NU’EST’s JR was chosen as the most buzzworthy non-drama TV personality of the week!
On July 24, Good Data Corporation revealed their ranking for the most talked about TV personalities. They analyzed netizen reactions to 397 drama actors from 32 dramas and 2,697 celebrities from 189 non-drama TV shows by looking at the number of news articles, blog posts, communities, social media posts, and video clip view counts for each celebrity.
JR took first place, owing to the announcement that he will be joining a new JTBC variety show. He initially gained attention for his appearance on “Produce 101 Season 2” with his real name Kim Jong Hyun.
EXO came out as No. 2, while IU and Lee Hyori from “Hyori’s Homestay” ranked at No. 3 and No. 4, respectively. Park Myung Soo from “Infinite Challenge” was No .5, and Lee Hyori’s husband Lee Sang Soon took No. 6.
Meanwhile, in the drama category, Kim Hee Sun from “Woman of Dignity” ranked No. 1 for the second consecutive week.