About the TV Show
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Jang Yeong Sil
First Air Date: January 02, 2016
|First Aired on||:||2016|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||24 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Drama series follows the life Jang Yeong-Sil: a scientist, technician and inventor during the Joseon period. Jang Yeong-Sil was born in the lower class nobi. King Sejong notices his abilities and brings him to the palace. King Sejong grants him a chance to display his abilities. He invents tools like astronomical instruments, iron printing press and a water clock.