On May 30th, MBC’s “Miss Ripley” kicked off to a fantastic start by ranking in first for the Monday/Tuesday time slot.
According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the pilot episode recorded at 13.2% in viewer ratings, a definite headstart compared to KBS’s “Baby-faced Beauty“, which recorded 11%. Meanwhile, SBS’s “Lie to Me” ranked last for the time slot, recording at 10.6%.
Viewers were especially captivated by the fast pace of the story and actress Lee Da Hae’s shocking transformations, all of which developed into a plot that left them looking forward to more.
Lee Da Hae plays the role of a bar hostess who runs away from Japan in order to find a new life in Korea. She ends up lying to recruiters that she’s a Tokyo University student in order to find a job, but her lie unfortunately results in ominous consequences.
source + photos: OSEN via Nate