Thirty Nine Gets Upstaged as Ending 12-episode Run on the Same Day as Female Lead Son Ye Jin’s Real Life Wedding

It’s was a super busy week in K-ent last week and one of the events was the conclusion of a high profile drama. jTBC Wed-Thurs leading ladies friendship drama Thirty Nine wrapped on Thursday with its highest rating to date at 8.122%, fantastic ratings having aired on a cable channel. But if there is something called un-buzz it would be aptly used to describe the decreasing chatter about this drama as it aired. Sure the ratings went up from the first episode but stayed in the 5%-7% range throughout but I legit rarely heard any online discussion on this drama as it went on. It was hard carried by the acting and star power of the three leads Son Ye Jin, Jeon Mi Do, and Kim Ji Hyun and with a shorter length didn’t drag on. But the final episode airing on the same day as Son Ye Jin’s mega wedding to Hyun Bin made the finale feel upstaged and overall this drama doesn’t seem like it will leave much of a mark on the resumes of the cast or the memories of the viewers.

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jTBC Wed-Thurs Drama Thirty Nine Sees Massive Jump in Ratings to 7.414% in Episode 3, Viewers Attribute Success to the Strong Acting of Three Leading Ladies

After marinating for a week, the domestic viewers have spoken and it’s a resounding “More, please!” with regards to jTBC midweek drama Thirty Nine. The ratings for episode 3 rose over 2% to a whopping 7.414%, putting it right alongside … Continue reading

YTN Reporter Discusses How Thirty Nine’s Weak and Conventional Plot Makes it Feel Like a 1990’s Era K-drama and Wastes the Casting of Top Star Son Ye Jin

An entertainment reporter at YTN wrote an article today (click here) that went into depth to discuss the first two episodes of just premiered jTBC drama Thirty Nine. I noticed the same criticisms and concerns already voiced by K-netizens here … Continue reading

jTBC Trio of Besties Drama Thirty Nine Premieres this Wednesday to 4.406% Ratings

K-viewers got a midweek treat this Wednesday with the arrival of jTBC Wed-Thurs drama Thirty Nine, adapted from a hit C-drama and with the female character led cast navigating the trials and tribulations of being on the cusp of forty … Continue reading

jTBC Female Friendship and Growth Drama Thirty Nine with Son Ye Jin, Jeon Mi Do, and Kim Ji Hyun Gears Up for February 16th Premiere

Clearly female lead Son Ye Jin is all over the news right before her new drama Thirty Nine premieres on jTBC on February 16th but it doesn’t feel of promotion that she announced her marriage to Hyun Bin next month … Continue reading

jTBC Female Friendship Drama Thirty Nine Releases Identical Character Posters for Three Leading Ladies Son Ye Jin, Jeon Mi Do, and Kim Ji Hyun

Cable network jTBC has been besieged by bad publicity for the past month but there are still more dramas in the pipeline that I’m ready to welcome if not just to stop pounding the same complaints into the ground. In … Continue reading