The first episode of tvN’s highly anticipated new fantasy drama series ‘Arthdal Chronicles’ aired in Korea yesterday to very strong ratings. The average viewership was 6.7% and went as high as 8.0%, ranking number one in its time slot for cable dramas. It is one of the highest premieres for a cable drama this year.
The drama averaged 4.9%, up to 6.0% viewership among tvN’s target audience of men and women aged 20 to 49. Women in their 40’s showed a particular interest in the drama recording average ratings of 9.9% going up to 12.4% at the highest.