K-Drama My Mister Premiere Tops Rating Chart in Korea

Starring idol/actress IU and veteran award-winning best actor Lee So-gyun, the emotionally-stirring tvN Asia 24-hour express drama, My Mister receives favorable reviews from audience following its successful premiere in Korea on 21 March. The drama centres on the relationship between a quiet man, Park Dong-hoon (Lee So-gyun) in his 40s and Lee Ji-an (IU), a cold lady in her 20s.

The first episode of My Mister recorded an average viewership of 3.9% and a peak of 5.7%; ranked no. 1 among all pay TV and IPTV in Korea during the same timeslot. The drama starts off with promising rating and its second episode continues to garner No. 1 among all pay TV and IPTV during the same timeslot in Korea. Asian audience can enjoy My Mister through tvN Asia within 24-hour of Korea’s broadcast starting from 22 March.

The all-star cast have demonstrated evocative acting and perfect chemistry since beginning. Viewers are mostly astonished at IU’s acting transformation from an adorable “little sister” to a gloomy and desperate, Lee Ji-an. In addition, the realistic depiction of family relationship among Park Dong-hoon’s brothers also receives strong empathy from the audience.

In the first episode, Park Dong-hoon accidentally received a large sum of bribery and was spotted by Lee Ji-an, a contract worker from the same company. Attempting to repay her heavy debts, Ji-an purposely approached Dong-hoon and secretly stole the bribery from him. Meanwhile, Dong-hoon found that Ji-an was different from other colleagues and started to get curious about her. The pair’s chemistry is expected to get stronger as the story goes on, creating much anticipation among fans.

My Mister airs on tvN Asia in Singapore and Malaysia every Thursday and Friday at 21:45. Catch it on Singtel TV 新电信电视 Ch. 518 / 619 or StarHub TV 星和视界 Ch. 824 or on-demand via Singtel TV GO or StarHub GO in Singapore; and on Astro Ch. 395 or unifi tv Ch. 211 or on-demand via Astro GO or unifi play tv in Malaysia with subtitles in English, Chinese and Bahasa Malaysia. tvN, where fun takes off!