Legend of the Blue Sea real time TV ratings episode 2 above 20% in South Korea
Highly anticipated Korean drama Legend of the Blue Sea episode 2, starring Lee Min Ho and Jun Ji hyun as the main leads, was aired today in South-Korea. The real time TV ratings of episode 2 has just been released online. The average real time tv ratings of Legend of the Blue Sea episode 2 are 22.46%, the highest tv ratings are 26.74% at one point.
The real time TV ratings of Legend of the Blue Sea episode 1 are as follows: average tv ratings are 19.41% and the highest tv ratings are 21.82% at one point. The sample size (700) of this research is based in the Seoul metropolitan area. TV ratings in the Seoul metropolitan area are always higher compared to TV ratings nationwide.
Yesterday, rating agency Nielsen has published the TV ratings of Legend of the Blue Sea episode 1 online. Episode 1 has TV ratings of 16.4% nationwide. In the metropolitan area, the TV ratings are 18.0%.
If you compare the tv ratings of Nielsen with the real time TV ratings for episode 1, then the gap is about 1.4% (looking at metropolitan figures). Since the real time TV ratings of episode 2 have increased compared to episode 1, most likely the tv ratings provided of Nielsen are also going to increase. Nielsen will put the TV ratings of episode 2 online in about 5 hours.