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Kim Jong-hak Production

KIMJONGHAK Production Co., Ltd.
Native name
Revised Romanization(Ju)Kimjonghakpeurideoksyeon
IndustryEntertainment and media production
PredecessorJcom Co., Ltd. (founded in 1992)
FoundedFebruary 1999; 20 years ago (1999-02) in Seoul, South Korea
FounderKim Jong-hak
South Korea
Key people
Sohn Ki-won (CEO)[1]
ProductsKorean dramas
ServicesProduction, distribution, translation
ParentESA Co., Ltd. (since 2018)[2]

Kim Jong-hak Production (Korean김종학 프로덕션) is a South Korean drama production company, currently operating as a subsidiary of gaming firm ESA Co., Ltd. It was established on February 1999 by South Korean television director and producer Kim Jong-hak.

It is the successor to Jcom, the company founded in 1992 by Kim and writer Song Ji-na.


Year Title Network Associated Production Ref.
1999 Ghost [ko] SBS TV N/A
2000 Golden Age [ko] MBC TV
2001 Shinhwa [ko] SBS TV
Beautiful Days
2002 Shoot the Stars [ko]
The Great Ambition [ko]
Glass Slippers
Present [ko] MBC TV
2003 A Problem at My Younger Brother’s House [ko] SBS TV
Rosemary [ko] KBS2
Good Person [ko] MBC TV
First Love [ko] SBS TV
2004 Emperor of the Sea KBS2
When a Man Loves a Woman [ko] SBS TV
Full House KBS2
Sunlight Pours Down SBS TV
2005 Princess Lulu
Love Hymn [ko] MBC TV
Fashion 70s SBS TV
Sad Love Story MBC TV
2006 The Vineyard Man KBS2
Look Back With a Smile [ko]
Which Star Are You From MBC TV
Hello, God [ko] KBS2
Special of My Life [ko] MBC TV
Ballad of Seodong SBS TV
2007 In-soon is Pretty [ko] KBS2
Lee San, Wind of the Palace MBC TV
Behind the White Tower
Dal-ja's Spring KBS2
The Person I Love [ko] SBS TV
2008 Beethoven Virus MBC TV
One Mom and Three Dads KBS2
2010 Jejungwon SBS TV
The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry MBC TV
2011 Glory Jane KBS2
Hooray for Love MBC TV
2012 The King's Doctor
Full House Take 2 SBS Plus
The Chaser SBS TV The Chaser SPC
The King 2 Hearts MBC TV N/A
2013 I Can Hear Your Voice SBS TV DRM Media
2014 Big Man KBS2 KBS Media
Healer N/A
2015 Flower of Queen MBC TV GnG Production
Beating Again JTBC Doremi Entertainment
Splendid Politics MBC TV N/A
The Man in the Mask KBS2
High-End Crush Sohu
Naver TV
2016 Flowers of the Prison MBC TV N/A
Thumping Spike [ko] Sohu Sohu
Thumping Spike 2 [ko]
Gogh, The Starry Night SBS TV
2017 Man in the Kitchen MBC TV GnG Productions
Untouchable JTBC Drama House [3]
2018 Witch's Love MBN N/A [4]
Room No. 9 tvN Studio Dragon [5]
Where Stars Land SBS TV Samhwa Networks [6]
My Healing Love MBC TV Chorokbaem Media [7]
2019 Haechi SBS TV N/A [8]
The Golden Garden MBC TV N/A
Welcome 2 Life N/A [9]

Managed people


  • Lee Byung-hoon
  • Pyo Min-soo
  • Lee Tae-gon
  • Lee Jae-kyu
  • Lee Sang-hoom
  • Park Chan-yool
  • Jang Jin
  • Gong Soo-chang
  • Choi Yoon-seok


  • Song Ji-na
  • Kang Eun-kyung
  • Jung Sung-hee
  • Choi Yoon-jung
  • Kim In-young
  • Jung Yoo-kyung
  • Lee Sun-hee
  • Min Hyo-jung
  • Kim Yi-young
  • Son Eun-hye
  • Park Kyung-soo
  • Yeo Ji-na
  • Shin Jung-goo
  • Jo Myung-joo
  • Lee Ki-won
  • Jo Jung-hwa

Former managed people

  • Lee Jae-kyoo (became founder and co-CEO of Film Monster Co.)
  • Lee Kang-hoon (became founder and executive chairman of May Queen Pictures)


  1. ^ [한류드라마를 움직이는 사람들②] 김종학프로덕션 손기원 대표 "이병훈부터 송지나까지…사람이 김종학의 힘". ajunews (in Korean). June 17, 2016. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
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  3. ^ '언터처블' 경수진, 환한 웃음의 스틸 사진 공개 "첫 단추 꿴다". Mail Newspaper (in Korean). November 24, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  4. ^ Kim, Sung-won (August 10, 2018). "'마녀의 사랑' 윤소희X현우, 돌직구 고백→심멎 키스 '심쿵'". Sports Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  5. ^ Kim, Sung-won (August 7, 2018). [공식]'미션' 후속 '나인룸' 김희선-김영광-김해숙 캐스팅, 9월 첫 방. Sports Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  6. ^ Im, Joo-hyun (July 31, 2018). 이제훈·채수빈·이동건·김지수, '여우각시별' 라인업 완성. Star News (in Korean). Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Yoo, Ji-hye (August 9, 2018). "[공식입장] 소유진X연정훈X윤종훈, '내사랑 치유기' 확정..10월 첫 방송". Sportal Korea (in Korean). Retrieved August 14, 2018.
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  9. ^ ‘웰컴2라이프’ 정지훈·임지연·곽시양 출연확정, 7월말 방송(공식입장)

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