Mad Dog (TV series)

Mad Dog (Korean매드독; RRMaedeudok) is a South Korean television series starring Yoo Ji-tae, Woo Do-hwan, and Ryu Hwa-young.[1] It aired on KBS2, from October 11, 2017 to November 30, 2017 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 22:00 (KST) for 16 episodes.[2]

Mad Dog
Mad Dog Poster.jpg
Promotional poster
Hangul매드독
Genre
Created byKBS Drama Production
Written byKim Soo-jin
Directed byHwang Ui-kyung
Starring
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Kang Byung-taek
  • Park Jae-sam
  • Shim Jae-hyun
Producer(s)
  • Kim Young-chon
  • Lee Young-bum
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time60 mins
Production company(s)Imagine Asia
Celltrion Entertainment
DistributorKBS
Release
Original networkKBS2
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital
Original releaseOctober 11 (2017-10-11) –
November 30, 2017 (2017-11-30)
External links
Website

SynopsisEdit

Choi Kang-woo, a former police and leader of Taeyang Insurance's investigators team, decides to create his own investigation team, after an airplane crash that took the life of his wife and son. He then meets Kim Min-joon, a genius former swindler whose brother was also a victim of the crash, thus begin their rivalry and cooperation.

CastEdit

Main (Mad Dog)Edit

An ex-cop and leader of the Mad Dog team. He has good eyes, sharp instinct which helps him achieve a 99% arrest rate.
A genius former swindler who was abandoned by his parents. He has wits and guts instinct, allowing him to transform into anybody.
A former competing gymnast skilled at disguising herself in order to investigate insurance fraud schemes.
An ex thug with striking criminal records, who now becomes an insurance investigator dreams of becoming a pediatric nurse for his love of children.
A computer genius who is allergic to the sun and hates going outside.
Only daughter of Cha Joon-kyu.

SupportingEdit

Taeyang Life InsuranceEdit

Owner of Taeyang Life Insurance.
  • Jang Hyuk-jin as Park Moo-shin

Juhan AirlinesEdit

OthersEdit

ProductionEdit

Gong Myung was initially offered the role of Kim Min-joon.[3]

SoundtrackEdit

Part 1Edit

No.TitleArtistsLength
1."Before The Sun Sets" (해가 지기 전에)Eric Nam3.11
2."Before The Sun Sets" (Inst.) 3.11
Total length:6.22

Part 2Edit

No.TitleArtistLength
1."what I Want"NiiHWA ( 니화 )3.22
Total length:3.22

Part 3Edit

No.TitleArtistLength
1."You Can Cry"Chan Yang4.26
Total length:4.26

RatingsEdit

  • In this table, The blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
  • NR denotes that the drama did not rank in the top 20 daily programs on that date.
Ep. Broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS[4] AGB Nielsen Ratings[5]
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
1 October 11, 2017 6.2% (20th) 6.6% (20th) 5.5% (NR) 6.2% (NR)
2 October 12, 2017 5.4% (NR) 6.4% (19th) 4.8% (NR) 5.5% (NR)
3 October 18, 2017 8.2% (13th) 7.9% (14th) 6.9% (16th) 6.6% (15th)
4 October 19, 2017 5.8% (NR) 6.4% (NR) 5.5% (NR) 6.1% (NR)
5 October 25, 2017 7.1% (18th) 7.5% (14th) 6.4% (NR) 6.5% (NR)
6 October 26, 2017 5.8% (NR) 6.5% (NR) 5.7% (NR) 6.4% (NR)
7 November 1, 2017 5.5% (NR) 5.8% (18th) 5.5% (17th) 5.7% (17th)
8 November 2, 2017 5.1% (NR) 5.5% (NR) 5.6% (NR) 6.1% (NR)
9 November 8, 2017 7.2% (18th) 7.8% (15th) 7.1% (16th) 7.0% (14th)
10 November 9, 2017 7.1% (NR) 7.3% (16th) 6.8% (16th) 6.6% (17th)
11 November 15, 2017 6.4% (17th) 6.1% (18th) 6.8% (16th) 6.9% (14th)
12 November 16, 2017 6.4% (NR) 6.7% (19th) 6.4% (NR) 6.6% (NR)
13 November 22, 2017 7.2% (16th) 7.8% (14th) 7.4% (13th) 7.5% (12th)
14 November 23, 2017 8.0% (13th) 7.8% (13th) 8.3% (10th) 8.4% (11th)
15 November 29, 2017 7.8% (11th) 7.5% (10th) 7.5% (13th) 7.5% (14th)
16 November 30, 2017 9.3% (12th) 8.6% (10th) 9.7% (7th) 9.7% (6th)
Average 6.78% 7.01% 6.62% 6.83%

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2017 31st KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actor Yoo Ji-tae Nominated [6]
Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries Nominated
Best New Actor Woo Do-hwan Won
Best New Actress Ryu Hwa-young Won
Best Supporting Actor Choi Won-young Won
Jo Jae-yoon Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Hong Soo-hyun Nominated
Netizen Award Woo Do-hwan Nominated
Best Couple Award Woo Do-hwan and Ryu Hwa-young Nominated
2018 6th APAN Star Awards Best New Actor Woo Do-hwan Nominated [7]
2nd The Seoul Awards Best New Actor Nominated [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yoo Ji Tae, Ryu Hwa Young, And Woo Do Hwan Confirmed For Upcoming KBS Crime Drama". Soompi. August 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "The Mad Dog team assembles to take down insurance fraud". Dramabeans. October 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Kim Na-young (8 August 2017). "공명 측 "KBS '매드 독' 출연? 긍정적 결과 기다리는 중"". Nate News (in Korean).
  4. ^ "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Archived from the original on March 17, 2017. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  6. ^ "[2017 KBS 연기대상] 김영철·천호진 공동대상…'쌈마이' 최다 수상 (종합)". sports.donga.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  7. ^ "이병헌·손예진·아이유 APAN스타어워즈 노미네이트". Star News (in Korean). September 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "'제2회 더 서울어워즈' 10월27일 개최, 드라마-영화 각 부문별 후보공개". iMBC (in Korean). September 28, 2018.

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