Kill Heel (Korean킬힐; RRKilhil) is a 2022 South Korean television series directed by Noh Do-cheol and starring Kim Ha-neul, Lee Hye-young and Kim Sung-ryung. The series depicts life of three women, who have strong desire to achieve success in the home shopping industry.[3] It premiered on tvN on March 9, 2022, and aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:30 (KST) for 14 episodes.[4]

Kill Heel
Kill Heel.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul킬힐
Revised RomanizationKilhil
Genre
Created bytvN (Production Plan)
Written by
  • Lee Choon-woo
  • Sin Kwang-ho
Directed byNoh Do-cheol
Starring
Music bySeol Ki-tae (Music Manager)[1]
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes14
Production
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time60 minutes[2]
Production companies
  • Ubi Culture
  • May Queen Pictures
Distributor
Release
Original networktvN
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseMarch 9 (2022-03-09) –
April 21, 2022 (2022-04-21)

Cast and charactersEdit

MainEdit

39 years old, a show host at UNI Home Shopping. Once a very successful show host with a lot of accordance, now her career is on decline to the level of selling toilet paper.
CFO, UNI Home Shopping
52 years old, a high-class and UNI home shopping signboard show host.

SupportingEdit

People around Woo HyunEdit

  • Kim Jin-woo as Kim Do-il, Woo Hyun's jobless husband[10]
  • Jung Seo-yeon as Kim Ji-yoon, Woo Hyun and Do-il's only daughter[11]

People around Bae Ok-sunEdit

In mid 50s, Bae Ok-sun's husband and the son of a prominent politician family. He is currently in the process of campaigning for parliamentary elections.
  • Yoon Hyun-soo as Choi Jeong-hyeon[13]
Bae Ok-sun's son.

UNI Home Shopping PeopleEdit

  • Kim Jae-chul as Hyun-wook[14]
In late 40s, the eldest son of UNI Group and president of UNI Home Shopping has a polite and courteous personality.
  • Jung Eui-jae as Seo Jun-beom[15]
In mid 30s, a deputy general manager who has been in the company for 6 years.
A new PD of home shopping.
The team leader of a home shopping company.
  • Shin Joo-ah as Go Eun-nara[18]
A UNI home shopping show host
  • Kim Do-yeon as Kim Soo-wan[19]
The head of hair and makeup in the dressing room in home shopping.
  • Kim Hyo-sun as Ahn An-na[20]
UNI Home Shopping Fashion Team Product Planning, who is a popular MD and self-centered to own what she wants.
  • Park So-eun as Im In-jin[21]
The PD of home shopping.
  • Yoo Jang-young as Shim Sang-chan[22]
A shopping host with 2-3 years of experience, he is a savvy person who broadcasts almost all products in home shopping.

OthersEdit

Hyun-wook's wife and the daughter of a famous chaebol family.
  • Kim Hyun-wook as James, Gi Mo-ran's son, a young man in his twenties[25]

Special appearanceEdit

  • Jung A-mi as Wife of Hyun-wook, president of UNI Home Shopping, and mother of Shin-ae.[26]
  • Jung Won-kwan as Delivery man[27]

ProductionEdit

On November 3, 2021, it was reported that Kim Ha-neul is considering to appear in the TV series a year after 18 Again.[28] Lee Hye-young is appearing in TV series after 3 years, her last appearance was in tvN's 2018 TV series Lawless Lawyer.[29] Park Eun-seok was first offered the role of Seo Jun-beom, a PD in home shopping company, which later went to Jung Eui-jae.[30]

On January 14, 2022, the script reading site was revealed by releasing photos.[31]

ReleaseEdit

Kill Heel was originally scheduled to be released on February 23, 2022. However, the filming schedule changed due to the aftermath of COVID-19 confirmed at the filming site and the premiere date was postponed for two weeks to March 9, 2022.[32] Kill Heel was originally organized as 16 episodes, ended with 14 episodes, due to internal organizational strategic reasons.[33]

Original soundtrackEdit

Kill Heel
Soundtrack album by
Various
Released2022
GenreSoundtrack
Language
Label
  • Genie Music
  • Stone Music Entertainment

Part 1Edit

Released on March 17, 2022 (2022-03-17)[34]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."That Night"Jung Bom, Seol Gi-tae, AnaisTOP SNOWLee Da-young3:27
2."That Night" (Inst.) TOP SNOW 3:27
Total length:6:54

Part 2Edit

Released on March 24, 2022 (2022-03-24)[35]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."George"Scarbrow Joshua James Henry, Anaisoluwatoyin Estelle Marinho, Scheller Oscar Benjamin AlexanderScarbrow Joshua James Henry, Anais Oluwatoyinestelle MarerincarElaine3:10
2."George" (Inst.) Scarbrow Joshua James Henry, Anais Oluwatoyinestelle Marerincar 3:10
Total length:6:20

Part 3Edit

Released on March 31, 2022 (2022-03-31)[36]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."DEVILLL"SNNNY, Joy Yang, Choi ByulbitSNNNYHajin2:47
2."DEVILLL" (Inst.)   2:47

Part 4Edit

Released on April 7, 2022 (2022-04-07)[37]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Dun Dun Dun"Ki-Tae Seol, Hwan-Hee Cho, AnaisTOP SNOWSolar (Mamamoo)3:16
2."Dun Dun Dun" (Inst.)   3:16

Part 5Edit

Released on April 14, 2022 (2022-04-14)[38]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Can we fly like a bird"Joy Yang, SNNNYYejune Synn (SNNNY)Kim So-yeon4:14
2."Can we fly like a bird" (Inst.)   4:14

Part 6Edit

Released on April 21, 2022 (2022-04-21)[39]
No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Losing Star"KEHNKEHNLee In3:09
2."Losing Star" (Inst.)   3:09

ViewershipEdit

Kill Heel : South Korea viewers per episode (thousands)
SeasonEpisode numberAverage
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11087902705855491762553573660801661802711986753
Source: Audience measurement performed nationwide by Nielsen Korea[40][41]
Average TV viewership ratings
Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
(Nielsen Korea)[40]
Nationwide Seoul
1 March 9, 2022 4.375% (1st) 4.604% (1st)
2 March 10, 2022 3.997% (2nd) 3.739% (2nd)
3 March 16, 2022 3.158% (2nd) 3.254% (2nd)
4 March 17, 2022 3.499% (2nd) 3.636% (2nd)
5 March 23, 2022 2.251% (2nd) 2.158% (3rd)
6 March 24, 2022 3.636% (2nd) 4.100% (2nd)
7 March 30, 2022 2.304% (2nd) 2.271% (2nd)
8 March 31, 2022 2.629% (2nd) 2.469% (2nd)
9 April 6, 2022 3.210% (2nd) 3.160% (2nd)
10 April 7, 2022 3.670% (2nd) 3.819% (2nd)
11 April 13, 2022 3.354% (2nd) 3.073% (2nd)
12 April 14, 2022 3.823% (2nd) 3.981% (2nd)
13 April 20, 2022 3.554% (2nd) 3.302% (2nd)
14 April 21, 2022 4.736% (2nd) 4.972% (2nd)
Average 3.442% 3.467%
  • In the table above, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • 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).

ReferencesEdit

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