With the completion of the most recent set of dramas, all dramas that have been defined as having aired in 2019 are now finished.
AdvertisementConsequently, Nielsen Korea has been able to put out a list of the most highly rated dramas of the year by average ratings. "The Fiery Priest" easily won out in this regard, with an average rating per episode of 18.12%.
Second place was the recently concluded "When the Camellia Blooms", which had an average episode rating of 14.83%. Close behind it was "Doctor Prisoner" in third place with an average rating of 14.21%. Fourth place was "The Last Empress" with 14.1%. "Liver or Die" held fifth place with 12.1%. Ranks six through ten were, in order, "Memories of the Alhambra", "Hotel Del Luna", "Vagabond", "Encounter", and "Doctor John".
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via email@example.com. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.
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