Highest K-Drama Viewership Ratings Of 2022

Updated: December 7, 2022

Here are the most watched TV series in South Korea in 2022: TV ratings are based on nationwide viewership data from Nielsen Korea.

Nationwide
Rating
TitleNetworkCast / Creators
38.2%Young Lady & Gentleman (2021-2022)
KBS2Starring: Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Se-hee and Cha Hwa-yeon
Writer: Kim Sa-kyung
Director: Shin Chang-seok
29.4%It’s Beautiful Now (2022)
KBS2Starring: Yoon Shi-yoon, Bae Da-bin, Oh Min-suk
Writer: Ha Myeong-hee
Director: Kim Seong-geun
22.8%Three Bold Siblings (2022)
KBS2StarringLee Hana, Lim Ju-hwan, Wang Bit-na, Kim So-eun, Lee Tae-sung
Writer: Kim In-yeong
Director: Park Man-yeong
20.2%Bravo My Life (2022)
KBS1Starring: Nam Sang-ji, Yang Byung-yeol, Lee Si-gang, Cha Min-ji
Writer: Gu Ji-won
Director: Seong Jun-hae
19.5%The All-Round Wife (2021-2022)
KBS1Starring: Han Da-gam, Han Sang-jin, Shin Seung-hwan, Shim Ji-ho
Writer: Kim Ji-wan
Director: Choi Ji-young
19.4%Reborn Rich (2022)
JTBCStarring: Song Joong-ki, Lee Sung-min, Shin Hyun-been
Writers: Kim Tae-hee, Kim Eun-jae
Director: Jeong Dae-yun
17.8%Gold Mask (2022)
KBS2Starring: Cha Ye-ryun, Na Young-hee, Lee Hwi-hyang.
Writer: Kim Min-joo
Director: Eo Soo-sun
17.5%Extraordinary Attorney Woo (2022)

