KEY POINTS

  • "The Penthouse 2" was one of the most anticipated series of all times
  • The final episode of the series aired on April 2
  • Actress Lee Ji-Ah ranked No. 1 on the most buzzworthy drama cast members' list

South Korean series "The Penthouse 2" has successfully continued its reign on the list of the most buzzworthy dramas throughout the season.

The first season titled "The Penthouse: War in Life," starring Lee Ji-ah, Kim So-Yeon, Eugene, Um Ki-Joon, Yoon Jong-hoon and Park Eun-Seok, garnered a lot of attention from viewers with its incredibly entertaining plot, never-ending cliff-hangers and twists.

The suspense drama series revolves around the wealthy residents of Hera Palace and their children, who study at a prestigious institution named Cheong-ah Arts School. Their lives turn upside down after a young schoolgirl is bullied and brutally murdered at the palace under mysterious circumstances.

It was no surprise the second season, which was a continuation of the same plot, was one of the most anticipated series of all times.

"The Penthouse 2," which premiered in February, topped the Good Data Corporation’s rankings for most buzzworthy dramas in its first week, Soompi reported. The widely popular drama continued to defend and maintain its position at the No. 1 spot on the list every single week up to its final week of airing. The final episode of the season aired on April 2.

Good Data Corporation releases weekly rankings of the most talked-about soon-to-air/ongoing dramas and actors. The rankings are determined by analyzing data from news articles, blog posts, online communities, videos, and social media posts.

Here’s the list of top 10 dramas that generated the most buzz for the week of March 29 to April 4:

  1. SBS's "The Penthouse 2"
  2. tvN's "Vincenzo"
  3. KBS 2TV's "River Where the Moon Rises"
  4. tvN's "Mouse"
  5. JTBC's "Beyond Evil"
  6. tvN's "Navillera"
  7. JTBC's "Sisyphus: The Myth"
  8. KBS 2TV's "Miss Monte-Cristo"
  9. KBS 2TV's "Revolutionary Sisters"
  10. MBC's "Oh My Ladylord"

The stars of the drama also continued to top the rankings for the most buzzworthy drama cast members. Actress Lee Ji-Ah defended her ranking at No.1 on the list for the fourth consecutive week. Uhm Ki-Joon, Eugene, Park Eun-Suk, Kim So-Yeon and Kim Hyun-Soo also made it to the top 10 rankings on the list.

The top 10 drama actors that generated the most buzz are as follows:

  1. Lee Ji-Ah ("The Penthouse 2")
  2. Song Joong-Ki ("Vincenzo")
  3. Uhm Ki-Joon ("The Penthouse 2")
  4. Eugene ("The Penthouse 2")
  5. Park Eun-Suk ("The Penthouse 2")
  6. Lee Seung-Gi ("Mouse")
  7. Kim So-Yeon ("The Penthouse 2")
  8. Kim Hyun-Soo ("The Penthouse 2")
  9. Jeon Yeo-Bin ("Vincenzo")
  10. 2PM’s Taecyeon ("Vincenzo")

The third season of "The Penthouse" series is expected to premiere in June.

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