New drama ‘W’ beats ‘Uncontrollably Fond’ and tops viewership ratings [16.07.28]

New MBC drama ‘W’, starring Lee Jong Suk and Han Hyo Joo is dominating!

The 1st episode of ‘W’ started off with decent viewership ratings of 8.6%. Soon afterward, the ratings soon increased with the airing of the 2nd episode, which recorded 9.5%. The most recent episode gained even more viewers, jumping the ratings up to 12.9%.

On the other hand, KBS ‘Uncontrollably Fond’ starring Kim Woo Bin and Suzy, airing at the same time period as ‘W’, faced a decrease in viewership as the 7th episode dropped down to 8.6%.

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‘W’ tops ‘Uncontrollably Fond’ [16.07.28]


MBC’s “W” bested KBS 2TV’s “Uncontrollably Fond” in terms of local viewership ratings in its second week, data showed Thursday.

The webtoon-themed fictional drama‘s third episode took 13 percent of the overall viewership in its slot, seeing a rise of 3.4 percentage points over the previous episode.

The viewership of melodrama “Uncontrollably Fond,” starring Kim Woo-bin and Suzy, stood at 9 percent, seeing a drop of 2.5 percentage points.

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