“Emergency Couple” has broken its previous ratings with a great margin!
According to ratings agency Nielsen Korea, episode 11 that aired on March 1 recorded average ratings of 4.1%, with peaks as high as 4.8%. As episode 10 attracted merely 3.4% of viewers on average, this is a significant rise. The drama also took the first place among other shows airing at the same time.
On this episode, Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo) and Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk) took small but steady steps towards getting closer again, as they reminisced their life before the divorce. Due to a collarbone fracture, Jin Hee was unable to move her arms freely, thus struggling to eat her meal. To help her out, Chang Min could be seen feeding her in an adorable manner.
The memories they wanted to forget and destroy after getting divorced slowly begun to change into moments that both of them wanted to restore
Emergency Man and Woman/Emergency Couple Ep12 preview English trans: JA: she slept at her friend's house JH's mom: friend? CM: (I can't quite catch what he says at the beginning) ...like a newly wed couple right? Now that we've separated, do you feel like it's too bad/it's a shame? (I guess in the context whether she regrets or not) Chief: Are you an elementary kid? CM: You said you liked OJH right? From now on, please don't like her. Chief: About OJH, I'm not someone who would give up just cause you tell me to. Prof: If you have someone you like, express it to that person OJH: Our promised time is now up/ has passed
"Emergency Couple" left fans counting the hours and minutes until the next episode with a preview cut of Song Ji Hyo and Choi Jin Hyuk"s kiss scene!
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The still cut shows Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk) planting a kiss on Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo) while she"s asleep in the hospital where they work as interns. The upcoming episode will show Choi Jin Hyuk getting jealous of Song Ji Hyo and Kook Chun Soo"s (Lee Pil Mo) relationship and realize his feelings for Song Ji Hyo.
A still from the first kiss scene, although not a reciprocated kiss scene, was revealed by tvN’s “Emergency Couple” drama staff.
The 9th episode left off where Oh Chang Min is unknowingly falling again for Oh Jin Hee. He starts becoming jealous when sparks begin to fly between Choi Jin Hee and Gook Chun Soo, the chief resident of the ER. Actor Choi Jin Hyuk plays the role of Oh Chang Min and actress Song Ji Hyo plays the role of Oh jin Hee.
tvN’s “Emergency Couple” reps released a cut of Oh Chang Min kissing Oh Jin Hee, who is fast asleep, ahead of the episode to be broadcast. On the February 28 broadcast of “Emergency Couple,” Oh Chang Min will start exhibiting childish behaviors due to jealousy, in response to Oh Jin Hee and Gook Chun Soo’s small but budding romance
tvN’s weekend drama “Emergency Couple,” regardless of having missed an episode due to a special broadcast, is receiving a lot of love.
The postponed 8th episode was aired on the night of Friday, February 21. This episode received an average of 3.7% viewer ratings and a high of 4.7% on cable, satellite, and IPTV online platforms. Among other shows airing at the same time, for its target audience and online platforms, “Emergency Couple” is number one. Moreover, in the viewer ratings based in the Seoul metropolitan area, the drama hit an average of 4.1%, and a high of 5.0%.
For the 9th episode, the cable, satellite, and IPTV online platforms recorded an average of 3.6% and a high of 4.7%. For the 20-40 male and female target audience, the average was 2.5%, and the high was 3
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Let me spell out my excitement for the next episode of Emergency Couple: Eeeeep!!!
The divorce papers were signed six years ago, but Chang Min’s and Jin Hee’s unresolved feelings for each other are catching up to them, and they got to him first!
By now, Song Ji Hyo has perfected the art of [fake] drunkenness, and next episode, she might have another round of booze (maybe?) when she gets together with the other interns. She’ll probably pass out and somehow get gum stuck in her hair. As he has been wont to do in the latest episodes, Chang Min takes care of her, giving her a piggyback ride in the stairwell.
He’s probably not aware of it yet, but he’s in love again with is ex …
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"Superstar K5" runner-up Park Si Hwan who announced his upcoming debut next month is kicking things off with an OST release!
The singer sings the song "The Way We Loved" for drama "Emergency Couple" OST, which reflects back on the love shared by Choi Jin Hyuk and Song Ji Hyo"s characters through the MV, describing the fluttering emotions as well as the fear that comes with falling in love.
