[News] “Seo-young, My Daughter,” Closes its Curtain with Perfect Happy Ending.
The popular weekend series pulled in amazing 45.2 percent of total viewers and topped the chart for the 22nd week during the week of February 25 and March 3, TNmS [Total National Multimedia Statistics] showed Monday.
The family fantasy sealed many of the emotional cracks that modern Korean families have by portraying on-screen families, centering around an age-old hatred and forgiveness of Seo-young [Lee Bo-young] toward her father, Sam-jae [Chun Ho-jin].
With a noticeable gap between the top drama, the KBS daily series “Cheer Up! Mr. Kim” continued at its No. 2 spot after earning an average of 29.2 percent of total viewers.
In last week’s episodes, Tae-pyeong [Kim Dong-wan] and Woo-kyeong [Wang Ji-hye] finally opened up about their true feelings toward each other, but their love does not seem easy because of the difference between their social status.
Sitting at the number three position is the KBS primetime news show “KBS 9 o’clock News,” which grabbed an average of 20.7 percent ratings in the same time frame.
While the KBS Sunday comedy show “Gag Concert” ranked at No. 4 with 20.4 percent support, the MBC period-set medical drama “The King’s Doctor” rounded off the top five with 20.3 percent ratings.
Other popular TV shows last week were MBC weekend drama “One Hundred Year’s Legacy,” SBS series “Queen of Ambition,” MBC soap opera “Maybe Love,” SBS reality show “The Laws of the Jungle” and MBC’s Saturday entertainment show “Infinite Challenge.”
Meanwhile, Nielsen Korea showed the top three programs in the same order and similar figures from TNmS’ during the fourth week of February.
While “Seo-young” broke its own record with 43.3 percent, “Cheer Up” and “KBS 9 o’clock News” followed next with 28.8 and 20.8 percent ratings, respectively.