Ji Sung Gets His Drama Win as Defendant Breaks 18% AGB Ratings for Episode 4

Yesterday’s ratings for the Monday prime time K-dramas were on TMnS because AGB was not available and I always report AGB just for consistency, In this case the AGB ratings are out for both Monday and Tuesday airings and the major shocker is just how high the ratings for time slot leader Defendant is. The SBS legal thriller drama brought in 17.3% AGB nationwide for Monday night, a 2.4% increase from last week, and Tuesday’s episode went up another 1.4% to 18.7%. It’s predecessor Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim did not break 18% ratings until episode 6 so this is really a huge win for Ji Sung, also taking into account the failure of his last drama Entertainer. Though I don’t know if viewers are tuning into Defendant because it’s so good, or because the competition is weak. Continue reading

K-media Discusses How Descendants of the Sun is the Only Ratings Success Pre-produced K-drama in 2016

K-media is taking stock of 2016 and the results are not exactly promising for the future of pre-producing K-dramas. What was once a rarity such as the mega budget Legend felt like a norm in 2016 with a slew of … Continue reading