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Former “Super Star K” season five contestant Park Si Wan released the music video for “The Way We Loved” from the OST of the popular tvN drama “Emergency Couple.”
“The Way We Loved” is a catchy pop ballad and also Park Si Wan’s first song for an OST. The music video follows Song Ji Hyo and Choi Jin Hyuk’s characters on the drama “Emergency Couple.” Fans of the drama will be able to relieve some of the couple’s best moments, so far, from the drama. In “Emergency Couple” Song Ji Hyo and Choi Jin Hyuk play a divorced couple who meet again as doctor in the same hospital.
Recently, Song Ji Hyo’s Monday Couple partner Gary had a special and funny cameo on the show
Lim Jeong Hee brought out the feelings of love and heartbreak in "Scent of a Flower" for part two of the OST of comedy-medical drama "Emergency Couple".
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"Scent of a Flower" is the work of Lim Jeong Hee"s close friends 8Eight"s Baek Chan and Wonder Kid. The ballad track expresses the love and heartbreak of Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo) and Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk)"s twisted fate: they fall for each other like the sweet scent of a flower but later experience sorrow through their breakup, yet hope lingers that their love will blossom again.
Warm your hearts with the "Scent of a Flower" above!
Following news that Gary would be making a cameo on the February 6 episode of “Emergency Couple,” tvN has released stills from the drama’s filming set via its official website on February 4.
One picture showed a mischievous looking Song Ji Hyo, crouched down and hiding behind a medication cart, looking as if she was playing a game of hide and seek. Everyone was tired and listless but it’s said that Song Ji Hyo livened up the atmosphere.
Clara displayed a bright smile despite the grueling schedule. Emergency Medicine chief Gook Cheon Su’s (Lee Pil Mo) expression is excusable, since he’s had a rough day.
Cast and crew were also pictured watching the live broadcast together in what appeared to be a waiting area in the hospital
Song Ji Hyo made Choi Jin Hyuk sweat by putting him on the spot during a kiss scene.
tvN’s Emergency Couple posted a behind the scenes film clip for Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk) and Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo)’s kiss scene in a cathedral.
The clip showed the two checking each other’s movements and lines before filming started, but once filming commenced, the two broke out in laughter as the ring Choi Jin Hyuk attempted to put on Song Ji Hyo′s finger didn′t fit.
But the scene they put the most effort into was the kiss scene.
Upon hearing from the PD that their lips didn′t look right when they were kissing, the two discussed on the right angle for the kiss scene.
Once the filming was over, however, Song Ji Hyo embarrassed her partner by saying through her laughter, “Jin Hyuk is so bad at kissing!"
Emergency Couple airs every Friday and Saturday on tvN
“Emergency Couple” – Episode 1 - 2 Recap by Couch-Kimchi:
Tessieroo: It’s here! I’ve been waiting for this! I was thrilled when they announced the actors since I have major Jin “Hyukitis” and I love me some “Ace”. *hee* I was also delighted its airing on tvN – which remains my favorite network. What about you?
Leila: It excites me to see Choi Jin Hyuk in another drama! So I’m more than thrilled to be recapping this with you.
Tessieroo: The basic story is: Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo) and Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk) get married against his family’s wishes, are married one year but divorce. Six years pass before they meet again – discovering they are both interns at the same hospital
It has been reported that actress Lee Ji Ah is planning on signing with C-JeS Entertainment.
According to entertainment insiders, Lee Ji Ah has recently decided to sign with C-JeS Entertainment. The contract is not yet drafted but it is said that discussions have been finalized.
Lee Ji Ah’s contract with her current agency Will Entertainment will come to an end in March. It is expected that she will take a new start with a new agency after she finishes her current SBS drama, “Thrice Married Woman.”
C-JeS has a strong actor line-up including the JYJ members, Choi Min Shik, Seol Kyung Gu, Lee Jung Jae, Kang Hye Jung, Song Ji Hyo, Park Sung Woong, Park Yoo Hwan, Kim Moo Young and Jin Hyuk. Singer Gummy has also moved from YG Entertainment to C-JeS
As Choi Jin Hyuk’s character experienced a heart stopping moment, the ratings for tvN’s “Emergency Couple” seemed to have increased as well. The second episode of the cable drama experienced another positive feedback from the viewers as the drama garnered an average rating of 2.7%. However, the highest rating during the drama was recorded at 3.8%, defining “Emergency Couple’s “rising popularity.” The drama ranked first in viewership with women age groups in their 10s through 40s and men age groups in their 10s, 30s, and 40s.
