The King's Affection Experiences Dramatic Increase In Ratings, Records New Personal Best

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The King’s Affection has been the talk of the town as soon as it premiered on KBS2 on October 11, 2021. The series airs new episodes every Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 PM KST.

International fans are also able to stream the Kdrama online through Netflix, however in selected regions only.

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The King’s Affection Experiences Increase In Nationwide Viewership Ratings

KBS2’s Kdrama The King’s Affection is currently dominating the Monday-Tuesday evening time slot as SBS Lovers of the Red Sky already ended last week, as well as tvN’s High Class.

Now that The King’s Affection is the only Kdrama airing on the Monday-Tuesday evening time slot, the series has taken over with a nationwide viewership rating of 7.6%. This is a 0.6% rise from the previous episode ratings of 7%.

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The King’s Affection Plot And Storyline

The KBS2 Kdrama The King’s Affection takes place during the Joseon Dynasty. The series tells the story of when having twins is a bad omen.

To avoid such bad events to happen in the palace, the daughter was sent out and hid by the Crown Princess.

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Lee Hwi, the twin son, dies a few years later. To hide the Crown Prince’s death, the daughter was brought back to the palace to live as Lee Hwi.

Despite her attempts to isolate herself from everyone, she begins to develop romantic emotions for the royal family’s teacher, Jung Ji Woon.

Here is the official synopsis for The King’s Affection provided by Netflix:

When the crown prince is killed, his twin sister assumes the throne while trying to keep her identity and affection for her first love a royal secret.

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The King’s Affection Episode 9 Release Date And Time

The King’s Affection Episode 9 is set to be released on Monday, November 8, 2021, at 9:30 PM KST. The series airs new episodes on KBS2 every Monday and Tuesday. International viewers of the Kdrama can also stream online through Netflix.

If this timeline is strictly followed, you can see the approximate release times of The King’s Affection Episode 9 according to the following timezones:

  • Central Time: 6:30 AM (November 8)
  • Greenwich Mean Time: 12:30 PM (November 8)
  • Eastern Time: 7:30 AM (November 8)
  • Pacific Time: 4:30 AM (November 8)
  • Philippine Time: 8:30 PM (November 8)
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