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

Asia Artist Awards 2018 Delivers True Popularity Contest Winners and Typical K-fashion Styles

The Asia Artist Awards are the true purveyors of a popularity contest and if it wasn’t for actors and actresses getting random awards along with the idol and pop stars I’d probably not cover it. This year the highlight was … Continue reading

Sung Dong Il, Go Ara, and Park Min Young Top the June 2018 K-drama Actor Rankings

The monthly K-drama actor and actress buzz rankings are out and June 2018 has the fast surging jTBC drama Miss Hammurabi place leads Sung Dong Il and Go Ara in the top 1 and 2 spots. Good for them! Coming … Continue reading

jTBC Wins the New Cable Premieres at Miss Hammurabi Doubles the Ratings of tvN Drama About Time

The viewers have spoken and its a resounding ratings and feedback win for jTBC legal drama Miss Hammurabi which premiered this Monday opposite fellow new cable arrival About Time on tvN. Miss Hammurabi brought in nearly double the ratings of … Continue reading