“Produce 48” Starts Off With Decent Ratings + Keywords Trend In Korea And Japan
Mnet’s trainee survival program “Produce 48” is already bringing lots of buzz!
According to Nielsen Korea, the first episode of “Produce 48” that aired on June 15 got viewership ratings of 1.132 percent, which is considered fairly strong for a cable program in the late time slot. Although it achieved lower ratings than the first episode of “Produce 101 Season 2,” which was 1.638 percent, it got higher ratings than the premiere of the first season.
Keywords such as “Produce 48,” “Miyawaki Sakura,” “Matsui Jurina,” and “Lee Ga Eun” ranked high on real-time search rankings in Korea and have still been trending through June 16. Keywords like “Produce” and “Lee Ga Eun” also placed on real-time search rankings in Japan.
The first episode showed the differences between Korean and Japanese trainees and revealed the current ranking based on online votes.
“Produce 48” airs every Friday at 11 p.m. KST.