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“Something In The Rain” Emerged As The Most Popular K-Drama For The First Half Of 2018

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Jung Hae In and Son Ye Jin’s hardwork paid off as their well-loved romance story in Something in the Rain bested the batch of Korean dramas for the first half of this year.

According to Good Data Corporation report, JTBC’s Something in the Rain garnered a weekly average of 24,410 points, ranking first among Korean dramas aired from January 1 to June 3.

Something in the Rain

Courtesy of jTBC

Following closely at the second and third places are tvN’s healing dramas, My Mister and Prison Playbook.

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Misty, which aired on JTBC, positioned itself on fourth place with KBS2 TV’s The Miracle We Met taking the fifth spot.

JTBC’s Miss Hammurabi, SBS series’ Wok Of Love, and Return round up the sixth to eighth places, respectively.

On May 19, Something in the Rain concluded its run, marking impressive numbers along with topping advertising brand reputation for its leads.

The noona-romance-love tale was highlighted by its heartfelt storytelling, soothing sound tracks and keen directing of PD Ahn.


Also Read: Something In The Rain Lingers With Heartfelt Love Lessons

The gloomy but encouraging story of My Mister garnered appreciation from viewers, owing to its painful yet straightforward approach of leaving life lessons.

Same goes for the prison-set series, Prison Playbook, which delighted followers with clever humor about an endearing baseball star who created memorable brotherhood with his cellmates.

Prison Playbook

Misty and The Miracle We Met are both powered by bankable veteran actors, who proved their prominence in the field.

Of the five most talked about Korean dramas for the first half of 2018, four were aired on cable channels and only one came from public broadcast network.

The topic ranking survey conducted by Good Data Corporation calculated the extracted weekly average topic rankings from dramas which was aired from January 1 to June 3.

Good Data Corporation measures weekly online public opinion survey focusing on drama and entertainment, information and culture, and current affairs program of the 41 public and pay TV channels based on the news press for each program, blogs, and SNS topic, information response, and information retention.

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