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Captivating the King – New Ratings High – Special Weekend Marathon | – Times of India



Following a marathon weekend of four consecutive episodes, the romantic dramaCaptivating the King’ has reached unprecedented heights in viewership ratings. Airing on February 11, the series starring Jo Jung Suk and Shin Se Kyung captivated audiences with back-to-back episodes, deviating from its usual broadcast schedule to accommodate the Lunar New Year holiday.
‘Captivating the King’ unfolds a gripping storyline surrounding the tumultuous love affair between King Lee In, embroiled in a fierce battle for the throne amidst political turmoil, and Kang Hee-soo, a secret agent on a mission of revenge against Lee In. But the narrative takes an unexpected turn when she finds herself captivated by the very man she seeks to destroy. Departing from its standard Saturday and Sunday airing, the drama aired one episode on Friday, one on Saturday, and two on Sunday. The decision proved fruitful as the latest episode of ‘Captivating the King’ achieved an impressive average nationwide rating of 6.7 percent, establishing a new personal record for the series, according to Nielsen Korea.
In comparison, ‘Doctor Slump’ experienced a modest uptick, garnering an average nationwide rating of 3.9 percent for its sixth episode. Meanwhile, ‘Live Your Own Life’ maintained its dominance as Sunday’s most-watched program, achieving a remarkable nationwide average rating of 18.3 percent for the night.
Notably, both ‘Korea-Khitan War’ and ‘My Happy Ending’ were absent from the lineup due to the Lunar New Year holiday festivities.





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