'Crash Landing on You,' 'Mr. Trot' most talked about online in first half
TvN’s hit drama series "Crash Landing on You" (2019) and TV Chosun’s hit singing competition show "Mr. Trot" (2020) were the most talked about TV shows online in the first half of the year, according to a survey conducted by the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) on Tuesday.
Apart from audience ratings, the KCC has been conducting an internet survey on TV programs since 2018 to present qualitative values such as viewers' response and preferences. The survey includes indicators such as internet postings, comments and the number of views on related clips.
Following tvN series "Crash Landing on You,” JTBC's "The World of the Married” (2020) and JTBC’s “Itaewon Class" (2020) were the most talked about drama series online in the first half of the year.
According to the KCC, Lee Jung-hyuk's character played by Hyun Bin in "Crash Landing on You” was a hot topic, while "The World of the Married" had a lot of responses related to its fast-paced and suspenseful storytelling. For "Itaewon Class," its original soundtrack garnered attention.
Among entertainment programs, TV Chosun's "Mr. Trot," "Taste of Mr. Trot," and "The Call Center of Love" received the most internet responses in the first half of the year.
EBS's "Giant Peng TV" was the most talked about online among educational shows aired between April and June.
BY KIM YEON-AH [firstname.lastname@example.org]