The Good Bad Mother, Ep 8 ratings INCREASE to highest yet – 5th MOST-WATCHED series on Netflix

JTBC’s latest drama The Good Bad Mother has turned out to be one of the big hits of the current K-drama season, with The Good Bad Mother, Episode 8 airing last night to even higher ratings than its previous episode.

According to Nielsen Korea, The Good Bad Mother, Episode 8 earned 8.44 percent of the audience share nationwide, giving the South Korean drama its highest ratings yet.

In Seoul, the slice-of-life family drama fared even better taking a 9.52 percent of the audience in its time slot.

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Those numbers mean the audience for The Good Bad Mother, Episode 8 were an almost 1 percent higher audience grab nationwide, with a 1.4 percent increase in Seoul.

Both numbers also placed the drama firmly at #1 in its time slot in both regions.

 

The Good Bad Mother on Netflix

Outside South Korea, The Good Bad Mother is streaming via Netflix in most regions of the world.



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With that streaming platform’s latest numbers — for the period May 8th through May 14th, 2023 — Netflix reported The Good Bad Mother was the fifth most-watched Non-English TV series on its platform worldwide.

That was due to international audiences watching a total of 12,210,000 hours of the drama during that time period.

With The Good Bad Mother, Episode 8 airing on Netflix last night, that #5 spot could quite quickly improve even more.

The Good Bad Mother stars¬†Ra Mi Ran as single mother Jin Young Soon,¬†Lee Do Hyun as Choi Kang Ho, Young Soon’s son and a successful prosecutor until an accident leaves him with the personality and the memories of a small child, and Ahn Eun Jin, Kang Ho’s former girlfriend.

The family drama airs on JTBC every Wednesday and Thursday at 22:30 (KST), with Netflix streaming new episodes soon after they premiere in Korea.

The drama’s next episode will air on Wednesday, May 24th.

RELATED: Episode 6 of The Good Bad Mother earns more than DOUBLE the audience of its premiere episode

 

Michelle Topham


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