Broadcast network JTBC has released hundreds of amazing works in the past decade, and a lot of them received high praises and reviews from fans and critics all around the world.
Here are 10 K-Dramas that received the highest ratings in the history of JTBC. Keep on reading to know more.
‘My Kids Give Me a Headache’
Seasoned stars Lee Soon Jae, Yoo Dong Geun and Kim Hae Sook gathered to star in the JTBC drama “My Kids Give Me a Headache.”
During its pilot, the series didn’t receive much attention which pushed the network to release the episodes online five days before its official premiere. Thankfully, it was received well by the public and scored an average of 9.2% during its entire run.
‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’
Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Sik’s rom-com series “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon” captivated the hearts of viewers during its premiere.
Up until this writing, the series continues to draw support from avid K-Drama viewers. In 2017, the work wrapped up with an impressive rating of 9.7%.
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Because of its success, a sequel to the initial series is in the works to tell the succession of Do Bong Soon’s super power which is aimed to air in the first half of 2024.
‘The Light in Your Eyes’
Han Ji Min and Nam Joo Hyuk’s “The Light in Your Eyes” is the actors’ most underrated work in their filmography.
However, the fantasy melodrama received almost 10% rating, which earned the two stars additional popularity in both the domestic and international scenes.
‘The Lady in Dignity’
Kim Hee Sun and Kim Sun Ah showed off their amazing prowess as actresses and even offered a unique kind of “womance” in “The Lady in Dignity.”
The drama that marked their return to the acting scene received 12% rating, making it to the list of highest rated works in JTBC.
Lee Bo Young’s comeback series “Agency” which aired earlier this year didn’t only entertain the public but also empowered women who work at a male-dominated workplace.
The series enjoyed favorable reviews for its realistic depiction of what takes place in a company including betrayal, deceit and friendships. “Agency” recorded 16% rating, taking the sixth spot in the list.
Uhm Jung Hwa’s medical family drama “Doctor Cha” ranks No. 5 in the list of JTBC’s highest rated drama!
It follows the story of an amazing woman pursuing her medical career after being a stay-at-home mother for 20 years.
“Doctor Cha” tackles sensitive themes like diseases, depression, suicide, cheating and more, giving a semblance of resonance to viewers who experience the same things in real life.
Ahead of its second half of broadcast, the series received an average score of 16.2%, which is also its highest rating yet!
In 2020, Park Seo Joon and Kim Da Mi helmed the impressionable romance coming of age drama “Itaewon Class” which enjoyed a whopping rating of 16.5%!
It’s an adaptation of the webtoon of the same name, which received much love from both local and international viewers.
At the moment of this writing, “Itaewon Class” is still one of the most streamed works on various streaming platforms, proving its popularity.
When it comes to makjang dramas, “SKY Castle” is definitely in the list! It’s a satirical series that focuses on the stories of the top 1% of the country. It stars Yeom Jung Ha, Yoon Se Ah, Kim Byung Chul, Kim Seo Hyung and more.
Thanks to its immersive narrative and flawless cast ensemble, “SKY Castle” reached the highest viewership rating of 24%!
Song Joong Ki’s “Reborn Rich” sits at No. 2 spot in the list as it scored an average rating of 27%.
Released in 2022, the series focused on the revenge of a secretary who one day wakes up as his boss’ youngest son-the same man who killed him.
Besides Song Joong Ki, Shin Hyun Bin and Lee Sung Min’s performances also received a round of applause from viewers.
‘The World of the Married’
At No. 1 sits the most controversial series “The World of the Married” which stars Kim Hee Ae, Park Hae Joon and Han So Hee.
Due to its intense premise and amazing portrayal of cheating and revenge, the series scored a nationwide rating of 28%, which is the highest rating in JTBC history as of this writing.
The series was then remade in the Philippines due to its success and satisfying storyline.
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Written by Elijah Mully.
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