Two new dramas bought off to promising begins final night time!
On October 17, OCN’s “Search”—a brand new thriller thriller starring f(x)’s Krystal and Jang Dong Yoon as troopers within the demilitarized zone (DMZ)—premiered on the high of its time slot. According to Nielsen Korea, the primary episode of “Search” scored a mean nationwide ranking of two.6 % and a peak of three.2 %, drawing a considerably larger variety of viewers than its predecessor “Missing: The Other Side,” the drama that beforehand occupied its time slot (which premiered to a mean ranking of 1.7 %).
Among the important thing demographic of viewers ages 25 to 49, the premiere of “Search” scored a mean nationwide ranking of two.2 % and a peak of two.7 %, taking first place in its time slot throughout all cable channels.
tvN’s “Start-Up”—a brand new drama starring Suzy and Nam Joo Hyuk as dreamers chasing success within the South Korean model of Silicon Valley—scored a mean nationwide ranking of 4.Four % and a peak of 5.zero % for its premiere. The drama additionally scored a mean nationwide ranking of two.9 % and a peak of three.three % among the many key demographic of viewers ages 20 to 49.
Meanwhile, Channel A’s hit drama “Lie After Lie” continued to make historical past for the community because it remained No. 1 in its time slot throughout all cable channels. The newest episode of the suspense-romance drama returned to its all-time excessive of 5.eight % nationwide, which set a record for the best viewership scores achieved by any drama in Channel A historical past. “Lie After Lie” carried out even higher within the Seoul metropolitan space, the place it broke its personal document for highest drama scores in Channel A historical past with a mean of 6.5 %.
JTBC’s romance drama “More Than Friends” additionally returned to its personal all-time excessive in viewership with its sixth episode, which scored a nationwide common of 1.6 %.
In the general public broadcast community realm, SBS’s “Alice” scored common nationwide scores of 6.1 % and eight.6 % for its two components, whereas KBS 2TV’s “Homemade Love Story” remained the most-watched drama of Saturday night time with common nationwide scores of 20.7 % and 25.2 %.
Did you tune in to the premieres of “Search” and “Start-Up”? Share your ideas with us within the feedback under!
Check out the primary episode of “Search” with English subtitles right here…
…”Lie After Lie” right here…
…”More Than Friends” right here…
…”Alice” right here…
…and “Homemade Love Story” right here!
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