The newest episode of Produce 101 Season 2 topped viewership ratings for its time slot.
The June 2 episode of the program recorded an average of 3 percent ratings and peak of 3.2 percent ratings, according to Nielsen Koreas paid platform viewership ratings. It also took first for the TNmS paid platform ratings with 4.5 percent and 3.4 ratings for the 15-34 age group. These numbers are especially significant for a cable program that has a late time slot of 11 p.m. KST.
This weeks episode showcased the trainees performing original songs for the concept challenge. As of 2 p.m. KST on June 3, clips from the episode have exceeded a total of 3 million views on Naver TV and 2.5 million views on YouTube, showing further proof of the shows explosive popularity.