Live Up To Your Name

Live Up To Your Name

Synopsis

Live Up To Your Name centers on a traditional medicine doctor from 17th century Joseon who travels into the present and meets his modern-day counterpart, a thoracic surgeon who does not believe in oriental medicine in which he is an expert.

Trailer/Teaser

General Information

  • Status: COMPLETED
  • Drama Title: Live Up To Your Name
  • Other Titles: Deserving of the Name
  • Genre: Fantasy, Medical Drama, Historical
  • Director: Hong Jong-chan
  • Writer: Kim Eun-hee
  • No. of Episodes: 16
  • Broadcast Period: August 12 – October 1, 2017
  • Time Slot: 21:00 Korean Standard Time, Sat & Sun
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • TV Network: tvN (cable)
  • Production Company(s): Studio Dragon
  • Preceded by: Secret Forest
  • Followed by: Revolutionary Love

Main Cast & Characters

Live Up To Your Name Main Cast

Kim Nam-gil as Heo Im, a Joseon royal physician considered as the best in acupuncture. He does not get due recognition for his work though because of his lowly status as a son of a concubine. One day he travels through time into the present and meets his modern-day counterpart.

Kim Ah-joong as Choi Yeon-kyung, a thoracic surgeon who does not believe that acupuncture has any medical benefit. Despite coming from a family of oriental medicine doctors, she has high regard for western medicine. She is a cold-hearted woman whose life changes as he meets Heo Im.

Supporting Cast & Characters

(to be updated)

Ratings

Live Up To Your Name Viewership Ratings Data
The orange and green numbers indicate the lowest and highest ratings, respectively. All values are expressed in %.
Episode # Broadcast date Nielsen Korea TNMS
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 Aug 12, 2017 2.715 2.855 3.2
2 Aug 13, 2017 3.995 4.536 3.3
3 Aug 19, 2017 4.541 5.227 3.6
4 Aug 20, 2017 5.998 6.572 5.0
5 Aug 26, 2017 4.347 4.659 3.7
6 Aug 27, 2017 5.617 5.968 4.7
7 Sep 2, 2017 5.541 6.064 4.2
8 Sep 3, 2017 6.357 6.712 4.8
9 Sep 9, 2017 5.965 6.802 5.3
10 Sep 10, 2017 6.520 7.668 6.0
11 Sep 16, 2017 5.889 6.636 5.3
12 Sep 17, 2017 6.164 6.848 5.0
13 Sep 23, 2017 5.590 6.516 5.4
14 Sep 24, 2017 5.364 6.142 3.4
15 Sep 30, 2017 4.959 5.641 3.9
16 Oct 1, 2017 6.907 5.5
Average 5.404 5.923 4.5

Official Posters

Original Soundtrack

  • OST Part 1: Here I am by Min Kyung Hoon
  • OST Part 2: Always by Hyorin
  • OST Part 3: Beauty Queen by The Barberettes
  • OST Part 4: Not Gonna Wait by Park Jae-jung
  • OST Part 5: Dream or Reality by Car, The Garden

News & Developments

References

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