Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Jun-ki offered last spot in 1 Night 2 Days cast
by | November 21, 2013 | 79 Comments
Some good news and some bad news: Lee Jun-ki is the newest name to be put into the mix as a potential 1 Night 2 Days member, after previously reported castings ended up falling through after all—SHINee idol Min-ho and singer John Park ended up dropping the show, after being announced as done deals. Remember... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Seung-gi, Na PD squirm in Noonas Over Flowers teasers
by | November 20, 2013 | 53 Comments
Two new teasers are out for travel variety-reality show Noonas Over Flowers, and right away they put two of the members in the hot seat: Na PD, the show’s creator, and Lee Seung-gi, the show’s underling/luggage boy/resident puppy. Muahaha. In the first teaser, Na PD casually refers to actress Lee Mi-yeon as “noona,” and Seung-gi... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Cast finalized for 1N2D Season 3 (almost, maybe)
by | November 19, 2013 | 60 Comments
Kim Joo-hyuk, Min-ho, Jung Joon-young, John Park KBS made the official announcement today for the cast of 1 Night 2 Days’ third season, which was immediately met with a flurry of stories contradicting one member’s casting and the another flurry of stories suggesting that the show might be bringing back original host Kang Ho-dong. I... More »


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Noonas Over Flowers paired with Answer Me for Friday broadcasts
by | November 19, 2013 | 30 Comments
The Noonas (and Luggage Boy) have a premiere date! Noonas Over Flowers, the follow-up to hit travel-and-suffering variety show Grandpas Over Flowers, has finally announced its timeslot and airdate: It’ll be a Friday night show beginning November 29. We’ve also got a few teaser photos from the production’s trip to Croatia, although the thing that... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 171
by | November 15, 2013 | 43 Comments
What a dizzying episode. And it’s not just from our sheer number of guests in an hour and a half. Our star guest is in control of our cast’s future from thousands of miles away as they run around bases, build meat towers, and create impromptu food descriptions all while trying to keep clipped words... More »


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Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun stick with 1 Night 2 Days
by | November 11, 2013 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: The verdict is in: Sunday night variety show 1 Night 2 Days will be going ahead with Season 3 and members Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun will be staying on. Buh-bye, Yoo Hae-jin, Lee Su-geun, Uhm Tae-woong, and Sung Shi-kyung. javabeans: I’m surprised anybody’s staying behind. After the last announcement about the projected departures,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 170
by | November 8, 2013 | 64 Comments
We drop into the magical land of Oz just over the rainbow this week as a lost Dorothy and her Oppa try to find their way back home. Be careful of where you tread because the Wizard in this land has got eyes and ears in all corners of this kingdom to get his hands... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1N2D loses more members, recasts for Season 3
by | November 6, 2013 | 110 Comments
Speaking of variety shows that have gone on too long, there’s a large-scale shake-up in store for KBS’s once-flagship Sunday variety show 1 Night 2 Days. On the heels of losing its youngest member, Joo-won, the show is also losing its main MC, Lee Su-geun… and potentially (probably) three others. My first reaction was that... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
First teaser and stills for Noonas Over Flowers
by | November 5, 2013 | 61 Comments
Here’s our first peek at Grandpas Over Flowers’ spin-off travel variety show Noonas Over Flowers, known more commonly among Na PD and his crew as Seung-gi-ya, Run Away. Hee. Actresses Yoon Yeo-jung, Kim Ja-ok, Kim Hee-ae, and Lee Mi-yeon star in their first variety show ever, with luggage boy and seasoned variety maknae Lee Seung-gi... More »


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Travel-docu-turned-home-cooking show Barefoot Friends gets axed
by | November 4, 2013 | 60 Comments
SBS is pulling the plug on its flagging variety show Barefoot Friends, and really my biggest question is how the show lasted this long in the first place. I’ve been expecting to hear news of its cancellation for months, but somehow it kept chugging along despite low ratings and changing concepts. Barefoot Friends was on... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 169
by | November 2, 2013 | 59 Comments
Who knew that helmets could be so entertaining? A doctor and a reserved guru come to play with our cast as they try to hunt down the right key to save themselves from helmet hair. Our nametag ripping game comes back in full-force this episode, along with that eerie sound of bells we’ve come to... More »