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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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 111
by | September 23, 2012 | 31 Comments
It’s time to make some final summer memories down in Busan and who better than to spend it with than five movie star hyungnims? The cast will need to use their wit, brains, and strength to slide into home base and be called safe. Or you’ll be screaming your head off like Teddy Bear Ajusshi.... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 404
by | September 22, 2012 | 45 Comments
EPISODE 404. Broadcast on September 16, 2012. girlfriday: Yay, new trip! javabeans: Are they talking saturi for a reason? girlfriday: I dunno. Maybe they’re using the regional dialect wherever they are, or maybe they’re just in a silly mood. Tags: 1N2D, Cha Tae-hyun, featured, Joo-won, Kim Jong-min, Kim Seung-woo, Lee Su-geun, Sung Shi-kyung, Uhm Tae-woong... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Ex-1 Night 2 Days cast and crew reunite for new tvN variety show
by | September 21, 2012 | 64 Comments
This is some crazy news. First: three of the original members of hit variety show 1 Night 2 Days — Lee Su-geun, Eun Ji-won, and Kim Jong-min — will be reuniting to star in a brand new variety reality show on cable network tvN called Three Fools. It’ll be helmed by some very familiar producers,... More »

Drama Recaps
Standby: Episode 87 (Highlight)
by | September 19, 2012 | 33 Comments
A Standby highlight that DOESN’T have anything to do with Ha Suk-jin? Who knew this day would come? This show is totally lagging for me these days, but this episode came along and was so sweet and wistful that I felt sad all over again that the rest of the show wasn’t as solid. Still,... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 110
by | September 16, 2012 | 37 Comments
Time to stretch your muscles for this action-packed episode! Being rained in doesn’t mean it has to rain on your variety parade. When did numbers get to be so confusing? But stay with me to the end because what you see is what you get on Running Man. EPISODE 110. Broadcast on September 9, 2012.... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 403
by | September 15, 2012 | 47 Comments
EPISODE 403. Broadcast on September 9, 2012. javabeans: We jump back into the episode with dinner bokbulbok, with beef on the line. Tae-hyun and Jong-min did their water-balloon-popping quiz, followed by Tae-woong and Joo-won’s gong show. girlfriday: The team score is 1:1, and Shi-kyung and Seung-woo step up for the next round. The next buzzer... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Answer Me 1997’s cast to host SNL Korea
by | September 12, 2012 | 43 Comments
This show’s on fire, isn’t it? I would’ve bet on tvN’s Answer Me 1997 being a cult hit with a fervent small fanbase, but it’s turning into a bona fide mainstream hit. Its leads Jung Eun-ji and Seo In-gook were recent guests on Go Hyun-jung’s talk program GoShow, and now the cast will be hosting... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 109
by | September 9, 2012 | 41 Comments
If Olympic athletes have trouble with Running Man’s Boot Camp, then what hope is left for us? They’re going to be challenged to the brink with what the staff has in store in these four seasons. And mind you, Mr. PD may be way stricter (and a lot less reasonable) than your world-class Olympic coach.... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 402
by | September 7, 2012 | 56 Comments
EPISODE 402. Broadcast on September 2, 2012. javabeans: Time for another episode of 1N2D, or as I think of it, Gaksital chaser. ‘Cause I don’t know about you, but I’m still a little wrung out from yesterday’s finale. I’m gonna need a healthy dose of brotherly love to pick me back up. girlfriday: Yes please.... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 108
by | September 2, 2012 | 58 Comments
Who knew that being a male lead would require so much work? The Running Man create their own mini drama, “Don’t Walk, but Date!” and create a blend of variety and drama that can only be imagined and feasible in Running Man. Oh yeah, Gong Hyo-jin – you don’t mind if I change places with... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 401
by | August 31, 2012 | 57 Comments
EPISODE 401. Broadcast on August 26, 2012. javabeans: Back to our Back to the Basic(s) trip. Although apparently if you are married to Su-geun, there is no such thing as basic and you’re always prepared to cook for an army. Which I suppose is appropriate since these boys eat like an army. It’s dinnertime, and... More »