If you weren’t aware of just how popular the Korean drama The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract has been since it premiered on MBC on November 24th, you only have to look at last night’s ratings to understand.
After all, after starting off with a 5.3 percent of the audience share for Episode 1 (a very solid beginning), The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract has risen in the ratings for almost every subsequent episode since.
Until last night, when The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract, Episode 6 ratings hit the Korean drama’s highest ratings ever.
Much higher than its previous episode’s, and squeakingly close to hitting double digits.
What were the ratings for The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract, Episode 6?
According to Nielsen Korea, the official ratings for The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract, Episode 6 were 9.6 percent nationwide on Saturday night, which is up from its previous episode’s 7.4 percent.
In Seoul, the Korean drama earned an even higher 9.8 percent, which is a massive increase from its previous episode’s 7.2 percent, which it earned on Friday night.
Both ratings put the romance drama in 2nd place on Korean TV for the day.
Interestingly, other dramas airing on Saturday night also saw an increase in their ratings — it must have been “drama night” in a lot of South Korean households.
That included My Demon, which airs directly opposite The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract, grabbing its highest ever rating as well.
The next episode of The Story of Park’s Marriage Contract which stars Lee Se Young, and Bae In Hyuk, will air on Friday, December 15th.
Let’s see if it can climb over that double digit mark, eh?
Meanwhile, you can watch the first six episodes via Viki.
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