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The Chaser

Drama Title: The Chaser
Korean Title: 추적자 THE CHASER
Romanization: Chugyeogja THE CHASER
Previously Known As: Father’s War (아버지의 전쟁 / Abeojiui Jeonjaeng)
Chinese Name: 追踪者
Japanese Name: チェイサー
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Episodes:
Broadcast Place: South Korea
Broadcast network: SBS
Broadcast period: 28 May 2012
Language: Korean
Air time: Monday and Tuesday 9:50 PM

Preceded By: Fashion King
Followed By: Faith

Plot Summary

A father and a detective loses his daughter to a hit and run accident and loses his wife in the shock as well, so he sets out to find out the truth and stands against the center of authority.

Synopsis

Detective Baek Hong Suk lost his 15-year-old daughter in a car accident and his wife died from shock shortly afterwards. Detective Baek Hong Suk then searches for the truth related to his daughter’s death and learns that her death is tied with a conspiracy.

Reporter Seo Ji Won is the daughter of an owner of large corporation. She helps Detective Baek Hong Suk to uncover the truth on his daughter’s death. While covering the story, she finds out that her brother-in-law Kang Dong Yoon, a top presidential candidate, is involved in corruption. Reporter Seo Ji So comes into conflict between her family and the truth.

Cast

Son Hyun Joo (손현주) as Baek Hong Suk (백홍석)
Kim Sang Jung (김상중) as Kang Dong Yoon (강동윤)
Ko Joon Hee (고준희) as Seo Ji Won (서지원)
Jang Shin Young (장신영) as Shin Hye Ra (신혜라)
Park Hyo Joo (박효주) as Detective Jo (조형사)
Kim Sung Ryung (김성령) as Seo Ji Soo (서지수)
Ryu Seung Soo (류승수) as Choi Jung Woo (최정우)
Kang Shin Il (강신일) as Detective Hwang (황반장)
Jo Jae Yoon (조재윤) as Park Yong Sik (박용식)
Choi Joon Yong (최준용) as Yoon Chang Min (윤창민)
Park Geun Hyung (박근형) as President Seo (서회장)
Ryohei Otani (오타니 료헤이) as Director Bae Sang Moo (배상무)
Kim Do Yun (김도연) as Song Mi Yeon (송미연)
Lee Hye In (이혜인) as Baek Soo Jung (백수정)
Jun No Min (전노민) as Seo Young Wook (서영욱)
Nam Da Reum (남다름) as Kang Min Sung (강민성)
Jun Gook Hwan (전국환) as Jang Byung Ho (장병호)
Song Jae Ho (송재호) as Yoo Tae Jin (유태진)
Lee Yong Woo (이용우) as PK Joon (PK준)

Production Credits

Director: Jo Nam Kook (조남국)
Screenwriter: Park Kyung Soo (박경수)

Synopsis by Episode

Viewership Ratings (Ranking)

Date Episode Nationwide (TNS) Seoul (TNS) Nationwide (AGB) Seoul (AGB)
28 May 2012 1 10.0 (12th) 12.6 (6th) 9.3 (12th) 10.3 (8th)
29 May 2012 2 10.9 (5th) 13.5 (4th) 9.9 (9th) 11.0 (6th)
4 June 2012 3 11.6 (6th) 14.7 (4th) 9.2 (15th) 9.7 (11th)
5 June 2012 4 11.5 (6th) 14.1 (4th) 9.8 (8th) 10.3 (9th)
11 June 2012 5 13.2 (5th) 16.5 (4th) 10.6 (7th) 10.7 (7th)
12 June 2012 6 12.5 (4th) 15.1 (3rd) 11.1 (5th) 11.9 (4th)
18 June 2012 7

Source: AGB Nielson and TNmS

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