Chicago Typewriter

Chicago Typewriter

Synopsis

Chicago Typewriter tells the story of three independence fighters who lived during the Japanese occupation of Korea in the 1930s. They are reincarnated into the present time as a famous male writer who experiences a career slump, a ghostwriter who makes a deal with him, and a biggest fan who becomes his anti-fan for a while. The three meet in the present time and write together a novel about the events in the past that lead to them separating  from each other.

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General Information

  • Status: COMPLETED
  • Drama Title: Chicago Typewriter 
  • Other Titles: N/A
  • Genre: Fantasy, Romance
  • Director: Kim Cheol-kyu
  • Writer: Jin Soo-wan
  • No. of Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast period: April 7 – May 27, 2017
  • Time Slot: 20:00 Korean Standard Time, Fri & Sat
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • TV Network: tvN (cable)
  • Production Company(s): Studio Dragon, The Unicorn
  • Preceded by: Tomorrow with You
  • Followed by: Secret Forest

Main Cast & Characters

main cast of Korean drama Chicago Typewriter

Yoo Ah-in as Han Se-joo. He is a famous novelist enjoying a very successful career when a writer’s block forces him to take on a ghostwriter.

Im Soo-jung as Jeon Seol. She is a veterinarian and literary fanatic who is the biggest fan of Han Se-joo.

Go Kyung-pyo as Yoo Jin-oh. A ghost writer with a genius writing style who makes a deal with Han Se-joo regarding his mid-career slump.

Ratings

Chicago Typewriter Viewership Ratings Data
The orange and green numbers indicate the lowest and highest ratings, respectively. All rating values are expressed in %.
Episode # Broadcast date Nielsen Korea TNMS
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 Apr 7, 2017 2.649 2.924 3.8
2 Apr, 8, 2017 2.822 3.253 3.2
3 Apr 14, 2017 2.235 2.555 2.3
4 Apr 15, 2017 2.094 2.688 2.6
5 Apr 21, 2017 1.920 1.847 1.9
6 Apr 22, 2017 2.236 2.840 2.6
7 Apr 28, 2017 1.769 2.546 2.4
8 Apr 29, 2017 2.449 3.162 2.8
9 May 12, 2017 2.322 2.761 3.7
10 May 13, 2017 2.275 3.034 2.0
11 May 19, 2017 2.450 2.672 2.5
12 May 20, 2017 2.252 2.954 2.4
13 May 26, 2017 2.335 2.795 2.2
14 May 27, 2017 1.444 1.762 1.7
15 Jun 2, 2017 2.419 2.975 2.4
16 Jun 3, 2017 2.162 2.551 2.9
Average 2.240 2.707 2.6

Official Posters

 

Original Soundtrack

  • OST Part 1
    • No. 1: Satellite by SALTNPAPER
    • No. 2: Satellite (instrumental)
  • OST Part 2
  • OST Part 3
  • OST Part 4
    • No. 1: Be My Light by Kevin Oh
    • No. 2: Be My Light (instrumental)
  • OST Part 5
    • No. 1: Come With Me by Boni Pueri
    • No. 2: Time Walk by Boni Pueri

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