Yoo Jae Suk’s New tvN Variety Show Premieres To Strong Ratings
Yoo Jae Suk’s latest variety show is off to a promising start!
On August 24, tvN’s new program “Laborhood on Hire” aired its very first episode, featuring Lee Hyori and her husband Lee Sang Soon as guests. The brand-new variety show, which stars Yoo Jae Suk, features people working hard together in places that lack employees—then using the money they earned for a good cause.
According to Nielsen Korea, the series premiere of “Laborhood on Hire” scored an average viewership rating of 4.9 percent nationwide, making it the most-watched cable network variety show of the night (not including generalist networks). Additionally, its premiere ratings marked a significant increase from the final episode of tvN’s “High School Lunch Cook-Off,” the show that previously occupied its time slot.
Meanwhile, KBS 2TV’s “Immortal Songs” was the overall most-watched variety show of the evening, scoring average ratings of 5.5 percent and 7.8 percent nationwide. MBC’s “The Manager” followed relatively close behind with average ratings of 4.7 percent and 6.9 percent, while KBS 2TV’s “Trio’s Childcare Challenge” trailed with average ratings of 2.2 percent and 1.7 percent.
Finally, JTBC’s “Ask Us Anything” enjoyed a significant rise in its viewership ratings since last week, scoring an average nationwide rating of 5.1 percent for the night.
Check out the latest episode of “Immortal Songs” with English subtitles here…
…and the latest episode of “The Manager” here!
You can also watch a recent episode of “Ask Us Anything” with English subtitles below: