Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 110-114
by | March 17, 2012 | 35 Comments
If that screencap doesn’t get your curiosity firing, I don’t know what will. Ha. What could possibly explain it? Has High Kick lost its mind? Or maybe that’s just Seung-yoon. Heads-up: The show will be getting three extra episodes, but it’s not a noteworthy addition; this is standard procedure for dailies to fill out the... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Ha Suk-jin cast as rival in sitcom Standby
by | March 17, 2012 | 45 Comments
Is Standby just lousy with hotties or what? (Not that I’m complaining.) The new MBC sitcom already stars two handsome leading-man types, Ryu Jin and Lee Ki-woo, who play brothers; now Ha Suk-jin (When Tomorrow Comes, Can’t Lose) joins the cast, giving rise to the dilemma: Where to look?? The sitcom is set in a... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 377
by | March 16, 2012 | 51 Comments
EPISODE 377. Broadcast on March 11, 2012. javabeans: So here we are with the second half of the first trip. In the week between the airing of the two episodes, I believe I saw reports of Joo-won and Cha Tae-hyun in particular scoring lots of endorsements and interest, which means that the point that ended... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Strong Heart picks Lee Dong-wook as new MC
by | March 15, 2012 | 88 Comments
girlfriday: Lee Dong-wook is going to be the new Strong Heart MC? Really? javabeans: Him? girlfriday: But… is he even funny? javabeans: He’s totally funny… in roles. I’m not sure he’s funny unscripted, and hosting stuff. Has he hosted stuff? Tags: conversation post, Lee Dong-wook... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 84
by | March 11, 2012 | 63 Comments
This is the episode you’ve been waiting weeks for: the boys have arrived. It’s nearly impossible to contain Big Bang in one episode, so this week it’s the first half of the most epic Hide-and-Seek you’ve EVER seen. Big Bang versus the Running Man – who will come out victorious? EPISODE 84. Broadcast on March... More »

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 105-109
by | March 10, 2012 | 64 Comments
Bummie’s back! It’s something of a cameo week, with not only Kim Bum but also Hwang Jung-eum back to show some love to the franchise that made ‘em famous. Now that we’re so close to the end, the show starts to bring some of its storylines toward the point of closure, but that doesn’t mean... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 376 (Season 2 Premiere)
by | March 9, 2012 | 68 Comments
Aaaand we’re back! At least temporarily. We were both keen to check out the new season of 1 Night 2 Days, and are happy to report that the show is still entertaining, and the new cast members seem to be developing great rapport. On the other hand, we’re wary to jump into a commitment with... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Ki-woo joins Standby to romance Jung So-min
by | March 9, 2012 | 98 Comments
Lee Ki-woo has picked his next TV project, and well, that does it; now I’m just going to have to watch Standby, aren’t I? Especially since he’ll be embarking on a bickering romance with Jung So-min, the gullible village girl in the big city. Sweet! As the latest addition to the MBC sitcom set in... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
MBC sitcom Standby adds to its cast
by | March 7, 2012 | 15 Comments
Upcoming daily sitcom Standby is busily filling out its cast for its April launch, bringing onboard Im Shi-wan (The Moon That Embraces the Sun), whose casting has been rumored for a while but now is confirmed. The show will depict the workplace family at a fictional broadcast station TV11, and stars Ryu Jin as a... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Jung So-min returns to TV with Standby
by | March 6, 2012 | 67 Comments
Well, this is great news: Jung So-min is heading back to television with a new show, MBC’s sitcom Standby, which follows High Kick 3 and recently cast Ryu Jin in the lead. Tags: Jung So-min, Ryu Jin, Standby... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 83
by | March 4, 2012 | 31 Comments
Are you ready to reach in to see what lies ahead? You better guard that bundle with your life before someone takes it away right from under your nose. The stakes are high, alliances are made and broken, and you won’t know how things will turn out until the very last second. EPISODE 83. Broadcast... More »