‘Emergency Couple’ is Sold to Nine Countries
tvN’s Emergency Couple has been crossing the borders with its popularity.
Emergency Couple starring Song Ji Hyo and Choi Jin Hyuk as a once-divorced-couple who meet again as medical interns at an emergency room is a romantic comedy. The 17th episode of the drama recorded its highest viewership rating of 5.9%, ranking number one among all the dramas that air at the same time. The drama announced that it will be extending by one episode.
The drama has been carrying on the popularity beyond the borders. Even before airing the last episode, it has been sold to America, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia. The drama is currently being discussed for purchase in six more countries around Southeast Asia, Europe and South America.
CJ E&M’s Seo Jang Ho in charge of contents overseas business team said, “Emergency Couple received a lot of attention at ‘2014 Hong Kong Filmart’ last week.
The drama was presented at the event, which gathered affiliates of 640 broadcasting stations, distribution companies and buyers from 30 countries and received positive feedback. Some countries praised the drama as the most popular drama only after You Who Came From the Stars.”
CJ E&M will be airing Emergency Couple on its Southeast Asian channel ‘Channel M’ starting April 21.
Meanwhile, Emergency Couple has two episodes left to air.
Photo credit: Cj E&M
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