Weekend Direct Competition Dramas Doctor Lawyer on MBC and SBS with Why Her Wraps Run with 7.0% and 10.7% Ratings Respectively

It’s been a weird run with both SBS drama Why Her (Why Oh Soo Jae) and MBC drama Doctor Lawyer. Both are legal dramas though the latter dealt with medical malpractice specifically. It’s that there was A-list headlining but neither ended up delivering on the ratings or buzz. Why Her had the traction early on hitting 10.1% by episode 4 but then went into a slow decline to the 7% range until this final episode jumped back to 10.7%. Doctor Lawyer started at 5.2% but ratings were in the high 5% to low 6% range for the most part with a few episodes breaking 7%. But neither got consistent buzz, it felt like Doctor Lawyer was mainly forgotten and Why Her later on got articles trying to understand why the early momentum petered out and went downhill. It is what it is and now comes the mid-summer dramas with Big Mouth taking over the time slot from Doctor Lawyer and Today’s Webtoon starting next week in lieu of Why Her.

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Hwang In Yeop Criticized for His Acting in Why Her But Entertainment Writer Places the Falling Ratings on the Poor Script Wasting a Stellar Performance by Seo Hyun Jin

An article over the weekend discussing Sat-Sun SBS drama Why Her (Why Oh Soo Jae) delved into trying to analyze why the drama went from red hot start to a u-turned trajectory in the span of three weeks. The drama … Continue reading

Ambition Drives Seo Hyun Jin at the Law Firm and Law School in First Look at Upcoming SBS Fri-Sat Legal Thriller Drama Why Her

So the promo circuit is starting off a bit late for upcoming SBS Fri-Sat drama Why Her (Why Oh Soo Jae) but better later than never because it looks really intriguing. Starring Seo Hyun Jin, Hwang In Yeop, and Bae … Continue reading