‘Twenty-five Twenty-One‘ and ‘Forecasting Love and Weather‘ are heating up the small screen on the weekend in the first week of airing.
At 9:10 pm on February 12, tvN’s Saturday and Sunday drama ‘Twenty-five Twenty One‘ (played by Kwon Do Eun, directed by Jung Ji Hyun) was aired for the first time.
‘Twenty-five Twenty One’ is a refreshing romance drama about the wandering and growth of young people who have lost their dreams in the 1998 IMF era.
In the first broadcast, Na Hee Do (Kim Tae Ri) and Baek Yi Jin (Nam Joo Hyuk) were introduced in 1998, and the process of accumulating their narratives was drawn. High school student Na Hee Do, who was called a ‘fencing genius‘, was in danger of having to quit sports when the school’s fencing club closed due to the IMF. In the meantime, Baek Yi Jin had an unexpected encounter with Na Hee Do at a part-time job at a newspaper delivery, comic book room, and nightclub to make a living.
Then, in the second episode of ‘Twenty-five Twenty-One‘, which aired on February 13, Baek Yi Jin, who lost all of his dreams, family, and money due to the IMF was comforted by Na Hee Do.
Na Hee Do, who witnessed Baek Yi Jin weeping because of a debtor, sat down with Baek Yi Jin on the bench in front of the supermarket and had a sincere conversation. Baek Yi Jin, who was talking with Na Hee Do about his dreams, said, “I like you being careless. When I see you, I think of myself. It’s like me at 18. I want to go back to that time.” Afterward, Na Hee Do visits Baek Yi Jin and her former school, where she spends a friendly time playing in the water by the tap. Next, Na Hee Do said, “When there are two of us, let’s be happy without anyone knowing for a while. This is our secret.” Baek Yi Jin smiled at Na Hee Do .
Na Hee Do and Baek Yi Jin‘s youth narratives are receiving explosive attention in the first and second episodes of the broadcast thanks to their direct and honest dialogue as well as their directing skills.
According to Nielsen Korea, a rating research company on February 14, the second episode of ‘Twenty-five Twenty-One’ recorded an audience rating of 8% (based on paid households). This is a 1.6%p increase from the previous first broadcast viewership rating of 6.4%.
While ‘Twenty-five Twenty–One‘, which showed a good start, emerged as a dark horse in the weekend home theater, a formidable opponent appeared to threaten it.
It is the JTBC Saturday and Sunday drama ‘Forecasting Love and Weather‘ (played by Seon Yeong, directed by Cha Young Hoon, hereinafter ‘Meteorological Administration People’), which started airing on the same day as ‘Twenty-five Twenty-One.
‘Forecasting Love and Weather‘ is a work romance drama about the work and love of the Meteorological Agency people. Park Min Young, Song Kang, Yoon Park, and Yura appeared.
In episode 1 of Forecasting Love and Weather‘, which was broadcast at 10:30 pm on February 12, the breakup story of Jin Ha Kyung (Park Min Young) and Han Ki Joon (Yoon Park) couple, Lee Si Woo (Song Kang), and Chae Yu Jin (Yura), who are working at the Korea Meteorological Agency, was drawn. lost.
In the broadcast that day, Jin Ha Kyung found out that Han Ki Joon, who had promised to marry, was having an affair with Chae Yu Jin, and broke the marriage. Afterward, Lee Si Woo also received a notice of parting from Chae Yu Jin. After Jin Ha Kyung was promoted to general forecaster at the Korea Meteorological Administration, she encountered an uncomfortable situation with Jin Ha Kyung and Han Ki Joon.
In the second episode, which was aired later, the complicated and dangerous relationship between the people of the Meteorological Agency was maximized.
Jin Ha Kyung was furious at Han Ki Joon‘s suggestion to divide the house in half in the name of alimony. Jin Ha Kyung, who arranged everything for her, had a drink with Lee Si Woo with her remorseful heart. However, due to drunkenness, the two had an accident, spending the night together. Lee Si Woo provoked Jin Ha Kyung, who was in a panic, by saying, “Let’s do well in the future. Let’s be nice like adults.”
Jin Ha Kyung and Lee Si Woo‘s unconventional bed scene was enough to catch the viewers’ attention. According to Nielsen Korea, a rating research company on February 14, the second episode of ‘Forecasting Love and Weather‘ recorded a rating of 5.5% (based on paid households). This is a 1%p increase from the previous episode’s rating of 4.5%.
As such, the small screen on the weekend of February is a year of romance. ‘Twenty-five Twenty One‘ revives the freshness of youth and memories of the 90s, and ‘Forecasting Love and Weather‘ showed the mature love of adults. The first broadcast started on the same day, but both works did not start well. Expectations are high as to who will be able to laugh until the end among the two works, which are heavily armed with directing skills, high-quality script, and fresh materials.