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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 9-15, 2016
by | January 15, 2017 | 74 Comments
We’re in the last lull before the next cycle of dramas starts, and all the awards ceremony pre-emptions created some interesting ratings results as two of the Wednesday-Thursday shows finished their runs by airing their final episodes on Wednesday. That left a dearth of things to watch on Thursday, so most seemed to flock to... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 2-8, 2016
by | January 8, 2017 | 117 Comments
There’s no end to how high Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim can go, it seems, with the show reaching an all-time series high of 25.1% this week. Despite the stiff competition, Hwarang carved out a solid 8.0% for itself, and continues to do fairly well week to week. Poor Night Light still remains in last place... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1, 2016
by | January 1, 2017 | 65 Comments
There were pre-emptions all over the place this week with all the awards ceremonies going on, which means the episode counts are going to be alll over the place starting next week. The only show to get pre-empted at the beginning of the week was megahit Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, which aired its one episode... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 19-25, 2016
by | December 25, 2016 | 125 Comments
KBS’s new sageuk Hwarang premiered in the slot left behind by The Man Living in Our House, and is already doing much better than its predecessor at 7.2%. It’s by no means a runaway hit, but being second to juggernaut Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim is no small feat, especially for a show we were all... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 12-18, 2016
by | December 18, 2016 | 159 Comments
It’s impossible not to keep mentioning Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim when it’s soaring above its competitors in terms of ratings. This week it reached an all-time high of 23.8%, so there seems to be no stopping this juggernaut. I would say that this has been a good year for medical dramas overall, but I do... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 5-11, 2016
by | December 11, 2016 | 142 Comments
There weren’t any surprises for our Big 3 broadcasting networks this week, as the shows that have proved to be dominant in their respective time slots, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim and Legend of the Blue Sea, continued to dominate. With Romantic Doctor, though, it not only managed to hang on to its 20%, but actually... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2016
by | December 4, 2016 | 116 Comments
If you’d asked me a few weeks ago, I wouldn’t have been able to predict that Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim would be the first of the weekday primetime dramas to surpass the highly coveted 20% mark—but the times, they are a-changin’. The show continued its steady upward climb this week, netting a very impressive 21.7%... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 21-27, 2016
by | November 27, 2016 | 146 Comments
Surprisingly, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim might reach the coveted 20% mark before Legend of the Blue Sea—granted, the two shows air on different days, but it’s pretty interesting to see a quirky medical romcom(?) pull in higher numbers overall than the insanely hyped and star-studded mermaid drama over on SBS. I could be comparing apples... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 14-20, 2016
by | November 20, 2016 | 133 Comments
This was a premiere-heavy week if ever there was one, with three brand new shows starting their runs in the Wednesday-Thursday slot. But far from being a tight race, it was one clearly dominated by the much anticipated blockbuster drama Legend of the Blue Sea, which netted an impressive 16.4% for its first episode. It... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Nov. 7-13, 2016
by | November 13, 2016 | 185 Comments
This was a week of many endings and a few new beginnings, starting with Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim, which took over the slot previously occupied by Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo. It started off at a strong 9.5%, blowing its competition out of the water, and finished out the week at an impressive 10.8%. The... More »