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
Three Meals a Day comes back for a fourth season
by | May 19, 2016 | 38 Comments
Hooray, Three Meals a Day is coming back! Na Young-seok PD has announced that he will again be helming the fourth season of this outdoor cooking variety program (alongside PD Lee Jin-ju, who co-directed on Youths Over Flowers in Africa), which will return to Friday nights on tvN. The format of Three Meals a Day... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 298
by | May 14, 2016 | 23 Comments
Get ready for an episode full of screams, splashes, and squeals as our cast hunts down the No Man hiding in their midst. With an expert profiler, a sassy college student of yore, and the neighborhood ajusshi, our teams will need to work together to deduce who is on their side and who is trying... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 297
by | May 6, 2016 | 41 Comments
Our cast will be chasing after the sun this week featuring the military officer couple who took our breaths away. Given less than half a day to complete the tasks, find the hidden spy, and avoid punishment, everyone will need to keep a sharp eye out to remain on top. Will they be able to... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 296
by | April 29, 2016 | 27 Comments
Some memories don’t fade with time but grow deeper as the years pass. This week is dedicated to the seven most important people in the lives of our cast and highlight how their presence, however brief, has affected another person’s life. Get ready for an episode of high school reunions, childhood crushes, close friends, family,... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 295
by | April 22, 2016 | 78 Comments
With the hundreds of guests that have appeared on this show over the years, not everyone has had the easiest time. So this week, our cast will seek out those whom they’ve felt most guilty towards, offer up their apologies, and give them a chance to redeem themselves. Once they’ve cleared the air with other... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 294
by | April 16, 2016 | 15 Comments
Technological advancements can often be a double-edged sword—while it makes so many tasks more convenient nowadays, many of these developments now replace the need for humans to fulfill those very tasks. So this episode will test the age-old question of man vs. machine, the human brain vs. programming code, and find out which side will... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 293
by | April 9, 2016 | 34 Comments
This week’s episode might be dedicated to voting, though I’ll say it does little teach any of us about the national voting system itself. Our cast will get a say on who will be the majority leader of the hour, but those power trips are short-lived compared to the large chunk dedicated to all of... More »


Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Africa: Episode 7 (Final)
by | April 2, 2016 | 33 Comments
girlfriday: So the final “director’s cut” episode starts out with a brief recap of the trip thus far, along with a caption apology from the PD for the mistakes made (in reference to wearing robes in the restaurant and the swimming pool scene at the hotel). javabeans: I know it’s just a formality, but it’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 292
by | April 2, 2016 | 25 Comments
Never could I have imagined there would be a day that being a walking bad luck charm would come in handy. But that’s exactly what this episode is all about: hoping that misfortune and misery can lead to victory. Listening to everyone’s woes tears at my heart, but at least everyone is a good sport... More »


Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Africa: Episode 6
by | March 27, 2016 | 33 Comments
javabeans: And the trip ends today! We have one more episode next week, but that’ll be the “director’s cut” scenes, while today will take us to the end of the trip proper. girlfriday: I’m excited to see more of Victoria Falls, which we got a peek of at the end of the last episode. We... More »