Newly started KBS drama “Good Doctor” has already risen to the top of the ratings race in just two episodes.
According to Nielson Korea, “Good Doctor” recorded 10.9% for its pilot episode that aired on August 5. The second episode that aired on August 6 recorded 14.0%, an increase of 3.1% from the previous day.
This put “Good Doctor” on the top spot of the dramas of the same time including MBC’s “Goddess of Fire Jung Yi,” which recorded 11.6% and SBS’ “Empire of Gold,” which recorded 11.0%.
“Good Doctor” showed a fast-paced, interesting story line and was highlighted by Joo Won’s exceptional portrayal of his autistic savant character.
“Good Doctor” also showed high ratings for the Internet TV site, TVing, by recording a 17% for its first episode.
Meanwhile, actor Park Ki Woong gave high praise for Joo Won’s acting in the drama, which topped headlines.