The TOP 10 highest-ranking TV series in the second week of November were announced.
On November 16th, the hot topic research institute Good Data Corporation released the “TOP 10 TV Dramas in the second week of November”. The rankings are based on the results of netizens’ search of TV programs, actors, and related issues on portal sites.
Accordingly, MBC’s “The Red Sleeve” received compliments by beating the No.2 SBS’s “Now, We Are Breaking Up” and No.3 KBS2’s “The King’s Affection” to rank 1st place in this list. The search for “The Red Sleeve” recorded 15.26%, proving its popularity by ranking No.1 as soon as its first airing. In the 2nd with a narrow gap from the No.1 was “Now, We Are Breaking Up” with 15.08% and the 3rd place was achieved by “The King’s Affection” (11.64%)
Meanwhile, KBS2’s “Young Lady and Gentlemen”, tvN’s “Happiness”, tvN’s “Jirisan”, tvN’s “Melancholia”, SBS’s “Let Me Be Your Knight”, tvN’s “Secret Royal Inspector & Joy”, and JTBC’s “Reflection of You” were also listed in the TOP 10 from No.4 to No.10.
The list of TOP 10 actors also caught the eyes of netizens as the “Now, We Are Breaking Up” couple – Song Hye-kyo and Jang Ki-yong ranked 1st and 2nd place, respectively. The 3rd spot went to Park Eun-bin of KBS2’s “The King’s Affection”.
In addition, “The Red Sleeve” is a royal court romance drama that tells a mournful love story between King Jeongjo (Lee Jun-ho), who believes in his duty to prioritize the country above love, and the court lady Seong Deok-im, who wants to protect the life she has chosen.
Episodes 1 and 2 of “The Red Sleeve”, which aired last week, recorded the ratings of 5.7% and 5.6%, respectively, which somewhat fell behind “Now, We Are Breaking Up” – the drama that aired at the same time. However, “The Red Sleeve” received many praises from the viewers for the lovely chemistry between the main characters portrayed perfectly by the actors.