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'Who Are You: School 2015' Increased Its Ratings

BY Adrienne Stanley | Jun 10, 2015 08:43 AM EDT


"Who Are You: School 2015" increased its ratings with its June 9 episode. According to Nielsen Korea, the series recorded 8.1 percent of viewership with its fourteenth episode. This was an increase from 7.7 percent of nationwide ratings on June 8.

The 16-episode KBS2 drama has started to reach conflict resolution as it winds down to its penultimate episode. Kim So Hyun is captivating in her transition from Lee Eun Bi, a simpering victim of bullying, to Lee Eun Byul. The return of Eun Byul created an uncomfortable situation for Han Yi An (Nam Joo Hyuk), who was forced to choose which of the twin sisters he is romantically interested in. While Yi An continued to resolve his issues with the twins, Gong Tae Gwang (Yook Sungjae) remained in the distance, waiting to pick up the pieces.

SBS' "High Society" recorded 7.0 percent of viewership. "High Society" stars After School's Uee as Jang Yoon Ha, an heiress who is reluctant to fall in line with the expectations of society. She seeks refuge through work within a grocery store, where she hides her true identity. While she is employed as a part-time store clerk, Yoon Ha attempts to form friendships and romantic relationships, without the trappings of wealth.

Her plans are thwarted by an impending arranged marriage to Yoo Chang Soo (ZE:A's Park Hyung Sik). However, she could have a promising relationship with Choi Joon Ki (Sung Joon), a mid-level manager from a penniless background.The series debuted on June 8. 

"Splendid Politics" recorded double-digit ratings with 11 percent of viewership. The period series stars Cha Seung Won as Prince Gwanghae, the son of a concubine, who assumes the Joseon throne. "Splendid Politics" also stars Lee Yeon Hee and Kim Jae Won. 


About the writer: Adrienne Stanley is a contributing writer for Kpopstarz, KDramastars, MTV Iggy and CJ Entertainment's KCON blog. Her passions include a love of K-pop and Asian drama. When she is not writing she is hanging out on Twitter (@retrogirladdy).

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