Welcome to Samdalri Ep 7 drops in ratings but still in Top 10 on Netflix

Photo courtesy JTBC

Even though Korean drama Welcome to Samdalri, Episode 7 had a ratings drop last night in South Korea, its ratings were still perfectly respectable for a drama that is not even halfway through.

The K-drama also ended up at #1 in its time slot for the night.


According to the latest data from Nielsen Korea, Welcome to Samdalri, Episode 7 earned 6.38 percent of the audience share on Saturday night.

That is a drop from its previous episode’s highest ever-rating of 8.29 percent, but still quite a bit higher than the 5.19 percent it earned for Episode 1.

Welcome to Samdalri‘s performance on Netflix

Like many Korean dramas on Netflix, Welcome to Samdalri has been performing extremely well on the international streaming platform as well.

According to Netflix’s own data, for the week of December 11th to December 17th, Welcome to Samdalri was in the #10 spot on their Top 10 Most-Watched Non-English TV Series chart.

It was also in the Top 10 on the platform in 19 countries.

Since the Korean drama premiered on the streaming platform on December 2nd, it has also been viewed more than 1.9 million times, and been watched for more than 11 million hours worldwide.

Welcome to Samdalri stars Ji Chang Wook and Shin Hye Sun and airs every Saturday and Sunday in South Korea on JTBC.

Netflix then streams each new episode for its international subscribers around the same time.