Going viral, “Doctor Cha” surpassed 16% in viewership after airing 8 episodes
“Doctor Cha” continues to boast its hot popularity by breaking its own highest viewer ratings once again.
According to Nielsen Korea on May 8th, episode 8 of JTBC’s Sat-Sun drama “Doctor Cha”, which aired on May 7th, recorded an average nationwide rating of 16.2%. This result showed an increase of about 3% from its previous rating peak of 13.203% achieved in episode 6. In Seoul area, the drama recorded 16.9%.
With this performance, “Doctor Cha” is also ahead of the previous record-holder “Agency”, which placed 5th in JTBC’s all-drama rating rankings with 16.04%.
In the recent episode, the scene where Seo In Ho (Kim Byung Chul) is caught having an affair by his family was depicted. His daughter Seo Yi Rang (Lee Seo Yeon) was in great shock, and her conflict with her friend Choi Eun Seo (So Ah Rin) also intensified after she discovered that Choi Eun Seo was born out of wedlock.
At the end of the broadcast, Cha Jung Sook (Uhm Jung Hwa) was seen among the family members who were preparing for a birthday party, and Choi Seung Hee (Myung Se Bin), who decided to correct everything, also appeared, raising curiosity.
Attention is focused on what kind of storm will hit Cha Jung Sook, Seo In Ho, and Choi Seung Hee as they gather in one place as the facts have been revealed.
In the preview for episode 9, Cha Jung Sook’s decision to leave home after finding out about Seo In Ho and Choi Seung Hee’s love affair made viewers curious about the new developments.
“Doctor Cha” is a drama that depicts the life of Cha Jung Sook, who became a resident after being a housewife for 20 years, and her journey to find healing in life. Taking on the role of Cha Jung Sook, Uhm Jung Hwa impresses viewers as she perfectly conveys empathy and humor at the same time.
In particular, the drama has gone viral since the airing of its first episode. “Doctor Cha” started with a rating of 4.9% and has been steadily on the rise. It surpassed 16% after releasing 8 episodes.
Meanwhile, “Doctor Cha” airs every weekend at 10:30 p.m.