“The Fiery Priest” Enjoys Ratings Boost For Highly-Anticipated Finale
SBS’s “The Fiery Priest” has ended with a bang!
The hit comedy, which marked SBS’s first-ever Friday-Saturday drama, came to an end on April 20. According to Nielsen Korea, the finale of “The Fiery Priest” enjoyed higher viewership ratings than its penultimate broadcast the night before, scoring average ratings of 18.6 percent and 22.9 percent nationwide. The drama performed even better in the Seoul metropolitan area, where it scored average ratings of 21.1 percent and 24.7 percent, with an impressive peak of 26.73 percent for the night.
The finale of “The Fiery Priest” also enjoyed a significant ratings increase among the key demographic of viewers ages 20 to 49, with whom it scored average ratings of 10.2 percent and 12.1 percent for the night.
MBC’s “Love in Sadness” scored average nationwide ratings of 7.9 percent and 8.6 percent during the same time slot, while KBS’s “Battle Trip” scored average ratings of 3.7 percent and 2.5 percent for the evening.
Finally, JTBC’s new drama about school violence, “Beautiful World,” scored an average viewership rating of 3.3 percent nationwide for its latest episode.
Are you sad to see “The Fiery Priest” come to an end? Watch the series finale with English subtitles below!