Backstreet Rookie and Graceful Friends both set their own all-time high viewership.
In the 9th episode of SBS’s Backstreet Rookie, which aired on July 17, Choi Dae Hyun (Ji Chang Wook) was seen parting ways with Yoo Yeon Joo (Han Sun Hwa). As a result, attention is focusing on whether Jung Saey Byul (Kim Yoo Jung)’s crush for Choi Dae Hyun will gain momentum.
According to Nielsen Korea, the episode recorded 8.7 percent viewership in the Seoul Metropolitan area. At the highlight scene, the viewership soared up to 9.2 percent, besting all programs aired in the same time slot.
Meanwhile, suspicions sprouted between Yoo Jun Sang and Song Yoon Ah caused cracks and changes in their relationship.
The 3rd episode of JTBC’s Graceful Friends recorded 4.1 percent viewership nationwide and 5.2 percent viewership in the Seoul metropolitan area, sparking heated responses.