The Taiwan GTV series “The Moon that Embraces the Sun” broadcasted its 20-minute grand finale at 10pm on May 28th, 2012, and achieved the average viewership rating of 1.8, successfully fight the way out in the highly competitive 10pm variety show slot.
After the end of “The Moon that Embraces the Sun”, the “Rooftop Prince” was aired as the follow-up drama. The first episode of “Rooftop Prince” was aired for 100 minutes, and achieved the average audience rating of 1.46, creating the highest debut ratings for Korean drama in recent years. Moreover, the ratings among female population aged between 45 to 54 years old even hit as high as 3.99, it seems that the “Rooftop Prince” is well loved by mothers.
“Rooftop Prince” is the trendy topic. Park Yoochun plays the role of Crown Prince in Joseon Dynasty, cocky and speak like a book. In order to investigate the cause of death of Crown Princess, the Crown Prince together with the loyal flower boy courtiers inexplicably travel through time to the modern era 300 years later. Facing with the impact of modern life, he also shows strange and frightening expression of embarrassment. The funny time-traveling plot, coupled with suspense, making the “Rooftop Prince” fairly popular.
In addition, the ETTV Korean drama began to broadcast MBC’s “Can You Hear My Heart”, which was the comeback drama by Kim Jae Won after hiatus of 2 years to serve in military.