“Good Casting” Hits Double Digit Ratings With Premiere, Shoots To No. 1

SBS’s newest drama “Good Casting” has set off to a great start, surpassing all Monday-Tuesday evening dramas to take No. 1.

The drama, starring Choi Kang Hee, Yoo In Young, and Kim Ji Young, is an action comedy about three National Intelligence Service (NIS) agents who suddenly find themselves out in the field when they receive a once-in-a-lifetime assignment to save their country.

According to Nielsen Korea, the premiere of “Good Casting” recorded nationwide averages of 9.5 and 12.3 percent viewership, topping the highest ratings set by the previous SBS drama, “Nobody Knows” (11.4 percent). In its most-watched minute, “Good Casting” reached 14.3 percent viewership.

MBC’s “365: Repeat the Year” saw a small increase of 0.2 points from its previous episode, recording 4.4 and 4.9 percent for its latest episodes, while KBS2’s “Born Again” enjoyed a slightly larger boost of 0.7 points, recording 2.8 and 3.5 percent.

tvN’s “A Piece of Your Mind,” which has been shortened to 12 episodes and airs its finale tomorrow (April 28), recorded 1.1 percent, the same as its previous episode.

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