The Heavenly Idol (2023) Korean Drama

tvN’s The Heavenly Idol (2023) tells the story of a high priest who wakes up one day in the body of an unknown idol and the romance that unfolds between the idol and his biggest fan.

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
Also known as: Holy Idol, Pontifex Lembrary
Based on: the webtoon Holy Idol by Shin Hwa-jin
No of episodes: 12
Writer: Lee Cheon-geum
Directors: Lee So-yoon, Park So-yeon
Network: tvN
Streaming platform: Viu
Date: February 15, 2023


Nielsen Korea: Nationwide TV Viewership Rating

RatingSouth Korean
viewers in thousands
3.0%7501February 15
2.0%5052February 16
1.9%4183February 22
1.6%3814February 23
2.1%4995March 1
1.4%3326March 2
1.9%4317March 8
1.2%3018March 9
1.8%4119March 15
1.3%28210March 16
1.7%34711March 22
1.5%32712March 23
Source: Nielsen Korea

Good Data: Drama Buzzworthy Rankings

2023DramaKim Min-gue
February week 36th
February week 47th
March week 16th
March week 28th7th
March week 38th6th
March week 47th
Source: Good Data Korea

Official posters

Official trailer

Source: Naver | Images: tvN