“The Legend of the Blue Sea” received an explosive welcome for its first episode on November 16, with a total of 2.12 million views (Seoul Metropolitan Area).
SBS said that if this trend continues, then the fourth episode on November 24 can expect a total of 10 million views.
SBS’s “My Love From The Star” and KBS2’s “Descendants Of The Sun” logged a total of 1.77 million views and 1.45 million views for their first episodes, respectively, and had more than 20 million views nationwide and 10 million views in Seoul alone by the fifth episode.
“The Legend Of The Blue Sea” is a romance fantasy centered around a mermaid facing extinction, as she meets and falls in love with a swindler from the city, and adapts to life on land.
You can watch the latest episode (episode 2) below!