security guards...First episode on June 4th] (in Korean). Newsis. Archived from the original on May 4, 2022. Retrieved May 4, 2022 – via Naver.
  5. ^ a b c Lee, Min-ji (March 21, 2022). "'클리닝업' 염정아X전소민X김재화, 주식 전쟁 뛰어든다[공식]" ['Cleaning Up' Yeom Jeong-ah X Jeon So-min X Kim Jae-hwa, plunge into a stock war [Official]] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on March 28, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  6. ^ a b Choi, Yu-na (March 22, 2022). "'대세' 이무생·나인우, '클리닝업' 합류[공식]" ['Trend' Lee Moo-saeng and Na In-woo join 'Cleaning Up' [Official]] (in Korean). Sports Donga. Archived from the original on March 28, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  7. ^ Lee, Chang-gyu (March 24, 2022). "장신영, '클리닝업' 출연 확정...염정아·이무생과 호흡 [공식입장]" [Jang Shin-young confirmed to appear in 'Cleaning Up'...Breathing with Yeom Jeong-ah and Lee Mu-saeng [Official Position]] (in Korean). X-port News. Archived from the original on March 28, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  8. ^ Kim, Hyun-sook (April 6, 2022). "송재희, '클리닝업' 출연...냉정한 팀장 윤태경 역" [Song Jae-hee to appear in 'Cleaning Up'...Cool team leader Yoon Tae-kyung] (in Korean). Newsis. Archived from the original on April 6, 2022. Retrieved April 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  9. ^ "등장인물 소개 – 투자증권 관련 인물" [Character Introduction – Persons related to investment securities]. JTBC (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 14, 2022. Retrieved June 20, 2022.
  10. ^ Yoon, Sung-yeol (March 29, 2022). "김태우 '클리닝 업' 출연 확정..염정아 전 남편 役 [공식]" [Kim Tae-woo confirmed to appear in 'Cleaning Up'..As Yeom Jeong-ah's ex-husband [Official]] (in Korean). MT Star News. Archived from the original on March 29, 2022. Retrieved March 29, 2022 – via Naver.
  11. ^ Park, Ah-reum (May 2, 2022). "윤경호 '클리닝 업' 합류, 이번엔 사채업자다[공식]" [Yoon Kyung-ho joins 'Cleaning Up', this time as a loan shark [Official]] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on May 2, 2022. Retrieved May 2, 2022 – via Naver.
  12. ^ Jo, Eun-mi (March 23, 2022). "갈소원, '클리닝업' 캐스팅..염정아 사춘기 딸 役[공식]" [Kal So-won, cast in 'Cleaning Up'...Yum Jung-ah as adolescent daughter [Official]] (in Korean). Herald Pop. Archived from the original on March 28, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
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  14. ^ "등장인물 소개 – 수자 주변 인물들" [Character Introduction – People around Soo-ja]. JTBC (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 13, 2022. Retrieved June 20, 2022.
  15. ^ Hwang, So-young (June 2, 2022). "권지우, JTBC '클리닝 업' 출연..김재화 아들 근우役" [Kwon Ji-woo to appear in JTBC's 'Cleaning Up'..Kim Jae-hwa's son Geun-woo] (in Korean). Ilgan Sports. Archived from the original on June 2, 2022. Retrieved June 2, 2022 – via Naver.
  16. ^ Choi, Na-young (March 25, 2022). "'정변의 아이콘' 오승윤, 전소민 구남친 된다" ['Icon of coup' Oh Seung-yoon becomes Jeon So-min's ex-boyfriend] (in Korean). Osen. Archived from the original on March 28, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  17. ^ Ahn, Byung-gil (April 5, 2022). "김인권, JTBC '클리닝업' 출연 확정[공식]" [Kim In-kwon confirmed to appear in JTBC's 'Cleaning Up' [Official]] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Archived from the original on April 5, 2022. Retrieved April 5, 2022 – via Naver.
  18. ^ Ahn, Byung-gil (June 9, 2022). "클리닝 업' 박지아, 머리채 잡기 고수" [Cleaning Up' Park Ji-ah, master of holding her hair] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Archived from the original on June 11, 2022. Retrieved June 11, 2022 – via Naver.
