The King: Eternal Monarch

The King Eternal Monarch starring Lee Min-ho and Kim Go-eun

Synopsis

The emperor of a constitutional monarchy Korea gets transported to democratic Korea in a parallel world after a portal opens between the two worlds. In an effort to protect his loved ones from danger, he teams up with a feisty detective to shut the door that connects them.

General Info

  • Official English Title: The King: Eternal Monarch
  • Genre: Fantasy Romance
  • Director: Baek Sang-hoon (Love in the Moonlight)
  • Writer: Kim Eun-sook (Mr. Sunshine)
  • No. of Episodes: 32 (2 episodes per day)
  • Broadcast Period: April 17 to June 12, 2020
  • Time Slot: Friday & Saturday @ 22:00 KST
  • Running Time: 28-32 minutes per episode
  • TV Network: SBS (free-to-air)
  • Production Company(s): Hwa&Dam Pictures, Studio Dragon
  • Preceded by: Hyena
  • Followed by: Backstreet Rookie
  • Streaming Site: Netflix

Main Cast

Lee Min-ho in The King Eternal MonarchLee Min-ho as Lee Gon
Kim Go-eun in The King Eternal MonarchKim Go-eun as Jung Tae-eul/Luna
Woo Do-hwan in The King Eternal MonarchWoo Do-hwan as Jo Eun-seob/Jo Young
Kim Kyung-nam in The King Eternal MonarchKim Kyung-nam as Kang Shin-jae
Jung Eun-chae in The King Eternal MonarchJung Eun-chae as Goo Seo-ryung
Lee Jung-jin in The King Eternal MonarchLee Jung-jin as Lee Rim

Ratings

Episode No.Broadcast DateNationwide Ratings
(Nielsen Korea)
1April 17, 202010.1%
2April 17, 202011.4%
3April 18, 20208.4%
4April 18, 202011.6% (HIGHEST)
5April 24, 20207.8%
6April 24, 20209.0%
7April 25, 20208.0%
8April 25, 20209.7%
9May 1, 20207.6%
10May 1, 20208.6%
11May 2, 20207.4%
12May 2, 202010.3%
13May 8, 20207.0%
14May 8, 20208.1%
15May 9, 20206.1%
16May 9, 20208.1%
17May 15, 20205.8%
18May 15, 20206.3%
19May 16, 20206.4%
20May 16, 20207.8%
21May 22, 20205.2% (LOWEST)
22May 22, 20206.6%
23May 23, 20206.1%
24May 23, 20208.1%
CANCELEDMay 29, 2020
CANCELEDMay 29, 2020
25May 30, 20205.6%
26May 30, 20207.7%
27June 5, 20205.7%
28June 5, 20206.7%
29June 6, 20205.9%
30June 6, 20208.1%
31June 6, 20205.8%
32June 6, 20208.1%
Average7.7%

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  • Love it. Well potrayed and good storyline and lovely romance and complicated dual personality for parallel world.