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SBS "Giant" on top of TV charts for five straight weeks

2010/11/03 | Permalink | Source

Scenes from SBS drama "Giant" [SBS]

SBS drama "Giant" remained on the top spot on TV charts amongst Mondays and Tuesdays' primetime series for five consecutive weeks.

According to the data released by Total National Multimedia Statistics (TNmS) on Wednesday, "Giant" raked in an average viewership rating of 29.2 percent this week, the figure falling by a slight 0.2 percent compared to the previous two shows.

Statistics by AGB Nielson Media Research too reported similar ratings -- 28 percent of Monday and 29.8 on Tuesday.

In this week's episode Min-woo (Joo Sang-wook) finally found his lost love Mi-joo (Hwang Jung-eum), only to discover that they cannot be together because of what happened in the past. Min-woo's cry of anguish after discovering that it has his father that killed Mi-joo's father many years ago garnered favorable reviews from the viewers.

Coming in second was KBS2 mini-series "Sungkyunkwan Scandal" that finished its run this week with an average rating of 12.9 percent. A fusion-history drama set in 18th century Korea, the program was welcomed especially by young viewers for its unique plot line based on the royal school of SungKyunKwan.

Park Min-young played Kim Yoon-sik, a girl disguised as a boy to get into the school, singer Park Yoo-chun as Lee Sun-joon, an elite student from a prestigious family, Song Joong-ki as Goo Yong-ha, a rich playboy and Yoo Ah-in as Moon Jae-shin, the rebel among students.

The finale showed Kim and Lee happily married and serving as professors of SungKyunKwan several years later while the other two characters found their paths in business and military, respectively. AGB Nielson reported ratings in between 11 to 12 percent for this drama.

MBC's "Queen of Reversals" which came last among the prime time shows, marked an average rating of 9.1 percent on TNmS' chart, gaining from last week's eight percent.

The heroine Hwang Tae-hee (Kim Nam-joo) manages to get a job in the same company that fired her husband Bong Joon-soo (Jung Joon-ho) while Bong occupies himself with starting an eatery business. The drama fared better according to the findings of AGB Nielson, reaching up to a mark of 11 percent.

Scenes from KBS2 "Sungkyunkwan Scandal" [KBS2]

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