TNms, a company who collects television ratings, shared that 2012 SBS Entertainment Awards had an average viewership of 12.3%. The first half of the ceremony had 9.1% viewership while the second half had 15.2%.
The company also revealed that the best 1 minute went to Yoo Jae Suk when he was announced the winner of the Grand Prize, reaching 22.2% in viewership ratings.
Yoo Jae Suk shared in his acceptance speech, “I had no idea that ‘Running Man’ will receive this much love. Thank you to the viewers who believed in the show and to the ‘Running Man’ staff.” He added, “Since there’s no recording the day after ‘Running Man’ now, I’ll work even harder on the program.”
It was previously reported that MBC unexpectedly cancelled one of Yoo Jae Suk’s program “Come to Play” without warning the MCs and staff.
Meanwhile, Yoo Jae Suk also held the best 1 minute viewership at 2011 SBS Entertainment Awards.