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[Weekly TV Top 10] ‘The Red Sleeve’ Ranks Atop for 7 Consecutive Week

Drama Ranking for the 4th Week of December

MBC’s The Red Sleeve kept its top spot for seven consecutive weeks. Lee Junho and Lee Se Young’s kiss scene became a hot topic, and many showed satisfaction for their heart-fluttering yet heartbreaking romance. JTBC’s Snowdrop came in second for the second week. The production team continued to state their positions regarding the historical distortion, but the viewers also continued to pour out negative opinions. Various opinions over the show’s cancellation surfaced. SBS’s Our Beloved Summer rose to third place. The series is now praised for its perfect directing, script, and actors. tvN’s Bulgasal: Immortal Souls ranked fourth for two weeks in a row. The captivating story drew many favorable reviews, while many expressed confusion over the complicated storyline. KBS’s new drama Moonshine started off in sixth place. Viewers showed favorable responses to the delightful story and the directing. Many said that Hyeri’s acting is no different from her previous roles, but overall, it matched well with the role.

TOP 10 Popular TV Drama Series 

  1. MBC The Red Sleeve (Share of Audience 23.66) ( – )
  2. JTBC Snowdrop (Share of Audience 19.75) ( – )
  3. SBS Our Beloved Summer (Share of Audience 9.98) (▲2)
  4. tvN Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (Share of Audience 7.70) ( – )
  5. KBS Young Lady and Gentleman (Share of Audience 6.96) (▲1)
  6. KBS Moonshine (Share of Audience 3.56) NEW
  7. KBS The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won (Share of Audience 3.31) ( – )
  8. tvN Secret Royal Inspector & Joy (Share of Audience 2.89) (▲2)
  9. tvN Bad and Crazy (Share of Audience 2.54) ( – )
  10. SBS Now, We Are Breaking Up (Share of Audience 2.29) (▲1)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series 

  1. Lee Se Young, The Red Sleeve – )
  2. Junho, The Red Sleeve ( – )
  3. Kim Dami, Our Beloved Summer ( – )
  4. Choi Woo Shik, Our Beloved Summer  (▲1)
  5. Lee Jin Wook, Bulgasal: Immortal Souls (▲3)
  6. Ji Hyun Woo, Young Lady and Gentleman (▲1)
  7. Jisoo, Snowdrop (▽3)
  8. Kang Hoon, The Red Sleeve (▲19)
  9. Lee Se Hee, Young Lady and Gentleman (▲3)
  10. Jung Hae In, Snowdrop (▽1)

Non-Drama Ranking for the 4th Week of December

SBS’s Kick a Goal landed at No. 1. After the last episode, the production team admitted and apologized for manipulating the scores. However, many still left comments about their disappointment. Mnet’s Street Dance Girls Fighter ranked second. The four teams that ranked the lowest for the “One Team Performance” had an elimination battle, which resulted in NYX, Yeonsal, Tread, and AMAZON leaving the show. Yet, viewers shared opinions like “every team has their own personality and performed so well that it was a pity they got eliminated.” MBC’s My Teenage Girl came in fifth. Jeon Soyeon and Ock Joo Hyun’s detailed instructions they showed in the process of getting ready for the competition drew positive responses. You Quiz on the Block ranked sixth with Lee Dong Wook‘s guest appearance.

TOP 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series 

  1. SBS Kick a Goal (Share of Audience 14.00) (▲3)
  2. Mnet Street Dance Girls Fighter (Share of Audience 7.90) (▽1)
  3. JTBC Sing Again 2 (Share of Audience 5.64) (▽1)
  4. TV CHOSUN Tomorrow Is the National Singer (Share of Audience 4.60) (▲1)
  5. MBC My Teenage Girl (Share of Audience 4.42) (▲1)
  6. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 2.34) (▲3)
  7. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.21) (▽4)
  8. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 1.82) (▲5)
  9. KBS 2 Days & 1 Night Season 4 (Share of Audience 1.69) (▲11)
  10. MBC Hangout with Yoo (Share of Audience 1.58) (▽3)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series 

  1. Park Chang Geun, Tomorrow Is the National Singer (▲3)
  2. AMAZON, Street Dance Girls Fighter (▲88)
  3. Song So Hee, Kick a Goal (▲187)
  4. Bae Sung Jae, Kick a Goal (▲246)
  5. KLWC, Street Dance Girls Fighter (▲101)
  6. LACHICA, Street Dance Girls Fighter (▲38)
  7. Lee Dong Wook, You Quiz on the Block NEW
  8. Han Dong Geun, Sing Again 2 (▲662)
  9. Picky Eater Haetnim, Tasty Guys NEW
  10. Kim Ki Tae, Sing, Sing Again 2 (▲1116)

 

This survey was released on December 28th 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 25 drama series and 184 variety shows that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from December 20th through to December 26th of 2021.

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