The series was one of the most watched shows in South Korea in 2010, with a final episode viewership rating of 50. 25th highest rated drama of all time. It is ช่อง true 4 you the breakout role of lead actor Yoon Shi-yoon catapulting him to immense popularity as well as receiving much praise for his sincere acting.
Kim Takgu is the eldest son of Gu Il Jong, the chairman of Geosung Foods Enterprise, and Kim Misun, his mistress. The Chairman’s wife, Insok, is furious with her husband and shuns Takgu. When his mother is kidnapped, Takgu runs away from home and spends the next 12 years looking for her. In his journey, he enters a baking school owned by Pal Bong who is a legend in the baking industry. Coincidentally, he was also Takgu’s father’s teacher. The show was well received in South Korea, receiving a record viewer rating of 50.
Audiences were attached to the show because of its underdog vs. Naver listed it as the most searched for item in South Korea of 2010. On December 20, 2010, the series received presidential honors in a ceremony that thanked cultural content producers for their achievements. It aired on GMA Network from January 3 to April 29, 2011, on weeknights at 10:00 PM PST. On September 2, 2010 it was announced that the rights to broadcast the series had been sold to China, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Cambodia. The drama first aired in Japan on cable channel DATV beginning on December 12, 2010.
In the Philippines, the drama aired dubbed into Tagalog under the title The Baker King on the GMA Network beginning January 3, 2011. For most of its run, it was the highest rated and most watched show in the country. The show is also available online in the United States on Hulu. A Philippine remake premiered on TV5 on May 18, 2015 titled Baker King starring Mark Neumann in the title role.
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