“Mr. Baek” Shoots to #1 in Viewer Ratings with 14.2% for Premiere Episode

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MBC’s new Wednesday – Thursday drama “Mr. Baek” is off to an amazing start in terms of viewer ratings, shooting up to the number one spot after the airing of its very first broadcast.

According to Nielsen Korea on November 6, the premiere episode of “Mr. Baek,” which hit the airwaves on November 5, recorded a viewer rating of 14.2%. In the same time slot, KBS broadcast a professional baseball game and a re-run of “Hello Counselor,” while SBS aired two episodes of “My Lovely Girl” back-to-back.

The broadcast of the Nexen vs. Samsung baseball match recorded 7.5% in ratings and “Hello Counselor” that followed, reached 3.2%. Episode 14 and 15 of SBS’ “My Lovely Girl” recorded 5% and 3.9%, respectively.

Meanwhile, “Mr. Baek” is a comedy-fantasy drama that stars actors Shin Ha Kyun, Jang Nara, MBLAQ’s Lee Joon, and more.
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