Most watched shows of 2011

On December 19th, AGB Nielsen Media released the rankings for the most watched dramas and variety shows of 2011!

The #1 most watched drama of the year went to ‘Smile, Donghae’, which exceeded 50% in viewer ratings by recording 50.5% on its April 4th broadcast. KBS also showed strong viewership, dominating most of the rankings in both the drama and variety show categories.

Check out the full list below!

All TV programs

1. KBS Sports, ‘(Korea:Japan)’ – 37.7%
2. KBS, ‘Smile, Donghae’ – 36.4%
3. SBS, ‘Secret Garden’ – 30.2%
4. KBS, ‘Ojakgyo Brothers’ – 25%
5. KBS Sports, ‘(Korea:Australia)’ – 24.7%
6. MBC Sports, ‘(Korea:Indonesia)’ – 24%
7. KBS, ‘I Believe In Love’ – 23.6%
8. KBS, ‘Women of Our Home’ – 20.3%
9. KBS, ‘Happy Sunday’ – 19.7%
10. KBS, ‘Only You’ – 19.5%

Drama only

1. KBS, ‘Smile, Donghae’ – 36.4%
2. SBS, ‘Secret Garden’ – 30.2%
3. KBS, ‘Ojakgyo Brothers’ – 25%
4. KBS, ‘I Believe In Love’ – 23.6%
5. KBS, ‘Women of Our Home’ – 20.3%
6. KBS, ‘Only You’ – 19.5%
7. KBS ‘Princess’ Man’ – 19.3%
8. MBC, ‘Flames of Ambition’ – 19.1%
9. SBS, ‘Deep-Rooted Tree’ – 19%
10. SBS, ‘Sign’ – 18.7%

Variety programs

1. KBS, ‘Happy Sunday’ – 19.7%
2. KBS, ‘Gag Concert’ – 18.1%
3. MBC, ‘Birth of a Great Star’ – 18%
4. MBC, Infinity Challenge’ – 16.7%
5. MBC, ‘Quiz That Changes the World’ – 15.7%

Best viewer rating by episode

1. KBS, ‘Smile, Donghae’ – 50.5% (11/4/4)
2. KBS, Sports ‘Korea:Japan’ – 48.4% (11/1/25)
3. SBS Sports, ‘(ISU)’ – 46.9% (11/4/30)
4. KBS, ‘Happy Sunday’ – 40.7% (11/1/23)
5. KBS, ‘Ojakgyo Brothers’ – 40.1% (11/12/18)
6. SBS, ‘Secret Garden’ – 40% (11/1/16)
7. KBS, ‘I Believe In Love’ – 38.6% (11/7/10)
8. SBS, ‘Gisaeng’ – 34.8% (11/7/17)
9. KBS ‘Gag Concert’ – 34.1% (11/12/18)
10. KBS Sports, ‘(Korea:Australia)’ – 34.1% (11/1/14)

Source: AGB Nielsen Media Research
Credit: http://www.allkpop.com/2011/12/what-were-the-most-watched-tv-shows-of-2011

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