New dramas Zombie Detective and 18 Again marked their first quiet start.
According to Nielsen Korea, the first episode of KBS’s Zombie Detective, which aired on Sept. 21, recorded 2.9% and 3.6% viewership, while the first episode of JTBC’s 18 Again, which aired the same day, garnered 1.753% viewership.
Zombie Detective drew keen attention with Choi Jin Hyuk’s first comical acting, and 18 Again drew sympathy and sorrow by realistically depicting a couple facing a difficult reality and are on the verge of divorce, sparking viewers’ desire for support.
Meanwhile, the 7th episode of SBS’s Do You Like Brahms? recorded 4.4% and 5.8% viewership, and the 5th episode of tvN’s Record of Youth showed 7.8% viewership on average. Especially in the scene where Park Bo Gum confessed to Park So Dam, the viewership soared up to 10.0%, proving its unrivaled popularity. MBC’s Lonely Enough to Love recorded 1.1% and 1.2% viewership.