JTBC TV network is one of the most popular networks whose dramas have gained global recognition for their interesting stories, great locations and famous actors.
Here are the top 10 dramas with the highest ratings on the network.
Please note that these ratings are the highest ever achieved, not the dramas’ total average ratings.
1. “World of the Married” – 28.4%
The suspenseful drama released in 2020 is still considered one of the most compelling K-Dramas to date. Starring Kim HeeAe, Park Hae Joonand Han SoHee the K-Drama 2 years after its release is still #1 with the highest ratings in the network’s history as it has an all-time high viewership rating of 28.4%.
When a loyal employee of a conglomerate is murdered by his employers, he gets the chance to get revenge by being reborn as the family’s grandson. Armed with knowledge of the future and the company, he gains the influence and power he needs to become the company’s next president. However, even with his knowledge and intelligence, his path is not a rosy one, as other forces create obstacles in his path to revenge. Starring Song JoongKi, Shin Hyun Bin and Lee Sung Minwith its captivating storyline, the series captured the attention of many viewers, who saw its viewership reach an impressive high of 26.9%.
3. “Sky Castle” – 23.8%
The drama revolving around the lives of four women and their families has been quite popular for its deep, real and meaningful plot that grabbed the reality that many viewers faced. Released in 2019, the stellar-cast drama featuring actors like Kim Seo Hyung, Yoon SeAh, Yum Jung AhKim Hye Yoon and oh narato name a few, it ranks second on this list with 23.8% viewership.
The webtoon-based drama that gained prominent global recognition in 2020, ranks third on this list with 16.5% viewership. Starring the best actors Park Seo Joon It is kim dami The fast-paced youth-themed K-Drama was a refreshing story that gripped viewers’ minds with its realistic storyline, impressive dialogues, and an OST that many refer to as one of the best.
5. “Agency” – 16.0%
“Agency” starring Lee Bo Young, Son NaEun, Jo Sung HaIt is Han JoonWoo was popular and reached 16.0% in its last episode, when it started with just 4.8%. Viewers were captivated by Lee BoYoung’s character Go AhIn, who becomes the first female executive of a major advertising agency.
6. “The Lady of Dignity” – 12.1%
The K-Drama series follows the life of a woman whose life changes when her father-in-law loses all of his finances and a mysterious caregiver with a touching story moves in with the family to care for him. With a clever plot and impressive performances from its cast, the drama released in 2017 and starring oh jin It is kim sun ah has a high rating of 12.1% on the net.
The eerie melodrama revolves around a woman who mysteriously ages while trying to tamper with time to save her father. Now 70, she embarks on a journey to reverse the changes, while grappling with how to approach her family and friends who fail to recognize her, and a young lover whose affection she cherishes. Starring Han JiMin, Kim HeeJaand Nam JooHyuk, the 2019 drama is ranked 5th on this list.
7. “Strong Woman Do BongSoon” – 9.7%
The rom-com follows a woman born with supernatural powers and a tech CEO who seeks her protection as he is targeted by an unknown individual. Starring Park BoYoung and Park HyungSik, the fun and interesting series also ranks 5th on this list with 9.7% viewership.
8. “Shin Divorce Lawyer” – 9.5%
“Divorce Attorney Shin” aired in 2023. The drama started at 7.3% and ended with high ratings of 9.5%. Cho Seung Woo plays Shin SungHan, a teacher who becomes a lawyer specializing in divorce. In 12 episodes, this refreshing legal drama captured the hearts of viewers.
9. “My children give me a headache” – 9.2%
The family drama follows the plot of three-generation families living in one house. Filled with lots of love and affection, and portraying the interfamily relationship as seen today, the series launched in 2013 portrays a plot that also shows how societies see families and the different forms that the word takes. Each episode got high ratings as viewers were largely absorbed by the storyline. With ratings of 9.2%, this series ranks 7th on this list.
10. “Misty” – 8.5%
The story is about a popular presenter who becomes the prime suspect in a murder case and her ex-husband, who was once a prosecutor but is now a public defender and takes on her case. A story about the complicated thread of love and reconciliation, the series launched in 2018, starring Kim NamJoo It is Jin Ji Hee whose brilliant portrayal of their characters led to the success of the series, which garnered a high 8.5% ratings on the network.
This melodrama revolves around the deep story of friendship, love and life of three friends who are about to turn 40 years old. The drama stars prominent actresses Son YeJin, Jeon MiDo, and Kim Ji Hyun. With the chemistry of the said actresses and the heartwarming element of the drama, the high rating of 8.1% achieved by the drama was no longer a surprise.
The office romance drama starring prominent K-Drama stars Park Min Young, Song Kang, Yoon Bak, It is YuRa Girls Day Depicts the story of the National Weather Service team, the complications of love in the workplace, family dynamics, and the societal demands and expectations on today’s youth.
13. “The Good Detective” – 7.6%
The riveting crime drama filled with so much suspense, twists and turns ranks 10th on this list with 7.6% viewership. Starring Lee Elias, Jang Seung JoIt is Son Hyun Joo The series captures the journey of a veteran detective, a young genius and a reporter on their quest to uncover the truth about a mysterious murder that happened 5 years ago.
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