[Weekly TV Top 10] Fantasy Romance vs Young Adult Romance Series

  • Drama Ranking for the Third Week of May

tvN Doom at Your Service stayed at No.1 for two consecutive weeks. There were many favorable reviews for Seo In Guk and Park Bo Young’s chemistry and acting skills. However, some said they were disappointed by the lack of detailed explanation. KBS Youth of May steadily showed an upward trend since its premiere and ranked second. Comments mentioned that the romance between Lee Do Hyun and Go Min Si was fresh and exciting. tvN Mine came in third. The relationship between Kim Seo Hyung and Kim Jung Hwa makes a hot topic every day, and the audience left positive reviews on their performance. On the other hand, some said that the development and the script were disappointing.

tvN Mouse finished its season, landing on the fourth. Many favorable reviews mentioned the actors’ performances, but opinions on how it ended were varied. SBS Taxi Driver remained in fifth place for two weeks in a row. Many responded that it was sad that the writer dropped out all of a sudden. Lastly, SBS Penthouse 3 ranked sixth even before the premiere. It shows how much the viewers are looking forward to watching the show. In the meantime, there was also a disappointment because it only airs once a week.

Top 10 Popular TV Drama Series

  1. tvN Doom at Your Service (Share of Audience 13.81) ( – )
  2. KBS Youth of May (Share of Audience 13.10) (▲2)
  3. tvN Mine (Share of Audience 11.59) (▽1)
  4. tvN Mouse (Share of Audience 10.69) (▽1)
  5. SBS Taxi Driver (Share of Audience 9.93) ( – )
  6. SBS Penthouse 3 (Share of Audience 7.18) (▲2)
  7. JTBC Law School (Share of Audience 6.46) (▽1)
  8. KBS Sell Your Haunted House(Share of Audience 5.21) (▽1)
  9. KBS Revolutionary Sisters (Share of Audience 3.06) ( – )
  10. KBS Miss Montecristo (Share of Audience 2.78) (▲1)

Top 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series

  1. Park Bo Yong, Doom at Your Service (▲1)
  2. Seo In Kuk, Doom at Your Service (▽1)
  3. Lee Bo Young, Mine (▲1)
  4. Lee Seung Gi, Mouse (▽1)
  5. Lee Do Hyun, Youth of May ( – )
  6. Go Min Si, Youth of May (▲1)
  7. Lee Je Hoon, Taxi Driver (▽1)
  8. Ok Ja Yeon, Mine (▲2)
  9. Kim Seo Hyung, Mine( – )
  10. �Cha Ji Yeon, Taxi Driver (▲9)


  • Non-Drama Ranking for the Third Week of May �


MBC Hangout With Yoo ranked first as TOP 8s become the final members of MSG WannaB. Channel A/SKY Steel Troops came in the second. Even though its ratings (6.84%) broke its own record, the popularity rate dropped by 12.53% compared to the previous week. Mnet Kingdom: Legendary War landed on the third. iKON’s new interpretation of BLACKPINK’s song drew attention by collaborating on a stage with Lisa. Lastly, tvN’s DoReMi Market ranked fifth, with Hye Ri making an appearance as a guest six months after she left the show. She showed her unfaded sense of humor.

Top 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. MBC Hangout With Yoo (Share of Audience 6.07) (▲2)
  2. Channel A/SKY’s Steel Troops (Share of Audience 5.68) (▽1)
  3. Mnet Kingdom: Legendary War (Share of Audience 4.67) (▽1)
  4. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 3.57) (▲1)
  5. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 3.56) (▲2)
  6. JTBC Knowing Bros (Share of Audience 2.76) (▲6)
  7. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 2.75) (▽3)
  8. TV CHOSUN We Will Sing Your Requested Songs �” Romantic Call Centre (Share of Audience 2.65) ( – )
  9. SBS Running Man �(Share of Audience 2.53) ( – )
  10. SBS Unanswered Questions(Share of Audience 2.44) (▽4)

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

  1. iKON, Kingdom: Legendary War (▲15)
  2. Stray Kids, Kingdom: Legendary War (▲7)
  3. Jun Ho, I Live AloneNEW
  4. Lim Young Woong, TV CHOSUN We Will Sing Your Requested Songs �” Romantic Call Centre (▽1)
  5. Hong Jin Kyong, You Quiz on the Block NEW
  6. He Ri, DoReMi Market NEW
  7. Lee Jun Soo, You Quiz on the Block NEW
  8. You Jae Seok, Hangout With Yoo (▽2)
  9. OH MY GIRL, Weekly Idol NEW
  10. Lee Ji Hye, Same Bed, Different Dreams 2: You Are My Destiny (▲112)

This survey was released on May 24th by the TV popularity analyst agency Good Data Corporation after analyzing the internet’s responses generated from news articles, blogs/communities, videos, and SNS. It is in regards to 23 drama series and 175 non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from May 17th through to May 23rd of 2021.


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