[Weekly TV Top 10] ‘The Penthouse 2’ Continues to Be the Most-Watched Drama

The Penthouse 2 has solidified its dominance in the battle against newly aired dramas. It has recorded its own highest ratings for four consecutive episodes and is now nearing a 30% mark. Vincenzo, which aims to be a cheerful dark hero drama, reset its all-time high ratings in the 4th episode and cemented its No. 2 position. Sisyphus: the myth remains in third place with a steady response, but Mouse starring Lee Seung Gi has joined the competition for the Wednesday-Thursday drama, drawing keen attention to the future result. Let’s check out which programs have made headlines over the past week.


The Dramas on the 4th Week of February 2021

The Penthouse 2 saw a 10.49% rise in popularity and retained its crown for two consecutive weeks, widening the gap with second-place Vincenzo. Vincenzo saw a 33.54 percent increase in popularity than the previous week, and episode 3 and 4 especially received rave reviews. Sisyphus: the myth seen a significant drop of 24.72% compared to the premiere episode, but it still managed to remain at No. 3. Actors’ passionate performances are certainly plausible, but the awkward production and visual effects are hindering the immersion. Beyond Evil also saw a drop in popularity by 17.38% compared to the premiere episode, but it also managed to stay at the 4th position for two weeks now. Viewers are showing satisfaction in the thrilling development, and actors’ flawless acting have received lavish praises, “it was overwhelming.”

TOP 10 Popular Drama Series

  1. SBS The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (Share of Audience 46.24) (-)
  2. tvN Vincenzo (Share of Audience 15.05) (-)
  3. JTBC Sisyphus: The Myth (Share of Audience 8.24) (-)
  4. JTBC Beyond Evil (Share of Audience 5.56) (-)
  5. JTBC She Would Never Know (Share of Audience 6.21) (▲1)
  6. KBS River Where the Moon Rises (Share of Audience 6.24) (▽1)
  7. tvN Luca: The Beginning �(Share of Audience 6.24) (▲4)
  8. KBS Homemade Love Story (Share of Audience 2.52) (▲1)
  9. TV CHOSUN Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) (Share of Audience 2.65) (▽1)
  10. KBS Hello, Me! (Share of Audience 3.13) � (▽1)


TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series

  1. Kim So Yeon, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (-)
  2. Eugene, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (-)
  3. Kim Hyun Soo, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (▲13)
  4. Song Joong Ki, Vincenzo (▽1)
  5. Yoon Jong Hoon, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (-)
  6. Han Ji Hyun, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (▲17)
  7. Uhm Ki Joon, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (▽1)
  8. Choi Ye Bin, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (▲4)
  9. Jin Ji Hee, The Penthouse: War in Life 2 (▲12)
  10. Cho Seun Woo, Sisyphus: The Myth (▽6)


The Non-Dramas on the 4th Week of March 2021

Miss Trot 2 topped the chart for two weeks in a row. The first round of the final competition became the hottest topic, and supportive comments for the cast were poured out. The second place went to Yoo Quiz on the Block amid keen attention to BTS’s upcoming appearance in the show. Knowing Bros landed at No. 4 with the guest appearance of Sing Again Top 4 members, Lee Seung Yoon, Jung Hong Il, Lee Moo Jin, and Lee So Jung. DoReMi Market ranked 5th, and SHINee’s Onew and Minho’s appearance drew enthusiastic responses from fans.

TOP 10 Popular Non-Drama Series

  1. TV CHOSUN Miss Trot 2 (Share of Audience 14.22) (-)
  2. tvN Yoo Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 4.80) (▲7)
  3. Mnet High School Rapper Season 4 (Share of Audience 3.51) (▽1)
  4. tvN Knowing Bros (Share of Audience 2.93) (▲2)
  5. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 2.59) (▲2)
  6. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.32) (▲2)
  7. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 2.26) (▽2)
  8. MBC Hangout with Yoo (Share of Audience 2.26) (▽4)
  9. tvN Youn’s Stay (Share of Audience 2.15) (▲3)
  10. TV Chosun Call Center of Love (Share of Audience 2.06) (-)


TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series

  1. Yang Ji Eun, Miss Trot 2 (▲2)
  2. Hong Ji Yoon, Miss Trot 2 (▲2)
  3. Kim Da Hyun, Miss Trot 2 (▽1)
  4. Kim Tae Yeon, Miss Trot 2 (▽3)
  5. Jo In Sun, Unexpected Business NEW
  6. Rain, Omniscient Interfering View NEW
  7. Byul Sa Rang, Miss Trot 2 (▽2)
  8. Eun Ga Eun, Miss Trot 2 (▽2)
  9. Lee Seung Yoon, Knowing Bros NEW
  10. Oh Seun Yoon, Radio Star NEW


This investigation was released on March 2 by the TV popularity analysis agency Good Data Corporation after analyzing netizens’ responses generated from news articles, blogs/communities, videos, and SNSs. It is in regards to 18 drama series and 168 non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from February 22 to February 28.

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