What date and time will episodes 5 and 6 of the new hit Korean romantic series ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ release on Netflix?
From Nevertheless and You Are My Spring to Love f.t. Marriage and Divorce, Netflix and their supply of Korean rom-coms have had fans dealing with the full package of emotions recently.
However, those same fans are ready to fall in and out of love again with the platforms latest addition, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha.
The K-drama may not have the dramatic flair as the previously mentioned titles, but the on-screen chemistry between leading actors Shim Min-A and Kim Seon-Ho easily makes up for that. So, when will the series’ latest instalments, episodes 5 and 6, release worldwide?
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha episode 5 and 6: Release date and time
- Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha episode 5 will release on Saturday, September 11th with episode 6 launching on Sunday, September 12th, both at 3 PM BST via the Netflix streaming platform.
Episodes broadcast first on South Korean television at 9 PM local time, before launching on Netflix at the following global times:
- Pacific Time: 7 AM PDT
- Central Time: 9 AM CDT
- Eastern Time: 10 AM EDT
- British Time: 3 PM BST
- European Time: 4 PM CEST
- India Time: 7: 30 PM IST
- Philippine Time: 10 PM PHT
- Japan Time: 11 PM JST
- Australia Time: 11: 30 PM ACST
Described times will be updated if either Netflix or tvN confirm an official alteration.
Ratings continue to rise…
Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha maintained its fantastic domestic debut into the second week of its broadcast with episodes 3 and 4.
Viewership in South Korea, per data from AGB Nielsen, rose from 6.66% from episode 2 to 8.73% for episode 3; with another increase to the fourth episode too. This marked the fourth straight episode that Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha has been the most popular series in the primetime programming block.
It remains difficult to assess the K-drama’s popularity around the world with Netflix not releasing their official viewership online. However, the series is maintaining its scores on various user feedback websites, including an 8.7/10 on MyDramaList and a 9.1/10 on IMDB.
This is alongside the incredibly favourable reviews from critics, being labelled as “promising and peaceful” by the South China Morning Post, who also praised the leading actors. The casting was also emphasised by Decider, who said “there is enough seashore scenery and chemistry between the show’s leads to recommend it.”
A remake of Mr Handy, Mr Hong…
The Korean drama series currently airing on tvN and Netflix is a remake of a 2004 film called Mr Handy, Mr Hong (often abbreviated to just Mr Hong in English).
The movie featured the likes of Uhm Jung-Hwa (Baek Hee-Soo from Bestseller) and Kim Joo-Hyuk (Jin Ha-Rim from Believer) in the leading roles.
Unfortunately, we have been unable to locate the movie on any of the major legal streaming platforms.
By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]
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