Starring Park Seo-joon and Kim Ji-won, the Money-Tuesday drama scored 279.1 points on the Content Power Index (CPI), becoming the most popular TV program from June 26-July 2.
CPI, developed by entertainment company CJ E&M and Nielsen Korea, measures the popularity of TV shows based on the number of views of related news stories, online search tallies and buzz on social media.
Mnet's other audition program "Show Me the Money 6" landed at No. 2 with 238.8 points, backed by high attention from Internet users.
TvN's comedy show "Journey to the West 4" came in third with 233.7 points, trailed by the second season of SBS TV's music reality show "Fantastic Duo," which gained 229.5 points.
"Ruler: Master of the Mask," MBC TV's Wednesday-Thursday drama, soared 13 notches to finish fifth with 223.4 points, followed by MBC TV's long-running Saturday comedy show "Infinite Challenge." (Yonhap)