Beauty and Mr. Romantic Ep 4 grabs highest rating yet – #1 most watched show on Sunday

Photo courtesy KBS2

Beauty and Mr. Romantic‘s ratings rose both nationwide and in Seoul

The KBS2 weekend drama Beauty and Mr. Romantic, Episode 4 aired on Sunday in South Korea to its highest ratings yet.

The K-drama’s audience share jumped substantially from its Saturday episode, grabbing 17.6 percent nationwide, which is up from Episode 3’s 14.9 percent.

That was the lowest rating the weekend coming-of-age drama has earned so far.

The KBS2 drama also performed extraordinarily well in Seoul, earning 16.0 percent of the viewership — an increase of 2.1 percent from its Saturday rating of 13.9 percent.

As you might expect, as weekend dramas  usually perform incredibly well in South Korea, Beauty and Mr. Romantic was also the #1 most-watched TV show in South Korea for all of Sunday.

Beauty and Mr. Romantic on Viki

The Korean rom-com is also performing well on Viki, where it is streaming for the platform’s international subscribers.

With four episodes now out, it currently has an 8.4 out of 10 rating on the platform.

Beauty and Mr. Romantic stars Im Soo Hyang and Ji Hyun Woo.

The 50-episode weekend drama premiered on March 23rd on KBS2, and will air every Saturday and Sunday evening through September 8th.

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