Wednesday-Thursday K-Dramas’ ratings are back! Which drama would have come first this week?
Currently airing at the same time and on the main channels are “The Last Empress” (SBS), and “Childen of Nobody” (MBC) at 10 pm KST. On cable channels and at a different time, there are “Encounter” (tvN) 9:30 pm, “Quiz of God: Reboot” (OCN) 11 pm, and “Best Chicken” (MBN) 11 pm.
The new KBS drama "Live or Die" is starting from next week. "Best Chicken" started this week.
According to Nielsen Korea, on January 2nd, on the main channels, “The Last Empress” was first with 12.5 and 15.8% (25-26th episode), and “Childen of Nobody” was second with 4.5 and 5.1% (23-24th episode). On the cable, “Encounter” had 7.8% for its 9th episode, "Best Chicken" had 1.3% for its 1st episode, and “Quiz of God: Reboot” 2% for its 13th episode.
According to Nielsen Korea, on January 3rd, on the main channels, “The Last Empress” was first with 14 and 16% (27-28th episode), and “Childen of Nobody” was second with 4.6 and 5.4% (25-26th episode). On the cable, “Encounter” had 8% for its 10th episode, "Best Chicken" 0.5% for its 2nd episode, and “Quiz of God: Reboot” 2.2% for its 14th episode.
As we mentioned earlier, “Encounter” is airing at 9:30 pm and the main channels’ drama at 10 pm. These dramas’ episodes are of around 1 hour long. They, therefore, share 30 min of airing time. If we consider that “Encounter” is airing at the same time as the main channels then it should be second in terms of ratings.
“The Last Empress” keeps being number one. Its ratings are very high even if decreasing from last week.
"Encounter" still have high ratings for a cable drama but it is decreasing from previous episodes.
“Children Of Nobody” is increasing from last week.
“Quiz of God: Reboot” is decreasing from previous episodes
"Best Chicken" starts with 1.3 and 0.9%. For comparison, previous drama on MBN "Love Alert", had 2.8% for its first and 1.8% for its second episode.
You can check last week ratings of Wednesday-Thursday dramas here.
Did you start "Best Chicken"? Are you losing interest in "Encounter"?