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[Weekly TV Top 10] Till the Very End, ‘It’s Okay to Not Be Okay’ Was the Best

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay ended with a happy ending and recorded its own highest viewership (7.3%) amid favorable reviews from viewers. Throughout the show, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay was evenly praised for its unique directing, acting, screenplay, and the OST. The storybook and the animation that show off drama’s distinctive atmosphere, Mise-en-scène, and the OST captivated viewers. Let’s check out which programs have made headlines over the past week besides It’s Okay to Not Be Okay.

 

The Dramas on the 1st week of August 2020

Credit: tvN

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, which stayed at the number one spot throughout the show, ended with its own highest score (8.23% higher from the previous week). Favorable reviews like “perfect beginning and perfect ending” were poured out about its perfect happy ending. Once Again came in second place for 10 consecutive weeks, although its popularity has decreased compared to the previous week. Backstreet Rookie, which has been embroiled in controversies from the first episode, finished third, while Stranger 2, the follow-up of It’s Okay to Not Be Okay, came in fifth amid high expectations.

Top 10 Popularity of TV Dramas

  1. tvN It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (Share of Audience: 34.78) (-)
  2. KS2 Once Again (Share of Audience: 13.23) (-)
  3. SBS Backstreet Rookie (Share of Audience: 11.45) (▲1)
  4. tvN Flower of Evil (Share of Audience: 9.83) (▽1)
  5. tvN Stranger 2 (Share of Audience: 4.55) NEW
  6. JTBC Was It Love? (Share of Audience: 3.77) (▲2)
  7. KBS To All The Guys Who Loved Me (Share of Audience: 3.66) (▲2)
  8. OCN Train (Share of Audience: 2.49) (▲2)
  9. JTBC The Good Detective (Share of Audience: 2.43) (▽3)
  10. JTBC Graceful Friends (Share of Audience: 2.32) (▽3)

 

Top 10 Popularity of the Cast in TV Dramas

  1. Seo Ye Ji, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (-)
  2. Kim Soo Hyun, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (-)
  3. Oh Jung Se, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (▲1)
  4. Kim Yoo Jung, Backstreet Rookie (▲2)
  5. Lee Joon Ki, Flower of Evil (▽2)
  6. Ji Chang Wook, Backstreet Rookie (▲4)
  7. Lee Choo Hee, Once Again (▲20)
  8. Moon Chae Won, Flower of Evil (▽3)
  9. Jang Young Nam, It’s Okay to Not Be Okay (▽2)
  10. Lee Sang Yi, Once Again (▲8)

 

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

Call Center of Love, which aired the second part of the vocal goddess special, saw a drop in popularity by 10.79% compared to the previous week, but succeeded in maintaining the No. 1 spot in non-drama category for three consecutive weeks. Hidden Singer Season 6 rose 5 notches from the previous week and came in second. How Do You Play?, which marked the end of SSAK3, and I Live Alone, where Kim Min Kyung appeared as a guest, each came in third and fourth.

The Top 10 Popularity of TV Non-Dramas

  1. TV CHOSUN We Will Sing Your Requests – Call Center of Love (Share of Audience: 5.29) (-)
  2. JTBC Hidden Singer: Season 6 (Share of Audience: 3.87) (▲5)
  3. MBC How Do You Play? (Share of Audience: 3.86) (▽1)
  4. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience: 3.56) (-)
  5. Mnet I-LAND (Share of Audience: 2.65) (▽2)
  6. JTBC Begin Again 4 (Share of Audience: 2.58) (▲6)
  7. KBS Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (Share of Audience: 2.54) (▲18)
  8. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience: 2.49) (▽3)
  9. MBC Radio Star (Share of Audience: 2.48) (▽3)
  10. MBC The Masked Singer (Share of Audience: 2.31) (▲1)

 

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

  1. SSAK3, How Do You Play? (-)
  2. Kim Min Kyung, I Live Alone NEW
  3. Kim Jae Woo, Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny (▲7)
  4. Uhm Tae Goo, House on Wheels NEW
  5. Lee Hyori, How Do You Play? (▽1)
  6. Kim Yeon Ja, Hidden Singer: Season 6 (▲64)
  7. Lim Young Woong, We Will Sing Your Requests – Call Center of Love (▽4)
  8. Jo Yoo Ri, Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny (▲8)
  9. Lee Chan Won, We Will Sing Your Requests – Call Center of Love (▲11)
  10. Lim Young Woong, Mulberry School (▽5)

This survey was released on August 10 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 23 dramas that are on air or scheduled to air from August 3 through August 9.

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