As we approach the end of 2018, the industry is taking a look back at some of the year’s most popular dramas!  in  News

Back by:  TaekYon.Kim  on  December 21, 2018 09:15 AM

As we approach the end of 2018, the industry is taking a look back at some of the year’s most popular dramas!

From Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 20, dozens of dramas have been broadcasted on terrestrial channels including SBS, KBS, MBC, JTBC, MBN, TV shipbuilding, channel A, tvN and OCN. 

Among them, Nielsen Korea's mini-series ratings of the ratings, the drama 'return' is the first place in the overall ranking. 

The 'return' of the director, Dong-Min Yoo and the writer Choi Kyung-Mi, which was broadcast from January 17 to March 22, showed the story of seeking the truth while pressing the lawyer and the criminal to crush the upper-class 'Avengers'. 


The drama, which started at Nielsen Korea in the capital city (6.7%) at the time of the first broadcast, ended with a high rating of 19.6% and an average audience rating of 14.96%. And this record was kept throughout the year. 

The second place is TVN "Miss Shine" which was broadcast from July 7th to September 30th. The third place is KBS2 'Miracle we met', 4th and 5th are TVN's 'boyfriend' and 'wise bamboo life', respectively.

The 6th and 7th places are based on SBS 's' Kiss First' and 'Thirty But Seventeen', which are well received by the emotional melodies. The eighth place is the genre of imperial romance thriller 'Empress of the grade' was ranked. Especially, 'Empress of the Empress' started at 7%, but it is expected that the ranking will rise further in the last week of December because the highest audience rating on the 20th broadcast has exceeded 18%. 

In the ninth and tenth, KBS2 "Black Knight" and tvN's "Hundred Days of Kanggun" were ranked respectively. As a result, SBS included 7 works ranging from 'Mini-series TOP 20' to 'Fox Greetings', 'Thoracic Surgery' and 'Sketching Board', 6 works for tvN, 4 works for KBS 2TV and MBC I uploaded three works. For reference, MBC 'Bad Detective' is currently on the 11th place and JTBC 'SKY Castle' is currently in the top 20 of the 20th place due to the low ratings. 

In addition, SBS 5, KBS2 3, and MBC 2 were included in the Top 10 category of 2049 weekend athletes. 

On the other hand, 62 dramas exceeded the average of 1 million viewers nationwide only in the mini-series and the weekly drama this year. In the metropolitan area, 18 dramas exceeded the average of 1 million viewers. Currently, the TV viewing environment is spreading to mobile, VOD, and IPTV. However, it has been revealed that watching TV dramas in real time is the main factor.

SBS drama official, "This year, terrestrial, cable, all the miniseries that were featured in the series 'return' took the No. 1 spot. It is also worth watching the surge in the quality of the "Empress," directed by director Ju-dong Min of "Return." "In 2019, SBS will show more interesting drama, 

Meanwhile, '2018 SBS Acting Grand Prize', which finalizes the drama in 2018, will be broadcast on SBS from 8:55 pm on Monday, 31st, due to the proceedings of MC Shin Dong Yeop, Jihoon and Shin Hye Sun. 

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