On the evening of January 4, 2012, three new Wednesday and Thursday drama series of three major South Korean free-to-air TV stations, namely The Moon that Embraces the Sun (The Sun and the Moon), Take Care of Us, Captain (Please, Captain) and Wild Romance premiered at the same time. The Moon that Embraces the Sun is crowning the champion of ratings with the result that doubled of competitors.
According to the recently released data from AGB Nielson Media Research agency, the new MBC series The Moon that Embraces the Sun broadcast on the evening of January 4th, 2012 rated 18.0%, well ahead of SBS’s Take Care of Us, Captain and KBS’s Wild Romance, becoming the first drama debuted in 2012 that wins the ratings ranking.
Take Care of Us, Captain starring Ku Hye Sun and Ji Jin Hee rated 9.2% on evening of January 4th, 2012. The rating is only half of The Moon that Embraces the Sun, and the drama ranks second. While Wild Romance starring Lee Si Young and Lee Dong Wook ranks last at ratings ranking with 7.1% rating.