Official drama poster of historical epic "Dong Yi" [MBC]
MBC TV series "Dong Yi" continued to score high ratings this week, maintaining a strong lead amongst dramas aired on Monday and Tuesday nights.
According to statistics released by AGB Nielsen Media Research on Wednesday, viewership ratings for the historical show stood at 19.2 percent on Monday while dropping one percent the following day. The show had recorded average ratings of 18.4 percent last week.
TNS Media Korea reported that "Dong Yi", now into its fifth week of showing, also led the prime time line-up with ratings of 19.0 and 19.7 percent, respectively, gaining from its mean score of 17.3 percent from its two previous episodes.
Meanwhile, "Birth of a Rich Man" starring Lee Bo-young and Ji Hyeon-woo, about the main character trying to meet his biological conglomerate father, saw its ratings fluctuate in the 14 to 16 percent range on both charts.
"Dong Yi", a 50-part historical epic helmed by famed director Lee Byeong-hoon whose previous works include "Jewel in the Palace" ("Dae Jang Geum") and "Heo Jun", stars top Korean actors Ji Jin-hee and Han Hyo-joo.
Han plays the role Choi Suk-bin, a consort of King Sukjong and the mother of King Youngjo during the Chosun Dynasty.
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