110808 “Protect The Boss” Boss Power! With Ratings Of 8.0%, Takes Top Spot For Repeat Broadcasts
Taking over from “City Hunter,” the first episode of “Protect The Boss” which aired on 3 August saw national TV ratings of 12.6% (AGB Nielsen) and rose another 2.1% to 14.7% for episode 2 which aired on 4 August, taking the number 1 spot.
Furthermore, on 7 August at 1pm, the repeat broadcast had ratings of 8%, becoming the strongest contender among the weekend repeat telecast dramas. After the first telecast, these numbers show the fervent interest in the drama. According to another ratings survey company TNms, the national ratings were 9.0%.
On 7 August, during the same time slot, MBC’s “Indomitable Daughters-in-Law” had ratings of 5.0% and the other Wednesday-Thursday drama contender “Princess’ Man” repeat of episode 6 on 6 August had ratings of 5.2%.
Also, the repeat of SBS’s Weekend drama “Scent of a Woman” episode 4 had repeat broadcast ratings of 7.9%, taking 2nd place for weekend repeat telecast dramas, behind “Protect the Boss.”
The SBS drama management representative said, ““Protect the Boss” took top spot easily for the repeat broadcast. Although this is just a repeat broadcast, it still supplements the effect of the actual broadcast. It is only a matter of time before (Protect the Boss) takes top spot for Wednesday-Thursday dramas.”