The followup to “City Hunter”, romantic comedy Protect The Boss’ debut broadcast on August 3rd received a 12.6% nationwide rating from AGN Nielsen. The ratings leapt to 14.7% for the following day’s broadcast, increasing 2.1%.
The rerun for Protect the Boss aired on August 7th at 1pm and set a record for gaining ratings over 8.0%, which is a very substantial number to be achieved by a weekend rerun after a drama’s debut broadcast. The research institute TnmS recording the ratings to be 9.0%.
On the same day, the 7th, other reruns were MBC’s “Indomitable Daughter in Laws”, which received 5.0%, as well as another MBC drama Gyebak which received 6.3% ratings. Both of these were in stiff competition with KBS’s The Princess’ Man, for which only a 5.2% rating was reported. In addition, KBS’s “Spy Myung Wol” reached 5.0% ratings and the present number 1 drama , SBS’s “Warrior Baek Dong Soo” recorded 5.8%
On the other hand, a rerun of SBS’s weekend drama “Scent of a Woman” received the very high rating of 7.9%, placing it in the 2nd place slot behind “Protect the Boss” for weekend rerun ratings.
SBS officials have said about this drama “The competition for Protect the Boss is not very light. The ratings for the rerun winning first place in the rerun broadcasting category shows the high popularity of the drama”
Meanwhile “Protect the Boss” which aired on August 3rd stars Choi KangHee as a secretary to the chaebol JiSung, along with Kim Jaejoong and Wang JiHye, is steadily gaining a large level of popularity.