While ‘Lie to Me’ is coming to an imminent end, the drama starring Hallyu stars Yoon Eun Hye and Kang Ji Hwan is coming to TV stations across the world. ‘Lie to Me’ is currently enjoying a very high level of popularity internationally with very active online fan communities and millions of views on streaming sites.
‘Lie to Me’ is receiving an incredible amount of attention on major Chinese video sites like Tudou and Youku, where it is consistently ranked #1 in views. ‘Lie to Me’ is also attracting so many viewers that it is ranked #1 on Mysoju week in and week out.
The production company for ‘Lie To Me’, Verdi Media stated:
“We were surprised by the explosive interest from international fans. All the actors and staff members are energized from the support and responses given by both domestic and international fans. We thank them for such interest.”
International fans are clearly giving ‘Lie to Me’ a lot of love, which is why broadcast rights for the drama has already been sold to 8 countries including Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. European countries are also viewing the drama favorably.
‘Lie to Me’ is garnering high interest in Japan, as fans there absolutely love Yoon Eun Hye. As Japan is getting ready for ‘Lie To Me’, Japan’s LalaTV is currently airing ‘My Fair Lady’ and Korea’s KBS World TV in Japan is currently airing the ‘The Vineyard Man’. Japan’s TBS Station has announced that they will be airing ‘My Fair Lady’ in July, and follow it up with ‘Lie To Me’ in August.
Last summer, Japan’s Fuji TV had performed the ‘Hallyu Alpha’ survey to broadcast the 5 most requested Korean dramas in Japan, and ‘Goong’ was the most requested drama. Both ‘Goong’ and ‘Coffee Prince’ made it into the top 5 and were aired to much success last summer. This year, Fuji TV has just finished re-airing ‘Coffee Prince’ and they’ve started re-airing ‘Goong’ on June 23rd.
The Japanese fans simply can’t get enough of Yoon Eun Hye!
The last 2 episodes of ‘Lie to Me’ will air in Korea on June 27 & 28 at 9:55pm KST on SBS. Meanwhile, don’t forget to vote for Yoon Eun Hye everyday for the Mnet 20′s Choice Awards!