“Dinner Mate” Premiere Sees Promising Ratings, “Sweet Munchies” Sets Off To Quiet Start
This week brings two new Monday-Tuesday dramas, MBC’s “Dinner Mate” and JTBC’s “Sweet Munchies.”
MBC’s “Dinner Mate,” starring Song Seung Heon and Seo Ji Hye, is a drama about a man and a woman who have grown jaded about romance after experiencing painful heartbreaks. Through their dinner dates, they eventually recover their ability to feel emotion and begin to find love over food.
According to Nielsen Korea, the May 25 broadcast of the drama recorded average nationwide viewership of 4.8 and 6.1 percent, for a solid beginning and a 1.6 point increase from the finale of its predecessor, “365: Repeat the Year.”
The Monday premiere recorded 1.531 percent viewership, for a 0.394 point decrease from the finale of the previous drama, “I’ll Go to You When the Weather Is Nice.”
SBS’s “Good Casting” recorded a 0.3 point decrease in viewership with 6.8 and 8.5 percent, but held on to its No. 1 spot amongst Monday-Tuesday dramas.
KBS2’s “Born Again” maintained its viewership from the previous week, hitting 1.3 and 2.0 percent.
The premiere of “Sweet Munchies” will be available on Viki soon. In the meantime, check out the trailer:
Watch the latest episode of “Good Casting”:
Watch “Born Again”: