[MHN Roh Pooleun] JTBC drama 'The World of the Married' became the highest viewership rating drama aired by cable channels, surpassing the previous record set by 'Sky Castle.'
The remake of the BBC series 'Dr.Foster', 'The World of the Married' marked nationwide rating of 24.3% with May 9th episode. The previous record was 23.8% from the last episdoe of 'Sky Castle'.
The Korean adaptation stars Kim Hee-ae and Park Hae-jun as a marrried couple, however Kim's perfect world falls apart after she finds out her husband's affair.
"I wanted to 'Koreanize' the original series to put more emphasis on the relationship that stems from love, marriage and spouses", says producer Mo Wan-il.
With only 2 episodes of the 16-episode drama remaining and each episode unveiling intense, unexpectable storyline, the ratings are expected to rise higher.
'The World of the Married' sets highest ratings record surpassing 'Sky Castle'
Korean adaptation of 'Dr.Foster' BBC