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Song Joong-ki, the most famous actor in China within a month

2016/03/14 | 4520 views | Permalink | Source

Song Joong-ki became the most famous actor in China.

According to Data and Marketing professional company of China entertainment VLinkage said on the 13th that their data showed Song Joong-ki became the most famous actor in China. Song Joong-ki was on the 8th place on March 8th, and 3rd place on March 9th.

Song Joong-ki's fame is from KBS drama series, 'Descendants of the Sun'. With six episodes aired, Song Joong-ki out ranked Park Hae-jin who was in the rank for a long time. 'Descendants of the Sun', the drama itself also ranked the 5th most popular drama for the last one week.

'Descendants of the Sun' is being aired every Wednesday and Thursday at 10pm in Korean time, and 9pm China time. The Chinese video service company Iqiyi has the exclusive rights to service the drama. Based on the data on the 8th, the drama was viewed 256 million times. The fourth episode on the 9th has 70036 views. 1.6 billion views are to be expected for the whole drama series. 

'Descendants of the Sun' episode 6 rated 28.5% in Korea. This is 1.1% higher than episode 5 which rated 27.4%. The drama rated the highest in the last two years was SBS 'My Love from the Star' which rated 28.1%. 'Descendants of the Sun' out rated 'My Love from the Star' in just 6 episodes. Since there are more episodes waiting to be aired, the industry is expecting 30%.

'Descendants of the Sun' is a human-melodrama about young armies and doctors in an extreme place with their love and success.  

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