Korean Remake Of Netflix’s “Designated Survivor” Sees Successful Premiere

tvN’s newest drama “Designated Survivor: 60 Days” is off to a good start!

The show is a remake of Netflix’s “Designated Survivor” with Keifer Sutherland. Ji Jin Hee stars as the Korean designated survivor counterpart who is thrust into the role of president and must rebuild the Korean government after the Assembly Building goes up in flames, killing the president and high-ranking government officials inside.

According to Nielsen Korea, the premiere of “Designated Survivor: 60 Days” on July 1 recorded 3.4 percent viewership, a 1.1 percent increase from the finale of the previous drama in the time slot, “Abyss.”

JTBC’s “The Wind Blows” saw a small decrease from the previous week, hitting 4.1 percent in ratings.

Meanwhile, in public broadcasting, MBC’s “Partners For Justice 2” led the pack with 4.9 and 8.5 percent viewership, while KBS2’s “Perfume” saw decreased ratings of 4.0 and 5.0 percent.

SBS’s Monday drama slot has gone to the variety program “Same Bed Different Dreams 2 — You Are My Destiny.”

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