[news] Sitcom “High Kick” continues to set new high


MBC’s daily sitcom “High Kick 2” continued to please more viewers on Tuesday, scoring its highest ever rating of 20.7 percent, according to a survey by TNS Media Korea.

The ratings for “Kick” had been on a steady rise since its premiere in early September, breaching the 20 percent mark by a fifth of a percentage on on November 5.

The sitcom has yet to see ratings past 20 percent on a poll by AGB Nielsen Media Research.

“Kick,” a family series directed by Kim Byung-ook, is the sequel to "High Kick 1" which was widely popular between 2006 and 2007.

Both series of the sitcom have been sold to several countries in Asia, with the sequel selling in Japan for the highest price ever for a South Korean show.

source: asiae