tvNs Goblin Surpasses Descendants Of The Sun To Become Most Watched On Demand Drama By Far
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tvNs Goblin Surpasses Descendants Of The Sun To Become Most Watched On Demand Drama By Far

tvNs hit drama Goblin, which ended its 16-episode run in January of this year, has become the most watched Korean drama through VOD (video on demand).

On April 26, Cable TV-IPTV announced that from December of 2016 to February 2017, Goblin brought in a staggering total revenue of about 14 billion won (approximately $12.5 million). In terms of users, the revenue equates to about 15 to 16 million viewers re-watching the drama.

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Before Goblin, the record for the most watched drama through VOD was set by KBS 2TVs Descendants of the Sun and tvNs Reply 1988; however, Goblin easily swept past these two dramas to break the record.

Reply 1988 brought in a total of about 300 million won (approximately $270,000) per episode and about 7 billion won (approximately $6.2 million) total. While the VOD revenue for Descendants of the Sun was not released, a source from KBS revealed that it was similar to that of Reply 1988. tvNs Goblin, on the other hand, brought in almost 900 million won (approximately $800,000) per episode, easily surpassing the other two dramas.