Two Mothers (TV series)

Two Mothers (Korean뻐꾸기 둥지; RRBbeoggugi Dungji; lit. Cuckoo's Nest) is a 2014 South Korean daily drama starring Jang Seo-Hee, Lee Chae-Young, Hwang Dong-Joo and Kim Kyung-Nam. It premiered on KBS2 on June 3, 2014, airing every Monday to Friday at 19:50 for 102 episodes.[1]

Two Mothers
Two Mother - Cuckoo's Nest - (뻐꾸기 둥지).jpg
Promotional poster
GenreMelodrama
Romance
Family
Revenge
Developed byKBS Drama
Written byHwang Soon-Young
Directed byKwak Ki-Won
StarringJang Seo-Hee
Lee Chae-Young
Music byLee Chang-hee
Country of originSouth Korea
Original languageKorean
No. of episodes102
Production
Executive producerLee Jae-Young
ProducersBaek Sang-Hoon, Lee Un-Jung
Running timeMondays to Fridays at 19:50 (KST)
Production companiesJidam Inc
formerly Yein E&M
DistributorKBS
Release
Original networkKBS2
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseJune 3 (2014-06-03) –
November 7, 2014 (2014-11-07)
Chronology
Preceded byAngel's Revenge
Followed bySweet Secret

PlotEdit

Hwa-young believes that Yeon-hee, her brother's ex-girlfriend, drove him to his death. When the unhappily married Yeon-hee is diagnosed with uterine cancer, Hwa-young volunteers to become a surrogate mother for her, all the while planning her revenge. Hwa-young conceives and gives birth, lets Yeon-hee raise the child, then destroys Yeon-hee by trying to take the child back. Later, Yeon-hee tries her best to get her child back. Yeon-hee's husband regrets for letting Yeon-hee go.[2]

CastEdit

Main charactersEdit

Supporting charactersEdit

Baek Yeon-Hee's family
  • Im Chae-Moo as Baek Chul
  • Uhm Yoo-Shin as Hong Geum-Ok
  • Son Ga-Young as Baek Joon-Hee
  • Jung Ji-Hoon as Jung Jin-Woo
Jung Byung-Gook's family
  • Seo Kwon-Soon as Kwak Hee-Ja
  • Ji Soo-Won as Jung Jin-Sook
  • Kim Min-Jwa as Jung Yoo-Mi
Lee Hwa-Young's family
Others
  • Lee Chang-Wook as Choi Sang-Doo
  • Han Kyung-Sun as Lee Gong-Hee
  • Heo In-Young as Soon-Nam
  • Lee Jung-Hoon as Oh Ki-Seop
  • Oh Ji-Young as Moon-Sook
  • Lee Doo-Seop as Director Lee
  • Jang Sol-Mi as Young-Eun
  • Kim Ri-Won as Kim So-Jin
  • Ahn Hong-Jin as Jin Myung-Suk
  • Kwon Hyuk-Ho as Jung Byung-Gook
  • Jung Min-Jin as Lee Dong-Hyun (cameo)
  • Ahn Bo-hyun
  • Kim Da-hyun

