Empire of Gold

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Title: 황금의 제국 / Empire of Gold
Chinese Title: 黃金帝國
Also Known as: The Golden Empire
Genre: Political, Thriller, Melodrama, Action, Family
Episodes: 24
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 2013-July-01 to 2013-Sep-17
Air time: Monday & Tuesday 21:55

Synopsis

The series is a multi-generational saga that covers a twenty-year span from 1990 to 2010, and follows one chaebol family as it arises out of the ruins of the 1990s IMF financial crisis that wreaked so much havoc on the Korean economy, and becomes the top conglomerate in the nation. Three people become locked in a power struggle for control of this chaebol empire.

Cast

Main Cast

Go Soo as Jang Tae Joo
Lee Yo Won as Choi Seo Yoon
Son Hyun Joo as Choi Min Jae
Ryu Seung Soo as Cha Pil Doo
Jang Shin Young as Yoon Seo Shi

Supporting Cast

Lee Hyun Jin as Choi Sung Jae
Yoon Seung Ah as Jang Hee Joo
Kim Kang Hyun as Na Choon Ho

Sung Jin Group

Park Geun Hyung as Choi Dong Sung
Jung Han Yong as Choi Dong Jin
Kim Mi Sook as Han Jung Hee
Uhm Hyo Sup as Choi Won Jae
Go Eun Mi as Park Eun Jung
Shin Dong Mi as Choi Jung Yoon
Jung Wook as Son Dong Hwi
Kim Hyung Kyu as Choi Yong Jae

People around Jang Tae Joo

Nam Il woo as Jang Bong Ho
Sun Woo Eun Sook as Tae Joo’s mother
Kim Jung Hak as Shin Jong Ho

Others

Choi Yong Min as Park Jin Tae
Park Ji Il as Kang Ho Yun
Jin Seo Yun as Jung Yoo Jin
Kwon Tae Won as Jung Byung Gook
Lee Won Jae as Kim Kwang Se
Lee Il Hwa as Im Yoon Hee (Choi Min Jae’s wife)
Go In Bum

Production Credits

Chief Producer: Lee Hyun Jik
Producers: Kim Jin Geun, Lee Young Joon
Director: Jo Nam Kook
Screenwriter: Park Kyung Soo

Awards

2013 SBS Drama Awards: Top 10 Stars – Lee Yo Won (Empire of Gold)
2013 SBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actress (Mid-Length Series) – Lee Yo Won (Empire of Gold)

Episode Ratings

Date Ep TNmS TNmS AGB AGB
    Nationwide Seoul Nationwide Seoul
2013-07-01 1 8.0 (18th) 9.7 (13th) 8.5 9.2 (18th)
2013-07-02 2 8.2 (19th) 9.7 (17th) 9.0 (17th) 9.9 (14th)
2013-07-08 3 7.5 8.2 9.3 10.0 (20th)
2013-07-09 4 8.1 (19th) 9.2 (16th) 9.2 (15th) 10.2 (13th)
2013-07-15 5 8.2 10.3 (14th) 9.5 (17th) 11.4 (9th)
2013-07-16 6 8.7 (16th) 10.2 (15th) 9.7 (15th) 11.5 (10th)
2013-07-22 7 9.7 (16th) 11.8 (8th) 10.1 (13th) 10.8 (14th)
2013-07-23 8 9.4 (16th) 11.5 (9th) 10.7 (11th) 11.9 (9th)
2013-07-29 9 9.5 (13th) 10.0 (12th) 10.4 (9th) 11.4 (8th)
2013-07-30 10 10.1 (13th) 11.2 (11th) 10.2 (13th) 12.0 (4th)
2013-08-05 11 10.3 (12th) 12.4 (6th) 9.8 (14th) 10.9 (8th)
2013-08-06 12 10.5 (9th) 13.6 (6th) 11.0 (7th) 12.3 (6th)
2013-08-12 13 8.8 (12th) 10.3 (11th) 10.0 (9th) 11.9 (6th)
2013-08-13 14 10.8 (8th) 13.6 (5th) 11.2 (5th) 13.2 (4th)
2013-08-19 15 8.8 (17th) 11.3 (8th) 10.7 (9th) 12.5 (6th)
2013-08-20 16 10.3 (7th) 12.9 (6th) 11.7 (6th) 13.8 (4th)
2013-08-26 17 8.5 (16th) 11.0 (7th) 11.2 (6th) 12.9 (5th)
2013-08-27 18 8.5 (17th) 11.0 (8th) 11.4 (6th) 13.3 (5th)
2013-09-02 19 7.8 (20th) 9.8 (9th) 11.4 (7th) 13.7 (5th)
2013-09-03 20 6.8 (19th) 8.2 (17th) 10.6 (7th) 13.1 (5th)
2013-09-09 21 7.4 8.2 10.8 (7th) 12.3 (5th)
2013-09-10 22 7.4 (20th) 8.4 (18th) 11.2 (9th) 13.0 (7th)
2013-09-16 23 7.7 9.6 (16th) 10.3 (8th) 12.6 (5th)
2013-09-17 24 8.1 (17th) 9.7 (13th) 9.7 (11th) 11.2 (8th)

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea

*** Different between TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielson – Here

Poster

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Official Site

Trailer I & Trailer II

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304 Responses to “Empire of Gold”

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  1. 301
    kdrama freak Says:

    I enjoy the drama but not the ending. I supposed there is no better ending for TJ considering he has killed, eventhough not intentional. Hope to see more Goo Soo drama, he looks so good after shed off weights.

  2. 302
    DramaCritic Says:

    One of the best drama I’ve seen so far, very much recommended, Le Yo Won is at her best and Go Soo is also good

  3. 303
    silhoutte Says:

    I was hoping for a happy ending before I watch this as I like Go Soo in Green Rose.

  4. 304
    camille Says:

    I liked the main actress. I liked her character and how she played it. She was very captivating. A very good actress.

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