Introverted Boss (Korean: 내성적인 보스; RR: Naeseongjeogin Boseu) is a 2017 South Korean television series starring Yeon Woo-jin and Park Hye-su. It started airing on cable network tvN every Monday and Tuesday at 23:00, starting January 16, 2017.
|Also known as|
|Written by||Joo Hwa-mi|
|Directed by||Song Hyun-wook|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Executive producer(s)||Lee Jin-ho|
|Running time||70 minutes|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||January 16 –|
March 14, 2017
Eun Hwan Ki (Yeon Woo Jin) is the CEO of a public relations company, but he is extremely shy. Due to his personality his employees do not know him well.
Chae Ro Woon (Park Hye Soo) starts working in the company of Eun Hwan Ki. She is very energetic and receives recognition for her good work, however she is interested in CEO Eun Hwan Ki and plans to reveal who he really is.
- Yeon Woo-jin as Eun Hwan-Ki
- The "Silent Monster" CEO of Brain public relations firm. He appears to be cold and prickly, but is actually extremely shy and sensitive, and avoids people as much as possible by hiding out in his penthouse office or by covering himself in black and wearing a hood.
- Park Hye-soo as Chae Ro-woon
- An outgoing rookie employee who despite her extroverted nature and excellent communication skills, yet a silent and lethargic introvert at home. She aims to take revenge on her boss for the death of her sister.
- Gong Seung-yeon as Eun Yi-Soo
- Hwan-ki's sister, a chaebol heiress with an introverted personality. She has a mental illness initially instigated by her father's prolonged verbal and emotional abuse of her brother.
- Yoon Park as Kang Woo-il
- The warm, confident but sensitive co-CEO of Brain public relations firm and Hwan-ki's best friend. Also the fiancé of Eun Yi-Soo.
People of PR FirmEdit
- Ye Ji-won as Dang Yoo-hee
- Heo Jung-min as Eom Sun-bong
- Jun Hyo-seong as Kim Gyo-ri, Hwan-ki's assistant
- Han Jae-suk as Jang Se-jong
- Stephanie as Director Park
- Jang Yi-yun as Assistant Jung
- Hwang So-hee as Assistant Lee
- Lee Kyu-han as Reporter Woo
- Kim Eung-soo as Hwan-ki's father
- Kim Ye-ryeong as Hwan-ki's mother
- Lee Han-wi as Ro-woon's father
- Kim Mi-kyung as Ro-woon's mother
- Kim Hye-eun as Hwan-ki's psychotherapist
- Jang Hee-jin as Seo Yeon-jung
- Han Chae-ah as Chae Ji-hye, Ro-woon's sister
- Kim Jun-su as Top Star (ep.1)
- Kang Nam-gil as Brain security (ep.1)
- Kim Byung-man as Scrubber in Korean Spa (ep.2), Choir conductor (ep.4), Orphanage Event MC (ep.6)
- Heo Young-ji (ep.3)
- Choi Dae-chul as Restaurant Owner (ep.4)
- Lee Byung-joon as Rose Airlines CEO (ep.7)
The production team stated that the series would stop airing for a week, as the team would be doing extensive rewrites to the scripts in order to make improvements to the drama.
|1.||"Is it love?" (사랑인 걸까?)||Hong Dae-kwang||03:58|
|2.||"Is it love?" (Inst.)||03:58|
|1.||"One More Step" (한 걸음만 더)||Sandeul (B1A4)||03:45|
|2.||"One More Step" (Inst.)||03:45|
|1.||"Isn't She Lovely"||Park Bo-ram||04:02|
|2.||"Isn't She Lovely" (Inst.)||04:02|
|1.||"Because Of You"||Kim EZ (Ggotjam Project)||03:16|
|2.||"Because Of You" (Inst.)||03:16|
|1.||"Suspicious You" (수상한 너)||Ryu Ji-hyun||02:54|
|2.||"Suspicious You" (Inst.)||02:54|
|1.||"Round In Circles" (제자리걸음)||Park Si-hwan||04:04|
|2.||"Round In Circles" (Inst.)||04:04|
- 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 not known.
|Ep.||Original broadcast date||Title||Average audience share|
|1||January 16, 2017||The Phantom of the Opera
|2||January 17, 2017||I'm Sorry, I Cannot Apologise
|3||January 23, 2017||I'm Not An Easygoing Person
(나는 소탈한 사람이 아닙니다)
|4||January 24, 2017||I Won't Meet Anyone
(아무도 만나지 않는다)
|5||February 6, 2017||The Unspeakable Secret of 3 Years Ago
(3 년 잔, 말할 수 없는 비밀)
|6||February 7, 2017||How Does a Person Change?
(사람이 어떻게 변하니)
|7||February 13, 2017||The Dignity of a Supporting Role
|8||February 14, 2017||Unsocial Socialibity, Immanuel Kant
(비사교적 사교성 - 칸트)
|9||February 20, 2017||If You Listen
|10||February 21, 2017||The Pointless Yet Most Helpful Confessions
(쓸데없는 짓, 어쩌면 가장 쓸모있는 고백)
|11||February 27, 2017||The Tall Shadow of Mr. Smith
(키다리 아저씨의 기다란 그림자)
|12||February 28, 2017||The Difficulty of Doing Nothing
(아무 것도 하지 않는 것의 어려움)
|13||March 6, 2017||Confession
|14||March 7, 2017||My Funny Valentine
(마이 퍼니 발렌타인)
|15||March 13, 2017||One Reason That More Important Than Any Reason
(아흔아홉 가지 이유보다 큰 한 가지 이유)
|16||March 14, 2017||It's Okay To Be Introvert
|Special||January 6, 2017||2.752%||2.809%||N/A|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2017||1st The Seoul Awards||Best New Actress||Gong Seung-yeon||Nominated|
- Due to some ratings not recorded, the exact average rating is unknown.
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