The drama “Yong Pal” reaches 20 percent ratings.
According to the global information and measurement company AGB Nielsen Media Research, the SBS Wednesday and Thursday drama “Yong Pal” aired on August 20 scored 20.4 percent. That is 2.4 percent higher than its previous rating of 18.0 percent and places the drama at number one among its competitors.
“Yong Pal” is a story of a quack surgeon Yong Pal (Joo Won) who will treat anyone anywhere for a high fee. This spectacular melodramatic story unfolds when he meets an heiress (Kim Tae Hee) who has been in a coma for three years.
On the other hand, KBS2’s “Assembly” scored 5.7 percent and MBC’s “Scholar Who Walks the Night” scored 7.0 percent airing at the same time as “Yong Pal.”