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Grand Prince (TV series)

Grand Prince (Korean대군 - 사랑을 그리다; HanjaDaegun: Sarangeul Geurida; lit. Grand Prince - Drawing Love) is a 2018 South Korean television series starring Yoon Shi-yoon, Jin Se-yeon and Joo Sang-wook. The series aired on TV Chosun from March 3 to May 6, 2018 on Saturdays and Sundays at 22:50 (KST).[2][3][4]

Grand Prince
Grandprinceposter.jpg
Promotional poster
Also known as
  • Grand Prince: He Yearns for Love
Hangul대군 - 사랑을 그리다
Genre
Written byJo Hyun-kyung
Directed byKim Jung-min
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes20
Production
Executive producer(s)Lee Myung-sook
Production company(s)
  • Yein E&M
  • C-STORY
DistributorTV Chosun
Release
Original networkTV Chosun
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 3 (2018-03-03) –
May 6, 2018 (2018-05-06)
External links
Website

The drama achieved a rating of 5.6% for its finale, becoming the highest rated TV Chosun drama since the network's establishment in 2011.[5][6]

SynopsisEdit

A drama about two princes who enter into a rivalry due to their love for the same woman. It is loosely based on the true stories of Grand Prince Anpyeong and King Sejo.

CastEdit

MainEdit

The younger brother of Lee Kang and third in line to the throne. He is considered as the most eligible bachelor in Joseon Dynasty.
A beautiful and elegant lady who is gentle and passionate. She gets caught up in a love triangle between two princes, but her heart only belongs to Lee Hwi.
An ambitious and charismatic prince who dreams of becoming next Lee Bang-won.

SupportingEdit

People around Lee HwiEdit

Lee Hwi's bodyguard. A woman who grew up in the wild and has strong survival instincts.
She has a one-sided love for Lee Hwi.
Lee Hwi's bodyguard.
  • Bang Jae-ho as Park Gi-teuk
Lee Hwi's eunuch.

People around Sung Ja-hyunEdit

Ja-hyun's father.
Ja-hyun's mother.
  • Han Jae-suk as Sung Deuk-shik[15]
Ja-hyun's brother. He has a secret crush on Ggeut-dan.
Sung Ja-hyun's maid. Despite being born in a distinguished family, she decides to become a maid to escape the demands of her family.

People around Lee KangEdit

The elder brother of King Sejong the Great. Supporter of Lee Kang.
Lee Kang's wife. A lady who desires power over love.
A woman who joined forces with Lee Kang to win over Lee Hwi's love.

OthersEdit

Kim Gwan's sister, and the King's concubine.
Queen Dowager Shim's grandson. He is the Crown Prince until the King's death. As the new King even though he was little, his grandma would act as guardian for him to lead the country until he was an adult. While Prince Eun Sung exiled to another island, he was abdicated by Prince Jin Yang, who is the second in line to the throne.
  • Shin Yi as Court Lady Jang[19]
The princes' caretaker.
Na-gyeom's sidekick.

ProductionEdit

The first script reading was held on November 23, 2017 at TV Chosun Studio.[21][22]

Original soundtrackEdit

Grand Prince
OST
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
Recorded2018
GenreSoundtrack
Language
LabelWarner Bros. (Korea)

Part 1Edit

No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Follow the Road" (이렇게 길 따라)Kim I-naYoon Il-sangKim Yeon-ji4:19
2."Follow the Road" (Inst.) Yoon Il-sang 4:19
Total length:8:38

Part 2Edit

No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Love Is So Mean" (사랑 참 못됐다)
  • Shin In-soo
  • Lee Da-won
Shin In-sooSon Seung-yeon4:25
2."Love Is So Mean" (Inst.) Shin In-soo 4:25
Total length:8:50

Part 3Edit

No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Viverei"
  • Lim Ji-Eun
Lim Ji-EunLim Ji-Eun 

RatingsEdit

  • In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
Ep. Broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[23] TNmS[24]
Nationwide Seoul Peak
1 March 3, 2018 2.519% 2.619% 3.0% 1.8%
2 March 4, 2018 3.058% 3.288% 4.1% 2.5%
3 March 10, 2018 1.994% 3.0% 3.9% 2.2%
4 March 11, 2018 2.042% 3.2% 4.0% 2.0%
5 March 17, 2018 1.961% - - 1.5%
6 March 18, 2018 1.468% - - 1.8%
7 March 24, 2018 1.748% - - 1.7%
8 March 25, 2018 2.634% 2.607% 3.3% 2.7%
9 March 31, 2018 2.684% 2.599% 3.0% 2.8%
10 April 1, 2018 2.936% 3.088% 4.2% 2.4%
11 April 7, 2018 2.488% 2.831% 3.9% 2.8%
12 April 8, 2018 2.947% 3.168% 4.3% 2.8%
13 April 14, 2018 2.972% 2.429% 3.8% 3.3%
14 April 15, 2018 3.699% 3.603% 5.0% 3.8%
15 April 21, 2018 3.560% 3.764% 5.0% 3.4%
16 April 22, 2018 4.188% 4.228% 6.1% 4.0%
17 April 28, 2018 3.612% 3.708% 4.7% 3.0%
18 April 29, 2018 3.882% 4.135% 5.9% 3.5%
19 May 5, 2018 3.432% 3.547% 4.8% 3.7%
20 May 6, 2018 5.627% 5.681% 7.1% 4.1%
Average 2.973% 3.382% 4.5% 2.8%
  • 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).

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee Result Ref.
2018 6th APAN Star Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Yoon Shi-yoon Nominated [25]

International broadcastEdit

  • In Sri Lanka, Thailand and Indonesia, each episode of the drama was originally available to stream exclusively on Iflix with a variety of subtitles 24 hours after its original South Korean broadcast.[26][27][28] It is now available to stream on-demand in all three countries.

ReferencesEdit

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  12. ^ "'응사' 윤서, TV조선 '대군' 출연..진세연과 호흡". Osen (in Korean). November 27, 2017.
  13. ^ "최성재, '대군' 출연 확정…윤시윤과 호흡". Khan (in Korean). December 27, 2017.
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  16. ^ "[공식입장] '투깝스' 문지인, TV조선 '대군' 합류..진세연과 호흡". Osen (in Korean). December 21, 2017.
  17. ^ "류효영, 드라마 '대군' 출연 확정…첫 사극 도전(공식)". MK News (in Korean). October 25, 2017.
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  22. ^ "윤시윤-진세연-주상욱-류효영 출연 '대군-사랑을 그리다' 후끈한 대본 리딩 현장!". iMBC (in Korean). February 7, 2018.
  23. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  24. ^ "TNMS 홈페이지에 오신 것을 환영합니다". TNmS (in Korean). Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  25. ^ "이병헌·손예진·아이유 APAN스타어워즈 노미네이트". Star News (in Korean). September 27, 2018.
  26. ^ "Korean breakout hit, Grand Prince premieres on iflix". Daily FT. 30 March 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  27. ^ https://www.facebook.com/iflixTH/photos/a.1589382517999484.1073741828.1560795464191523/2028493897421675/?type=1&theater
  28. ^ https://www.indotelko.com/kanal?c=in&it=iflix-tambah-asia

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