RatingsEdit

In the tables 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[3]
Nationwide Seoul National Capital Area
1 3 June 2014 16.5 (3rd) 17.2 (3rd)
2 4 June 2014 12.3 (2nd) 13.5 (3rd)
3 5 June 2014 13.3 (5th) 13.9 (6th)
4 6 June 2014 14.8 (3rd) 15.8 (3rd)
5 9 June 2014 14.3 (4th) 14.2 (5th)
6 10 June 2014 13.7 (4th) 14.3 (5th)
7 11 June 2014 15.0 (3rd) 16.3 (4th)
8 12 June 2014 15.6 (3rd) 16.5 (3rd)
9 13 June 2014 14.2 (4th) 14.2 (6th)
10 16 June 2014 14.5 (4th) 15.5 (4th)
11 17 June 2014 14.0 (5th) 13.8 (5th)
12 18 June 2014 13.7 (5th) 13.6 (6th)
13 19 June 2014 12.8 (6th) 12.8 (6th)
14 20 June 2014 13.8 (5th) 13.3 (5th)
15 23 June 2014 13.5 (5th) 12.3 (6th)
16 24 June 2014 13.0 (6th) 13.4 (5th)
17 25 June 2014 13.0 (4th) 12.5 (5th)
18 26 June 2014 13.4 (5th) 13.1 (4th)
19 27 June 2014 13.3 (4th) 12.5 (6th)
20 30 June 2014 13.7 (5th) 13.2 (5th)
21 1 July 2014 14.3 (4th) 13.4 (5th)
22 2 July 2014 15.9 (4th) 15.0 (4th)
23 3 July 2014 14.2 (4th) 13.6 (5th)
24 4 July 2014 12.9 (4th) 12.7 (5th)
25 7 July 2014 14.5 (4th) 13.8 (4th)
26 8 July 2014 13.7 (4th) 12.9 (5th)
27 9 July 2014 13.9 (6th) 13.0 (6th)
28 10 July 2014 14.4 (4th) 13.2 (6th)
29 13 July 2014 13.1 (5th) 13.4 (5th)
30 14 July 2014 14.6 (4th) 14.4 (4th)
31 15 July 2014 13.8 (4th) 14.6 (4th)
32 16 July 2014 13.8 (4th) 12.6 (6th)
33 17 July 2014 16.4 (3rd) 15.7 (4th)
34 18 July 2014 13.7 (4th) 13.0 (5th)
35 21 July 2014 14.6 (3rd) 14.6 (3rd)
36 22 July 2014 14.1 (3rd) 14.6 (3rd)
37 23 July 2014 14.3 (3rd) 14.5 (3rd)
38 24 July 2014 14.8 (3rd) 14.3 (3rd)
39 25 July 2014 15.1 (3rd) 14.0 (3rd)
40 29 July 2014 13.4 (3rd) 13.7 (3rd)
41 30 July 2014 13.0 (3rd) 12.9 (3rd)
42 31 July 2014 13.9 (3rd) 14.1 (3rd)
43 1 August 2014 13.6 (3rd) 13.4 (4th)
44 4 August 2014 14.8 (3rd) 14.7 (3rd)
45 5 August 2014 14.4 (3rd) 14.7 (4th)
46 6 August 2014 15.0 (3rd) 15.7 (3rd)
47 7 August 2014 13.7 (3rd) 13.7 (4th)
48 8 August 2014 15.5 (3rd) 15.0 (4th)
49 11 August 2014 16.6 (3rd) 17.3 (3rd)
50 12 August 2014 15.4 (3rd) 16.2 (3rd)
51 13 August 2014 17.5 (3rd) 18.0 (2nd)
52 14 August 2014 18.8 (2nd) 17.1 (2nd)
