Hospital Playlist and Stove League are Highest Audience Rated 2020 K-dramas on Influential Chinese Review Site Douban

English speaking countries head to Rotten Tomatoes to check out how critics and audience viewers rate movies and shows but in China it’s all about Douban. It’s the most influential and mass aggregated site for viewers to rate shows and is actually quite objective as the volume of votes drowns out crazed fans and antis trying to affect ratings. For 2020, there has been high profile K-dramas but that doesn’t translate to quality fare, and vice-versa. The highest rated K-dramas on Douban for this year has Hospital Playlist with 9.4 followed by Stove League at 9.3. Both are considered among the best K-dramas of the year from many reviewers and clearly the Chinese watchers agree. The remaining in the top 10 list are: 365: Repeat the Year (9.1), Secret Forest 2 (9.2), Diary of a Prosecutor (9.2), Flower of Evil (8.8), It’s Okay to Not be Okay (8.6), Hyena (8.9), Kingdom 2 (8.3), and When the Weather is Fine (8.6).

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Two New Mon-Tues K-dramas A Piece of Your Mind and 365: Repeat the Year Arrive to Moderate Ratings

If you’re a K-drama fan living among the 20% of the world population under home quarantine/shelter-at-home/safer-at-home local or national ordinances, enjoy your life line to sanity with two new K-drama offerings. The Mon-Tues time slot opened this week for tvN … Continue reading

Tense Poster and Previews for MBC Next Mon-Tues Drama 365 Repeat the Year with Lee Joon Hyuk and Nam Ji Hyun

MBC still hasn’t found the ratings mojos that some of the other networks have managed to scrounge back and I’m not sure this next Mon-Tues drama will bring in tons more viewers even if it’s good. I’m totally watching 365: … Continue reading