[Weekly TV Top 10] From ‘Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha’ and ‘One the Woman’ to ‘Yumi’s Cells’ and ‘The Veil’: Weekend Series Are on the Rise

Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha

Drama Ranking for the 1st Week of October

tvN’s Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha held its first place once again. As Kim Seon Ho grew closer to Shin Min Ah, more of his secrets were gradually revealed, raising curiosity. Moreover, Hong Ji Hee’s crush turned out to be a woman, becoming a hot topic. SBS’s Lovers of the Red Sky rose to second place. Kim Yoo Jung and Ahn Hyo Seop’s dangerous love draws more pity as they get closer. SBS’s One the Woman, which came in third, raised anticipations as Lee Ha Nee was seen recovering her lost memories. In particular, Lee Ha Nee, Lee Sang Yoon, and Lee Won Geun’s love triangle started in earnest, drawing attention. tvN’s Yumi’s Cells and MBC’s The Veil remained in the same ranking as last week. As for Yumi’s Cells, the appearance of a new character, Jin Young, heralded a change in the plot, while The Veil started a heated debate over Park Ha Sun’s death. JTBC’s Lost continued its slump and fell to seventh place.

TOP 10 Popular TV Drama Series �

  1. tvN Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha �(Share of Audience 22.00) ( �” )
  2. SBS Lovers of the Red Sky (Share of Audience 14.33) (▲1)
  3. SBS �One the Woman (Share of Audience 11.05) (▽1)
  4. tvN Yumi’s Cells (Share of Audience 10.67) ( �” )
  5. MBC �The Veil (Share of Audience 10.39) ( �” )
  6. KBS The King’s Affection (Share of Audience 5.14) NEW
  7. JTBC Lost �(Share of Audience 4.49) (▽1)
  8. KBSYoung Lady and Gentleman �(Share of Audience 3.70) (▲1)
  9. tvN High Class (Share of Audience 3.50) (▽2)
  10. KBS Dali and the Cocky Prince �(Share of Audience 3.25) (▽2)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series �

  1. Kim Seon Ho, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha �(▲1)
  2. Lee Ha Nee, One the Woman (▽1)
  3. Ahn Hyo Seop, Lovers of the Red Sky �(▲1)
  4. Kim Yoo Jung, Lovers of the Red Sky �(▲1)
  5. Shin Min Ah, Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha �(▽2)
  6. Namgoong Min, The Veil �( ��” )
  7. Kim Go Eun, Yumi’s Cells �( �” )
  8. Lee Sang Yoon, One the Woman �(▲2)
  9. Ahn Bo Hyun, Yumi’s Cells �( �” )
  10. Ryu Jun Yeol, Lost (▲3)


Non-Drama Ranking for the 1st Week of October

Mnet’s Street Woman Fighter, Show Me the Money 10, and Girls Planet 999 landed at the Top 3 side by side. Street Woman Fighter’s semi-finals drew a lot of attention when the mission to create a choreography for Jessi’s new song “Cold Blooded” unfolded. JTBC’s Super Band 2, which held its long-awaited final round, also kept its fourth place. CRAXILVER was chosen as the final winner, while CNEMA finished second.


TOP 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. tvN Street Woman Fighter �(Share of Audience 18.76) ( �” )
  2. Mnet Show Me The Money 10 �(Share of Audience 7.44) ( �” )
  3. Mnet Girls Planet 999 �(Share of Audience 5.94) ( �” )
  4. JTBC Super Band 2(Share of Audience 3.43) ( �” )
  5. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 3.43) (▲2)
  6. TV CHOSUN Tomorrow Is the National Singer (Share of Audience 3.07) NEW
  7. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.40) (▽2)
  8. MBC I Live Alone �(Share of Audience 1.84) ( �” )
  9. JTBC Knowing Bros (Share of Audience 1.71) (▽3)
  10. tvN Hangout with Yoo (Share of Audience 1.67) (▲3)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series

  1. Jessi, Street Woman Fighter �NEW
  2. WANT, Street Woman Fighter �(▲69)
  3. LACHICA, Street Woman Fighter �(▲12)
  4. EMMA, Street Woman Fighter �(▲12)
  5. HYOJINCHOI, Street Woman Fighter �(▲12)
  6. AIKI, Street Woman Fighter �(▲18)
  7. YGX, Street Woman Fighter (▲18)
  8. HolyBang, Street Woman Fighter �(▲69)
  9. Lee Chaeyeon, Street Woman Fighter �(▲69)
  10. BE’O, Show Me The Money 10 �NEW


This survey was released on October 12th 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 21 drama series and 188 non-drama series that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from October 4th through to October 10th of 2021.


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