Suits Maintains Strong Lead in Wed-Thurs Time Slot with The Undateables Coming in Third

A slotting in of new dramas in two networks has solidified the lead of KBS legal drama Suits in the lead among a generally weak pack of prime time dramas. Suits is staying steading in the 9% range with Thursday’s episode taking in 9.6%. Coming in second though it’s really neck-and-neck is MBC drama Come and Hug Me with 4.6% and 5.4%, with SBS bringing up the rear with The Undateables (Handsome Guy and Jung Eum) getting 4.9% and 5% in the second night of airing as a small dip from the previous night’s premiere episodes. I haven’t watched The Undateables yet but the audience reviews have been lackluster, with criticism of Hwang Jung Eum‘s overacting and repeatedly playing the same type of energetic, loud, and brassy character in a way that is turning off viewers. And if folks think it’s not her fault and just the way the character is written, then perhaps it’s time to not take those types of roles and wait for something that does not feel like a repeat of prior dramas like She Was Pretty and Lucky Romance. Continue reading