Sponsor is a South Korean Television Series. This upcoming series has stars like Lee Ji-Hoon, Han Chae-Young, Ji E-Suu, and Koo Ja-Sung. This Korean drama can be best described as Penthouse. It is a romance thriller between four men and women who are running like a runaway in a locomotive towards different desires which include success, revenge, children, and love. It was first scheduled to premiere on iHQ on 29 November 2021 but premiered on February 2022. This was because of a plan to simultaneous air on MBN along with iHQ.
The show has now scheduled to premiere on MBN simultaneously along with iHQ from 23 February 2022. The series was originally titled Desire but the title was changed to Sponsor. This was because the director of the series was changed from PD Kwak Ki-won to PD Lee Cheol. The writer of the series was also changed to Han Hui-Jeung. This drama is the first project of the new channel that was launched very recently. According to President Park Jong-jin as told to iHQ, “The series is very realistic as it is based on a true story”.
Sponsor Episode 1 Release Date
The first episode of the series is set to be released on 23 February 2022. Episode 2 of the series is set to be released on 24 February 2022. Episode 3 of the series is set to be released on 2 March 2022. Episode 4 of the series is set to be released on 3 March 2022. Episode 5 of the series is set to be released on 9 March 2022. Episode 6 of the series is set to be released on 10 March 2022. Episode 7 of the series is set to be released on 16 March 2022.
Episode 8 of the series is set to be released on 17 March 2022. Episode 9 of the series is set to be released on 23 March 2022. Episode 10 of the series is set to be released on 24 March 2022. Episode 11 of the series is set to be released on 30 March 2022. The twelfth and final episode of the series is set to be released on 31 March 2022.
The series can be watched online by streaming it on platforms such as Viki which is a subscription-based platform.
|Sponsor Episode 1 Release Date||February 23, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 2 Release Date||February 24, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 3 Release Date||March 2, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 4 Release Date||March 3, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 5 Release Date||March 9, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 6 Release Date||March 10, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 7 Release Date||March 16, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 8 Release Date||March 17, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 9 Release Date||March 23, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 10 Release Date||March 24, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 11 Release Date||March 30, 2022|
|Sponsor Episode 12 Release Date||March 31, 2022|
Sponsor Season 1 Story
The series is a romance thriller between four men and women who are running like a runaway in a locomotive towards different desires which include success, revenge, children, and love. The story of the series revolves around the character of Lee Sun Woo who is a photographer and an editor for a magazine. Although he seems to have a warm exterior, he has a burning ambition and a heartfelt desire for revenge. Another character Han Chae Rin is the Chief Executive Officer or CEO for a cosmetics company.
Despite her success, she is very greedy and super ambitious. Park Da Som is another character who is a rising actress. She can do anything for success. But she is also struggling to protect her only son who is suffering from a rare disease. Despite her cold exterior, she is internally struggling between motherhood and success and truly loves her ill son. Park Da Som’s husband Hyun Seung Hoon is an aspiring model. Overcoming poverty and failures are his life goals and he dreams of succeeding in life.
Sponsor Episode 1 Cast
Lee Ji-Hoon portrays the role of Lee Sun-Woo. He is a South Korean actor who made his acting debut by starring in the teen series School 2013. He has also played many supporting roles in other Korean Dramas. Han Chae-Young portrays the role of Han Chae-Rin. Ji E-Suu portrays the role of Park Da-Som. Koo Ja-Sung portrays the role of Hyun Seung-Hoon. Kim Kang-Hyun portrays the role Kang-Hyun. Kim Hee-Jung portrays the role of Park Da-hye who is the younger sister of Park Da-som and an employee of the beauty product development team. Jang Min-kyu portrays the role of Han Yu-min who is Han Chae-rin’s younger brother.
The Korean trailer of the series was recently released on YouTube and reveals crucial details about the storyline and cast we would be seeing in the series. The official English trailer for the series has not been released yet.
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