Our Beloved Summer delivered more intense scenes in its last episode.
Our Beloved Summer, which has since been billed as Studio N's first original series, presented a new perspective to K-drama fans while sharing the story of Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi's characters. The series focuses on a coming-of-age story about a former high school couple who have been reconnected again after their documentary goes viral.
Since December 6, Our Beloved Summer had been part of the viewers' nights every Monday and Tuesday, and the drama recently said goodbye after a commendable run.
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Our Beloved Summer Ended With Surprising Viewership Ratings
Nielsen Korea reported this week that the final episode of Our Beloved Summer on January 25 earned nationwide viewership ratings of 5.3 percent. The number became its best personal record, beating the previous episode's 4.2 percent record and overall personal best at 5.2 percent.
Our Beloved Summer made an impressive record alongside its rivals.
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The data measurement firm also revealed that KBS's Moonshine earned 5.9 percent ratings – a small jump compared to its last episode's 5.1 percent. Meanwhile, JTBC's The One and Only and tvN's Ghost Doctor earned 0.676 percent and 6.202 percent, respectively.
Our Beloved Summer also did not end with the best viewership ratings as it also grabbed several awards before its last episode. The SBS Drama Awards awarded Choi Woo Shik and Kim Da Mi with Director's Award, while Roh Jeong Eui got the Best New Actress award.
Kim Da Mi, Choi Woo Shik Said Goodbye to Our Beloved Summer
Following the grand finale, Our Beloved Summer's main stars Kim Da Mi and Choi Woo Shik shared their thoughts and said goodbye to the drama.
Choi Woo Shik said he feels happy that he was able to get the best moment in his life by starring in the drama.
"Through 'Our Beloved Summer,' I'm experiencing happy days as an actor, and I think it's more touching because the drama and its characters are loved by viewers. I'll work harder and greet you with a good project. Thank you so much for watching and loving us," he said.
Kim Da Mi, meanwhile, said that she hopes viewers would see Our Beloved Summer's ending as the stars' new beginning.
Our Beloved Summer aired its last episode on January 25.
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