Memorist Korean drama starring Yoo Seung-ho and Lee Se-young


A detective with supernatural powers and a genius profiler work together to hunt down a mysterious serial killer. The detective can read people’s memories when he touches them but he’s not afraid to make his special ability known to the entire world.

The series is based on a Daum webtoon of the same title by Jae Hoo.


General Info

  • Official English Title: Memorist
  • Genre: Crime Thriller, Supernatural
  • Director: Kim Hwi & So Jae-hyun
  • Writer: Ahn Do-ha & Hwang Ha-na
  • No. of Episodes: 16 (one per night)
  • Broadcast Period: March 11 to April 30, 2020
  • Time Slot: Wednesday & Thursday @ 22:50 KST
  • Running Time: 60-75 minutes per episode
  • TV Network: tvN (cable)
  • Production Company(s): Studio Dragon, Studio 605
  • Preceded by: Money Game
  • Followed by:
  • Streaming Sites: Viki, Viu

Main Cast

Yoo Seung-ho in MemoristYoo Seung-ho as Dong Baek
Lee Se-young in MemoristLee Se-young as Han Sun-mi
Jo Sung-ha in MemoristJo Sung-ha as Lee Shin-woong


Episode No.Broadcast DateNationwide Ratings
(Nielsen Korea)
1March 11, 20203.272%
2March 12, 20202.762%
3March 18, 20203.434% (HIGHEST)
4March 19, 20203.175%
5March 25, 20203.198%
6March 26, 20203.287%
7April 1, 20202.851%
8April 2, 20202.693%
9April 8, 20202.259%
10April 9, 20202.894%
11April 15, 20202.384%
12April 16, 20202.809%
13April 22, 20202.199%
14April 23, 20202.701%
15April 29, 20202.160% (LOWEST)
16April 30, 20203.293%



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1 Comment

  • Sofia

    June 22, 2020 - 11:10 am

    Memorist is a must watch drama! It is one of the best mystery thriller I’ve ever watched and It is better than ‘He is psychometric’ they have the same powers but there is so much difference between them. Every episode is more intense and mindblowing! Its rating is low because as u said it’s cable but not only that if u just put memorist on a good timeslot i’m sure the rating is much higher.

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