The long-awaited first episode of tvN's 'Youth Over Flowers' with WINNER aired on November 7. The episode finally revealed how the WINNER members were completely fooled and kidnapped by Na PD. The variety show with the idol stars immediately went viral following the broadcast and trended on Korean news portals. Overall, WINNER's edition of 'Youth Over Flowers' was indeed a winner as the first episode recorded an average of 3.4% and a peak viewer's rating of 3.9%.
During Naver 'V' Live on November 8, Lee Seung Hoon shared about the show and the immense attention. He said, "I was a bit confused when I saw Na Young Seok PD...At first, I thought he was just a normal PD but then I couldn't help but notice after seeing Song Min Ho's startled expression. It was a shocking first encounter."
As for the high viewer ratings, Lee Seung Hoon said, "I checked the viewer's rating as soon as I woke up. And I was really happy."
With that being said, will the series surpass 4% so they can do the Kangaroo dance in Australia?