On April 2, AGB Nielsen Media Research reported that the episode of SBS TV’s Running Man that aired on April 1 displayed viewer ratings of 16.7%. This is 0.7% lower than the the one displayed on March 25, which was 17.4%.
In the episode, BoA and Jung Jae Hyung made a guest appearance and had a race in Jeju island. The episode attracted wide attention as BoA’s guest appearance on a variety show is very rare. Being on a mission, BoA showed a very strong will to win, saying, “This drives me crazy.” BoA eventually tore Haha’s name tag off and became the winner of the race. Garie also attracted attention by telling BoA the real meaning of his name.
KBS TV’s Qualifying Men and MBC TV’s Our Sunday Night Part 1 - Hometown Variety Dreams and Fields recorded viewer ratings of 8% and 2.4% respectively.