[Weekly TV Top 10] ‘Hospital Playlist’ Wrapped Up Season 1 in the First Place

This past week, 99s of Hospital Playlist, who promised the second season, and the co-ed group, including Lee Hyori, Rain, and Yoo Jae Suk of How Do You Play? captivated the viewers. Let’s check out which programs have made headlines over the past week.


The Dramas on the 5th week of May 2020

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For the first time since its first episode, Hospital Playlist has ranked first in the drama popularity chart. The kiss scene between Yoo Yeon Seok and Shin Hyun Bin made headlines, and many are already showing their anticipations for Season 2. The King: Eternal Monarch fell to the second place with negative reactions to canceling one episode. Kkondae Intern remained in third place with the fact that the cast of Mr. Trot participated in the OST drew attention day after day. Mystic Pop-Up Bar also remained in fourth place with favorable views for its movie-like visual effects.

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The Top 10 Popularity of TV Dramas

  1. tvN Hospital Playlist (Share of Audience: 26.27) (▲1)
  2. SBS The King: Eternal Monarch (Share od Audience: 18.96) (▽1)
  3. MBC Kkondae Intern (Share of Audience: 8.35) (-)
  4. JTBC Mystic Pop-Up Bar (Share of Audience: 6.14) (-)
  5. KBS2 Once Again (Share of Audience: 6.1) (-)
  6. MBC Dinner Mate (Share of Audience: 5.43) NEW
  7. JTBC Sweet Munchies (Share of Audience: 3.7) NEW
  8. tvN Oh My Baby (Share of Audience: 3.6) (▽2)
  9. SBS Good Casting (Share of Audience: 2.76) (▽2)
  10. KBS2 Born Again (Share of Audience: 2.68) (▽1)


The Top 10 Popularity of the Cast in TV Dramas

  1. Jeon Mi Do, Hospital Playlist (▲2)
  2. Lee Min Ho, The King: Eternal Monarch (-)
  3. Jo Jung Suk, Hospital Playlist (▲1)
  4. Kim Go Eun, The King: Eternal Monarch (▽3)
  5. Yoo Yeon Seok, Hospital Playlist (▲15)
  6. Seo Ji Hye, Dinner Mate NEW
  7. Song Seung Heun, Dinner Mate NEW
  8. Shin Hyun Bin, Hospital Playlist (▲11)
  9. Park Hae Jin, Kkondae Intern (▽4)
  10. Jang Na Ra, Oh My Baby (▽1)


The Non-Dramas on the 5th week of May 2020


Heart Signal 3 has maintained its No.1 spot in the non-drama category for four consecutive weeks. The second official date of the tenants aired, drawing much attention. Yet, negative responses were consistently poured out regarding the failure to cut out some cast who were embroiled in controversy. The Great Escape 3 rose to second place, but some pointed out the fact that they glorified the Japanese colonial era and that the cast members were too ignorant of the history. How Do You Play? showed a 53.21 percent increase in popularity compared to the previous week, ranking fifth in the non-drama category with its own all-time high score. Especially, all attention is focusing on the co-ed group project of Lee Hyori, Rain, and Yoo Jae Suk.

The Top 10 Popularity of TV Non-Dramas

  1. Channel A Heart Signal 3 (Share of Audience: 9.33) (-)
  2. tvN The Great Escape 3 (Share of Audience: 4.98) (▲3)
  3. TV CHOSUN We Will Sing Your Requests ” Call Center of Love (Share of Audience: 4.34) (-)
  4. MBC The Masked Singer (Share of Audience: 4.27) (-)
  5. MBC How Do You Play? (Share of Audience: 4.23) (▲4)
  6. JTBC Phantom Singer 3 (Share of Audience: 3.67) (▲1)
  7. Mnet Road to Kingdom (Share of Audience: 3.64) (▽5)
  8. KBS2 Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (Share of Audience: 3.08) (-)
  9. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience: 2.82) (▲3)
  10. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience: 2.69) (▲1)


The Top 10 Popularity of the Cast in TV Non-Dramas

  1. Lee Hyori, How Do You Play? (▲28)
  2. Park Ji Hyun, Heart Signal 3 (▲3)
  3. Kim Kang Yeol, Heart Signal 3 (▲1)
  4. Chun In Woo, Heart Signal 3 (▽5)
  5. Rain, How Do You Play? (▲10)
  6. Lee Ga Heun, Heart Signal 3 (▽3)
  7. Yoo Jae Suk, How Do You Play? (▲7)
  8. Park Na Rae, I Live Alone (▲218)
  9. Lee Chan Won, Omniscient Interfering View (▽1)
  10. Lim Young Woong, Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (▲1)


This survey was released on June 1 by the TV popularity analysis agency Good Data Corporation after analyzing netizens’ responses, which were generated from news articles, blogs/communities, videos and SNSs for the 21 dramas and the 174 non-dramas that are on air or scheduled to air from May 25 through May 31.

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