On August 22, Nielsen Korea reported that the recent two episodes of “Distorted” recorded a nationwide average of 9.7 percent and 11.2 percent viewership ratings. This is a drop from last week, where it recorded a high of 12.2 percent.
Nonetheless, this is the fifth consecutive week that “Distorted” has held the No. 1 spot in its time slot. KBS’s “School 2017” recorded a viewership rating of 4.7 percent, while MBC’s “The King Loves” recorded 6.2 percent for its first episode this week and 7.0 percent for its second.
“Distorted” tells the story of journalists working to expose the truth in a corrupt society.