Weekly TV Top10: ‘Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow’ Debuts at No. 2

Alchemy of Souls Light and Shadow

Drama Ranking for 2nd Week of December

Alchemy of Souls Light and Shadow
Credit: JTBC

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JTBC’s Reborn Rich took the top spot for four consecutive weeks. Starting with Song Joong Ki, the lead actors including Lee Sung Min and Shin Hyun Bin took the majority of the spots on cast rankings, proving the drama’s popularity. Episode 11 recorded 21.1% ratings, ranking third in JTBC’s all-time ratings and becoming the most-watched show aired this year. The question of who’s behind Jin Do Jun and Jin Yang Chul’s accident became a new hot topic, and praises poured out for Lee Sung Min’s spirited performance. tvN’s Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow debuted at No. 2. It saw higher ratings than part 1, kicking off strong. Go Youn Jung, who replaced Jung So Min, received praise for her beautiful looks. SBS’s Cheer Up saw a drop in ratings after it canceled one episode before its finale, but it constantly recorded high popularity online. MBC’s The Forbidden Marriage started off at No. 4. The lively atmosphere is getting mixed reactions, but the actors’ chemistry is seeing positive responses. SBS’s The First Responders fell to fifth place with new dramas starting. Many showed disappointment over frequent cancellations. 

  1. JTBC Reborn Rich (Share of Audience 48.73) ( – )
  2. tvN Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow (Share of Audience 14.60) NEW
  3. SBS Cheer Up (Share of Audience 6.53) ( – )
  4. MBC The Forbidden Marriage (Share of Audience 6.18) NEW
  5. SBS The First Responders (Share of Audience 3.65) (DOWN 1)
  6. tvN Behind Every Star (Share of Audience 2.65) (UP 1)
  7. KBS Three Bold Siblings (Share of Audience 2.46) (DOWN 1)
  8. KBS Vengeance of the Bride (Share of Audience 2.17) (UP 1)
  9. KBS Curtain Call (Share of Audience 2.00) (UP 2)
  10. MBC May I Help You? (Share of Audience 1.62) (DOWN 2)
  1. Song Joong Ki, Reborn Rich ( – )
  2. Lee Sung Min, Reborn Rich ( – )
  3. Go Youn Jung, Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow NEW
  4. Kim Shin Rock, Reborn Rich (UP 10)
  5. Shin Hyun Bin, Reborn Rich (UP 15)
  6. Lee Jae Wook, Alchemy of Souls: Light and Shadow NEW
  7. Park Ji Hyun, Reborn Rich (UP 15)
  8. Kim Nam Hee, Reborn Rich (UP 2)
  9. Han Ji Hyeon, Cheer Up (UP 18)
  10. Bae In Hyuk, Cheer Up (UP 18)

Non-Drama Ranking for 2nd Week of December

Mnet’s Show Me the Money 11 ranked first for the fifth week. The sixth mission “Team Diss Battle,” the last gateway to the finals, drew keen attention. tvN’s You Quiz on the Block rose to second place, with god’s guest appearance making headlines.  

  1. Mnet Show Me the Money 11 (Share of Audience 9.45) ( – )
  2. tvN You Quiz on the Block (Share of Audience 5.01) (UP 1)
  3. ENA PLAY/SBS Plus I Am Solo (Share of Audience 4.19) (DOWN 1)
  4. MBC I Live Alone (Share of Audience 2.97) (UP 4)
  5. SBS Running Man (Share of Audience 2.04) (UP 1)
  6. tvN Limitless (Share of Audience 2.03) (DOWN 2)
  7. MBC Radio Star (Share of Audience 2.01) (UP 22)
  8. tvN The Dictionary of Useless Human Knowledge (Share of Audience 1.71) (UP 5)
  9. MBN/K-STAR Teenage Parents Season 2 (Share of Audience 1.58) ( – )
  10. KBS Stars’ Top Recipe at Fun-Staurant (Share of Audience 1.53) (UP 1)
  1. god, You Quiz on the Block NEW
  2. Kim Gyeong Wook, Radio Star NEW
  3. Gian84, Adventure by Accident NEW
  4. Park Seri, I Live Alone (UP 563)
  5. Jeon Hyun Moo, I Live Alone (UP 202)
  6. Shin Gi Ru, Limitless (DOWN 2)
  7. Yoo Seon Ho, 2 Days & 1 Night 4 (UP 1)
  8. Lee Young Ji, Show Me the Money 11  (DOWN 2)
  9. Pung ja, Limitless (DOWN 6)
  10. QM, Show Me the Money 11  (UP 72)

This survey was released by the TV popularity analyst Good Data Corporation after analyzing the internet’s responses generated from news articles, blogs/communities, videos, and social media in regards to 23 drama series and 193 variety shows that are either on-air or scheduled to be aired from December 5th 10th to December 11th.

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