“The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” Premieres at No. 1 in Ratings


tvN's new drama “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” is off to a promising start!

On May 11, the new romance drama starring Wi Ha Joon and Jung Ryeo Won premiered to strong viewership ratings. According to Nielsen Korea, the first episode of “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” ranked first in its time slot on all cable channels with an average nationwide rating of 5.2 percent.

Meanwhile, JTBC's new drama “The Atypical Family” saw a slight increase in viewership for the third episode, earning an average of 3.2 percent nationwide.

Before its final week of showings, MBC's “Chief Detective 1958” achieved its highest viewership ratings ever on Saturdays (when its ratings are typically lower than Fridays). The drama's latest episode achieved an average rating of 9.7 percent nationwide.

MBN's “Missing Crown Prince” similarly earned its highest Saturday ratings to date, and received a nationwide average of 3.2 percent for the night.

SBS's “The Escape of the Seven: Resurrection”, which has only one week remaining in its run, earned an average rating of 3.1 percent nationwide.

Finally, KBS 2TV's “Beauty & Mister Romantic” continued its reign as the most-watched show of any genre broadcast on Saturdays, when it achieved a nationwide average rating of 15.2 percent.

Did you watch the premiere of “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon”? Share your thoughts with us below!

Watch the first episode of “The Midnight Romance in Hagwon” with subtitles on Viki below:

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Or take a look at “The Missing Crown Prince” here:

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“Exodus of the Seven: Resurrection” here:

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And “Beauty and Mr. Romantic” below!

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