Title: 비밀 / Secret
Chinese Title: 秘密
Also Known as: Secret Love
Genre: Melodrama, Romance
Broadcast network: KBS2
Broadcast period: 2013-Sep-25 to 2013-Nov-14
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:55
Everyone has their own secrets. Secrets can help people succeed and even fall in love; but secrets can also destroy people. Secrets can sometimes make us happy, worried, or even blind us to reality. This drama is about secrets. It is an exploration into the trials and tribulations of people who live with secrets. These secrets drive the four characters desire to find love and exact revenge.
This melodrama is about a “fatal romance” between a man who loses his girlfriend in an accident, and falls in love with the woman responsible for her death.
Jo Min Hyuk (Ji Sung) was born into a wealthy family. He has everything including good looks, intelligence, but he doesn’t have kindness. He loses his girlfriend in a hit-and-run accident.
Kang Yoo Jung (Hwang Jung Eum) goes to prison, because of the hit-and-run accident that killed Min Hyuk’s girlfriend. Her boyfriend, Ahn Do Hoon (Bae Soo Bin) is the one that actually committed the hit-and-run accident, but Yoo Jung took the blame. She is then betrayed by her boyfriend.
Meanwhile, Shin Se Yeon (Lee Da Hee) is the one with an unrequited love. She’s described as “thirsty for love,” and she’ll be a character in pain because she can’t have the one person she wants.
People around Min Hyuk
People around Yoo Jung
People around Do Hoon
People around Se Yeon
?? as Assemblyman Shin / Shin Sang Ho (late 50s)
Kim Hee Ryung as Madam Yun / Yun Mi Yun (late 50s)
Production Company: Secret Culture Industry Co.,Ltd., Content K
Chief Producer: Hwang Eui Kyung
Producer: Kim Jung Hyun, Park Woo Ram
Director: Lee Eung Bok, Baek Sang Hoon
Screenwriter: Choi Ho Chul, Yoo Bo Ra
This drama is written by rookie writers who both won KBS TV Drama Screenwriter Competition; writer Yoo Bo Ra won Top Excellence Prize for One-Act Play in 2011 while writer Choi Ho Chul won Excellence Prize for Mini Series in 2012.
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Best Couple – Ji Sung & Hwang Jung Eum (Secret)
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Popularity Actor – Ji Sung (Secret)
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Best Supporting Actress – Lee Da Hee (Secret)
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Best Supporting Actor – Bae Soo Bin (Secret)
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Netizen Actress Awards – Hwang Jung Eum (Secret)
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actress Awards – Hwang Jung Eum (Secret)
2013 KBS Drama Awards: Top Excellence Actor Awards – Ji Sung (Secret)
|2013-10-03||4||7.8 (18th)||9.1 (14th)||10.7 (11th)||12.7 (9th)|
|2013-10-09||5||10.6 (9th)||11.8 (7th)||12.4 (6th)||14.2 (4th)|
|2013-10-10||6||11.9 (9th)||13.1 (6th)||14.6 (3rd)||15.4 (3rd)|
|2013-10-16||7||12.4 (5th)||13.4 (5th)||15.1 (3rd)||16.2 (3rd)|
|2013-10-17||8||12.9 (6th)||14.6 (5th)||15.3 (3rd)||16.4 (3rd)|
|2013-10-23||9||13.0 (5th)||14.9 (4th)||15.3 (4th)||16.8 (3rd)|
|2013-10-24||10||13.8 (6th)||14.7 (6th)||16.3 (3rd)||18.4 (2nd)|
|2013-10-30||11||13.2 (6th)||15.9 (4th)||15.7 (3rd)||17.3 (3rd)|
|2013-10-31||12||14.6 (3rd)||17.2 (3rd)||16.7 (2nd)||18.8 (2nd)|
|2013-11-06||13||13.3 (5th)||15.5 (4th)||15.8 (4th)||16.9 (3rd)|
|2013-11-07||14||13.4 (6th)||15.6 (5th)||17.3 (3rd)||18.9 (2nd)|
|2013-11-13||15||13.3 (7th)||14.7 (5th)||17.4 (3rd)||18.6 (3rd)|
|2013-11-14||16||15.4 (4th)||18.0 (3rd)||18.9 (3rd)||20.6 (2nd)|
Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea
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