Doctors Is Still Dominating Its Monday Tuesday Drama Time Slot

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KBS Responds To Reports Of End To Friday-Saturday Drama Time Slot
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KBS Responds To Reports Of End To Friday-Saturday Drama Time Slot

KBS has now responded to reports claiming the network has decided to no longer air dramas in its new Friday-Saturday time slot on KBS 2TV.

After reports spread on August 5 about the alleged decision, a source from KBS clarified, “The schedule has been settled on from ‘Best Delivery Person’ to ‘Confession Couple [working title], but future plans will have to be decided on after monitoring. It is not true that there has been a decision to end the Friday-Saturday drama slot at the end of the year.”

Falsify Keeps No. 1 Spot In Monday-Tuesday Drama Viewership Ratings
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Falsify Keeps No. 1 Spot In Monday-Tuesday Drama Viewership Ratings

SBSs Falsify continues its lead in ratings for Monday-Tuesday dramas.

On August 15, Nielsen Korea reported that episode 13 and 14 of Falsify, which aired the previous day, recorded an overall rating of 9.9 percent and 11.4 percent respectively. Although this is a 0.2 percent drop from episodes 11 and 12, which recorded a 10.1 percent and 11.4 percent overall viewership ratings, it continues to reign over other dramas in the same time slot.

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Drama Starring 2PMs Junho And Won Jin Ah To Be 1st To Air In JTBCs New Drama Time Slot
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Drama Starring 2PMs Junho And Won Jin Ah To Be 1st To Air In JTBCs New Drama Time Slot

Starting in December, JTBC will be opening up a time slot for Monday-Tuesday dramas for the first time ever, and the first production up to bat will star 2PMs Junho and actress Won Jin Ah!

On September 12, JTBC confirmed that it recently concluded internal discussions on opening up a new drama time slot. In December, they will begin airing dramas on Mondays and Tuesdays at 11 p.m. KST, on top of their current time slot for Friday-Saturday dramas. Details on changes to the scheduling of other programs will be decided on at a later date as more details are finalized.

Han Ye Seul Reveals How She And Jung Ryeo Won Reacted To Becoming Monday-Tuesday Drama Competitors
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Han Ye Seul Reveals How She And Jung Ryeo Won Reacted To Becoming Monday-Tuesday Drama Competitors

Han Ye Seul revealed that she doesnt feel any pressure about competing with her close friend Jung Ryeo Won in the same drama time slot.

On September 29, a press conference was held for MBCs new Monday-Tuesday drama 20th Century Boy and Girl. During the event, Han Ye Seul was asked about having her drama in the same time slot as Jung Ryeo Won. MBCs 20th Century Boy and Girl and KBSs Witchs Court (literal title) will both premiere on October 9 at 10 p.m. KST.

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How New Monday-Tuesday Dramas Fared Against Successful Penultimate Episode Of Whisper
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How New Monday-Tuesday Dramas Fared Against Successful Penultimate Episode Of Whisper

This week saw the beginning of not one, but two new dramas in the Monday-Tuesday evening time slot.

However, neither of them were able to catch up to SBSs Whisper, which is currently on its last week of broadcast. The penultimate episode which aired on May 22, marked 19.2 percent, 2.8 percent higher than its previous ranking as well as the highest rating for this drama yet.

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While its historical drama Rebel: Thief Who Stole The People ended last week with 14.4 percent in viewership ratings, MBCs Lookout,look fell. The first part of Lookout marked 6.0 percent, while the second part recorded 5.7 percent.