[Weekly TV Top 10] Amid Glowing Reviews, ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ Ranked 3rd

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

Drama Ranking for the Fourth Week of August

tvN’s Hospital Playlist 2 landed at No.1 once again. The secrets behind the band name “Gongnyong Ridge (Dinosaur Ridge)” and Shin Hyun Bin’s family history that she was hiding from Yoo Yeon Seok were revealed, drawing attention. SBS’s The Penthouse 3, which depicted the gruesome end of Uhm Ki Joon, rose up to No. 2. Despite its unwavering popularity, criticisms continue to mount over the brutal and improbable plot. tvN’s new drama Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha started off strong, debuting at No.3. Shin Min Ah and Kim Seon Ho’s chemistry is gaining lots of cheers. Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha received enthusiastic responses in Southeast Asian countries, ranking first on FlixPatrol’s Global Chart Top 10.

TOP 10 Popular TV Drama Series

  1. tvN Hospital Playlist 2 (Share of Audience 27.86) ( ” )
  2. SBS The Penthouse 3: War in Life (Share of Audience 18.58) (▲1)
  3. tvN Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (Share of Audience 17.70) NEW
  4. tvN You Are My Spring (Share of Audience 7.28) ( ” )
  5. SBS Lovers of the Red Sky (Share of Audience 5.28) NEW
  6. KBS Police University (Share of Audience 4.95) ( ” )
  7. KBS Revolutionary Sisters (Share of Audience 4.22) ( ” )
  8. MBC On the Verge of Insanity (Share of Audience 3.52) (▲2)
  9. KBS Red Shoes (Share of Audience 2.49) ( ” )
  10. tvN The Road: The Tragedy of One (Share of Audience 1.47) (▲1)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series

  1. Kim Seon Ho, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha NEW
  2. Shin Min Ah, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha NEW
  3. Lee Ji Ah, The Penthouse 3: War in Life (▲11)
  4. Jung Kyung Ho, Hospital Playlist 2 (▲2)
  5. Jo Jung Suk, Hospital Playlist 2 (▽1)
  6. Kim Dae Myung, Hospital Playlist 2 (▲10)
  7. Kim So Yeon, The Penthouse 3: War in Life (▽4)
  8. Seo Hyun Jin, You Are My Spring (▽1)
  9. Shin Hyun Bin, Hospital Playlist 2 (▲19)
  10. Kim Dong Wook, You Are My Spring (▽2)

Non-Drama Ranking for the Fourth Week of August

Mnet’s female dancer survival show Street Woman Fighter got explosive responses from the start, taking the top spot on the chart. Mnet’s Girls Planet 999 remained at No. 2. The EXO “TheEve” team’s stage for the “CONNECT MISSION” became a hot topic. tvN’s You Quiz on the Block and its guest, actor Hwang Jung Min, drew great attention and took third place.


TOP 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. tvN Street Woman Fighter (Share of Audience 9.95) NEW
  2. Mnet Girls Planet 999 (Share of Audience 7.17) ( ” )
  3. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 4.15) (▲1)
  4. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 9.95) ( ” )
  5. tvN The Great Escape Season 4 (Share of Audience 2.86) (▽1)
  6. MBC Hangout with You (Share of Audience 2.72) (▲33)
  7. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.43) (▲2)
  8. tvN Sixth Sense 2 (Share of Audience 2.43) (▲2)
  9. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 1.92) (▽5)
  10. TV Chosun The Call Center of Love (Share of Audience 2.28) (▽2)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series

  1. Yoo Jae Suk, Hangout with You (▲10)
  2. Hwang Jung Min, You Quiz on the Block NEW
  3. Leejung, Street Woman Fighter NEW
  4. Ryu Soo Young, Convenience Store Restaurant (▲1)
  5. Monika, Street Woman Fighter NEW
  6. Stray Kids, Weekly Idol NEW
  7. Oh Sanguk, I Live Alone (▽3)
  8. Lee Chaeyeon, Street Woman Fighter NEW
  9. LACHICA, Street Woman Fighter NEW
  10. Kang Daniel, Street Woman Fighter NEW


This survey was released on August 30th 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 18 drama series and 188 non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from August 23rd through to August 29th of 2021.


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