53 15 August 2014 16.6 (3rd) 16.8 (3rd)
54 18 August 2014 19.4 (2nd) 18.5 (3rd)
55 19 August 2014 16.9 (3rd) 17.0 (3rd)
56 20 August 2014 18.4 (2nd) 17.5 (2nd)
57 21 August 2014 19.2 (2nd) 19.0 (1st)
58 22 August 2014 17.5 (2nd) 16.7. (2nd)
59 25 August 2014 19.7 (3rd) 18.2 (3rd)
60 26 August 2014 18.2 (2nd) 17.8 (2nd)
61 27 August 2014 17.8 (3rd) 17.0 (3rd)
62 28 August 2014 19.0 (2nd) 18.3 (2nd)
63 29 August 2014 18.7 (2nd) 18.1 (2nd)
64 1 September 2014 19.3 (2nd) 19.9 (2nd)
65 2 September 2014 19.4 (2nd) 19.1 (2nd)
66 3 September 2014 19.1 (2nd) 19.1 (2nd)
67 4 September 2014 18.8 (2nd) 18.6 (2nd)
68 9 September 2014 11.6 (5th) 11.5 (7th)
69 10 September 2014 18.7 (2nd) 18.4 (3rd)
70 11 September 2014 20.2 (2nd) 19.7 (2nd)
71 12 September 2014 19.6 (2nd) 19.3 (2nd)
72 15 September 2014 20.8 (2nd) 19.9 (2nd)
73 16 September 2014 20.7 (2nd) 18.8 (2nd)
74 18 September 2014 21.4 (2nd) 21.0 (2nd)
75 22 September 2014 16.0 (3rd) 16.0 (3rd)
76 26 September 2014 15.0 (4th) 14.9 (5th)
77 29 September 2014 16.1 (2nd) 15.6 (2nd)
78 30 September 2014 16.3 (2nd) 16.6 (2nd)
79 3 October 2014 15.3 (3rd) 15.3 (3rd)
80 6 October 2014 21.2 (2nd) 20.2 (2nd)
81 7 October 2014 19.2 (2nd) 19.1 (2nd)
82 8 October 2014 19.8 (2nd) 19.0 (2nd)
83 9 October 2014 19.7 (2nd) 19.7 (2nd)
84 10 October 2014 19.6 (2nd) 19.2 (1st)
85 13 October 2014 21.5 (2nd) 19.3 (2nd)
86 14 October 2014 19.2 (2nd) 18.4 (2nd)
87 15 October 2014 20.0 (2nd) 18.7 (2nd)
88 16 October 2014 22.5 (2nd) 21.3 (2nd)
89 17 October 2014 21.3 (2nd) 20.1 (2nd)
90 20 October 2014 23.1 (2nd) 22.6 (2nd)
91 21 October 2014 23.0 (2nd) 21.0 (2nd)
92 22 October 2014 22.6 (2nd) 20.5 (2nd)
93 23 October 2014 22.4 (2nd) 21.4 (2nd)
94 24 October 2014 22.3 (2nd) 21.7 (1st)
95 27 October 2014 23.4 (2nd) 21.9 (2nd)
96 28 October 2014 22.0 (2nd) 21.1 (2nd)
97 29 October 2014 22.6 (2nd) 21.2 (2nd)
98 31 October 2014 20.1 (2nd) 20.6 (2nd)
99 3 November 2014 23.3 (2nd) 22.4 (2nd)
100 4 November 2014 24.2 (2nd) 23.8 (1st)
101 6 November 2014 22.9 (2nd) 22.2 (2nd)
102 7 November 2014 21.5 (2nd) 21.4 (1st)
Average 17.0% 16.7%

