Keyword: Preview 11 King 2hearts Eng
Unsurprisingly, KBS “The Equator Man,” starring Uhm Tae Woong and Lee Joon Hyuk, came in first yesterday night, recording 14.6% (AGB Nielsen). SBS “Rooftop Prince,” starring Park Yoo Chun and Han Ji Min, maintained its second place foothold with the same ratings as last Thursday’s, recording 11.6%. MBC “The King 2hearts,” starring Lee Seung Gi and Han Ji Min, is on its tail with a close 11.1%.
All three dramas will come to an end in two weeks, airing their final episodes on May 24. Joo Won and Shin Hyun Joon’s “The Man with the Seven Faces” will take over “The Equator Man’s” time slot, while So Ji Sub and Lee Yeon Hee’s “Ghost” will replace “Rooftop Prince
It’s become more of a pattern now for SBS “Rooftop Prince” and MBC “The King 2hearts” to swap their places back and forth with every episode. As somewhat expected, ratings for “Rooftop Prince” rose ever so slightly to 11.6% (AGB Nieslen). However, the small increase was enough to drop “The King 2hearts” to last place with 11.1%.
While KBS “The Equator Man” held on to the lead, ratings for last night’s episode dropped further to 13.9%. With the constant shift in ratings and only six more episodes to go for “Rooftop Prince” and “The King 2hearts,” ten for “The Equator Man,” it’s hard to tell which drama will come out as the “successful” Wed/Thurs drama.
Shi Kyung: Princess! Please come to your senses. Who am I? Think straight and look at me. Who am I? Do you know who I am? Tell me!
Jae Shin: eee…Eun Shi Kyung
Sec Eun: Do not make any public comments. No complaints, no clarifications.
Jae Ha: I slept with her. I’ll take full responsibility for my own action. I’m not a rightful king for this nation, I’ll ask them to dethrone me. I’ll come clean to the citizens, and accept their punishment. The baby…Hang Ah…They are all ruined. I couldn’t sleep after I sent Hang Ah away like that.
Jae Shin: Why can’t you look at me? Are you having inapproproate thoughts?
Jae Shin: For punishment, stay there until I fall asleep…It’s because I’m scared
Overall Ranking: The Equator Man (4), Rooftop Prince (9), The King 2Hearts (11)
“The Equator Man” continue to receive more attention and better rating while “The King 2Hearts” and “Rooftop Prince” has changed position once again!
Source: AGB Nielsen Media Research
According to AGB Nielsen Media Research on April 27th, KBS’s “The Equator Man” received 15.2% in average viewership rating for episode 12, the rating was slightly increased by 0.2% from previous episode. SBS’s “Rooftop Prince” also showed an improvement in its rating when received 11.3% for episode 12, the rating was increased by 0.7% from previous episode. However, MBC’s “The King 2Hearts” unable to score better rating when only received 10
Overall Ranking: The Equator Man (4), The King 2Hearts (11), Rooftop Prince (13)
All drama in Wednesday-Thursday time slot get better rating from previous episode and “The Equator Man” maintain its position as the most popular drama in fierce battle of rating. CONGRATULATION!
Source: AGB Nielsen Media Research
According to AGB Nielsen Media Research on April 25th, KBS’s “The Equator Man” received 15% in average viewership rating for episode 11, the rating continue to climb and soared by 2% from previous episode. MBC’s “The King 2Hearts” broke the deadlock in its rating collection when scored 11.3% for episode 11, the rating increased by 0.8% from previous episode and succeeded in improving its position to second place
Lee Seung Gi recently talked about his ideal type of girl on MBC’s “The King 2hearts” official homepage on April 11. The clip is about 5 minutes long and the subject was “superior genes” and “Lee Seung Gi who plays Lee Seung Gi.” (Lee Jae Ha is the name of his character on “The King 2hearts.”) Lee Seung Gi stated, “My ideal type of girl always changes. But I don’t think Lee Jae Ha’s ideal type of girl that is both glamorous and has ingenious beauty is bad at all.”
He continued, “Because of the character Jae Ha I have begun to understand that, his ideal type is what most men want.”
Lee Seung Gi was asked about acting with Ha Ji Won and he answered, “I always wanted to act with Ha Ji Won. Our chemistry is better than I expected
Due to the 19th General Election in Korea, "Rooftop Prince" and "The King 2Hearts" will not be airing today, April 11. MBC and SBS announced that they will be broadcasting ballot counts and election results instead of the two dramas. Two episodes of "Rooftop Prince" and "The King 2Hearts" will air consecutively on April 12, instead.
As a result, many are intrigued to see if "The Equator Man" will be able to attract more viewers as it will still air on April 11. Due to extreme popularity of "Rooftop Prince" and "The King 2Hearts," "The Equator Man" has been having somewhat disappointing viewing ratings.
However, "The Equator Man" had a successful transition from its child actors to adult actors and have had improved viewing ratings in the past week
JYJ Park Yoo Chun’s Steady Rise vs. Lee Seung Gi’s Continual Decline: Who Will Reign Wed/Thurs Nights?
All three broadcasting stations premiered new Wed/Thurs dramas last week, and it’s been a tight race for the ratings both last week and this week. According to AGB Nielsen, SBS “Rooftop Prince,” starring JYJ’s Park Yoo Chun and Han Ji Min, rose 0.2% from the night before, recording 11.4% for its fourth episode. Since its premiere, “Rooftop Prince” has seen a steady increase in ratings, going from 9.8% for its pilot episode to 10.5% for its second to 11.2% for its third episode.
MBC “The King 2hearts” recorded 14.6%, a 0.8% drop. On March 29, fans were surprised to see a 2% dip in ratings for the third episode, going from 16.5% to 14.5%. At this rate, many are predicting that “Rooftop Prince” will gain ground and take the lead for the Wed/Thurs night race for the ratings
On March 11, MBC’s “Section TV Entertainment” caught up with the stars of MBC’s upcoming drama “The King 2hearts.” During the episode, Lee Seung Gi and his co-stars Ha Ji Won, Lee Yoon Ji, Jo Jung Wuk, and others shared various stories they encountered while filming the series.
Lee Seung Gi revealed that he and Ha Ji Won completed shooting their kiss scene. He explained, “It was more thrilling and intimate than a kiss.” As Lee Seung Gi was talking, “Section TV Entertainment” aired the clip of the intimate scene where Lee Seung Gi approaches a sleeping Ha Ji Won and gently kisses her on her neck. Lee Seung Gi humorously stated, “It [the kiss] was right where you put those anti-nausea patches