[Weekly TV Top 10] tvN Has Taken Over the Small Screen

  • Drama Ranking for the Fourth Week of May

tvN’s Doom at Your Service stayed on the No. 1 spot for three weeks in a row. The ending scene with Seo In Guk and Park Bo Young kissing on the 6th episode drew much attention, scoring high ratings. tvN’s new series, My Roommate Is A Gumiho came in second place. There was a negative reaction to the fact that it was funded with Chinese capital. tvN’s Mine ranked third for the second consecutive week. There was strong public criticism against the post which Kim Jung Hwa’s husband uploaded on his personal social media account.

KBS’ Youth of May ranked fourth with a steady rise in viewership. The Penthouse 3, which released behind-the-scene and teaser videos, ranked fifth. SBS’ Taxi Driver ended on a good note landing on the sixth. There have been many disappointments regarding the development of the story since the writer’s replacement. However, there has been a flurry of requests for the second season with its satisfacting finale.

Top 10 Popular TV Drama Series

  1. tvN Doom at Your Service (Share of Audience 15.57) ( – )
  2. tvN My Roommate Is A Gumiho (Share of Audience 14.63) NEW
  3. tvN Mine (Share of Audience 10.74) ( – )
  4. KBS Youth of May (Share of Audience 10.24) (▽2)
  5. SBS Penthouse 3 (Share of Audience 9.49) NEW
  6. SBS Taxi Driver (Share of Audience 8.34) (▽1)
  7. JTBC Law School (Share of Audience 6.63) ( – )
  8. JTBC Nevertheless (Share of Audience 3.28) NEW
  9. KBS Revolutionary Sisters (Share of Audience 2.68) ( – )
  10. KBS Sell Your Haunted House (Share of Audience 2.46) (▽2)

Top 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series

  1. Park Bo Yong, Doom at Your Service ( – )
  2. Hae Ri, My Roommate Is A Gumiho NEW
  3. Seo In Kuk, Doom at Your Service (▽1)
  4. Lee Bo Young, Mine (▽1)
  5. Jang Ki Yong, My Roommate Is A Gumiho NEW
  6. Lee Do Hyun, Youth of May (▽1)
  7. Lee Ji Ah, Penthouse 3 NEW
  8. Kim Seo Hyung, Mine (▲1)
  9. Lee Je Hoon, Taxi Driver (▽2)
  10. Go Min Si, Youth of May (▽4)


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

SBS’s Unanswered Questions, which dealt with the death of a missing university student in the Han River, gained high attention online and topped the list. The conclusion of the police, which stated that the case could not be identified as a murder case, has become a massive controversy since its broadcast. Mnet Kingdom: Legendary War ranked second with a huge increase in popularity compared to the previous week.

The new song for the contest on the final live stage was released on music streaming services, drawing huge attention. MBC’s Hangout With Yoo received positive responses, saying, “Yoo Jae Seok and Jung Joon Ha still have good chemistry from Infinite Challenge” and, “Infinite Challenge is the best.” MBC’s I Live Alone came in fifth. Nam Yoon Soo’s daily life had great reviews like, “I could feel the original mood of the show.” And regarding SHINee Key, they commented, “Key had a very friendly and nice personality.”

Top 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. SBS Unanswered Questions (Share of Audience 16.30) (▲9)
  2. Mnet Kingdom: Legendary War (Share of Audience 5.94) (▲1)
  3. Channel A//SKY’s Steel Troops (Share of Audience 4.83) (▽1)
  4. MBC Hangout With Yoo (Share of Audience 4.55) (▽3)
  5. MBCI Live Alone (Share of Audience 3.01) (▲2)
  6. tvN DoReMi Market (DoReMi Market ((Share of Audience 2.90) (▽1)
  7. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.69) (▲2)
  8. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 2.25) (▽4)
  9. TV CHOSUN We Will Sing Your Requested Songs �” Romantic Call Centre(Share of Audience 2.11) (▽1)
  10. MBC M Weekly Idol (Share of Audience 1.84) (▲1)

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

  1. You Jae Seok, Hangout With Yoo (▲7)
  2. BTOB, Kingdom: Legendary War (▲13)
  3. THE BOYZ, Kingdom: Legendary War (▲50)
  4. Key, I Live Alone NEW
  5. Lee Kwang Soo, Running Man (▲72)
  6. aespa, Weekly Idol NEW
  7. Lee Suk Hun, Radio Star NEW
  8. ATEEZ, Kingdom: Legendary War (▲55)
  9. Taemin, I Live Alone NEW
  10. SF9, Kingdom: Legendary War (▲61)

This survey was released on May 31st 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 26 drama series and 179 non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from May 24th through to May 30th of 2021.


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