Our Blooming Youth Episode 18 ratings show drama kept larger audience from previous episode

Korean period drama Our Blooming Youth, Episode 18 ratings are in and, just two episodes away from the series finale, the show continues to maintain its larger audience after viewership increased for its previous episode.

Nielsen Korea figures show Our Blooming Youth, Episode 18 gained a 3.8 percent audience share nationwide in its time slot last night, as well as a 4.6 percent share in Seoul.

That means the historical drama had the same audience numbers nationwide as its previous episode whereas, in Seoul, Our Blooming Youth, Episode 18 earned a .4 percent rise in its audience over the previous episode with 4.6 percent of viewers.

Our Blooming Youth stars Park Hyung Sik, Jeon So Nee, Pyo Ye Jin, Yoon Jong Seok, and Lee Tae Sun.

Its first episode premiered on February 6th with a 4.2 percent audience share nationwide, and a 5 percent share in Seoul.

Considering the drama has not seen a particularly large drop in viewership since then suggests it has been a moderate success for tvN.

International audience reaction also suggests a similar opinion, with almost 4,400 Viki viewers rating the drama with a 9.5 out of 10 score.

On My Drama List, viewers are currently scoring the K-drama an 8.2 0ut of 10 —  a high score for the users of that site.

The last two episodes of Our Blooming Youth will air in Korea on tvN next Monday and Tuesday, October 10th and 11th at 20:50 (KST), with Viki and Amazon Prime Video streaming the final episodes soon after.


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