“Backstreet Rookie” And “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” Ratings Rise With Intense New Episodes


“Backstreet Rookie” and “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” enjoyed a boost in ratings with their recent episodes.

According to Nielsen Korea, “Backstreet Rookie” 14th episode performed very well in ratings, scoring average nationwide ratings of 5.4% and 8%, the romance between Ji Chang Wook and Kim Yoo Jung characters is heating up and could be the reason why the rating rose again for this week, 8% is pretty good for public channel dramas these days.

Meanwhile, “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” aired its 13th episode on August 1. According to Nielsen Korea, it scored average nationwide ratings of 4.8% and 5.7% which also marks a rise from last week’s episodes. The 13th episode of the drama was a top trending topic among international fans and a hashtag about the 13th episode was trending worldwide on twitter for this week as well.

Related: “Backstreet Rookie” Cast Has Wrapped Up Filming For The Drama, Will It Have A Happy Ending?

OCN’s “Train” has also seen a slight rise in ratings, scoring an average of 1.4%, while JTBC’s “Graceful Friends” also maintained steady ratings with 4.3%.

Related: The Final Script Of “It’s Okay To Not Be Okay” Came Out, Will It Be A Happy Ending?

Which one of these dramas are you currently watching?


  1. my all time fav actor is JCW and my ultimate fav drama series are all his shows incl.movies.congrats wookie on your blockbuster Backstreet Rookie..you nailed it!!you swag it!!!#1hitmaker of d year…


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