Defendant had a strong premiere last week, and this week it easily came out on top in Nielsen drama ratings. It saw a nice spike to 17.3% for episode 3 on Monday. It then
continued to rise to 18.7% for episode 4 on Tuesday.
We saw the premiere of the historical Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People. It had a good opening week bringing in 8.9% for episode 1 on Monday and rising to 10% for episode 2 on Tuesday.
Hwarang saw a bit of a decrease from last week bringing in 9.7% for episode 13 on Monday and 9.1% for episode 14 on Tuesday.
So both Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People and Hwarang landed close together with Defendant securely in first place. Will Defendant be able to break 20% next week in just the third week of its run?
Defendant airs Monday & Tuesday on SBS.
Hwarang airs Monday & Tuesday on KBS.
Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People airs Monday & Tuesday on MBC.
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