Gallup Poll Ratings for the Most Popular K-dramas in the Past 5 Years Has Sky Castle then Goblin in the First Two Spots

Seeing the most popular and highest rated K-dramas matched up against each other helps give even more context for what was super high profile when it aired due to so many viewers tuning in. In a Gallup Poll ranking of the most popular K-dramas for the last 5 years (2016-2021), the pinnacle remains the grande dame herself Sky Castle which singlehandedly put jTBC on the contender stage. In second place is tvN‘s fantasy romance hit Goblin, and the two dramas are actually not that far apart. After that it’s another jTBC drama The World of the Married in third, followed by Crash Landing on You, and rounding out the top 5 is Moonlight Drawn By Clouds. It’s totally warranted as these dramas were uniformly accepted as big major major hits when it aired. The second half of the list starts with When the Camellia Blooms in sixth place, then Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim first season, and worming its way on the list in eighth/ninth place is Penthouse season 1 and 2, and in the tenth spot is Mr. Sunshine.

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Penthouse’s Infuriating Ending Prompts K-netizens to Revisit Worst Drama Endings of All Time and Top of the List Remains High Kick Through the Roof

I feel like every few years I see a post as angry and filled with lots of participation because it just takes everyone down memory (headdesk) lane. The ending this weekend of Penthouse with the everyone dies AND two of … Continue reading

Joynews Poll of Industry Insiders Selects Arthdal Chronicle as Worst Drama of 2019 and Sky Castle as Best Drama

This is a little early for year end lists but like Christmas creep everything happens earlier and earlier. Joynews in South Korea conducted a poll of 200 K-ent industry insiders from producers, directors, screenwriters, and drama crew members to ask … Continue reading

An Empress’s Dignity and Sky Castle are the December 2018 Surprise Hits Over High Profile Memories of Alhambra and Encounter

Right now there are four dramas doing well in their respective ratings but two are surprise underdogs that are garnering ratings far above expected and the other two are high profile big budget expected successes that are just meeting expectations. … Continue reading