[Weekly TV Top 10] ‘Hospital Playlist 2,’ ‘The Devil Judge’ & ‘The Penthouse 3’ Ranks Top 3

Hospital Playlist 2

Drama Ranking for the 2nd Week of August

tvN’s Hospital Playlist 2 remained at the top spot for the second week. Yoo Yeon Seok’s surprise proposal to Shin Hyun Bin and Jung Kyung Ho and Kwak Sun Young’s reunion became a hot topic. tvN’s The Devil Judge climbed up a notch to No.2. But the sudden death of Park Gyu Young, who has finally confirmed his love with Jinyoung, received mixed reactions. SBS’s The Penthouse 3 saw a slight rise in ratings but landed at No. 3 with a drop in its popularity.

Uhm Ki Joon got locked up in a psychiatric ward, and Kim So Yeon drank wine with a memory-erasing drug. Nevertheless came in at No. 4. Han so Hee bid farewell to Song Kang, raising curiosity about the ending the two will see. KBS’s new drama Police University, starring Jin Young and Krystal, debuted at No.6, seeing a solid start. SBS’s Racket Boys finished its journey in 7th place, and the follow-up drama Lovers of the Red Sky ranked 8th even before its premiere.


TOP 10 Popular TV Drama Series �

  1. tvN Hospital Playlist 2 (Share of Audience 21.56) ( �” )
  2. tvN The Devil Judge �(Share of Audience 14.93) (▲1)
  3. SBS The Penthouse 3: War in Life (Share of Audience 14.02) (▽1)
  4. JTBC Nevertheless (Share of Audience 8.11) (▲2)
  5. tvN You Are My Spring � �(Share of Audience 7.47) (▽1)
  6. KBS Police University (Share of Audience 6.61) NEW
  7. SBS Racket Boys �(Share of Audience 5.70) (▲4)
  8. SBS Lovers of the Red Sky (Share of Audience 4.05) NEW
  9. KBS �Revolutionary Sisters (Share of Audience 3.68) ( �” )
  10. tvN The Road: The Tragedy of One (Share of Audience 2.58) (▽2)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series �

  1. Ji Sung, The Devil Judge �( �” )
  2. Jinyoung, The Devil Judge �(▲2)
  3. Kim Dong Wook,You Are My Spring(▲2)
  4. Seo Hyun Jin, You Are My Spring(▽1)
  5. Kim So Yeon, The Penthouse 3: War in Life �(▲2)
  6. Jin Young, Police University �(▲31)
  7. Kim Min Jung, The Devil Judge �(▽5)
  8. Jo Jung Suk, Hospital Playlist 2 (▲1)
  9. Han So Hee, Nevertheless (▲5)
  10. Jung Kyung Ho, Hospital Playlist 2 (▲11)

Non-Drama Ranking for the 2nd Week of August

MBC’s I Live Alone ranked 1st as the controversy over members bullying Gina84 made headlines. While intense criticisms and sympathy were formed, Gian84 himself showed great love for the show. Mnet’s Girls Planet 999 fell down to No. 2, but its popularity is definitely dominating the online world.


TOP 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. MBC I Live Alone �(Share of Audience 7.79) (▲1)
  2. Mnet Girls Planet 999 �(Share of Audience 6.68) (▽1)
  3. tvN The Great Escape Season 4 �(Share of Audience 3.88) ( �” )
  4. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 3.56) (▲7)
  5. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 2.47) (▽1)
  6. TV Chosun The Call Center of Love �(Share of Audience 2.36) (▲20)
  7. JTBC �Super Band 2 �(Share of Audience 2.28) (▽1)
  8. tvN Sixth Sense 2 (Share of Audience 2.18) (▽3)
  9. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.07) ( �” )
  10. JTBC �Knowing Bros �(Share of Audience 2.01) (▽2)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series

  1. Gian84, I Live Alone �(▲271)
  2. Park Na Rae, I Live Alone �(▲346)
  3. Hwasa, I Live Alone �(▲339)
  4. Jeon So Mi, Omniscient Interfering View (▲115)
  5. Ryu Soo Young, Convenience Store Restaurant (▲2)
  6. Jeon Hyun Moo, I Live Alone �(▲196)
  7. Lim Young Woong, The Call Center of Love �(▲39)
  8. Baek Ji Young, Liberation Town NEW
  9. Kim Jung Hwan, Knowing Bros NEW
  10. Bae Soo Jin, Divorced Singles (▲27)


This survey was released on August 17th by the TV popularity analyst Good Data Corporation after analyzing the internet’s responses generated from news articles, blogs/communities, videos, and SNS. It is in regards to 19 drama series and 182 non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from August 9th through to August 15th of 2021.


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