MBC’s medical drama Hospital Ship maintains its no. 1 spot among dramas airing on Wednesdays and Thursdays. On its Thursday broadcast, the drama achieved 11.0 % and 12.9 % in nationwide viewer ratings for its two episodes, beatings its rivals by a large margin according to TV audience measurement company, Nielsen Korea.
The latest ratings of the drama are higher than the 9.8 % and 12.0 % it recorded on Wednesday night, suggesting that many local viewers are following the story of the series which is about medical doctors who experience personal growth and development in their career as they perform their duties on board a hospital ship. The increase in its ratings caused KBS’s Manhole: Feel So Good to suffer from a decrease to 1.9 %, 0.2 percentage point lower than the 2.1 % it recorded on the previous night. This is the third time that the drama posted a rating lower than 2 %, following the 1.4 % and 1.8 % it saw within the last two weeks.