“Descendants of the Sun” Tops Cable Dramas for TV Hot Topic Rating


KBS’s “Descendants of the Sun” has overtaken the top spot on the TV Hot Topics rating, dethroning tvN for the first time in 15 weeks.

Prior to the results of the weekly popularity rating released by the Good Data Corporation on February 29, tvN had held the number one spot for a solid three months with back-to-back hard hitters “Reply 1988” and “Cheese in the Trap.”

The results for this week put “Descendants of the Sun” at the top with a 22.9 percent score, with “Cheese in the Trap” falling to second place at 17.1 percent. “Signal,” another tvN drama, followed in third place with a 12.8 percent score.

Following the top three were “Please Come Back, Mister,” “Six Flying Dragons,” “My Daughter, Geum Sa Wol,” “When One’s Home is Happy,” and “Moorim School” in the No. 4 through No. 8 spots.

“Descendants of the Sun” airs every Wednesday and Thursday on KBS2. Catch the latest episode on Viki!

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