“Absolute Boyfriend” Premieres To Slow Ratings Start


The drama “Absolute Boyfriend” starring Yeo Jin Goo, Girl’s Day’s Minah, and Hong Jong Hyun, is a romantic comedy about a woman who has sworn off love and a humanoid robot programmed to be the perfect boyfriend. According to Nielsen Korea on the morning of May 16, the drama’s premiere episode recorded 2.1% and 2.4% viewership for its first and second half respectfully, signaling a slow start for the highly anticipated Japanese manga adaptation.


Meanwhile, MBC’s “The Banker” recorded 3.6% and 4.3%, while KBS2’s “Doctor Prisoner” finished its run far ahead of the pack with finale ratings of 13.2% and 15.8%.


tvN’s “Her Private Life,” the cable network offering of Wednesdays and Thursdays, kicked off the week with 2.7% and 3.2% viewership.



“Absolute Boyfriend” Premieres To Slow Ratings Start, “Doctor Prisoner” Stays No. 1 Through Finale


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