The Master of Revenge

The Master of Revenge (Korean마스터-국수의 신; RRMaseuteo-Guksu-ui Sin; lit. Master – God of Noodles) is a 2016 South Korean television series starring Chun Jung-myung, Jo Jae-hyun, Jeong Yoo-mi, Lee Sang-yeob and Gong Seung-yeon.[1] It aired on KBS2 from April 27, 2016 to June 30, 2016 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 20 episodes, replacing Descendants of the Sun.[2][3]

The Master of Revenge
The Master of Revenge - Promotional poster.jpg
Promotional poster
GenreRevenge
Based onGod of Noodles
by Park In-kwon [ko]
Written byChae Seung-dae
Directed byKim Jong-yeon
StarringChun Jung-myung
Jo Jae-hyun
Jeong Yoo-mi
Lee Sang-yeob
Gong Seung-yeon
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes20
Production
Executive producersBae Kyung-soo
Yoon Young-ha
Choi Ji-yoon
Park Jae-sam
ProducersHan Sang-woo
Lee Young-beom
Production locationSouth Korea
Production companiesVerdi Media
Celltrion Entertainment
(formerly Dream E&M)
DistributorKBS
Release
Original networkKBS2
Picture format1080i
Original releaseApril 27 (2016-04-27) –
June 30, 2016 (2016-06-30)

SynopsisEdit

A man whose name and life were taken from him seeks revenge. To do so, he must attempt to become a master noodle cook, or a god of noodles.

CastEdit

Main charactersEdit

Supporting charactersEdit

GoongrakwonEdit

  • Kim Min-sang [ko] as Min Seon-ho (Head of Noodles)
  • Cha Do-jin as Lee Gi-baek (2nd Head of Noodles)
  • Kim Min-ho as Kim Jin-hak
  • Choi Dae-seong as Na Won-sang (Head of Meats)
  • Nam Moon-cheol [ko] as Park Moon-bok (Head of Broth)
  • Son San as Kim Jin-nyeo (Head of Banchan)
  • Im Do-yoon [ko] as Hong Cheo-nyeo (2nd Head of Banchan)
  • Yeo Moo-young [ko] as Ha Tae-bong (Restaurant Manager)

Extended castEdit

Cameo appearancesEdit

RatingsEdit

In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.

Episode # Original broadcast date Average audience share
TNmS Ratings[5] AGB Nielsen Ratings[6]
Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area
1 April 27, 2016 6.8% 7.6% 7.6% 8.6%
2 April 28, 2016 6.4% 6.8% 6.5% 7.0%
3 May 4, 2016 6.1% <6.5% 7.3% 7.6%
4 May 5, 2016 5.3% 5.0% 6.0% 6.4%
5 May 11, 2016 6.4% 6.6% 6.6% 6.9%
6 May 12, 2016 6.1% <7.3% 7.4% <7.8%
7 May 18, 2016 6.3% <7.0% 7.0% <7.3%
8 May 19, 2016 5.5% <7.7% 6.6% <7.6%
9 May 25, 2016 7.1% 7.4% 6.8% <7.7%
10 May 26, 2016 7.0% 7.1% 8.0% 8.2%
11 June 1, 2016 8.0% 9.0% 7.2% <7.1%
12 June 2, 2016 7.2% 8.0% 8.6% 8.5%
13 June 8, 2016 7.7% 8.3% 7.9% 7.9%
14 June 9, 2016 7.2% 7.9% 6.9% <7.1%
15 June 15, 2016 6.6% 6.7% 6.9% 6.7%
16 June 16, 2016 7.5% 7.9% 9.0% 8.6%
17 June 22, 2016 6.6% 6.8% 7.4% 7.6%
18 June 23, 2016 6.3% 6.1% 7.2% <6.7%
19 June 29, 2016 6.6% 7.0% 7.5% 7.1%
20 June 30, 2016 7.1% 7.7% 8.2% 8.1%
Average 6.69% <7.22%[a] 7.33% <7.53%[a]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2016 30th KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actor in a Mid-length Drama Cho Jae-hyun Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Mid-length Drama Jeong Yu-mi Nominated
Best New Actress Gong Seung-yeon Nominated
Best Young Actor Go Woo-rim Nominated
2017 53rd Baeksang Arts Awards Best New Actress (Television) Gong Seung-yeon Nominated

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b lack of information

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Park Areum (April 18, 2016). "'국수의 신' PD "조재현 화보찍듯 연기, 버릴 장면 無"". The Korea Herald (in Korean). Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  2. ^ "KBS prepares special programs for 'Descendants of the Sun' fans". Yonhap News Agency (in Korean). March 29, 2016. Retrieved May 11, 2016.
  3. ^ Kim Areum (April 22, 2016). '마스터-국수의 신', 5번째 예고편 공개…조재현-천정명의 피할 수 없는 운명의 서막. Aju News (in Korean). Retrieved May 11, 2016.
  4. ^ Hwang So-young (May 6, 2016). "Idol finds new niche in villain role". JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved May 11, 2016.
  5. ^ "TNmS Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". TNmS Ratings (in Korean). Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  6. ^ "AGB Daily Ratings: this links to current day-select the date from drop down menu". AGB Nielsen Media Research (in Korean). Retrieved April 29, 2016.

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