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[Weekly TV Top 10] ‘Twenty-Five Twenty-One’ Maintains the Lead as ‘Business Proposal’ Joins the Race With Notable Jump in Viewership Rating

Drama Ranking for the 1st Week of March

tvN’s Twenty-Five Twenty-One is maintaining No.1 ratings for four weeks straight. The sweet chemistry between Nam Joo Hyuck and Kim Tae Ri received highly favorable reviews, with comments that praised their freshly blooming romance that made many hearts swoon. KBS’ Young Lady and Gentleman rose to second place. The last episode has kept viewers on the edge of their seats as it showed Ji Hyun Woo finally regaining his lost memories. SBS’ Business Proposal started off with strong ratings as Kim Se Jung’s killer acting won rave reviews from drama fans. JTBC’s Forecasting Love and Weather saw a slight drop in ratings, although many showed satisfaction in Song Kang and Park Min Young’s chemistry. JTBC’s Thirty-Nine is a dip in popularity and landed at No.5. Many showed regrets over the overused tropes and cliches within the drama.

TOP 10 Popular TV Drama Series

  1. tvN Twenty-Five Twenty-One (Share of Audience 30.71) ( – )
  2. KBS Young Lady and Gentleman (Share of Audience 11.79) (▲2)
  3. SBS Business Proposal (Share of Audience 10.77) NEW
  4. JTBC Forecasting Love and Weather (Share of Audience 9.32) (▽2)
  5. JTBC Thirty-Nine (Share of Audience 8.48) (▽2)
  6. SBS Through the Darkness (Share of Audience 7.61) (▽1)
  7. tvN Military Prosecutor Doberman (Share of Audience 5.57) NEW
  8. TV Chosun Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 3 (Share of Audience 4.35) (▽2)
  9. KBS The King of Tears, Lee Bang Won (Share of Audience 3.06) (▲1)
  10. MBC Tracer (Share of Audience 1.98) (▽1)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Drama Series

  1. Kim Tae Ri, Twenty-Five Twenty-One ( – )
  2. Nam Joo Hyuk, Twenty-Five Twenty-One ( – )
  3. Bona, Twenty-Five Twenty-One (▲4)
  4. Kim Se Jeong, Business Proposal NEW
  5. Park Ha Na, Young Lady and Gentleman (▲7)
  6. Ji Hyun Woo, Young Lady and Gentleman (▲2)
  7. Ahn Hyo Seop, Business Proposal NEW
  8. Kim Nam Gil, Through the Darkness (▲1)
  9. Son Ye Jin, Thirty-Nine (▽6)
  10. Park Min Young, Forecasting Love and Weather (▽2)

Non-Drama Ranking for the 1st Week of March

JTBC’s Sing Again rose to the top, with its final round of competition being on air. Many sent love and support to the contestants with the expectations to see their favorite singer as one of the TOP 6 members to meet their mentors on Famous Singer. You Quiz on the Block rose to No.2. The national short track speed skating team who participated in the Winter Olympics appeared with figure skater Cha Joon Hwan and sports commentator Park Jae Min and entertained viewers. Staring short-track speed skater Kwak Yoon Ki and Kim Ah Rang, MBC’s I Live Alone ranked fourth with a rise in popularity.

TOP 10 Popular TV Non-Drama Series

  1. JTBC Sing Again 2 (Share of Audience 5.92) (▲2)
  2. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 4.61) (▲2)
  3. Channel A/SKY The Iron Squad 2 (Share of Audience 3.83) (▽1)
  4. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 3.67) (▲1)
  5. SBS Kick a Goal (Share of Audience 3.31) (▲3)
  6. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 3.19) ( – )
  7. MBC Radio Star (Share of Audience 2.65) (▲8)
  8. tvN DoReMi Market (Share of Audience 2.46) (▲5)
  9. tvN Unexpected Business 2 (Share of Audience 2.45) (▲2)
  10. JTBC Knowing Bros (Share of Audience 2.37) (▽3)

TOP 10 Popular Casts in TV Non-Drama Series

  1. Kim Ki Tae, Sing Again 2 (▲1)
  2. Kim Alang, I Live Alone NEW
  3. Kwak Yoongy, I Live Alone NEW
  4. Ryu Si Min, 100 Minute Debate NEW
  5. Kwak Yoongy, Radio Star NEW
  6. Cha Junhwan, You Quiz on the Block NEW
  7. Kim So Yeon, Sing Again 2 (▽4)
  8. Kwak Yoongy, Knowing Bros NEW
  9. Hwang Daeheon, All The Butlers NEW
  10. Yoo Jae Suk, Hangout with Yoo (▽6)

This survey was released on March 3rd 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 178 variety shows that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from February 28th through to March 6th of 2021.

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