Protect the Boss ended its run with Thursday’s finale episode, paving the way for a new Wednesday-Thursday ratings battle once the new crop moves in. The drama ended on a rather middling ratings note (14.2%, several points down from its earlier high) and from all reports, it seems that its two-episode extension sort of killed the momentum and dragged down the fun level. But after all’s said and done I’d still call it a fair success for the Boss production.
While the leads Ji Sung and Choi Kang-hee were already successful in their careers, the quirky romance between the eccentric boss and his feisty secretary has given both their images a bit of a boost. I love it when a good comedy can do that for a career; there’s nothing wrong with a little accessibility now and again, and rom-coms have a way of bringing actors closer to their fanbase.
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