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‘Strong Woman Do Bong Soon’ Surpasses JTBC’s Drama Rating Record With Thrilling Confession Scene

by RG Ferrer / Mar 20, 2017 03:27 AM EDT
Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Sik star in the South Korean drama 'Strong Woman Do Bong.' (JTBC Drama/YouTube)

The romantic comedy-drama "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" recently reached an impressive milestone. Given its strong TV ratings, Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young's series broke JTBC's drama ratings record.

"Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" has been enjoying steady TV ratings with its viewership share increasing to a higher level every week. Released in Feb. 24, Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young's drama started off with a nationwide rating of 3.8 percent that gradually rose to 8.6 percent. However, its recent viewership share surpassed JTBC's record of 9.2 percent held by the 2012 series "Childless Comfort."

"Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" episode 8 registered ratings of 9.6 percent across the South Korean nation, according to Nielsen Korea, as cited by Soompi. Aired on March 18, Saturday, the episode also posted viewership shares of 10.2 percent in the Seoul metropolitan area.

The said episode featured several exciting scenes such as Gook Doo's (Ji Soo) admission to his former girlfriend Hee Ji (Seol In Ha) that he has romantic feelings for Bong Soon (Park Bo Young). Moreover, viewers witnessed a sweet moment in "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" episode 8 where the said Herculean heroine started to realize that she is beginning to like Min Hyuk (Park Hyung Sik).

Set against a scenic backdrop, Min Hyuk explained to Bong Soon that a platonic relationship between a man and a woman can change with one move. In the said "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" episode, the gaming CEO even stepped closer to Bong Soon to demonstrate what he meant but the moment became a tense scene as the two shared a meaningful glance with each other.

In other news, Park Hyung Sik, Park Bo Young, and Ji Soo shared their thoughts about the JTBC drama's strong ratings. In a recent press event for "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon," the three celebrities commented that they were ecstatic with the positive response that they received from viewers.

Park Hyung Sik and Park Bo Young mentioned that it helped to create a positive working environment on set, Korean news outlet Joins quoted the two celebrities as saying. Meanwhile, Ji Soo stated that he felt honored at being given the chance to work with the "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" cast and crew members.

"Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" airs every Friday and Saturday on JTBC. Watch one of the interesting scenes from the drama below:

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