“Jirisan” Ratings Climb Back Up As “Chimera” Rises For 2nd Episode
tvN’s “Jirisan” is back on the rise!
Last week, the new drama starring Jun Ji Hyun and Joo Ji Hoon premiered to the highest viewership ratings of any weekend drama in tvN history, then broke into the double digits for its second episode. However, after its promising start, “Jirisan” saw a dip in viewership for its third episode, which fell to an average nationwide rating of 7.9 percent.
On October 31, “Jirisan” successfully turned things around with its fourth episode, which scored an average nationwide rating of 9.4 percent and took first place in its time slot across all cable channels. The drama also took first place in its time slot across all channels—including public broadcast networks—among the key demographic of viewers ages 20 to 49, with whom it scored a nationwide average of 4.4 percent.
Meanwhile, OCN’s “Chimera” saw a rise in viewership for its second episode last night. After premiering to a quiet start with an average rating of 0.8 percent, the new mystery thriller starring Park Hae Soo, Claudia Kim, and Lee Hee Joon rose to an average nationwide rating of 1.4 percent for its latest broadcast.
Lee Young Ae‘s new JTBC drama “Inspector Koo” held steady for its own second episode, maintaining its average nationwide rating of 2.6 percent from its premiere.
Finally, KBS 2TV’s “Young Lady and Gentleman” continued its reign as the most-watched program to air on Sunday with an average nationwide rating of 30.0 percent.
Which of these dramas are you watching? Let us know in the comments below!
Watch “Jirisan” with subtitles here…
…and “Young Lady and Gentleman” here!