Payback (2023) Korean Drama

SBS’ Payback (2023) is a thrilling revenge drama that tells the stories of people who refuse to remain silent in the face of unjust authorities and risk everything by fighting against a money (jjeon) cartel that has conspired with the law (beop).

Genre: Legal, Thriller, Revenge
Also known as: Law Money, The Law, Beopjjeon
No. of episodes: 16
Written by: Kim Won-seok
Directed by: Lee Won-tae
Network: SBS
Streaming platform: Amazon Prime Video
Date: January 6, 2023


Nielsen Korea: Nationwide TV Viewership Rating

RatingSouth Korean
viewers in millions
8.7%1.5821January 6
7.4%1.3922January 7
8.7%1.6073January 13
9.6%1.6974January 14
9.5%1.7985January 20
7.1%1.2936January 21
11.1%1.9927January 27
10.7%2.0088January 28
11.1%2.0169February 3
9.5%1.79310February 4
11.4%2.08411February 10
11.1%1.97112February 11
Source: Nielsen Korea

Good Data: Drama Buzzworthy Rankings

2023PaybackLee Sun-kyunMoon Chae-won
Jan week 13rd3rd9th
Jan week 23rd3rd
Jan week 34th7th
Jan week 47th10th
Feb week 17th7th
Feb week 27th
Source: Good Data Korea

Official posters from SBS

Official trailer

Source: Naver | Images: SBS Drama