KBS Sageuk Red Single Heart Finally Rises in Ratings in Penultimate Week Episodes Heading into Finale

The 2022 sageuks are not off to a great start but it’s not a disappointment either. KBS sageuk Red Single Heart (Bloody Heart) with Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, and Kang Han Na has not been rather low key in airing, starting with 6.3% and staying around there a little up or down. I ended up not watching because it seemed both darker and more importantly more depressing than I felt like watching, and the reviews/feedback has been mostly muted. But the most recent week’s two episodes did a notable jump in ratings to 8.0% for episode 13 and 8.9% for episode 14. I think it could break 10% for next week in its finale and if the viewership slowly trickled in at the end it’s unfortunate the drama didn’t start off sticker to get the people onboard from the beginning.

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KBS Premieres Mon-Tues Sageuk Red Single Heart with Lee Joon, Jang Hyuk, and Kang Han Na with 6.3% Episode 1 Ratings

The back-to-back-to-back-to-back spate of sageuks in K-ent in 2021 went on a pause after The Red Sleeve Cuff ended, and that was preceded by The King’s Affection, Lovers of the Red Sky, and River Where the Moon Rises. All four … Continue reading

tvN Fantasy Rom-com My Roommate is a Gumiho with Chemistry Laden Leads Hyeri and Jang Ki Yong Wraps Up Warm and Fuzzy Run Averaging 3.916% Ratings

My weekly date with the fox and his muse is done. tvN Wed-Thurs romance fantasy drama My Roommate is a Gumiho finished this week, starting off strong over 5% but settling into the low 4% and high 3% ratings during … Continue reading

Middle Episodes 7-10 of My Roommate is a Gumiho Find Again the Right Balance Between Sweet Chemistry and Substantive Plot Development

My initial rabid adoration of tvN Wed-Thurs drama My Roommate is a Gumiho (Frightening Cohabitation) has calmed down to sweet satisfaction, this drama is still my bae in every way and I’m getting around to appreciating its unexpected cadences. It’s … Continue reading