Empire of Gold is a multi-generational saga that covers a twenty-year span from 1990 to 2010, and follows one chaebol family as it arises out of the ruins of the 1990s IMF financial crisis that wreaked so much havoc on the Korean economy, and becomes the top conglomerate in the nation. Three people become locked in a power struggle for control of this chaebol empire.
- Drama: Empire of Gold (English title)
- Revised romanization: Hwanggeumui Jegoog
- Hangul: 황금의 제국
- Director: Jo Nam-Kook
- Writer: Park Kyung-Soo
- Network: SBS
- Episodes: 24
- Release Date: July 1 – September 17, 2013
Set over a period of 20 years from the 1990’s, “Golden Empire” follows a family as the family members vie for the top position.
- Empire of Gold Torrent Files takes over the SBS Monday & Tuesday 21:55 time slot previously occupied by ” Jang Ok-Jung” and will be replaced by “The Suspicious Housekeeper” September 23, 2013.