Both dramas premiered on September 21 during the same time slot. “On the Way to the Airport” logged 7.4 percent in viewership ratings, just one percent lower than what its predecessor “Uncontrollably Fond” logged with its last episode. While the match up with “Shopping King Louie” was close, “On the Way to the Airport” outperformed “Shopping King Louie” (5.6 percent) in the ratings by 1.8 percent under the nationwide standard.
Neither of the dramas outperformed competitor “Don’t Dare to Dream (Jealous Incarnate),” which pulled in 12.3 percent in viewership ratings this episode and has occupied the time slot since August 24.
It’s just the first episode for “Shopping King Louie” and “On the Way to the Airport,” so it should be interesting to see how the ratings develop!
Which drama premiere did you enjoy more?
“Shopping King Louie” airs every Wednesday and Thursday on MBC at 10 p.m. KST. Catch it on Viki!