[Weekly TV Top 10] The Start of the Ratings Battle: ‘Yumi’s Cells,’ ‘One the Woman’ & ‘The Veil’

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Drama Ranking for the 3rd Week of September

tvN’s Hospital Playlist 2 painted out the happy ending of all the couples of 99s, finishing in the first place. Viewers left comments such as “I can’t let it go,” “Even the OST was perfect,” and “I want to keep watching this kind drama.” Naturally, viewers’ attention is focusing on the new variety show Mountain Village Life Playlist, starring the cast and producer Na Young Seok.

tvN’s Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha is cruising in 2nd place. Attention focused on the love triangle between Shin Min Ahn, Kim Seon Ho, and Lee Sang Yi, putting Lee Sang Yi’s name on the popular cast ranking. In addition, the series is consistently staying in the TOP Show 10 on the streaming ranking site Flixpatrol.

Yumi’s Cells, The Veil, and One the Woman, which all premiered on the 17th, all ranked on the chart. tvN’s Yumi’s Cells started off at No. 4. The flawless harmony between animation produced with professional voice actors and live-action was well received. MBC’s highly-anticipated The Veil debuted at No. 5. While viewers poured out praises over Namgoong Min’s passionate performance, Park Ha Sun’s styling and blood-covered scenes got negative reactions. SBS’s One the Woman ranked at No. 6 by a narrow margin. Lee Ha Nee’s well-rounded comic acting was pleasantly received.

TOP 10 Popular TV Drama Series

  1. tvN Hospital Playlist 2 (Share of Audience 25.33) (▲1)
  2. tvN Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (Share of Audience 18.12) (▲1)
  3. SBS Lovers of the Red Sky (Share of Audience 11.47) (▲1)
  4. tvN Yumi’s Cells (Share of Audience 8.41) NEW
  5. MBC The Veil (Share of Audience 7.86) NEW
  6. SBS One the Woman (Share of Audience 7.18) NEW
  7. JTBC Lost (Share of Audience 5.88) (▽2)
  8. KBS Revolutionary Sisters (Share of Audience 3.37) (▽1)
  9. tvN High Class (Share of Audience 3.36) (▽3)
  10. KBS Police University (Share of Audience 2.21) (▽1)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series

  1. Kim Seon Ho, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha ( ” )
  2. Shin Min Ah, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha ( ” )
  3. Kim Yoo Jung, Lovers of the Red Sky (▲1)
  4. Ahn Hyo Seop, Lovers of the Red Sky (▽1)
  5. Lee Ha Nee, One the Woman NEW
  6. Namgoong Min, The Veil NEW
  7. Kim Dae Myung, Hospital Playlist 2 (▲2)
  8. Kim Go Eun, Yumi’s Cells NEW
  9. Jeon Mi Do, Hospital Playlist 2 (▽2)
  10. Lee Sang Yi, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha (▲16)


Non-Drama Ranking for the 3rd Week of September

TOP 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. tvN Street Woman Fighter (Share of Audience 22.69) ( ” )
  2. Mnet Girls Planet 999 (Share of Audience 4.44) ( ” )
  3. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 3.27) ( ” )
  4. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 2.67) ( ” )
  5. SBS Master in the House (Share of Audience 2.50) (▲16)
  6. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.34) (▲1)
  7. MBC Omniscient Interfering View (Share of Audience 2.20) (▽1)
  8. MBC Extreme Debut: Wild Idol (Share of Audience 1.98) NEW
  9. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 1.94) (▲2)
  10. JTBC Knowing Bros (Share of Audience 1.94) (▲7)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series

  1. NOZE, Street Woman Fighter (▲1)
  2. Yoon Seok Youl, Master in the House NEW
  3. WAVY, Street Woman Fighter (▲7)
  4. Kim Yeon Koung, I Live Alone (▽3)
  5. PROWDMON, Street Woman Fighter (▲20)
  6. CocaNButter, Street Woman Fighter (▲184)
  7. WANT, Street Woman Fighter (▲4)
  8. Kim Hee Jin, Omniscient Interfering View (▽2)
  9. Monika, Street Woman Fighter (▽6)
  10. Kim Go Eun, You Quiz on the Block NEW


This survey was released on September 23rd 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 drama series and non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from September 13th through to September 19th of 2021.


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