Ojakgyo Family will soon be available to English-speaking audience around the globe, thanks to KBS World!
The warm and fun family drama which is currently enjoying the top spot in weekend TV, will have its first broadcast with English subtitles on KBS World starting August 27! To know the airing time in your country, check out the schedule here.
Ojakgyo Family revolves around the lives of the people living in Ojakgyo Farm. Hwang Chang Sik (Baek Il Sub) is the father who often gets into trouble and Park Bok Ja (Kim Ja Ok) is the loving but hot-tempered mother. They have four sons: Hwang Tae Sik (Jung Woong In), a 40-year-old-but-still-single eldest son who works as a physical therapist; TV reporter Hwang Tae Bum (Ryu Su Young), known as the nearly-perfect second son; tough detective Hwang Tae Hee (Joo Won) as the third son; and jobless Hwang Tae Pil (Yun Woo Jin), the youngest in the family. Beautiful and self-centered Baek Ja Eun(Uee), who somehow becomes intertwined with the Hwang family, lives with them as well.
The drama which premiered on August 6 is directed by Ki Min Su (Accidental Couple, 2009; Goodbye Solo, 2005) and penned by Lee Jung Sun (All About My Family, 2008; Surgeon Bong Dal-hee, 2007). It airs at 7:55 pm on Saturdays and Sundays on KBS2.
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August 24, 2011, Su Young’s Sphere
The English-subbed video of Star Date interview with the Ojakgyo Family main cast members are now available!
Check it out below
Credits to KBSWorld
The KBS weekend drama “Ojakgyo Family” has achieved twenty percent viewer ratings after airing only two episodes and it unveiled the secret of all the members’ best harmony in the drama. The secret was the actors’ unceasing practice. When its first episode aired on August 6, viewers evaluated the drama highly as it perfectly formed a harmony among writer Lee Jeong Sun’s excellent writing skills, production director Ki Min Soo’s emotional directing skills, and old and young actors’ best acting skills. “Ojakgyo Family” has been praised continuously for its literary value, characteristic actors, and top notch acting skills of cast members. But their best acting came from every actor’s ceaseless practice. Even within a tight filming schedule, actors read the script over and over again and practiced acting all the time.
The pleasant family story of “Ojakgyo Farm” airs every Saturday and Sunday evening at 7:55 pm on KBS 2TV.
Writer: KBS Media Jin Young Ju (KBS Global)
Resource: Chorokbaem Media (KBS Global)
A man and a woman had a dramatic first encounter that hinted at the complications they will face in their relationship in the new KBS2 weekend drama “Ojakgyo Family.”
On the second episode on August 7, Baek Ja-eun (Uee), a hot-tempered daughter of a rich businessman, encounters Hwang Tae-hee (Ju Won), a peevish police detective, due to Ja-eun’s father Baek In-ho (Lee Young-ha), whom Tae-hee is pursuing.
Later, Ja-eun visits a store which sells counterfeit luxury bags to buy one and encounters Tae-hee again, who is on duty to crack down on illegal design goods. Tae-hee mistakes Ja-eun for the store’s owner and grabs her on the wrist, which makes her look at him with a puzzled look.
Meanwhile, Hwang Chang-sik (Baek Il-seop), who runs Ojakgyo Farm, confesses to his family that the owner of the farm is not him, as the real owner, In-ho, asks him to return it, sending them into shock.
Viewers expressed their expectations for the development of the two’s relationship. They wrote messages saying, “The look in their eyes hints that there will be something between them,” and “It seems to indicate that there will be a rough road ahead for the two to be involved in a romantic relationship.”
Writer: KBS Media Jin Yeong-ju (KBS Global)
Ratings for TV drama Ojakkyo Brothers exceeded 20% on its second day of broadcast on August 7.
According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, national viewership rating for episode 2 went up to 20.5%, an increase of 3.3% from it’s first broadcast on August 6. Meanwhile, Seoul rating stands at 21.2%, an increase of 3.2%.
Episode 2 ends with the fateful meeting between Baek Ja Eun (Uee) and policeman Hwang Tae Hee (Joo Won) at a shop selling fake luxury handbags when the police were investigating Ja Eun’s father, Baek In Ho (Lee Young In). Viewers of the looking forward to know the development of this meeting which is expected to blossom into a romantic relationship.
Ojakkyo Brothers tells about the Hwang family who lives at the Ojakkyo Farm near Seoul. It is directed by Ki Min Su (Goodbye Solo, 2005, More Beautiful Than a Flower, 2004) and penned by Lee Jung Sun (Surgeon Bong Dal-hee, 2007; Be Strong, Geum-Soon!, 2005). The drama airs on KBS2 every weekend at 7:55 om.
August 8, 2011, Su Young’s Sphere