tvN's weekend drama 'Vincenzo' successfully ends with 14.6% viewership

연합뉴스 / 기사승인 : 2021-05-03 14:46:51
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▲ These series of photos provided by tvN shows scenes from the last episode of "Vincenzo." (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)
▲ These series of photos provided by tvN shows scenes from the last episode of "Vincenzo." (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)


SEOUL, May 3 (Yonhap) -- tvN's weekend drama, "Vincenzo," which drew attention with Song Joong-ki's transformation into a mafia, successfully completed their mission by airing their last episode yesterday.

According to Nielsen Korea, a ratings research company, the last episode of tvN's drama "Vincenzo," which aired at 9 p.m. the previous day, received 14.6% in the end, which was one of the highest viewership recorded within the 20 episodes.

In the final episode, Vincenzo (Song Joong-ki) judged the villains in his own villain-like way and Hong Cha-young (Jeon Yeo-bin) also punished them in her way. Vincenzo and Hong Cha-young also met again to confirm each other's feelings.

The drama "Vincenzo" was Song Joong-ki's comeback to the TV screens after two years and drew attention when he became a consigliere for the mafia, who had no blood or tears. With Song Joong-ki's bright face, neatly combed hair, and a high-end suit, he completed a unique Asian mafia image, which captured the eyes of many female viewers.

While Song Joong-ki handled cases more perfectly and realistically than anyone else in Italy, he also showed a comical appearance when he had to adjust into a completely different style of culture and people in Korea. For this, Song Joong-ki claimed the title role of "best acting."

Song Joong-ki announced his successful return from the movie "Space Sweepers," which was released on Netflix and gained satisfactory reviews by starring in "Vincenzo," which also had stable viewership.

Jeon Yeo-bin, who was a co-star of Song Joong-ki, also completed her part with her distinctive character and acting while actress Kim Yeo-jin's villain acting also drew attention. In addition, actors Ok Taecyeon and Kwak Dong-yeon who played antagonists for the first time also showed good chemistry.

Producer Kim Hee-won took was challenged by the dark comedy genre for the first time, however showed good harmony with writer Park Jae-bum by making good use of each character's characteristics adjusting to the drama genre. In addition, Producer Kim boasted his young sense by utilizing special images and visual effect technologies to revive his sense of realism without filming overseas amid COVID-19.

Following "Vincenzo," the thriller drama "Mine" starring Lee Bo-young and Kim Seo-hyung will start to air.

Meanwhile, KBS 2TV's weekend drama "Revolutionary Sisters" recorded 24.7%-28.1% ratings and MBN's "Bossam: Steal the Fate " recorded 2.02%-2.96%.



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