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Viewership for ‘It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’ Peaks Up to 6.4 Percent + ‘Backstreet Rookie’ Sees a Slight Drop

Credit: tvN, SBS, TV Chosun

Weekend dramas are showing great results.

Kim Soo Hyun, Seo Ye Ji, Oh Jung Se, the three ugly ducklings, finally became “family,” embracing each other.

According to Nielsen Korea, the 11th episode of tvN’s weekend drama It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, which aired on July 25, recorded an average of 5.7 percent viewership and soared up to 6.4 percent viewership, ranking first in the same time slot.

In the 12th episode of SBS’s Friday-Saturday drama Backstreet Rookie, Ji Chang Wook’s stormy jealousy and Kim Yoo Jung’s “straight-forward” crush have provided heart-fluttering moments.

It recorded 7.8 percent viewership and peaked as high as 8.4 percent viewership. With this, Backstreet Rookie holds the number one spot among all mini-series currently on air in terms of viewership.

Meanwhile, with only one episode till the end, Park Shi Hoo showed his determination to overthrow Jeon Kwang Ryul. The 20th episode of TV Chosun’s King Maker: The Change of Destiny showed the true value of a luxury historical drama with 5.2 percent viewership nationwide.

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