Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung

Rookie Historian Goo Hae-ryung Korean Drama starring Shin Se-kyung and Cha Eun-woo

Synopsis

Amid the prejudice and discrimination on the basis of gender and social status, an aspiring female historian in Joseon makes history when she achieves her goal. Not only does she overturn the values of her society, she also changes the life of an isolated prince and popular romance novelist.

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General Info

  • Official Title: Rookie Historian Goo Hae-yung
  • Genre: Historical Romance
  • Director: Kang Il-soo (Solomon’s Perjury)
  • Writer: Kim Ho-soo (Solomon’s Perjury)
  • No. of Episodes: 40 (2 back-to-back episodes per broadcast day)
  • Broadcast Period: July 17 to September 26, 2019
  • Time Slot: Wednesday & Thursday @ 21:00 Korean Standard Time
  • Running Time: 28 to 35 minutes per episode
  • TV Network: MBC (terrestrial)
  • Production Company(s): Chorokbaem Media
  • Preceded by: One Spring Night
  • Followed by: Extraordinary You

Cast & Characters

Main

Shin Se-kyung as Goo Hae-ryung, a brave and bright yet problematic historian who challenges the status quo in the patriarchal Joseon era.

Cha Eun-woo as Prince Yi Rim, who is second in line to the throne and a popular romance novelist who has never dated anyone. He bears up under an isolated existence.

Ratings

The following figures are nationwide TV ratings from Nielsen Korea.

  • Episode 1 (July 17, 2019) — 4.0%
  • Episode 2 (July 17, 2019) — 6.0%
  • Episode 3 (July 18, 2019) — 3.7% (LOWEST)
  • Episode 4 (July 18, 2019) — 5.0%
  • Episode 5 (July 24, 2019) — 4.5%
  • Episode 6 (July 24, 2019) — 6.4%
  • Episode 7 (July 25, 2019) — 5.6%
  • Episode 8 (July 25, 2019) — 6.8%
  • Episode 9 (July 31, 2019) — 4.4%
  • Episode 10 (July 31, 2019) — 7.3% (HIGHEST)
  • Episode 11 (August 1, 2019) — 4.7%
  • Episode 12 (August 1, 2019) — 6.9%
  • Episode 13 (August 7, 2019) — 5.1%
  • Episode 14 (August 7, 2019) — 6.8%
  • Episode 15 (August 8, 2019) — 4.7%
  • Episode 16 (August 8, 2019) — 6.4%
  • Episode 17 (August 14, 2019) — 4.1%
  • Episode 18 (August 14, 2019) — 6.2%
  • Episode 19 (August 15, 2019) — 4.2%
  • Episode 20 (August 15, 2019) — 6.5%
  • Episode 21 (August 21, 2019) — 4.3%
  • Episode 22 (August 21, 2019) — 6.2%
  • Episode 23 (August 22, 2019) — 4.9%
  • Episode 24 (August 22, 2019) — 7.1%
  • Episode 25 (August 28, 2019) — 3.8%
  • Episode 26 (August 28, 2019) — 5.9%
  • Episode 27 (August 29, 2019) — 4.4%
  • Episode 28 (August 29, 2019) — 6.9%
  • Episode 29 (September 4, 2019) — 3.7% (LOWEST)
  • Episode 30 (September 4, 2019) — 5.5%
  • Episode 31 (September 5, 2019) — 4.0%
  • Episode 32 (September 5, 2019) — 5.4%
  • Episode 33 (September 18, 2019) — 4.0%
  • Episode 34 (September 18, 2019) — 6.0%
  • Episode 35 (September 19, 2019) — 3.8%
  • Episode 36 (September 19, 2019) — 5.0%
  • Episode 37 (September 25, 2019) — 4.0%
  • Episode 38 (September 25, 2019) — 6.2%
  • Episode 39 (September 26, 2019) — 4.5%
  • Episode 40 (September 26, 2019) — 6.6%
  • AVERAGE — 5.3%

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