- Drama: Descendants of the Sun (English & literal title)
- Revised romanization: Taeyangui Hooye
- Hangul: 태양의 후예
- Director: Lee Eung-Bok
- Writer: Kim Eun-Sook, Kim Won-Suk
- Network: KBS2
- Episodes: 16
- Release Date: February 24 - April 14, 2016
- Runtime: Weds. & Thurs. 22:00
- Language: Korean
- Country: South Korea
A love story between Captain Yoo Shi-Jin, who belongs to the UN peacekeeping troops, and Doctor Kang Mo-Yeon. Due to the UN’s request, they are stationed in the capital of another the country.
- Takes over the KBS2 Wed. & Thu. 22:00 time slot previously occupied by "The Merchant: Gaekju 2015."
- First script reading took place on May 28, 2015 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Kyo read scripts for ep.8 and ep.9 at the first script reading.
- Drama series is actor Song Joong-Ki's first acting role since being discharged from the South Korean military on May 26, 2015.
- Story is set in the fictional place of "Wooreukeu" with war and disease raging.
- Filming began June 12, 2015 and Song Joong-Ki began filming July, 2015.
- Filming took place in Greece for about a month from September 28, 2015. Main characters played by Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Kyo meet for the first time in Greece.
- Filming finished in the early morning of December 30, 2015.
- First drama series for KBS where filming will be completed prior to airing the drama series.
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