“Doctor Prisoner” and “The Banker” Both Reach Series High for Finales Against the Premiere of “Absolute Boyfriend”

Doctor Prisoner Korean Drama - Nam Goong Min The Banker Korean Drama - Kim Sang Joong Absolute Boyfriend Korean Drama - Yeo Jin Goo

Doctor Prisoner aired its final episodes this week, and it did what it has done its entire run by coming in first in Nielsen drama ratings during the Wednesday-Thursday time slot while hitting a series high:
Ep. 31 –  13.2%
Ep. 32 – 15.8%

It was also finale week for The Banker which came in second on Wednesday. Then with less competition on Thursday, it was able to increase in numbers and reach a series high of 7% for its final episode:
Ep. 29 – 3.6%
Ep. 30 – 4.3%
Ep. 31 – 5.4%
Ep. 32 – 7.0%

The new romantic comedy Absolute Boyfriend starring Yeo Jin Goo and Minah premiered in last:
Ep. 1 – 2.1%
Ep. 2 – 2.4%
Ep. 3 – 3.1%
Ep. 4 – 3.7%

Doctor Prisoner airs Wednesday and Thursday on KBS.

The Banker airs Wednesday and Thursday on MBC.

Absolute Boyfriend airs Wednesday and Thursday on SBS.

Update: Changes to Weekly Ratings Posts

There are some upcoming changes to drama airing days and time slots by the networks, so fewer dramas are directly going head to head in ratings now. Because of this, for the time being, I’m going to phase out doing weekly ratings updates of the public network dramas.

Instead, I will do ratings updates for a few dramas when there is a particular achievement such as a strong premiere/finale, reaching double digits, setting a record, etc. as well as maybe following the full ratings journey of a drama here and there. This could change in the future depending on how drama schedules shape up, but for now I wanted to give you a heads up as to what to expect concerning ratings updates. Thank you for reading!

Kdrama Kisses Sign Up Button - Korean Dramas Reviews, News, Guides

Copyright © 2015-2019 by Kdrama Kisses

About Kay

Greetings! I’m Kay, creator and author of Kdrama Kisses. Kdrama Kisses is dedicated to bringing you the latest in kdrama casting news, drama trailers, reviews, and more. Happy drama watching to everyone!
This entry was posted in News and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.