Our Blues (2022) Korean Drama

tvN’s Our Blues (2022) is a star-studded drama with 20 episodes of various stories in an omnibus format that deals with life’s sorrows and frustrations set in the beautiful island of Jeju. 

Genre: Drama, Slice of life
No. of episodes: 20
Written by: Noh Hee-kyung
Directed by: Kim Kyu-tae
Network: tvN
Streaming platform: Netflix
Date: April 9 – June 12, 2022


Nielsen Korea: Nationwide TV Viewership Rating

RatingSouth Korean viewers in millionsEpisode2022
7.3%1.8451April 9
8.7%2.0262April 10
7.8%1.9663April 16
9.1%2.2154April 17
7.1%1.7245April 23
7.7%1.9096April 24
7.9%1.9247April 30
9.5%2.3348May 1
8.8%2.0889May 7
11.2%2.61210May 8
10.3%2.47311May 14
10.7%2.41312May 15
10.0%2.27013May 21
10.9%2.59814May 22
10.0%2.27415May 28
11.8%2.66716May 29
10.1%2.41617June 4
12.5%2.85218June 5
12.1%2.89919June 11
14.5%3.41920June 12
Source: Nielsen Korea

Good Data: Drama Buzzworthy Rankings

2022Apr Wk 1Apr Wk 2Apr Wk 3Apr Wk 4May Wk 1May Wk 2May Wk 3May Wk 4Jun Wk 1Jun Wk 2
Our Blues2nd1st1st1st2nd2nd2nd2nd1st1st
Shin Mina5th6th3rd6th
Lee Byung-hun7th10th6th7th4th2nd
Han Ji-min4th8th3rd4th
Kim Woo-bin10th10th9th7th
Cha Seung-won5th1st
Lee Jung-eun7th2nd6th
Kim Hye-ja5th3rd
Roh Yoon-Seo6th4th
Choi Young-joon5th
Go Doo-shim3rd
Gi So-yoo6th
Jung Eun-hye5th
Uhm Jung-hwa4th
Source: Good Data Korea

Netflix Worldwide: Non-English TV Rankings

Our Blues (2022) reached Top 10 in TV in 12 countries, watched for a total of 105.1 million hours, and appeared in the global rankings of non-English TV for 9 consecutive weeks. It was most popular in South Korea and Taiwan for 15 weeks.

Week2022RankViewing hours
1Apr 25 – May 110th9,090,000
2May 2-86th10,370,000
3May 9-156th10,050,000
4May 16-228th10,850,000
5May 23-297th12,720,000
6May 30 – June 54th12,910,000
7June 6-125th14,910,000
8June 13-192nd15,000,000
9June 20-268th9,250,000
Source: Netflix Top 10


  • Noh Hee-kyung as “National Winner for Best Screenplay” at the 2022 Asian Academy Creative Awards
  • Shin Mina as “Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Miniseries” at the 2022 APAN Star Awards
  • Yoon Byung-hee as “Best Supporting Actor” at the 2022 APAN Star Awards

Official posters from tvN

Official trailer

Drama quotes here.