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[Weekly TV Top 10] ‘The World of the Married’ Breaks Its Own Highest Viewship + ‘Three Meals a Day Fishing Village 5’ Makes Successful Return

The World of the Married continues to lead the small screen as it set a record for the highest viewership ever for non-terrestrial TV. Kim Eun Sook’s new drama The King: Eternal Monarch and the love reality show Heart Signal 3 are facing a downward trend with its ongoing controversies. Let’s check out which programs have made headlines over the past week.

 

The Dramas on the 1st week of May 2020

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Attention is focusing on how many more dazzling records The World of the Married will set as it only has four episodes left until the end. With every episode, the highlighted psychological changes among intertwined characters spark up heated debates on various SNS and online communities. As the story hit its major turning point in episode 12 and entered into a chaotic situation, attention is being focused on what the ending of The World of the Married will come out to be. Hospital Playlist has maintained its steady popularity, whereas Good Casting, featuring Choi Jang Hee’s comic action, is solidifying its position at the top spot for Monday-Tuesday dramas, receiving favorable responses from viewers.

 

The Top 10 Popularity of TV Dramas

  1. JTBC The World of the Married (Share of Audience: 38.93) (-)
  2. tvN Hospital Playlist (Share of Audience: 11.44) (-)
  3. SBS Good Casting (Share of Audience: 9.17) NEW
  4. SBS The King: Eternal Monarch (Share od Audience: 9.00) (▽1)
  5. tvN When My Love Blooms (Share of Audience: 6.47) (▽1)
  6. KBS2 Once Again (Share of Audience: 3.11) (▲1)
  7. MBC Find Me in Your Memory (Share of Audience: 2.66) (▽1)
  8. MBC 365: Repeat the Year (Share of Audience: 2.35) (-)
  9. KBS2 Born Again (Share of Audience: 2.19) (▽4)
  10. SBS Want a Taste? (Share of Audience: 2.18) (▲2)

 

The Non-Dramas on the 1st week of May 2020

Three Meals a Day, starring Cha Seung Won, Yoo Hae Jin, and Son Ho Jun, has returned after five years, captivating the viewers. The show recorded 9.3 percent viewer ratings nationwide (based on Nielsen Korea), beating The King: Eternal Monarch, which airs the same time. Heart Singal 3 failed to rebound despite the appearance of a new member, whereas I Live Alone, which presented Song Seung Hoon and his daily life in Jeju Island, successfully grabbed the attention.

 

The Top 10 Popularity of TV Non-Dramas

  1. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience: 11.05) (▲3)
  2. tvN Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village 5 (Share of Audience: 9.32) NEW
  3. Channel A Heart Signal 3 (Share of Audience: 8.73) (▽1)
  4. TV CHOSUN We Will Sing Your Requests – Call Center of Love (Share of Audience: 5.52) (▽1)
  5. tvN The Great Escape: Season 3 (Share of Audience: 3.12) (▲7)
  6. JTBC Knowing Bros (Share of Audience: 2.88) (▲8)
  7. MBC The Masked Singer (Share of Audience: 2.74) (-)
  8. Mnet Road to Kingdom (Share of Audience: 2.37) NEW
  9. SBS Unanswered Questions (Share of Audience: 2.24) (▽3)
  10. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience: 2.07) (-)

 

The survey is a “TV search response” released every week by the TV popularity analysis agency Good Data Corporation after analyzing netizens’ search on TV programs, performers, and related issues on portal sites.

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