Title: 마더 / Mother
Chinese Title: 母亲
Genre: Melodrama
Episodes: 16 (To Be Confirmed)
Broadcast network: tvN
Broadcast period: 2018-Jan-24 to 2018-March-15
Air time: Wednesday & Thursday 21:30


This drama is remake of the 2010 Japanese NTV drama series “Mother“. It is about a temporary teacher at an elementary school realizes that one of her students is being abused at home by her family. She makes an impulsive decision to kidnap the child and attempts to become her mother.

Hye Na (Heo Yool) is abused by her mother Ja Young (Go Sung Hee). Although she is not okay, she tells other people she is alright. Meanwhile, Soo Jin (Lee Bo Young) is a temporary teacher at the elementary school where Hye Na attends. She is aware of her situation and decides to become her mother.


Lee Bo Young as Soo Jin
Heo Yool as Hye Na
Lee Hye Young as Young Sin
Go Sung Hee as Ja Young
Lee Jae Yoon as Jin Hong
Go Bo Kyul as Hyun Jin
Kim Young Jae as Eun Chul
Jun Hye Jin
Jo Han Chul
Lee Jung Yeol

Production Credits

Production Company: Studio Dragon
Director: Kim Chul Kyu
Screenwriter: Jung Seo Kyung


Heo Yool was selected to play Hye Na after taking part in auditions involving about 400 other participants.


Episode Ratings

Date Episode AGB TNmS
2018-01-24 1    
2018-01-25 2    
2018-01-31 3    
2018-02-01 4    
2018-02-07 5    
2018-02-08 6    
2018-02-14 7    
2018-02-15 8    
2018-02-21 9    
2018-02-22 10    
2018-02-28 11    
2018-03-01 12    
2018-03-07 13    
2018-03-08 14    
2018-03-14 15    
2018-03-15 16    

Sources: TNmS Media Korea & AGB Nielsen Korea (Nationwide)

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*** Note: This drama is aired on Pay-TV channel which has fewer viewers than Free-TV channels. So, please don’t be surprised with the low rating. ***

Official Site

Official Trailer
Trailer I
Trailer II
Trailer III

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