According to Nielsen Korea, the first episode of SBS's 'Our Beloved Summer', which aired back on December 6, recorded an average viewership rating of 3.2%. The second episode, which aired on December 7, then recorded an average viewership rating of 2.6%, bringing the first week's score down to the 2% range.
Previously, 'Our Beloved Summer' garnered attention as the reunion project of former co-stars Choi Woo Sik and Kim Da Mi, who appeared in the Netflix film 'The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion'. The story centers around high school friends who reunite 5 years later when one friend, Kim Ji Woong (played by Kim Sung Chul), begins filming a documentary about their school days. Choi Woo Sik and Kim Da Mi play the roles of Choi Woong and Guk Yeon Soo, ex-lovers with a bad history.
Meanwhile, other dramas currently airing in the Mon-Tues time slot include KBS2's 'The King's Affection', which reigned at the top with an average viewership rating of 9.4% during its December 7 broadcast, as well as tvN's 'Secret Royal Inspector & Joy' which recorded an average rating of 4.6% for its December 7 episode.