It seems the combination of screenwriter Park Ji Eun and Asian superstars Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji Hyunhave lived up to the hype. Their drama “The Legend of the Blue Sea” is already on the cusp of hitting 20 percent in viewership ratings.
According to Nielsen Korea, SBS’s “The Legend of the Blue Sea” scored viewership ratings of 18.9 percent on December 1 for its sixth episode. The most recent achievement is 2.1 percent higher than that of the fifth episode and is the drama’s highest score yet.
The drama blows its competition out of the water as KBS’s “Oh My Geum Bi” and MBC’s “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo,” which air in the same time-slot, had ratings of 5.5 and 4.6 percent, respectively.
Make sure you catch up with “The Legend of the Blue Sea” to see what’s got everyone so captivated!