Ratings in the PhilippinesEdit

In the Philippines, Two Mothers was aired on GMA Network on April 6, 2015 every weekdays at 10:00 a.m. PST.[4] The drama was dubbed in Filipino and ran for 30 weeks having 150 equivalent episodes. It was later re-aired on GMA News TV from June 5 to August 25, 2017.

Ratings in the Philippines
Episode #
(in PH)
Broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[5] Kantar Media[6]
Mega Manila Nationwide
1 April 6, 2015 10.4% 9.2%
2 April 7, 2015 10.4% 7.6%
3 April 8, 2015 11.4% 8.2%
4 April 9, 2015 10.3% 9.3%
5 April 10, 2015 9.9% 9.1%
6 April 13, 2015 10.4% 8.7%
7 April 14, 2015 12.1% 8.6%
8 April 15, 2015 11.1% 8.4%
9 April 16, 2015 12.1% 10.6%
10 April 17, 2015 10.7% 8.9%
11 April 20, 2015 11.1% 9.0%
12 April 21, 2015 11.2% 8.6%
13 April 22, 2015 11.6% 9.5%
14 April 23, 2015 12.2% 9.4%
15 April 24, 2015 11.3% 9.1%
16 April 27, 2015 9.4% 9.8%
17 April 28, 2015 10.2% 9.2%
18 April 29, 2015 11.4% 9.7%
19 April 30, 2015 12.1% 9.8%
20 May 1, 2015 10.9% 9.3%
21 May 4, 2015 8.5% 8.0%
22 May 5, 2015 9.3% 9.0%
23 May 6, 2015 10.5% 8.5%
24 May 7, 2015 9.5% 9.7%
25 May 8, 2015 10.3% 9.1%
26 May 11, 2015 9.2% 8.4%
27 May 12, 2015 9.8% 9.0%
28 May 13, 2015 9.1% 8.9%
29 May 14, 2015 9.3% 8.7%
30 May 15, 2015 9.3% 9.3%
31 May 18, 2015 9.3% 8.5%
32 May 19, 2015 10.3% 8.3%
33 May 20, 2015 9.8% 9.1%
34 May 21, 2015 11.8% 10.5%
35 May 22, 2015 10.6% 8.5%
36 May 25, 2015 11.8% 8.9%
37 May 26, 2015 9.1% 8.4%
38 May 27, 2015 10.9% 9.7%
39 May 28, 2015 11.4% 10.4%
40 May 29, 2015 11.1% 8.6%
41 June 1, 2015 10.5% 6.4%
42 June 2, 2015 10.2% 7.0%
43 June 3, 2015 11.0%
44 June 4, 2015 10.2% 7.0%
45 June 5, 2015 11.3% 8.3%
46 June 8, 2015 9.1% 8.0%
47 June 9, 2015 11.0% 6.7%
48 June 10, 2015 9.5% 7.9%
49 June 11, 2015 9.4% 6.6%
50 June 12, 2015 9.8% 9.8%
51 June 15, 2015 9.4% 7.8%
52 June 16, 2015 9.5% 6.9%
53 June 17, 2015 9.3% 8.2%
54 June 18, 2015 9.0% 6.1%
55 June 19, 2015 9.2% 8.1%
56 June 22, 2015 9.2% 7.1%
57 June 23, 2015 7.8% 8.0%
58 June 24, 2015 8.6% 7.7%
59 June 25, 2015 10.1% 7.1%
60 June 26, 2015 9.0% 7.3%
61 June 29, 2015 8.6% 6.0%
62 June 30, 2015 9.5% 7.4%
63 July 1, 2015 10.0% 6.6%
64 July 2, 2015 9.1% 6.0%
65 July 3, 2015 9.4% 6.6%
66 July 6, 2015 11.4% 6.5%
67 July 7, 2015 9.2% 6.6%
68 July 8, 2015 12.0% 7.1%
69 July 9, 2015 12.3% 8.2%
70 July 10, 2015 12.1% 8.5%
71 July 13, 2015 8.2% 7.1%
72 July 14, 2015 10.4% 6.3%
73 July 15, 2015 10.8% 7.0%
74 July 16, 2015 9.1% 6.9%
75 July 17, 2015 10.4% 8.1%
76 July 20, 2015 9.4% 6.9%
77 July 21, 2015 10.9% 6.4%
78 July 22, 2015 10.1% 5.9%
79 July 23, 2015 10.7% 7.3%
80 July 24, 2015 11.0% 7.0%
81 July 27, 2015 10.7% 7.4%
82 July 28, 2015 11.0% 7.4%
83 July 29, 2015 11.9% 7.8%
84 July 30, 2015 10.6% 6.8%
85 July 31, 2015 11.1% 6.8%
86 August 3, 2015 10.7% 7.6%
87 August 4, 2015 11.6% 8.3%
88 August 5, 2015 11.5% 7.5%
89 August 6, 2015 10.8% 7.6%
90 August 7, 2015 12.5% 7.6%
91 August 10, 2015 11.8% 7.3%
92 August 11, 2015 12.3% 7.7%
93 August 12, 2015 13.0% 8.7%
94 August 13, 2015 12.4% 9.0%
95 August 14, 2015 11.8% 7.9%
96 August 17, 2015 12.6% 8.6%