  19. ^ a b "등장인물 소개 – 투자증권 용역 청소팀" [Character Introduction – Investment & Securities Service Cleaning Team]. JTBC (in Korean). Archived from the original on June 13, 2022. Retrieved June 20, 2022.
  20. ^ Park, Ah-reum (June 17, 2022). "황정민 '클리닝 업' 특별출연, '카트' 이후 염정화와 재회" [Hwang Jung-min's special appearance in 'Cleaning Up', reunited with Yeom Jeong-hwa after 'Cart] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on June 20, 2022. Retrieved June 18, 2022 – via Naver.
  21. ^ Lee, Seung-gi (March 25, 2022). "하시은, 염정아의 '눈엣가시' 된다...'클리닝업' 출연 확정" [Ha Shi-eun becomes Yeom Jeong-ah's 'thorn in the eye'...Confirmed to appear in 'Cleaning Up'] (in Korean). My Daily. Archived from the original on March 25, 2022. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Naver.
  22. ^ Kim, Hye-jeong (May 20, 2022). "배우 이태검 '클리닝 업' 캐스팅[공식]" [Actor Lee Tae-gum 'Cleaning Up' Casting [Official]] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Archived from the original on May 20, 2022. Retrieved May 20, 2022 – via Naver.
  23. ^ Park, Soo-in (June 3, 2022). "김혜윤 '클리닝 업' 첫회 특별출연 'SKY 캐슬' 염정아와 재회" [Kim Hye-yoon's first special appearance in 'Cleaning Up' Reunited with Yeom Jeong-ah in 'SKY Castle] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on June 3, 2022. Retrieved June 3, 2022 – via Naver.
  24. ^ Kim, Jin-seok (June 5, 2022). "유영재, '클리닝 업' 버릇 없는 조카役 특별출연..." [Yoo Young-jae to make a special appearance in 'Cleaning Up' as the naughty nephew...] (in Korean). Ilgan Sports. Archived from the original on June 5, 2022. Retrieved June 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  25. ^ a b Kim, Myung-mi (June 10, 2022). "클리닝 업' 차청화X김재화 동생 김혜화 특별출연...언니 지원사격" [Cleaning Up' Cha Cheong-hwa X Kim Jae-hwa's younger sister Kim Hye-hwa makes a special appearance...sister's support] (in Korean). Newsen. Archived from the original on June 10, 2022. Retrieved June 10, 2022 – via Naver.
  26. ^ a b Nielsen Korea ratings:
    • "Ep. 1". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 4, 2022. Archived from the original on June 5, 2022. Retrieved June 5, 2022.
    • "Ep. 2". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 5, 2022. Archived from the original on June 5, 2022. Retrieved June 6, 2022.
    • "Ep. 3". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 11, 2022. Archived from the original on June 12, 2022. Retrieved June 12, 2022.
    • "Ep. 4". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 13, 2022. Archived from the original on June 20, 2022. Retrieved June 13, 2022.
    • "Ep. 5". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 18, 2022. Archived from the original on June 20, 2022. Retrieved June 19, 2022.
    • "Ep. 6". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 19, 2022. Archived from the original on June 20, 2022. Retrieved June 20, 2022.
    • "Ep. 7" (in Korean). Nielsen Korea. Archived from the original on July 24, 2022. Retrieved June 26, 2022 – via Daum.
    • "Ep. 8". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). June 26, 2022. Archived from the original on July 24, 2022. Retrieved June 27, 2022.
    • "Ep. 9". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 2, 2022. Archived from the original on July 3, 2022. Retrieved July 3, 2022.
    • "Ep. 10". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 3, 2022. Archived from the original on July 5, 2022. Retrieved July 4, 2022.
    • "Ep. 11". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 9, 2022. Archived from the original on July 10, 2022. Retrieved July 10, 2022.
    • "Ep. 12". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 16, 2022. Archived from the original on July 17, 2022. Retrieved July 17, 2022.
    • "Ep. 13" (in Korean). Nielsen Korea. Archived from the original on July 24, 2022. Retrieved July 17, 2022 – via Daum.
    • "Ep. 14". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 17, 2022. Archived from the original on July 18, 2022. Retrieved July 18, 2022.
    • "Ep. 15". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 23, 2022. Archived from the original on July 24, 2022. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
    • "Ep. 16". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). July 25, 2022. Retrieved July 25, 2022.

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