Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Dong-wook, Hong Soo-hyun headline new variety show
by | March 26, 2014 | 42 Comments
SBS has a new variety show in the works for Sunday nights, and they’re wrangling up a large cast of ten stars to headline. Among them are Lee Dong-wook (Mandate of Heaven) and Hong Soo-hyun (Would You Give Love Away), though reports are mixed about Lee Dong-wook’s availability given his drama commitments with the upcoming... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 3
by | March 25, 2014 | 38 Comments
girlfriday: Now that Seo-jinnie has joined the halbaes in Spain, Na PD is quick to hand over responsibilities, like booking the next leg of their journey. Seo-jin tries to nudge Na PD to book the staff hotel first so he can just piggyback off of his work, but they just keep arguing back and forth:... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 189
by | March 21, 2014 | 64 Comments
The search for the lost treasure continues in this second half as our cast members take by sea, land, and sky to hunt down the four elements. Their journey will take them to Melbourne, where new surprises await them—and it’s also where the earth goddess takes some time to munch on the city’s yummiest eats.... More »


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Chinese version of Grandpas Over Flowers gets green light
by | March 20, 2014 | 54 Comments
Chinese Grandpas Over Flowers fans, rejoice – tvN’s popular entertainment programs (the Grandpas and the Noonas) are being remade for Chinese television. CJ E&M, the huge conglomerate behind cable channel tvN, has entered into a strategic alliance with Dragon TV to bring the hit variety shows, adapted with Chinese stars, to the masses. Through export,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 2
by | March 18, 2014 | 31 Comments
EPISODE 2. Broadcast on March 14, 2014. javabeans: Okay, so despite Na PD hardening up his hardass side for this “upgraded” (in difficulty) trip, their first lodgings are at a Korean-run boardinghouse, to ease them into the swing of Barcelona life. So on top of a Korean-speaking local to serve as their guide, they also... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 188
by | March 14, 2014 | 97 Comments
Our cast heads down under to find the four elements and track down a hidden treasure chest on a massive hunt across Australia. This first day is chock-full of adventure from start to finish, so get ready to dive into the ocean’s depths, make some unlikely friends, and explore everything this continent has to offer.... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 1
by | March 10, 2014 | 44 Comments
girlfriday: Yaaay, the halbaes are back! I’m already excited about the new cartoon opening. javabeans: It’s so cute. And strangely appropriate to see Soon-jae halbae attired as a king. I’m less sure about Seo-jin as… what is that? girlfriday: I… don’t know. javabeans: A… nun? girlfriday: Well now I hope it’s a nun. Tags: Baek... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 187
by | March 7, 2014 | 49 Comments
Our cast kicks off the new academic year in this University special, where they’ll be hitting the campuses to recruit teammates who are crazy enough to row across the Han River with them. At least Gary can find solace in the fact that today just might be the best day of his life thus far... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Na PD on grandpas, money, and Seo-jinnie the con artist
by | March 5, 2014 | 29 Comments
Grandpas Over Flowers is gearing up for the premiere of its third trip to Spain this Friday, and the show’s PD Na Young-seok (known more commonly to all as Na PD) has been giving interviews left and right about the new season and the things we can expect from the halbaes and luggage boy Lee... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Seo-jin gets cookin’ for Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain
by | March 4, 2014 | 41 Comments
Reminding us that the show is only a few days from its premiere, we have new teasers and a poster out for tvN’s upcoming reality-variety show Grandpas Over Flowers: The Spain Trip. (I’m not totally certain how they’re counting “seasons” of this show with all the various trips and spin-offs going on — some places... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 186
by | February 28, 2014 | 49 Comments
Not the faces you expected to capture the beauty of Seoul? Well then, let the Running Man cast be your guide to take you on a whirlwind trip through the city to show you everything that it has to offer and more. You might find that variety is the most entertaining way to learn some... More »