On February 1, Good Data Corporation has released the Weekly Top 10 Popular K-drama TV Series and Cast Rankings in the 4th week of January 2021 after analyzing viewers’ responses through a survey. The data analyzed was generated from news articles, blogs/communities, videos, and social media for 23 dramas currently broadcasting or scheduled to air from January 25, 2021, to January 31, 2021.
For the last week of January 2021, tvN Drama “Mr.Queen” topped the most popular Korean drama on television. Meanwhile, Mr. Queen cast – Shin Hye Sun, who plays “Mama’ Kim So Yong, is still topped the most popular drama cast.
Weekly Top 10 Popular K-drama TV Series and Cast Rankings of January 2021
TOP 10 Popular K-drama TV series
1. tvN Mr. Queen (Audience Share 22.66) (▲1)
2. tvN True Beauty (Audience Share 19.77) (▲1)
3. SBS Penthouse (Audience Share 12.85) NEW
4. JTBC Run On (Audience Share 10.72) ( – )
5. KBS A Man in a Veil (Audience Share 6.08) (▲1)
6. JTBC She Would Never Know (Audience Share 4.52) (▽1)
7. KBS Homemade Love Story (Audience Share 3.84) (▲2)
8. TV CHOSUN Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) (Audience Share 3.55) (▽1)
9. KBS Royal Secret Agent (Audience Share 2.27) (▲1)
10. KBS Cheat on Me, If You Can (Audience Share 2.21) (▲3)
Mr. Queen broke its own record and topped the list for the first time since airing. Despite continuously receiving negative comments concerning anti-Korean sentiments and historical distortions controversy, more positive responses also said that the show was entertaining.
True Beauty also broke its best record and came in second. The drama is also popular overseas, seeing the actor’s, Hwang In-Yeop, followers on social media increasing, and disappointing response to Cha Eun Woo’s style.
TOP 10 Popular Casts in K-drama TV series
1. Shin Hye Sun, Mr. Queen ( – )
2. Moon Ga Young, True Beauty (▲1)
3. Kim Jeong Hyun, Mr. Queen (▽1)
4. Cha Eun Woo, True Beauty ( – )
5. Hwang In Yeop, True Beauty ( – )
6. Shin Se Kyung, Run On (▲2)
7. Im Si Wan, Run On (▲5)
8. Lee Chae Young, A Man in a Veil (▲12)
9. Ro Woon, She Would Never Know (▽2)
10. Park Yoo Na, True Beauty (▲1)
Mr.Queen cast, Shin Hye Sun “Mama,” stays on top of the list since the 3rd week. Meanwhile, Moon Ga Young reached second place from 3rd week on the 3rd place to 2nd place on the 4th week. Furthermore, Mr. Queen cast the “King” Kim Jeong Hyun should go down from second place to third place. Meanwhile, Cha Eun Woo and Hwang In Yeop stay in fourth and fifth.
Check out for Shin Hye Sun acting as Mama in the next episode of Mr. Queen below
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