Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

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 »

Drama Recaps
High Kick 3: Episodes 100-104
by | March 3, 2012 | 41 Comments
Aw, with just under a month left, High Kick 3 starts wrapping up some of its storylines, leading its characters into confronting feelings, making honest confessions, and dealing with that pesky reality that keeps threatening to horn in on all the fun. But that’s life for ya; always moving on into the scary unknown, despite... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Bum to cameo on High Kick 3
by | March 3, 2012 | 25 Comments
Aw, yay, I love how everyone is jumping on the cameo train for High Kick‘s Season 3. Kim Bum, one of the breakout stars who made it big after the original Unstoppable High Kick, will be swinging by the current season for a cameo appearance, out of loyalty to the franchise. Or maybe he just... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 375 (Season 1 Finale)
by | March 2, 2012 | 94 Comments
EPISODE 375. Broadcast on February 25, 2012. javabeans: Last one! girlfriday: Say it ain’t so! javabeans: Well, there’ll be another episode next week… but it might not be what you want it to be. girlfriday: *covers ears* I CAN’T HEAR YOU! LALALALALALA. javabeans: If you can’t see it, it doesn’t exist? Or in this case,... More »