tvN’s ‘Apartment 404’ strikes global and domestic success: dominates charts and delights viewers worldwide

Since its premiere, tvN’s ‘Apartment 404’ has captured the hearts of viewers not only in Korea but also worldwide. The show, directed by Jeong Cheol Min and Shin So Young, premiered on Friday 23 on tvN and TVING in Korea, as well as on Amazon Prime Video overseas.

According to Flix Patrol, a global OTT viewing ranking site, ‘Apartment 404’ claimed the first position in Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines, ranking second overall after tvN’s ‘Marry My Husband’. Additionally, it secured spots in the top 10 of Amazon Prime Video’s TV show category in 17 countries and regions, including Malaysia and Thailand.

The show’s popularity is further evidenced by its performance in the ‘TV-OTT non-drama performer topicality ranking’ for the 4th week of February by Good Data Corporation, where cast members, notably Jenny, ranked highly. ‘Apartment 404’ itself was also listed in the TOP 10 for ‘TV-OTT non-drama topicality’. Moreover, the show has been trending on YouTube and Twitter, with its pre-launch and post-launch video content accumulating nearly 12 million views combined. Both domestic and international viewers have praised the show’s engaging member dynamics (with cast members Yoo Jae Suk, Yang Se Chan, Cha Tae Hyun, Lee Jung Ha, Oh Na Ra, and BLACKPINK’s Jennie), thrilling plot twists, and its appeal as a family-friendly entertainment option. Comments from viewers include appreciation for Jennie’s performance, enjoyment of the show’s suspenseful moments, and recommendations for watching during dinner time.