• Which Korean dramas achieved the highest ratings in 2015?

    December 16, 2015 @ 3:10 pm

    2015 saw some great, some not-so-great, and the downright awful works in terms of Korean dramas. No one can attest to how popular a drama might get; it might not do so well initially but blow up midway much like 'She Was Pretty,' gain a small niche following like 'Oh My Ghost,' or shoot through the ratings roof with an intense storyline and a star-studded cast like 'Yong-pal.' Though ratings may not necessarily allow viewers to discern a good dra

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  • Ratings for 'Fated To Love You' and 'Joseon Gunman' come in at a tie this week

    August 29, 2014 @ 1:02 am

    TV ratings for 'Fated To Love You' and 'Joseon Gunman' came in at a tie in its time slot this week. According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, MBC's 'Fated To Love You' achieved a 11.5% viewer rating for its Thursday episode which is a 1.6% increase from its previous viewer rating of 9.9% for its Wednesday episode.KBS 2TV's 'Joseon Gunman' also achieved a 11.5% viewer rating for its Thursday episode which is a 0.7% increase from its previous viewe

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  • Clara reveals she wants to do a nude photo shoot

    August 1, 2014 @ 11:04 am

    Clara, who is known to have a great body, took part in a recording of KBS W's 'King of Ratings' and talked about keeping in shape!  She revealed she took care of her body to the point she has only 17% body fat, explaining the reason for this: "I exercise this diligently to treasure my prettiest image and because my goal is to take part in a nude photo shoot for my private collection."MC Lee Hwi Jae said, "I will introduce you to a good photo

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  • Why does IU think her drama isn't doing as well as expected?

    May 13, 2013 @ 9:04 pm

    IU and the rest of the 'You're the Best, Lee Soon Shin' cast and staff shared their honest opinions on why their drama wasn't meeting expectations in terms of ratings. Of course, with ratings in the 20% range, the drama may seem like it's doing very well on the surface. But following hits such as 'Unexpected You' and 'My Daughter Seoyoung', dramas that have achieved ratings in the high 40s, the drama isn't exactly living up to expectations

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  • [SPOILER] 'My Daughter Seoyoung' ranks number 1 in viewer ratings

    February 17, 2013 @ 11:16 am

    Drama 'My Daughter Seoyoung' has firmly clinched the number one spot in viewer ratings. According to Nielsen Korea, 'My Daughter Seoyoung' hit a rating of 41.1% during it's most recently episode. This was 6.5% higher than the 34.6% viewer rating from the previous episode. During the episode, Seoyoung (Lee Bo Young) became distressed after finding out her twin brother Sang Woo (Park Hae Jin) and her sister-in-law Kang Mi Kyung (Park Jung Ah)

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  • 'Iris 2' wins in the ratings battle with its first episode

    February 13, 2013 @ 11:35 pm

    The highly anticipated drama 'Iris 2' ranked first for its timeslot. According to AGB Nielsen, the KBS2TV drama received an overnight rating of 14.4 for its first episode, which was good enough to beat out competitors, MBC' '7th Grade Civil Servant' and SBS' 'Wind Blows in Winter'. 'Wind Blows in Winter' aired two episodes back to back for its debut with the first episode having a rating of 11.3 and the second episode at 12.8. The b

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  • 'Laws of the Jungle' ranks #1 in ratings despite controversy

    February 8, 2013 @ 11:32 pm

    SBS' 'Laws of the Jungle' ranked #1 in ratings for its much coveted time slot despite the recent controversy. Recent comments from the head of Park Bo Young's agency has sparked various criticism that the show was completely staged. Nonetheless, according to AGB Nielsen the show raked in an overnight rating of 18.1. Although the rating dropped slightly compared to last week, it was by far the #1 show in it's time slot. The rating was nearl

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  • SPEED voluntarily asks for a 19+ rating on their upcoming music video

    December 28, 2012 @ 5:39 pm

    SPEED voluntarily asked for a 19+ rating on their music video. The music video for "Sad Promise" and "It's Over" deal with the 5.18 Gwangju Democratization Movement. Their label said, "There are scenes containing gunfire and forced suppression, so we had to ask for a 19+ rating." The dramatic music video for "Sad Promise" is reported to have production costs of over 750 million won (~$700,574 USD), and features actors Park Bo Young, Ji

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  • MBC cancels 'God of Victory' due to low ratings

    November 19, 2012 @ 9:04 pm

    After a few months of limping along with less-than-stellar ratings, MBC has announced that it will be cutting the Sunday evening variety program 'God of Victory' from its lineup. Competing against heavyweights such as SBS's 'Running Man' and KBS's '1 Night 2 Days', the program - which was inspired by a sketch on 'Infinity Challenge' - pitted two competing teams against each other in a series of games and competitions. Unfortunately, the pr

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  • Kwanghee and Sunhwa couple revitalize 'We Got Married' ratings

    October 1, 2012 @ 2:53 pm

    MBC's 'We Got Married' had been suffering from poor ratings, and even went as far down as having a rating of only 4%. However, the appearance of SECRET's Sunhwa and ZE:A's Kwanghee seems to have finally given the suffering variety show the kick it needed to climb back up. The September 30th airing of 'We Got Married' recorded a rating of 7.2%, which was 0.4% higher than the 6.8% it had last week. Viewers have praised the Sunhwa-Kwanghee

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