MBC Korean drama The King 2 Hearts episode 7 which is originally scheduled to broadcast on the evening of April 11th, 2012, is postponed to broadcast together with The King 2 Hearts episode 8 on the evening of April 12th, 2012 due to the parliamentary election of South Korea.
An official of MBC TV announced on the morning of April 9th, 2012 that MBC TV will live telecast the vote counting process of the election of National Assembly. As such, the TV series and other programs broadcast on the evening of April 11th, 2012 will be adjusted. Among them, The King 2 Hearts episode 7 will not be aired on the originally scheduled April 11th, 2012, but delay to the next day. As the result, 2 episodes of The King 2 Hearts will be broadcast back to back on Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 9:55pm and 11:15pm.
The viewership ratings of The King 2 Hearts has shown declining trend since premiere. This change to normal broadcast will bring what kind of impact to the viewership ratings has become focus of attention.