“The King’s Affection” Premieres To Strong Ratings As “Lovers Of The Red Sky” Continues No. 1 Streak
KBS 2TV’s “The King’s Affection” is off to a great start!
According to Nielsen Korea, the October 11 premiere of “The King’s Affection” recorded average nationwide viewership ratings of 6.2 percent. This is similar to the score the drama’s predecessor “Police University” achieved with its final episode at 6.3 percent.
“The King’s Affection” tells the story of a pair of royal twins, one male and one female. Although the sister is initially abandoned for being female, she later disguises herself as a man to become the crown prince when her brother dies. Park Eun Bin plays Lee Hwi, the crown prince with a shocking secret, while SF9‘s Rowoon stars as Jung Ji Woon, who is Lee Hwi’s teacher.
SBS’s “Lovers of the Red Sky” earned average nationwide viewership ratings of 8.8 percent, which is a 0.3 percent rise from the previous episode’s record of 8.5 percent. The drama successfully defended its position as the most-watched Monday-Tuesday drama.
tvN’s “High Class” broke its personal best in ratings yet again for the fifth consecutive episode, garnering average nationwide viewership ratings of 4.8 percent with a peak of 6.1 percent. “High Class” was also the No. 1 cable drama in its time slot.
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