97 August 18, 2015 12.6% 7.9%
98 August 19, 2015 13.0% 8.9%
99 August 20, 2015 12.0% 8.1%
100 August 21, 2015 14.5% 8.0%
101 August 24, 2015 13.7% 9.2%
102 August 25, 2015 13.5% 7.4%
103 August 26, 2015 12.7% 7.4%
104 August 27, 2015 12.9% 8.0%
105 August 28, 2015 13.1% 7.8%
106 August 31, 2015 13.0% 8.5%
107 September 1, 2015 11.5% 7.5%
108. September 2, 2015 13.2% 7.4%
109 September 3, 2015 12.1% 7.5%
110 September 4, 2015 13.0% 7.2%
111 September 7, 2015 13.1% 8.1%
112 September 8, 2015 13.5% 8.3%
113 September 9, 2015 12.7% 8.1%
114 September 10, 2015 12.2% 8.3%
115 September 11, 2015 14.1% 7.8%
116 September 14, 2015 11.8% 7.7%
117 September 15, 2015 13.3% 8.3%
118 September 16, 2015 12.1% 7.6%
119 September 17, 2015 11.9% 7.2%
120 September 18, 2015 12.8% 7.1%
121 September 21, 2015 11.3% 7.4%
122 September 22, 2015 13.0% 7.9%
123 September 23, 2015 12.9% 7.3%
124 September 24, 2015 12.0% 7.8%
125 September 25, 2015 14.2% 8.8%
126 September 28, 2015 12.1% 8.0%
127 September 29, 2015 12.4% 8.8%
128 September 30, 2015 14.5% 8.6%
129 October 1, 2015 14.4% 8.3%
130 October 2, 2015 16.2% 10.3%
131 October 5, 2015 12.6% 9.1%
132 October 6, 2015 13.1% 10.3%
133 October 7, 2015 12.7% 8.5%
134 October 8, 2015 13.7% 8.7%
135 October 9, 2015 14.3% 9.3%
136 October 12, 2015 13.3% 9.9%
137 October 13, 2015 14.8% 9.2%
138 October 14, 2015 13.7% 8.6%
139 October 15, 2015 13.4% 8.3%
140 October 16, 2015 14.3% 9.8%
141 October 19, 2015 15.4% 8.4%
142 October 20, 2015 13.9% 8.5%
143 October 21, 2015 14.2% 9.2%
144 October 22, 2015 12.4% 8.1%
145 October 23, 2015 14.4% 9.3%
146 October 26, 2015 12.2% 9.1%
147 October 27, 2015 10.7% 8.2%
148 October 28, 2015 12.1% 8.8%
149 October 29, 2015 12.2% 9.6%
150 October 30, 2015 13.2% 9.2%
Average 11.4% 8.2%

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2014 3rd APAN Star Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Serial Drama Jang Seo-Hee Nominated
28th KBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress Nominated
Excellence Award, Actor in a Daily Drama Hwang Dong-Joo Nominated
Excellence Award, Actress in a Daily Drama Jang Seo-Hee Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Lee Chae-Young Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jang Seo-Hee Returns as Vengeful Woman in New Soap". The Chosun Ilbo. 6 June 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-08.
  2. ^ "Two Mothers". KBS World. Archived from the original on 2014-10-26. Retrieved 2014-06-08.
  3. ^ "TNMS 홈페이지에 오신 것을 환영합니다". www.tnms.tv. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
  4. ^ "Two Mothers". GMA Network. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  5. ^ PEP.ph. "PEP Alerts | PEP.ph: The Number One Site for Philippine Showbiz". www.pep.ph. Archived from the original on 2015-10-15. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
  6. ^ "National TV Ratings". www.abscbnpr.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2013. Retrieved 2016-11-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

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