Chinese Version of Running Man Gains Huge Popularity | Be Korea-savvy

Chinese Version of Running Man Gains Huge Popularity

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SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire)The unbelievable popularity of the Chinese-version Running Man is the talk of town these days. According to SBS, the original patent holder of the variety program, the first episode of “Hurry Up, Brother” Season 2 broadcast on April 17 recorded a 4.794% viewer rating, 0.678 percent point higher that the most popular episode of Season 1 with 4.116 percent. In China, which has an enormous number of broadcast channels, a 2 percent viewer rate is considered as hitting the jackpot. 

“Hurry Up, Brother” is being co-produced by Zhejiang TV and SBS, and the first episode of its Season 1 began last October. Season 2 is being broadcast by the Chinese TV channel at 9:10 pm on Fridays. As of 9am on April 20, the first episode of Season 2 had more than 222.3 million viewers.

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