“Hotel Del Luna”, IU & Yeo Jin Goo Soar To The Top Of Popularity Ranks On Its Opening Week

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Aside from impressive premiere week ratings, Hotel Del Luna reached the corners and nooks of world wide web rapidly.

Arguably one of the best drama launches for this season, it is not surprising that Hotel Del Luna has impressed K-Drama fans.

Hotel del Luna

Headlined by Lee Ji Eun (IU) and Yeo Jin Goo, the Hong sisters penned drama kicked off to a good start. It registered 7.3% nationwide and 7.7% Seoul viewership rating based on the tally from Nielsen Korea.

Completing its premiere week run, Nielsen recorded the second episode with a 7.6% nationwide viewership rating. The drama’s Seoul rating surged to 8.8%.

Incidentally, the numbers justified the popularity of tvN’s latest fantasy-romance. According to the survey from Good Data Corporation, Hotel Del Luna and its main leads topped the drama and actor categories.

The gathered data came from currently airing dramas from July 8 to July 14. Tallied results came from online articles, blogs, SNS & video responses.

Search: WWW continues to trend

Advancing to second spot in drama category is Search: WWW. Consistently well-written and portrayed, the tvN series set in the world of career people working for internet portal sites has four cast members in the list. Placing at 5th and 6th spots are Lee Da Hee and Im Soo Jung. Meanwhile, Jang Ki Yong and Lee Jae Wook secured the 9th and 10th ranks.

On its finale week, MBC’s One Spring Night fell behind to the third spot as Jung Hae In and Han Ji Min also took the 3rd and 4th places for popular actors.

Period drama Nokdu Flower surged to the fourth spot with viewers fully impressed on its narrative. Dropping at the fifth spot is tvN’s Designated Survivor: 60 Days.

From 6th to 8th places are dramas Angel’s Last Mission: Love, Watcher and Partners for Justice 2. Interestingly, Kang Ji Hwan entered the list at 7th spot. And his drama Joseon Survivor landing on the 8th rank for drama category. That is even when he is plagued with current issues on his sexual assault case.

Rounding up the drama category is jTBC’s Chief of Staff at the 10th place. Additionally, Shin Hye Sun consistently kept her place in the roster at the 8th place.