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What's The Secret To 'Strong Woman Do Bong Soon's' Appeal? Producer Weighs In

By Angie Chui | March 07, 2017 01:46 AM EST


In the span of two weeks since its premiere, "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" has become the most successful show on the JTBC line up. It continues to steadily climb up the ratings chart as more and more viewers become hooked to the story of an extraordinarily strong woman who is caught in a bizarre love triangle with her boss and long-time friend.

When it opened two weeks ago, it posted the highest ratings among any JTBC drama premiere, reported Kpopstarz, but as the show progressed, it inched higher and higher up the ratings chart. In its fourth episode, it reached 8.3 percent mark. But what holds viewers so captivated by this trio? Producer Song Won Seob provides some insight into "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon's" appeal.

Its super fun to watch. According to Producer Song Won Seob, viewers have a lot of laid back fun while watching the drama as it allows them to experience the character's hilarious experiences and laugh a lot in the process, reported Soompi.

Girl power. The main character Do Bong Soon's extraordinary strength allows viewers to see women with a unique perspective as society often overlooks women's strengths and skills in favor of the men. He said that Do Bong Soon, because of her abilities, gives women a chance to live vicariously and gives them a glimpse about how to deal with dangerous and problematic people the Do Bong Soon way.

Her true purpose. Viewers will be compelled to root for Bong Soon as she journeys to find the true purpose of her strength. The producer said that Do Bong Soon's dilemma is reflective of the problems being encountered by the viewers who have talents but don't know what to do with them. Song said this will be a turning point in the dramas as it progresses.

A distraction from the norm. Song also said that their goal with the drama was to come out with something that people would enjoy which would serve as a distraction to their problems and daily realities and this may be one of "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon's" major appeals.

"Strong Woman Do Bong Soon" is definitely blazing its own path in the romcom scene with actors Park Bo Young, Park Hyung Sik and Ji Soo bringing to life charming and totally relatable characters to the viewers. The show airs Fridays and Saturdays at 11 pm on JTBC.

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