King of Baking, Kim Takgu, is a 2010 South Korean drama television, starring Yoon Shi-yoon, Eugene, Joo Won and Lee Young-ah. It tells the story of how a determined young baker overcomes many trials towards his goal of becoming the best baker in Korea. This story takes place in the 1970s to 1990s, starting after his conception and finishing when he reaches his mid-20s. It aired on Korean Broadcasting System from June 9 to September 16, 2010 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 30 episodes. The series is considered the breakout role of lead actor Yoon Si Yoon catapulting him to immense popularity as well as receiving much praise for his sincere acting. The series was one of the most watched shows in South Korea in 2010, with a final episode viewership rating of 50.8% becoming the 25th highest rated drama of all time.