The second episode of “Emergency Couple” showed the battle between ex-husband and wife Choi Jin Hyuk and Song Ji Hyo as they battled it out working in a hospital’s emergency room. However, the episode showed a heart racing moment when an emergency room patient, who was under the surveillance of cops, was able to break free and steal a gun, ultimately pointing it at Choi Jin Hyuk
In celebration of the premiere of "Emergency Couple" this weekend, the cast made a promise to donate coal briquettes if the drama reaches a 5% viewer rating.
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Song Ji Hyo held up her sign, in which she wrote, "5% viewer rating promise! Choi Yeo Jin, Choi Jin Hyuk, Lee Pil Mo, Clara... We will donate warm briquettes! Let 2014 be a warm year! "Emergency Couple" hwaiting!"Choi Yeo Jin also wrote, "We will give and donate a 1 ton truck of briquettes!" Choi Jin Hyuk, Lee Pil Mo, and Clara also promised to donate briquettes.
"Emergency Couple" kicked off on the 24th with an average viewer rating of 2.4% and even recorded 3
Recent drama stills of Song Ji Hyo show the actress drunk and levitating in mid air. How do these two go together? Although they don’t relate, the actress’ ability to act drunk is so convincing that floating in mid-air doesn’t seem odd.
Having aired its first episode on January 24, tvN’s “Emergency Couple” showed just how much hatred the two main characters have for each other. The photos of drunk Song Ji Hyo flowed with the story of how the actress’ character had encountered her ex-husband. The first episode followed how ex-couple Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo) and Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk) reunited after six years. Despite the time, it was obvious that the two weren’t on friendly terms as Oh Jin Hee resorted to alcohol in order to wash the negative feelings away.
In a recent press conference for the drama, Song Ji Hyo expressed, “I will show the charming nature of an actor,” conveying her dedicated mindset towards “Emergency Couple
"Emergency Couple" has released their first OST "Love Again" before their actual broadcast tomorrow!
The first song up for the anticipated drama was sung by 3rd Coast, a big name in electronic lounge music. The song combines an electronic sound and an acoustic sensitivity, topped with dreamy vocals for a unique song to give to viewers.
SEE ALSO: Song Ji Hyo becomes a drunk bride for "Emergency Couple"
As mentioned previously, the two main characters played by Song Ji Hyo and Choi Jin Hyuk marry but later divorce, practically as enemies. However, they end up reuniting unexpectedly after six years apart as interns in an emergency room. The song "Love Again" refers to this plot as it sings of the love between the two
Choi Jin Hyuk brightened up the room with his big smile for "Singles" magazine, finally showing us his playful nature that he"s been keeping hidden with his more serious roles.
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When asked if he ever broke up and got back together with his past girlfriend(s) like the couple on his upcoming drama "Emergency Couple", Choi Jin Hyuk shared, "Yes, I have. I am the simple type so even if I fight with a friend, I forget why it happened a few days later. That is why if we break up and date again, we can be on good terms like the old days and eventually break up again. I have a few standards. If you don"t meet them it would be hard for us to date. The standards are like this. It would be nice if she had good relationships with others, behaves modestly wherever she goes, and is respectful to elders
TvN’s upcoming drama Emergency Couple released a set of photos of the lead actress on January 23, in which she is seen drinking alcohol in a mini wedding dress. In another photo, she is seen falling backwards while drinking with her friends.
The first episode of the drama will show Oh Jin Hee (Song Ji Hyo) running into her ex-husband Oh Chang Min (Choi Jin Hyuk) at a wedding, where Jin Hee plays the piano and Chang Min sings the celebratory song for their mutual friend’s wedding.
The released photos are from the scene where Jin Hee starts drinking after meeting her ex-husband after six years since their divorce.
A staff member of the drama said, “Son Ji Hyo is totally into the role of Oh Jin Hee. She’s been enjoying filming even when she has to stay up all night for days