‘New Journey’ hits 6.1M viewersProducer Na Young-suk’s latest program “New Journey to the West” has received a positive response from the public, recording 6.1 million views on the first day of its release.
The show’s network tvN revealed that the first five episodes, released through Naver TV Cast recorded 6.1 million hits. And if the trailer and the video unveiled in production presentation are also included, the number adds up to 11.5 million views as of the morning of Sept. 5.
First aired on Sept. 4, the program features popular entertainers Eun Ji-won, Lee Soo-geun, Lee Seung-gi and Kang Ho-dong travelling to Xi’an, China.
The four celebrities are former stars of the first season of reality program “One Night, Two Days” (2007-12), which had a big following while it was on the air.
According to Na, his definition of the program’s success is recording over 20 million total views. Since the program has only released one-tenth of its episodes, the producer’ goal seems within reach.
BY JIN MIN-JI