Running Man Makes Impressive Comeback From Their Lowest Viewership Ratings

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Running Man Makes Impressive Comeback From Their Lowest Viewership Ratings
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Running Man Makes Impressive Comeback From Their Lowest Viewership Ratings

Viewership ratings for SBSs Running Man is on the rise once again.

Since Garys departure and several other controversies at the end of last year, the variety program recorded continually decreasing viewership ratings, and in April 2017, hit an ultimate low point in the 2 percent range. Right before this all-time low, producing director Jung Chul Min stepped in as main PD, and two new members—Yang Se Chan and Jun So Min—joined the main cast.

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Kim Jong Kook Receives Backlash For Pointing Out Preference On Women, “Running Man” Viewership Ratings Hit Rock Bottom
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Kim Jong Kook Receives Backlash For Pointing Out Preference On Women, “Running Man” Viewership Ratings Hit Rock Bottom

Kim Jong Kook is under fire for his remarks towards women some people deemed sexist. During the episode of "Running Man" aired on April 30, Kim Jong Kook described physical attributes of his ideal woman that resulted in various reactions from netizens.

"Running Man" viewers were shocked when Kim Jong Kook said men would prefer to date short women over the tall ones when SISTAR's Hyorin asked what his ideal type was. He added he doesn't consider tall women as a woman, which obviously draws controversy. Netizens argued such remarks shouldn't even come out from the mouth of a public influencer like Kim Jong Kook.

Father Is Strange Breaks The Impressive 30 Percent Mark In Viewership Ratings
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Father Is Strange Breaks The Impressive 30 Percent Mark In Viewership Ratings

KBS 2TVs weekend drama Father Is Strange is maintaining the No. 1 spot in its time slot with impressive viewership ratings!

According to Nielsen Korea, the May 14 broadcast of Father Is Strange garnered 30.4 percent ratings.

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During episode 22, Byun Joon Young (played by Min Jin Woong) and Kim Yoo Joo (played by Lee Mi Do) finally got married. The drama will now be showing the events that unfold as Kim Yoo Joo lives under the same roof as Byun Joon Youngs family.

Tunnel Sets New OCN Record With Impressive Viewership Ratings For Final Episode
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Tunnel Sets New OCN Record With Impressive Viewership Ratings For Final Episode

OCNs hit drama Tunnel has finished strong with record-breaking viewership ratings!

The finale that aired on May 21 gathered average viewership ratings of 6.5 percent and peaked at 7.1 percent. Within its target audience (people between the ages of 25 and 49), the drama scored average ratings of 7.2 percent and peaked at 8.1 percent.

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OCNs highest record of 5.9 percent ratings was previously held by drama Squad 38. With impressive viewership ratings of 6.5 percent, Tunnel has set a whole new record!

Produce 101 Season 2 Finale Surpasses Viewership Of First Season With Impressive Ratings
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Produce 101 Season 2 Finale Surpasses Viewership Of First Season With Impressive Ratings

On June 16, the national producers chose the 11 members who will debut as Wanna One from Mnets Produce 101 Season 2 – and it seems like they were eager to watch the results unfold.

See Also: Announcing the TOP 11 Of Produce 101 Season 2 – Wanna One

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The live broadcast of the Produce 101 Season 2 finale garnered an impressive 5.2 percent viewership ratings across the country. The peak rating over the episode was 5.7 percent, which is the highest since the beginning of the show. This also surpasses the viewership ratings of the first season of Produce 101 and puts the show at the top spot of its time slot as well. This is especially significant as Mnet is a paid cable service.