In reading trends, the most basic step is to know what went viral and or what the issue was to the public. One of the easiest way to know what people are into these days the most is to look for TV programs with the highest view and the celebrity googled the most.
One of the strongest characteristics of TV program is that, they have publicity. There are people who don't watch television at all, but still, the people who watch outnumber those who doesn't. We are not talking about literally sitting infront of the television. The teens as people of 20s~40s watch programs through their cellphone or computer.
Anyways, it's time to read the tread of Korea though what went viral in Korean TV program, and who was in the middle of attention! It's quite easy to expect who would be on the list because programs and people you are interested, have a high chance to be interesting to others as well.
TV Variety Show
IU in HyoRi's Bed and Breakfast were the hottest issue among diverse variety programs. There is even an "IU wave" where girls wear lose jersey and eat chocolate while reading books!!!
Lingerie Girl's Generation was the hottest drama above all, and among the casts, Bona caught most attention of viewers!