‘Penthouse’ No. 1 in the drama topic for 7 consecutive weeks


[Reporter Shin Young-eun, Daily Economy Star Today]

SBS drama ‘Penthouse’ retained the No. 1 drama for 7 weeks in a row and gained Yoo Jong’s beauty.

SBS ‘Penthouse’ rose 48.40% from the previous week and succeeded in breaking its own highest score, and the score recorded at the end of the week was the second highest number in the topic of the drama (#1 tvN ‘Reply 1988’ 16 years 1 2nd week of month topical). There were many opinions that season 2 broadcast was expected, and attention was focused on whether Lee Ji-ah survived. In addition, there was a controversy that SBS announcer Kim Soo-min leaked the main contents of ‘Penthouse Season 2′, and netizens’ criticism poured out. A total of 5 cast members were ranked in the TOP10 with Lee Jia 1st, Eugene 2nd, Kim So-yeon 7th, Park Eun-suk 8th, and Um Ki-joon 9th in the topic of the drama cast.

tvN ‘Queen Cheorin’ decreased topicality by 5.19% compared to the previous week, but recorded 2nd place in drama for 3 consecutive weeks. ‘Queen Cheorin’, which has continued to increase in scores since airing, fell in topic for the first time this week. Contrary to the public opinion that he would not watch the drama and that he was watching the drama steadily occurred, and there were frequent comments saying that Shin Hye-sun’s hot performance stands out. Shin Hye-sun and Kim Jeong-hyun were 5th in the topic of the drama cast.

The third place in the drama was OCN’s ‘The Uncanny Counter’, which increased the topic by 27.54% compared to the previous week and succeeded in breaking its own high score. There were a lot of comments from netizens expressing satisfaction as the cool development unfolded, and the production of the scene where the protagonist, Rumors, awakens, was also popular.

The fourth place in the drama was tvN ‘True Beauty’. While the broadcast was canceled, the topic rose 213.78%, recording its own highest score. The appearance of excessive Chinese capital PPL caused controversy, and pointed out that it was confused whether it was a Korean drama or a Chinese drama. In addition, netizens who enjoy watching dramas left many favorable comments on the writer’s writing skills. Drama performers Cha Eun-woo, Moon Ga-young, and Hwang In-yeop ranked 4th, 6th, and 10th in the topicality category.

JTBC ‘Run On’ succeeded in breaking its own high score with a topical increase of 45.91% compared to the previous week, but the ranking fell by one place and ranked 4th in the drama. The story unfolded without any stimulating part was consistently well received by netizens, and in particular, there were many positive responses to the writer’s writing skills. In addition, the preview video of the 9th episode became a hot topic, and a number of comments were raised saying that a full-fledged romance of Lim Si-wan x Shin Se-kyung is expected.

KBS2 ‘A Man in a Veil’ decreased topicality by 0.47% compared to the previous week, but succeeded in maintaining the 6th place in drama for two consecutive weeks. The news of the extension became a hot topic, but netizens showed a negative reaction to the news of the extension. Although it is approaching the end of the ending, there was an opinion that the frustrating development was continuing without solving the problem, and there were frequent comments that the male protagonist Kang Eun-tak had less weight.

Next, the 7th place in the drama topic was KBS2 ‘Oh! Samkwang Villa! 0.34% decrease)’, followed by JTBC’s ‘Hush’ (47.01% increase in topicality compared to the previous week).

This survey is based on news articles, blogs/communities, videos, and social media for 21 dramas that are being broadcast or scheduled to be broadcast by Good Data Corporation, a TV topic analysis agency, from January 4, 2021 to January 10, 2021. This is the result of analyzing the reaction and published on January 11.


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