MBC weekend drama “Jang Bori Is Here” is, in its final stretch, closing in on a phenomenal viewer rating of 40 percent. According to Nielsen Korea on September 22, the episode aired on September 21 recorded a country-wide rating of 37.3 percent and a rating of 38.6 percent in the Seoul metropolitan area.
The drama now has three episodes remaining, and seeing as how popular dramas usually reach a viewer rating peak towards the end, it seems likely that “Jang Bori Is Here” will break the 40 percent mark.
Often referred to as a “makjang” drama, a type of drama which resorts to extreme plot developments, “Jang Bori Is Here” will see the pinnacle of Yeon Min Jung (Lee Yoo Ri)’s outrage and evil antics, one of the major spotlights of the show, with Lee Yoo Ri’s skilled portrayal of a variety of emotions.
In related news, KBS’ weekend drama “What’s With This Family” recorded a viewer rating of 28.8 percent, and SBS’ “Endless Love” recorded a 10.7 percent.