What is “Tempted” View Rates Situation?
“Tempted” (MBC 2018), with Red Velvet‘s Joy and actor Woo DoHwan, is one of the dramas being talked a lot by fans and netizens but what about the ratings?
The overall ratings are going down. According to Nielsen Korea, the first episode on the 12th had 3.6%, episode 4 on the 13th 2.7%, episode 6 on the 19th 2.9%, episode 8 on the 20th 2.3%, etc. The lowest number is 2.2% on episode 9 aired on the 26th.
On the 27th, according to Nielsen Korea, for episode 11 and 12, “Tempted” only had 2.3% and 2.6% respectively. The drama was low in ratings compared to other main channels (KBS and SBS). Some viewers were watching the special broadcast of the movie “The Mayor” starring popular actor Choi MinSik on KBS. They caught 5.7% of the audience. The channel will only start its Monday-Tuesday drama next week “The Miracle We Met”.
SBS “Should We Kiss First?” earned more viewers and was in the first place on that day with episode 23 with 9.2% and episode 24 with 11.6%.
For reference, “Radio Romance” (KBS 2018) ended with 3.1%, “I am Not a Robot” (MBC 2017-2018) with 3.4% or “Descendants of the Sun” (KBS 2016) with 38.8%.
Even if the drama ratings are being low in Korea, many viewers enjoy the show!