“Run On” And “The Spies Who Loved Me” See Rise In Ratings As “Miss Trot 2” Makes Huge Premiere
JTBC’s new drama “Run On” saw a slight rise in ratings with its second episode, while MBC’s “The Spies Who Loved Me” ended on a positive but quiet note.
According to Nielsen Korea, the December 17 episode of “Run On” recorded average nationwide ratings of 2.664 percent, a slight rise from its premiere ratings of 2.145 percent.
On MBC, “The Spies Who Loved Me” aired its final episode with ratings of 2.5 and 2.8 percent, a rise from last episode’s 1.8 and 2.0 percent. The drama stayed in the 2 percent range for most of its run after premiering to promising ratings of 3.7 and 4.3 percent.
On KBS, “Cheat on Me If You Can” recorded ratings of 3.2 and 3.9 percent, similar to last episode’s 2.7 and 4.1 percent. On tvN, “True Beauty” saw a slight drop from last episode with ratings of 3.586 percent.
Just like its predecessors, “Miss Trot” and “Mister Trot,” which were both ratings monsters for the cable channel TV Chosun, “Miss Trot 2” premiered to amazing ratings of 25.497 percent in the first half and 28.649 percent in the second half.
Not only is this a remarkable achievement compared to the premiere ratings of the first two seasons (“Miss Trot” premiered to 5.9 percent, “Mister Trot” premiered to 12.5 percent), it is already quite close to the record set by “Mister Trot” with 35.711 percent, which was the highest viewership rating ever achieved by a cable network.
Watch “Cheat on Me If You Can” here…
… and “True Beauty” here!