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"Dong Yi" and "Giant" fight for the No. 1 spot on TV charts

2010/08/18 | Permalink | Source

Korean dramas "Giant" (top) and "Dong Yi" (bottom) [SBS/MBC]

MBC's historical epic "Dong Yi" and SBS' "Giant" continued their fight to grab the crown for the No. 1 show in the country this week.

Figures from TNmS (Total National Multimedia Statstics) on Wednesday revealed that "Dong Yi", starring Han Hyo-joo and Ji Jin-hee, held onto the title as the most-watched television show in the country for the 19th straight week with ratings of 23.3 percent on August 16 and 24.8 percent the next day.

Coming in at the runner-up position was SBS' drama "Giant" bringing in ratings of 22.8 percent on Monday and 24 percent last night, keeping the race for the top spot for Monday and Tuesday nights tight.

Meanwhile, data from AGB Nielsen Media Research indicated that "Giant", about three siblings who were separated after losing their parents later come together to seek revenge for them, took its second consecutive win with ratings of 22.4 percent on August 16 and 24.9 percent on August 17.

MBC's drama "Dong Yi" maintained its position at No. 2 with viewership ratings of 22.7 percent on Monday and 21.6 percent the following day.

Reporter : Lucia Hong luciahong@
Editor : Jessica Kim jesskim@
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