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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 25-31, 2016
by | January 31, 2016 | 49 Comments
The ratings landscape certainly seems to be on the uptick in general, as opposed to when we were all watching shows scoring below the 10% mark. Still, we’re at a point where numbers in the teens are coveted, so anything falling below that mark is usually really far down on the drama totem pole.... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 18-24, 2016
by | January 24, 2016 | 118 Comments
It’s cable’s week again, at least as far as premieres are concerned. Three new shows premiered on all three major cable networks this week, to mixed results—as far as numbers are concerned, anyway. But isn’t that how it always goes?... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 11-17, 2016
by | January 17, 2016 | 67 Comments
We had a couple noteworthy moments this past week’s drama ratings, and starting backwards (because why not?), we have to look at Answer Me 1988 ending its massively popular run with an all-time high in many rights: It was a high for the drama, going out with an 18.803%, and also a high for the... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 4-10, 2016
by | January 10, 2016 | 62 Comments
Records, records everywhere! Cable is back with a vengeance after last week’s pre-emptions, with numbers climbing so high that the days of qualifying cable numbers by reminding readers that they inevitably will be lower seem to be over.... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 28, 2015–Jan. 3, 2016
by | January 3, 2016 | 44 Comments
The past week was an atypical one, with many of the usual dramas being pre-empted for the Big 3 broadcasters’ many year-end ceremonies — we had the Drama Awards, of course, as well as the Entertainment Awards and music festivals. Most of the Monday-Tuesday dramas aired as usual, except for Tuesday’s Dazzling Temptation episode, which... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 21-27, 2015
by | December 27, 2015 | 104 Comments
Another week has passed, so let’s take a look at how well the shows did purely on the numbers front. Let’s see… The Monday-Tuesday race remains steady with no major shakeups or changes. I expect the numbers will remain in this general ballpark through the end of Oh My Venus, which is followed by the... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Dec. 14-20, 2015
by | December 20, 2015 | 135 Comments
Hey folks, we’re trying out a new feature here, posting the drama viewership rating numbers for the past week since we often find ratings discussions interesting. We’ve sometimes mentioned ratings for episodes in various drama recaps, but thought it might be helpful to collect them into one place. So let us know what you think,... More »


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Surplus Princess cut down to 10 episodes
by | September 26, 2014 | 132 Comments
Sad news for fans of Surplus Princess: The silly tvN comedy about a mermaid who joins the human realm to find love has just gotten a cut-down in episode count. Planned for 14 episodes originally, it’ll now end with 10 instead, wrapping up its run early next month. That’s a pretty sudden decision, especially since... More »


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Wonderful Season breaks records in its debut
by | February 25, 2014 | 60 Comments
It seems drama viewers were craving a winter pick-me-up: New drama Wonderful Season smashed records this weekend by breaking the 30% mark by its second episode. Whoa. It handily beat the previous record, set by the recently concluded King’s Family, which had earned a respectable 23.8% in viewership by its second showing.... More »


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When dramas go crazy: Aurora Princess, a case study
by | December 15, 2013 | 183 Comments
We’ve been following the ever-evolving story of Aurora Princess with raised eyebrows for months, as it has become a fixture in the headlines for its parade of shenanigans. And while it’s not the type of drama we’d typically be devoting a lot of attention to, it’s worth looking at if only as the cautionary tale... More »


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