Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

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 »


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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 »


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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 »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
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 »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas spin-off named Noonas Over Flowers: Seung-gi-ya, Run Away
by | October 30, 2013 | 50 Comments
Okay, the second part isn’t an official subtitle, but it IS the running joke among the production crew, who according to Na PD refers to “Seung-gi-ya, Run Away” as a tongue-in-cheek name for Noonas Over Flowers, the follow-up to tvN’s hit travel variety series Grandpas Over Flowers. Hee. It’s nice to know we’re all simpatico... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 168
by | October 25, 2013 | 65 Comments
It’s a classic battle of the fittest in this showdown between Wolf versus Sheep. This isn’t your classic brainteaser where that head of lettuce is a deciding factor between sticking with the herd or going rogue. No, this game involves gold and where gold lies, greedy eyes are sure to follow. Are you ready to... More »


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Grandpas Over Flowers’ Actress Special heads to Croatia
by | October 21, 2013 | 114 Comments
News is out for the next season of Grandpas Over Flowers, which kicked off its run earlier this year by taking its four halbaes to France, and then to Taiwan. Now the tvN show has announced that the actress version has decided on Croatia as their destination. (The show doesn’t quite have a solid title... More »


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Running Man: Episode 167
by | October 18, 2013 | 80 Comments
This week our giraffe goes undercover to doll up and blend in with the other kids to find one backpack. A dangerous mission if you think about it when you’re up against a tiger, an amateur boxer, a jiu-jitsu master, a grasshopper, and an Ace. Those obstacle courses in training don’t even compare to the... More »