The director of MBC drama series The Moon that Embraces the Sun, Kim Doh Hoon, announced on his Twitter on the night of February 23rd that The Moon that Embraces the Sun will only air 20 episodes as originally planned.

Before then, MBC TV used to discuss with production team of The Moon that Embraces the Sun to extend the broadcast by 4 episodes, but ultimately decision is made to only broadcast 20 episodes according to original plan.

Kim Doh Hoon tweeted, “This is good news to some people, but it is bad news for some people. The Moon that Embraces is confirmed will not be extended, the whole crews of production team will strive until the last episode 20.”

As such, the grand finale of The Moon that Embraces the Sun will be aired on the night of March 8th, 2012.