Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Ends Successful Run with Final Episode 27% Ratings and Clamoring for Third Season

I don’t think this is the last we’ll see of the titular Romantic Teacher and he’s definitely earned his dues. The SBS medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 ended it’s run this Tuesday with a final episode high ratings of 27.1%. The average ratings for the entire run was 18.4% which is high nowadays for prime time dramas and close to the first season which averaged 20.4%. Nothing to sneeze about the all the kudos goes to male lead Han Suk Kyu, viewers continue to praise his acting and character while this go-around the reviews were mixed for the younger doctors Lee Sung Kyung and Ahn Hyo Seob but they obviously share in the success of this second go-around. It really does feel like the tide has turned in the last two years with a gradual rise back up of buzzy dramas and also higher ratings when the right drama chemistry sparks. Congrats to RD2 and proving that if you build it (right), they will come. Continue reading

Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Breaks 20% Ratings in Episode 8, Same Pace as Original Season in 2016

This is a neat coincidence and probably means more viewers will be tuning in for the second half of this drama. SBS Mon-Tues medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2, the second season of the hit original which aired in … Continue reading

Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim 2 Premieres with Strong 10.8% Ratings with Eye to Repeat First Season Showing

The first season of SBS medical drama Romantic Teacher, Doctor Kim premiered with 9.5% AGB nationwide ratings and ended with over 27% in its final episode. It’s one of the rare prime time successes in recent years so not a … Continue reading

First Stills of Han Suk Kyu, Lee Sung Kyung, and Ahn Hyo Seob in SBS Medical Drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim 2

Han Suk Kyu doesn’t look either either a doctor or a teacher in his first stills for SBS medical drama Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim 2, more like he’s auditioning for the fisherman killer in I Know What You Did Last … Continue reading

SBS Goes Back to Medical for Upcoming Mon-Tues Drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim

Looks like SBS wants to shake off the ratings doldrums with current Mon-Tues drama Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Ryeo to try and recapture the audience with another medical drama to follow. Doctors with Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won … Continue reading

Joseon K-movie Update: The Royal Tailor Wraps Filming While Sado Starts Shooting

It’s probably pure happenstance that one big-budget sageuk K-movie wrapped filming the exact same time another big-budget sageuk K-movie started filming. Hopefully the premiere dates won’t be in direct competition because I’m sure there’s enough audience members fans of each … Continue reading