Hospital Playlist 2 episode 11 returned with a bang as the beloved medical K-drama set a new all-time high viewership rating.
Despite a week on hiatus, the viewers welcomed the 99ers with overwhelming support after #HospitalPlaylistS2Ep11 became a trending topic on Twitter.
It only shows the thousands of fans are tuning in to the return of Jeon Mi Do, Jo Jung Suk, Yoo Yeon Seok, Jung Kyung Ho, and Kim Dae Myung.
Hospital Playlist 2 Viewership Rating
Based on the latest report released by Nielsen Korea, "Hospital Playlist 2" episode 11 viewership rating garnered an average nationwide rating of 13.4 percent and 15.4 percent for the metropolitan area, setting a new personal best.
This is a slight increase from its August 26 episode that earned them an average nationwide rating of 12.7 percent.
Aside from it, the latest episode also took the top spot as the most-watched Thursday night program on its time slot across all channels.
The achievement comes ahead of the much-awaited season finale as the five Yulje doctors are about to bid their goodbye to fans.
Unfortunately, Hospital Playlist season 2 is set to air its last episode on September 16, highlighting the romances of the GomGom, Wintergarden, and IkSong couple while revealing the real score between Lee Ik Sun and Kim Jun Wan.
To recall, Hospital Playlist episode 11 gave the viewers a reason to get thrilled for the finale after two pairs officially confirmed their relationship.
The latest episode featured how Yang Seok Hyung (Kim Dae Myung) finally admitted his feelings for Chu Min Ah (Ahn Eun Jin) after she bravely asked him about his intentions.
It appears that Min Ah is getting mixed signals and wants to clear things up to Seok Hyung. Finally, after years of waiting, the OB-Gyn fellow is now dating her ultimate crush.
"Hospital Playlist 2" episode 11 not only delivered one but two heart-fluttering moments, and this time it's between Chae Song Hwa (Jeon Mi Do) and Lee Ik Jun (Jo Jung Suk).
After Ik Jun's accident, Song Hwa realized that she had to tell him what she truly felt.
In the latter part of the episode, she finally confessed that she likes Ik Jun and asked if he still felt the same way.
He answered by looking her in the eyes and wrapping up the scene with a sweet kiss, signaling that they were now an official couple.
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The Road: The Tragedy of One Finale Viewership Rating
Meanwhile, "The Road: The Tragedy of One," starring Ji Jin Hee, Yoon Se Ah, and Kim Hye Eun, concluded the drama on a positive note.
The tvN's thriller crime K-drama recorded an average nationwide rating of 2.9 percent for its finale, hitting a modest increase from its previous episode.
Prior to this, the Wednesday and Thursday night series scored an average nationwide rating of 2.3 percent.