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Why did MBC’s “The Golden Spoon” get so many viewers?

The response to MBC’s new series “The Golden Spoon”, starring BTOB member Yook Sung-jae, is unusually high. 

Yook Sungjae, a member of BTOB, has a good eye for art

The response to the MBC drama “The Golden Spoon”, which is based on a webtoon of the same name, is unusual.

“The Golden Spoon” tells an interesting story about Seung-cheon (played by Sung-jae) who is born as a dirt-spoon stealing the life of Taeyong (played by Lee Jong-won), who is the son of a rich family.

In the second episode of “The Golden Spoon”, which aired on MBC on the 24th, the changing fate of Lee Seung Cheon was depicted.

The “dirt-spoon” Seung Cheon, who was reborn as the successor of a conglomerate using the “mysterious golden spoon”, is satisfied with his luxurious and comfortable life.

However, after bumping into his original family, he is deeply mixed up and shows his lingering attachment to his previous life.

Seung cheon enjoys a golden spoonful of life by taking revenge on students and teachers from the same school who usually bullied and ignored him.

In addition, he forms a strange relationship with his fiancee Na Joo-hee (played by Jung Chae-yeon) and receives a love attack from Oh Yeo-jin (played by Yeon-woo), suggesting a more complicated relationship.

He runs to save Taeyong (Lee Jong-won), who is suffering from violence by his friends, and avenges himself

“The Golden Spoon” Rises Ratings With Exciting Stories

“The Golden Spoon” saw its ratings soared on the same day due to unpredictable stories and fast developments.

According to Nielsen Korea, the second episode of “The Golden Spoon” recorded 7.4% nationwide. This is a 2% increase from the first episode aired the previous day.

In particular, the scene where Taeyong pointed a gun at a group of generals who were bothering him drew attention as the ratings soared to 10.2%.

As of now, viewers are still praising the ENA drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”, which generated a syndrome-like popularity after its airing.

Surprisingly, the rating for the first episode of the series was 0.9%, a modest figure for a currently resounding series. However, it went up gradually as word of mouth went around.

Viewers of “The Golden Spoon” nodded in agreement, saying, “It is true that “The Golden Spoon” surpassed “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” in the first broadcast, although it is not a simple comparison between ENA and publicly broadcast dramas.”

The real reason for the popularity of “The Golden Spoon” that viewers are enthusiastic about…

“The Golden Spoon”, which is so popular that it is mentioned along with “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”, what is the reason for the huge ratings?

Internet users agree that the story is solid and fun as if it were a live-action work of a successful webtoon.

They also said that the rapid development got the viewers glued to the screen, with revenge starting from the first episode seems to be a popular factor. It is good that there is no frustrating story, so-called “sweet potato development”.

In addition, even though idols such as Yook Sung-jae and Jung Chae-yeon star in the series, netizens praised the cast for not breaking their immersion throughout the first two episodes. 

The original webtoon of “The Golden Spoon” also received explosive love.

As viewers say, attention is being paid to whether “The Golden Spoon” will soar in future broadcasts, compared to “Extraordinary Attorney Woo”. 

Meanwhile, Yook Sung-jae, who plays the main character who becomes a golden spoon, is catching the attention of fans because he is actually the son of a rich family.

Yook Sung-jae’s father is known to be the CEO of a semiconductor company with annual sales of 15 billion won.

His mother’s family is also very wealthy.

Yook Sung-jae’s maternal grandmother is said to run a fishing ground of about 5,000 pyeong (approximately 20.000 yards).

Source: insight

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