The drama was popular among teenagers, and brought in viewership ratings in the 18 to 20 percent range during its two-month run. A special episode, where the cast of the show performed the Dream High Special Concert on a stage near Seoul, was aired on March 1, 2011, the day after the series ended.
Its sequel, Dream High 2 aired a year later with a different cast.
Jason: How come I didn't see Pil Suk earlier? Where's she?
Sam Dong: Don't mention this but before the trip Pil Suk had to be hospitalized because she has hepatitis
Jason: Hepatitis? What type of hepatitis does she have?
Sam Dong: Hepatitis is just hepatitis, there's no difference between A, B or C
Jason: Ah you idiot! Of course there's a big difference between them if is B or C is serious!!(Yelling at Sam Dong) Tch and you call yourself a friend!
Hye Mi: Tch manners my butt