According to TV viewership research company, Nielsen Korea, the first episode of MBC’s “Lucky Romance,” which aired on May 25, recorded a 10.3 percent viewership rating in the nation, giving the new drama a feel-good start.
In comparison, previous Wednesday-Thursday-drama, “Goodbye Mr. Black,” had a 3.9 percent viewership rating for its first episode and a 9.9 percent viewership rating for its last episode.
On the same day, rival drama SBS “Entertainer” fell 0.2 percent in viewership for a 7.5 percent rating, and KBS2’s “Master: God of Noodles” increased by 0.2 percent in viewership for a 6.8 percent rating. Despite only being the first episode, “Lucky Romance” easily topped all the other Wednesday-Thursday dramas.
“Lucky Romance” is based on a popular webtoon of the same title written by Kim Dal Nim. The romantic comedy revolves around Shim Bo Nui (played by Hwang Jung Eum), who believes in superstitions, and Jae Soo Ho, who is a video-game CEO (played by Ryu Jun Yeol).
Watch the trailer below and catch the first episode at Viki!