On January 12, Good Data Corporation released the most buzzworthy Korean drama and drama actor rankings in the 1st week of January 2023. As a result, tvN’s Alchemy of Souls 2 and its cast member still dominated the rank with the highest audience share on the week. So, let’s look at the Good Data Corporation’s top 10 most buzzworthy Korean dramas and actors in the first week of January 2023.
1st Week of January 2023: Alchemy of Souls 2 and Its Cast Still Dominate Most Buzzworthy Korean Drama and Actor Rankings in Its Final Week
tvN’s Alchemy of Souls Part 2 has ended with a flying score of an audience share of 42.31. As a result, the fantasy drama remained first on the list of the most popular Korean dramas. Meanwhile, its stars also stayed on top of the most popular drama actors list.
The Alchemy of Souls Part 2 cast members, Lee Jae Wook, Go Yoon Jung, and Jo Jae Yoon, remained stronger at their places on No.1, No.2, and No.8 spots on the most buzzworthy Korean drama actor rankings.
Meanwhile, JTBC’s The Interest of Love also remained in second place on the drama list. The drama cast members Moon Ga Young and Yoo Yeon Seok ranked No. 4 and No. 5 on the actor list.
New Korean Dramas
In the first week of January 2023, three new Korean dramas debuted on the most buzzworthy Korean drama and actors rankings.
The first Korean drama was Payback. The SBS drama, Payback came into third place on the most buzzworthy Korean drama list. Meanwhile, its lead actor Lee Syun Kyun entered the third place, and actress Moon Chae Won in ninth place on the most buzzworthy Korean drama actors list.
Next, the second new drama of the week was Brain Works. KBS2’s Brain Works debuted in fourth place on the drama list, while its lead actor Jung Yong Hwa debuted at No. 7 on the drama actor list.
And finally, the third new Korean drama which newly entered the most buzzworthy Korean dramas list was Agency. The new Korean drama from JTBC, Agency, landed in eighth place, with its female lead actress Lee Bo Young debuted in seventh place on the drama actor list.
Check out the weekly top 10 Korean dramas and drama actors that were popular the first week of January 2023 below.
Most Buzzworthy Korean Dramas and Actors
Top 10 Most Buzzworthy Dramas
- tvN’s Alchemy of Souls 2
- JTBC’s The Interest of Love
- SBS’ Payback *NEW
- KBS2’s Brain Works *NEW
- TV Chosun’s Red Balloon
- KBS2’s Three Bold Siblings
- tvN’s Missing the Other Side 2
- JTBC’s Agency *NEW
- MBC’s The Forbidden Marriage
- SBS’ Trolley
Top 10 Most Buzzworthy Drama Actors
- Lee Jae Wook (“Alchemy of Souls Part 2”)
- Go Yoon Jung (“Alchemy of Souls Part 2”)
- Lee Sun Kyun (“Payback”) *NEW
- Moon Ga Young (“The Interest of Love”)
- Yoo Yeon Seok (“The Interest of Love”)
- Lee Bo Young (“Agency”) *NEW
- Jung Young Hwa (“Brain Works”) *NEW
- Jo Jae Yoon (“Alchemy of Souls Part 2”)
- Moon Chae Won (“Payback”) *NEW
- Kim Hyun Joo (“Trolley”)
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