We are drawing near to the conclusion of Mr. Sunshine starring Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Ri. And it just hasn’t slowed down in terms of bringing in better and better numbers in Nielsen drama ratings. It landed at 14.3% for episode 21 on Saturday and then reached another series best of 16.6% for episode 22 on Sunday. With the big finale coming up this weekend, what kind of numbers could it bring in?
Mr. Sunshine is set during the early 1900’s and is about the romance of a soldier (Lee Byung Hun) and an aristocrat’s daughter (Kim Tae Ri). It follows the story of the soldier who got on a U.S. military expedition as a child and grew up in America. As an adult, he then returns to Korea as a soldier during the final years of the Joseon era. It comes from writer Kim Eun Sook of hits such as Goblin and Descendants of the Sun.
Mr. Sunshine airs Saturday and Sunday on tvN.