Amid the lack of any major special programming for the lunar New Year holiday, a special edition of KBS 2TV’s standup comedy show “Gag Concert” scored the highest ratings during the holiday.
Ratings pollster TNS Media Korea says “A Very Special Gag Concert,” which aired Tuesday, posted 17.2% ratings as the most watched holiday program.
Trailing that show was SBS’s “Star Junior Show – Like Parent, Like Child” (14.9%), KBS2’s “All Star Singers Shall We Dance” (14.2%), SBS’s “Star Experts Show” (12.5%) and MBC’s “Wacky Star Theater ‘Eomeona'” (11.6%).
Among the top ten, four were SBS programs, three KBS2, two MBC and one aired on channel KBS1.
Among movies aired over the four day holiday, the Korean film “The Voice of the Murderer” on SBS topped the ratings chart at 14.8%, followed by the Korean handball film “Forever the Moment” on SBS (11.1%), and the Hollywood flick “The Bourne Ultimatum” on MBC (10.7%).
Among the top ten films, nine were Korean films excluding “The Bourne Ultimatum”, of which six aired on SBS and two each aired on KBS2 and MBC.
In a poll by AGB Nielsen Media Research, SBS’s “Star Junior Show – Like Parent, Like Child” (16.6%) topped the ratings followed by KBS2’s “A Very Special Gag Concert” (14.2%), KBS2’s “All Star Singers Shall We Dance” (14.0%), SBS’s “Common Sense Scandal” (12.3%) and KBS2’s “Big Star X-File.”
via KBS Global.