‘Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim’ Beats Park Shin Hye, Kim Rae Won’s ‘Doctors’ Ratings


Though it is nearing to the finale episode, “Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim” continued to register high ratings and was reported to surpass the records of another SBS medical drama series “Doctors” starring Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won.

As of last year, the Park Shin Hye and Kim Rae Won’s starrer drama “Doctors” posted high ratings up to 23.1 percent across the Seoul metropolitan. However, the newest medical drama “Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim” even bested those high ratings and crossed the 30 percent viewership.

According to a report, there are approximately 5, 898,000 people around Seoul who tuned in to watch the January 9th episode. Moreover, the scene in which Kim Sa Bu (Han Suk Kyu) and Kang Dong Joo (Yoo Yeon Seok) face off has brought the 30 percent ratings mark.

There are only two episodes left for the medical drama series and fans cannot wait to hear “Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim” to break another viewership ratings records.

Meanwhile, the casts and crew of the series received another support from the Korean Nurses Association. A food snack truck was reportedly sent to the filming location.

Looks like the drama is gaining a lot of attention and appreciation. To recall, Han Suk Kyu who portrays the role of Kim Sa Bu received the Grand Prize Award during the 2016 SAF SBS Drama Awards. Seo Hyun Jin and Yoo Yeon Seok also received the Best Couple Award in the prestigious network ceremony.

“Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim” will air its last two episode on January 16, Monday and January 17, Tuesday on SBS.

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