Korean Sitcoms/Variety Shows

Casting news and episode recaps of sitcoms and variety programs -- reality, game, and talk shows (i.e., Running Man, 1 Night 2 Days, Grandpas Over Flowers).
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Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 313
by | August 26, 2016 | 18 Comments
A hero or heroine can only be as powerful as their partner, and this week’s games will put that theory to the test. Our cast will be paired with their respective Running Man Women who can not only pack a punch but also bring their insatiable appetites to the table. Our couples’ fates will intertwine... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 312
by | August 19, 2016 | 12 Comments
Old habits will die hard this week when our cast is faced with writing a refreshing take on a classic song. Some singers will join the mix to help them come up with the right words to make this summer rendition into a catchy tune. The question is—will their input be a help or a... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 311
by | August 12, 2016 | 23 Comments
Our cast will cool off at the ice rink before racking their brains over puzzles and games. It’s time to get moving on the ice and try to keep those body checks in line, but I’m sure everyone will turn a blind eye if that means one gym rat gets to be closer to a... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 310
by | August 5, 2016 | 26 Comments
There’s plenty of chills and thrills this week as our cast and guests tackle zombies, dark corners, and breakneck speeds. Summer wouldn’t be complete without these missions that are sure to break the blistering heat. A jump scare or two never hurt anyone, but driving someone close to tears might lead to other kinds of... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 309
by | July 29, 2016 | 25 Comments
Welcome to the Giraffe Kingdom, where there’s strength in numbers, but it only takes one for the whole team to crumble. Our favorite giraffe will get some extra help this week to engage the other animals running around in varietyland. These giraffes will need more than just their long legs to prevent the others from... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 308
by | July 22, 2016 | 17 Comments
Coming in second to last will be no easy task this week, especially when so few people know about the true objective. There are two secret agents among the group, trying their best to keep their own covert mission under wraps. While that’s going on, the others will be busy using their brains to remember... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 307
by | July 15, 2016 | 23 Comments
It’s reunion week in varietyland, as familiar faces both off and on camera return to breathe much-needed life into Running Man. Even an outright downpour won’t be able to get in the way of fun and games for this week’s outing. The endless laughs and smiles will make it seem like it’s a bright and... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 306
by | July 8, 2016 | 28 Comments
It’s time for some fun in the sun this week because our Running Man Lifeguards are ready to jump at a moment’s notice. In order to become the best, our teams will be put through boot camp that will test their strength and agility, while another simultaneous mission will make them question what it’s all... More »


Drama Recaps
After the Show Ends: Episode 1
by | July 4, 2016 | 28 Comments
The experimental hybrid reality-variety-drama project After the Show Ends premiered this weekend on tvN, and I was eager to check it out—mostly because I’ve been curious to see exactly how the show would pull off its genre-crossing format: There’s the show-within-the-show, Iron Lady, which is a fully produced mini-drama of its own, and then there’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 305
by | July 1, 2016 | 12 Comments
This week’s episode is all about efficiency where the games are short and sweet and get straight to the point. Our cast will face a ragtag group of variety stars all ready to lay their images down for the sake of variety. These missions will challenge brawn, brains, and stamina from the wrestling mat to... More »




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4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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