The Forbidden Marriage (2022) Korean Drama

MBC’s The Forbidden Marriage (2022) is a romantic-comedy historical drama about the King of Joseon who ordered a ban on romance after losing his crown princess, and a female con artist with a bubbly personality who will pretend to be possessed by the spirit of the crown princess in front of the king. It is based on the web novel of the same name by Chun Ji-hye.

Genre: Historical, Romance, Comedy
Also known as: Golden Spirit, Joseon’s Ban on Marriage
No of episodes: TBA
Writer: Chun Ji-hye
Directors: Park Sang-Woo, Jeong Hoon
Network: MBC
Streaming platform: Amazon Prime Video
Date: December 9, 2022

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Nielsen Korea: Nationwide TV Viewership Rating

RatingSouth Korean
viewers in thousands
Episode2022 – 2023
4.6%7981December 9
3.4%2December 10
3.5%6163December 16
3.0%4December 17
4.0%6755December 23
3.1%6December 24
4.9%9177January 6
3.2%8January 7
4.7%8589January 13
3.8%67110January 14
4.8%91511January 20
4.7%90512January 21
Source: Nielsen Korea

Good Data: Drama Buzzworthy Rankings

2022 – 2023The Forbidden Marriage
December Week 24th
December Week 34th
December Week 46th
December Week 56th
January Week 19th
January Week 210th
Source: Good Data Korea

Official posters

Official trailer

Source: Naver | Images: MBC Drama