Overview: “The Matchmakers” Kdrama (also known as “The Wedding Battle”) is a KBS2 original drama series that released on October 30, 2023. It will tell the story of two matchmakers who takes the challenge of marrying off the four young maidens who represent Joseon and also older unmarried women and men. “The Matchmakers” stars Rowoon and Cho Yi Hyun in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki*.
Table of Contents
“The Matchmakers” Korean drama tells the story of Shim Jung Woo (Rowoon) who becomes an unfortunate man in Joseon after the princess he was marrying suddenly dies on the wedding day. According to the Joseon customs, despite being the youngest to place first in the state examination, he can’t take the government post and also remarry. His life changes when he meets a girl living double life, Jung Soon Deok (Cho Yi Hyun).
Jung Soo Deok is also a widow who is living a secret life as Mrs. Yeo Joo, the best matchmaker in Hanyang City and secondly as the best bangmul seller in Hanyang. Together with Shim Jung Woo she takes the challenge of marrying off the four young maidens who represent Joseon and also older unmarried women and men.
Main Cast & Characters
Rowoon as Shim Jung Woo
-A Confucian scholar / Youngest person to pass the state civil service examination)
Cho Yi Hyun as Jung Soon Deok
-A widow / the second daughter-in-law of the Jwauijeong / the best matchmaker and bangmul seller in Hanyang
Supporting Cast & Characters
People around Shim Jung Woo
- Kim Hyun Mok as Kim Oh Bong (Butler)
- Kim Geon Ho as Yoo Eui Won (Doctor and a member of the National Assembly)
- Kim Yeon Woo as Shim Myung Woo (Older brother)
- Lee Sang Gu as Shim Jin Ho (Father)
People around Jung Soon Deok
- Heo Nam Jun as Jung Soon Gu (Older brother)
- Bang Eun Jeong as Gae Dong Yi (Maid)
Get The Complete Cast & Characters Guide of “The Matchmakers” here.
Air Time & Schedule
New episodes every Monday & Tuesday at 09:50 PM KST.
Episodes & Ratings
Korean drama “The Matchmakers” will have a total of 16 episodes.
Notes & Facts
- Rowoon earlier starred in Korean drama “Destined With You” (2023).
- Cho Yi Hyun earlier starred in Korean drama “All of Us Are Dead” (2022).
- Previous drama on this time slot of KBS2: My Lovely Boxer
- Director: Hwang Seung Ki, Kim Soo Jin
- Scriptwriter: Ha Soo Jin
Where To Watch Online?
You can watch “The Matchmakers” online on Viki here.
Trailers & Clips
*Drama is subject to regional availability.