“Doctor Prisoner” Sets New Personal Record In Viewership Ratings Again
KBS’s “Doctor Prisoner” has been rising steadily in the viewership ratings game!
The show premiered to solid ratings, saw a sharp rise in ratings the day after its premiere, and continued to see its ratings rise in the second week, reaching as high as 14.5 percent nationwide with its March 28 episode. It has also consistently held on to its position at the top of its Wednesday-Thursday time slot.
The April 4 episode of “Doctor Prisoner” continued this trend by recording ratings of 13.2 and 15.4 percent nationwide. This is an increase from last week’s 13.0 and 14.5 percent.
With this new personal best, “Doctor Prisoner” was also the most-watched drama in its time slot, which included MBC’s “The Banker,” which recorded ratings of 4.1 and 4.9 percent, and SBS’s “Big Issue,” which aired a special after its finale and recorded ratings of 2.2 and 1.8 percent.
“Doctor Prisoner” stars Namgoong Min as an ambitious and talented doctor who is dismissed from his hospital position due to an incident and ends up working at the head of a prison infirmary. There, he uses his skills and thirst for power to manipulate the criminals of all classes who are behind bars.
Watch the latest episode below!