|Created by||Han Jung-hwan (SBS Drama Division)|
|Written by||Park Kyung-soo|
|Directed by||Myoungwoo Lee|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||17 [lower-alpha 1]|
|Executive producer||Kim Hee-yeol|
|Production location||South Korea|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company||Pan Entertainment|
|Budget||5.65 billion won |
|Original network||SBS TV|
|Picture format||1080i (HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital|
|Original release||March 27 –|
May 23, 2017
Whisper (Korean : 귓속말; RR : Gwitsokmal) is a 2017 South Korean television series starring Lee Bo-young, Lee Sang-yoon, Kwon Yul, and Park Se-young.  It aired on SBS from March 27 to May 23, 2017 on Mondays and Tuesdays at 22:00 (KST) for 17 episodes.
Shin Young-joo (Lee Bo-young) is a charismatic female section chief police officer who is passionate about her career. With her family facing financial difficulties, she has to undergo much agony and pay off debts for her family. She speaks harshly, but has a heart of gold.
Lee Dong-joon (Lee Sang-yoon) is a virtuous elite judge, brilliant-minded and warm-hearted, and has a willingness to help weak people who need a listening ear.
Both of them join alliances together to uncover defense industry corruption at Taebaek, the nation's biggest law firm, which turns out to be one of the top scandals ever.
First script reading took place at 2pm on January 24, 2017 at SBS Tanhyeon-dong Production Center, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Filming for the drama began on February 1, 2017.
Before it was titled Whisper, its working title was Advance (Korean : 진격; RR : Jinkyeok). Writer Park Kyung-soo originally wrote it as a medical drama, then revised as a police drama, until SBS scrapped it completely. But in December 2016, the broadcaster gave the project the go signal, and it was revised as a suspense/legal melodrama.
Lee Bo-young and Lee Sang-yoon reunite again for this miniseries, after previously starred together in 2012 KBS2 drama series My Daughter, Seo Yeong. Lee Bo-young and Kim Hae-sook reunite as daughter and mother after playing the roles of daughter and mother in I Can Hear Your Voice .
In the table below, the blue numbers represent the lowest ratings and the red numbers represent the highest ratings.
|Ep.||Broadcast date||Average audience share|
|TNmS ||AGB Nielsen |
|1||March 27, 2017||15.4% (4th)||19.1% (3rd)||13.9% (4th)||16.1% (4th)|
|2||March 28, 2017||12.9% (5th)||15.3% (4th)||13.4% (5th)||14.9% (4th)|
|3||April 3, 2017||16.3% (4th)||19.8% (3rd)||13.8% (4th)||14.1% (4th)|
|4||April 4, 2017||14.2% (4th)||16.3% (4th)||15.0% (4th)||16.7% (4th)|
|5||April 10, 2017||13.5% (4th)||15.2% (4th)||14.9% (4th)||16.0% (4th)|
|6||April 11, 2017||13.0% (4th)||16.2% (4th)||14.9% (4th)||15.7% (4th)|
|7||April 17, 2017||12.9% (6th)||15.4% (4th)||14.9% (4th)||15.5% (4th)|
|8||April 18, 2017||13.1% (5th)||15.9% (4th)||16.0% (4th)||16.9% (3rd)|
|9||April 24, 2017||13.4% (4th)||14.9% (4th)||15.5% (4th)||17.1% (3rd)|
|10||April 25, 2017||10.9% (7th)||13.0% (4th)||11.9% (5th)||12.5% (5th)|
|11||May 1, 2017||13.4% (4th)||14.5% (5th)||16.0% (3rd)||17.2% (3rd)|
|12||May 2, 2017||13.1% (2nd)||15.0% (1st)||15.9% (1st)||17.1% (1st)|
|13||May 8, 2017 [lower-alpha 2]||13.5% (4th)||15.0% (5th)||15.8% (4th)||16.8% (3rd)|
|14||May 15, 2017||13.1% (6th)||14.1% (4th)||17.0% (4th)||18.2% (2nd)|
|15||May 16, 2017||13.3% (5th)||14.4% (5th)||16.4% (4th)||17.1% (3rd)|
|16||May 22, 2017||15.2% (4th)||17.0% (4th)||19.2% (2nd)||20.1% (2nd)|
|17||May 23, 2017||15.8% (2nd)||17.5% (2nd)||20.3% (2nd)||21.8% (2nd)|
|2017||SBS Drama Awards||Character of the Year||Kim Kap-soo||Nominated|| |
|Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday–Tuesday Drama||Lee Sang-yoon||Nominated|
|Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Monday–Tuesday Drama||Lee Bo-young||Won|
|Excellence Award, Actor in a Monday–Tuesday Drama||Kwon Yul||Won|
|Excellence Award, Actress in a Monday–Tuesday Drama||Park Se-young||Won|
|Best Supporting Actor||Kim Hyung-mook||Nominated|
|1st The Seoul Awards||Best Actress||Lee Bo-young||Nominated|
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