The TV Chosun drama "Queen: Love and War" has achieved a new ratings record of 4.3% in its third week of broadcasting. The steady rise in the drama's popularity appears to have persisted even though the drama was on break for December 28th and 29th.
"Queen: Love and War" is a historical costume drama that centers around Joseon-era political power plays as they relate to women attempting to be selected as the royal consort. Though TV Chosun is not well-known for dramas, "Queen: Love and War" has attracted much interest for its women-centered storyline and traditionally styled costume drama storyline.
"Queen: Love and War" had a strong opening first episode with ratings of 2.5% airing in the a late night timeslot. "Queen: Love and War" leads its timeslot for dramas on Sunday nights, but has always ranked second on Saturday nights. The ratings data was collected by Nielsen Korea.
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"Queen: Love and War" is directed by Kim Jung-min-XII, written by Choi Soo-mi, and features Jin Se-yeon, Kim Min-kyu, Do Sang-woo, Lee Yeol-eum, Lee Si-eon, Uhm Hyo-sup. Broadcasting information in Korea: 2019/12/15~Now airing, Sun 21:50 on TV Chosun.
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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