ENAStarring: Park Eun-bin, Kang Tae-oh
Writer: Moon Ji-won
Director: Yoo In-shik
17.4%The Red Sleeve (2021-2022)
MBCStarring: Lee Jun-ho, Lee Se-young, and Kang Hoon
Writer: Jung Hae-ri
Directors: Jung Ji-in and Song Yeon-hwa
17.4%The Love In Your Eyes (2022)
KBS1Starring: Baek Sung-Hyun, Bae Noo-ri, Choi Yoon-ra, Jung Su-hwan
Writer: Na Seung-hyun
Director: Ko Young-tak
16.8%Under The Queen’s Umbrella (2022)
tvNStarring: Kim Hye-soo, Kim Hae-sook, Choi Won-young
Writer: Park Ba-ra
Director: Kim Hyung-sik
16.2%Love Twist (2021-2022)
KBS2Starring: Hahm Eun-jung, Kim Jin-yeop, and Son Seong-yoon
Writer: Lee Eun-joo
Director: Kim Won-yong
15.2%One Dollar Lawyer (2022)
SBSStarring: Namgoong Min, Kim Ji-eun
Writers: Choi Su-jin, Choi Chang-hwan
Directors: Kim Jae-hyun, Shin Jung-hoon
14.5%Our Blues (2022)
tvNStarring: Lee Byung-hun, Shin Min-a, Cha Seung-won, Han Ji-min, Kim Woo-bin
Writer: Noh Hee-kyung
Director: Kim Kyu-tae
13.9% Vengeance Of The Bride (2022)
KBS2Starring: Park Hana, Kang Ji-seub, Park Yoon-Jae, Oh Seung-ah
Writer: Song Jeong-rim
Director: Park Ki-hyun
13.7% Big Mouth (2022)
MBC
Starring: Lee Jong-suk, Im Yoo-nah
Writer: Kim Ha-ram
Director: Oh Chung-hwan
12.0% Again My Life (2022)
SBSStarring: Lee Joon-gi, Lee Geung-young and Kim Ji-eun
Writer: J, Kim Yul
Directors: Han Chul-soo, Kim Yong-min
11.7%The King Of Tears, Lee Bang-won (2021-2022)
KBS1Starring: Joo Sang-wook, Park Jin-hee, Kim Young-chul
Writer: Lee Jung-woo
Directors: Kim Hyung-il, Shim Jae-hyun
11.6%Business Proposal (2022)
SBSStarring: Ahn Hyo-seop, Kim Se-jeong, Kim Min-kyu and Seol In-ah
Writers: Han Sul-hee, Hong Bo-hee
Director: Park Sun-ho
11.5% Twenty-Five Twenty-One (2022)
tvNStarring: Kim Tae-ri, Nam Joo-hyuk, Bona and Lee Joo-myung
Writer: Kwon Do-eun
Director: Jung Ji-hyun
11.1% Little Women (2022)
tvNStarringKim Go-eun, Nam Ji-hyun, Park Ji-hoo, Wi Ha-joon
Writer: Chung Seo-kyung
Director: Kim Hee-won
10.7%Why Her? (2022)
SBSStarring: Seo Hyun-jin, Hwang In-youp, Huh Joon-ho, and Bae In-hyuk
Writer: Kim Ji-eun
Director: Park Soo-jin
10.3% Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) Season 3 (2022)
TV ChosunStarring: Sung Hoon, Lee Tae-gon, Park Joo-mi, Lee Ga-ryeong, Lee Min-young, Jeon Soo-kyeong and Jeon No-min
Writer: Phoebe
Directors: Oh Sang-won, Choi Young-su
10.0% Military Prosecutor Doberman (2022)
tvNStarring: Ahn Bo-hyun and Jo Bo-ah
Writer: Yoon Hyun-mo
Director: Jin Chang-gyu
9.4%The First Responders (2022)
SBSStarring: Kim Rae-won, Son Ho-jun, Gong Seung-yeon
Writer: Min Ji-eun
Director: Shin Kyung-soo
9.3%Uncle (2021-2022)
TV ChosunStarring: Oh Jung-se, Jeon Hye-jin, Lee Kyung-hoon, Park Sun-young, Lee Sang-woo and Lee Si-won
Writer: Park Ji-sook
Director: Ji Young-soo
9.2%Alchemy Of Souls Part 1 (2022)
tvNStarring: Lee Jae-wook, Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Arin, Yoo In-soo, Go Yoon-jung
Writers: Hong Jung-eun and Hong Mi-ran
Director: Kim Seong-yoon
9.0% Tracer (2022)
MBCStarring: Yim Si-wan, Go Ah-sung, Son Hyun-joo and Park Yong-woo
Writer: Kim Hyun-jung
Director: Lee Seung-young
8.9%Bloody Heart (2022)
KBS2Starring: Lee Joon, Kang Han-na and Jang Hyuk
Writer: Park Pil-joo
Director: Yoo Young-eun
8.4%The Secret House (2022)
MBCStarring: Seo Ha-jun, Lee Young-eun, Kim Jung-heon
Writer: Won Yeong-ok
DirectorLee Min-soo
8.3%Through The Darkness (2022)
SBSStarring: Kim Nam-gil, Jin Seon-kyu, Kim Sojin
Writer: Seol Yi-na
Director: Park Bo-ram
8.1% Thirty-Nine (2022)
JTBCStarring: Son Ye-jin, Jeon Mi-do and Kim Ji-hyun
Writer: Yoo Yeong-ah
Director: Kim Sang-ho
8.0% The Good Detective 2 (2022)
JTBCStarring: Son Hyun-joo, Jang Seung-jo, Kim Hyo-jin, Jung Moon-sung
Writer: Choi Jin-won
DirectorJo Nam-gook
7.9% Ghost Doctor (2022)
tvNStarring: Rain, Uee, Kim Bum, and Son Na-eun
Written by: Kim Sun-soo
Directed by: Boo Seong-cheol
7.8%The Golden Spoon (2022)
MBCStarring: Yook Sung-jae, Lee Jong-won, Jung Chae-yeon, Yeonwoo
Writers: Kim Eun-hee, Yoon Eun-kyung
Director: Song Hyun-wook
7.8%Forecasting Love And Weather (2022)
JTBCStarring: Park Min-young, Song Kang, Yoon Park and Yura
Writer: Seon Yeong
Director: Cha Young-hoon
7.6%Tomorrow (2022)
MBCStarring: Kim Hee-sun, Rowoon, Lee Soo-hyuk, Yoon Ji-on
Writers: Park Ran-i, Park Ja-kyung, Kim Yu-jin
Directors: Kim Tae-yoon, Sung Chi-wook
7.2%Curtain Call (2022)
KBS2StarringKang Ha-neul, Ha Ji-won, Go Doo-shim
Writer: Jo Seong-geol
Director: Yun Sang-ho
7.2%Doctor Lawyer (2022)
MBCStarring: So Ji-sub, Im Soo-hyang, Shin Sung-rok, and Lee Joo-bin
Writer: Jang Hong-cheol
DirectorLee Yong-seok
7.1%The Law Cafe (2022)
KBS2StarringLee Seung-gi and Lee Se-young
Writer: Im Ji-eun
Director: Lee Eun-jin
6.7%My Liberation Notes (2022)
JTBCStarring: Lee Min-ki, Kim Ji-won, Son Seok-koo, and Lee El
Writer: Park Hae-young
DirectorKim Seok-yoon
6.5%Game Of Witches (2022)
MBCStarringJang Seo-hee, Oh Chang-seok, Kim Kyu-seon, Han Ji-wan, Lee Jung-gil, Yoon Mi-ra
Writer: Lee Do-hyeon
Director: Lee Hyeong-seon

Source: Nielsen Korea