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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Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 4
by | January 24, 2016 | 44 Comments
javabeans: The guys arrive at the base of a waterfall and decide to hike up to the top, and the show makes seem like this will be more of an ordeal than they’re expecting. In that they’re not expecting any ordeal at all. On the way up, they run into two Korean girl travelers, and... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers snatches up the boys of Answer Me 1988
by | January 23, 2016 | 125 Comments
And I mean snatched — in trademark Na PD style, the actors didn’t know what hit them. He and his team stealthily collaborated with the Answer Me 1988 crew to kidnap the boys of Ssangmundong for the latest edition of Youths Over Flowers. He took actors Ryu Joon-yeol (Jung-hwan), Go Kyung-pyo (Sun-woo), and Ahn Jae-hong (Jung-bong) from Phuket... More »


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Running Man: Episode 282
by | January 22, 2016 | 17 Comments
A terrible spell has fallen upon the land, and two families must duke it out to find the secret hidden in this wintry kingdom. Some will need to forage for food whilst others will be busy tending the flame at home, though all are in danger of the illustrious Ice Witch. Will they be able... More »


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Running Man: Episode 281
by | January 16, 2016 | 19 Comments
We’ll get a glimpse of the world of the rich and famous this week, as our cast risk their real estate investments in The House. They’ll quickly learn that living the high life isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be, with the constant fear that it’s only too easy to lose it all. So... More »


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Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 2
by | January 10, 2016 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: You know, even in replay, “Please hot dog world” cracks me up just as much as the first time. We resume on the first morning in Iceland, with the boys all excited about their first day trip out to a waterfall. It’s about an hour and a half away, and they figure they’ll be... More »


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Running Man: Episode 280
by | January 9, 2016 | 19 Comments
It’s a new year and a netizen-centric episode, where the reins of our cast’s every move depends on the comments they leave. No decision will be left unasked, and no action will take place without their say, and some of our castmates will try their hand at social media for the very first time. There’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Iceland: Episode 1
by | January 3, 2016 | 74 Comments
girlfriday: Yay, the new season of Youths Over Flowers is here! javabeans: I’m excited because at this point I go into a Na PD show with full confidence that I’ll love it, which may let me down someday in the future, but so far has not led me astray. girlfriday: Yeah I always end up... More »


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Running Man: Episode 279
by | January 2, 2016 | 38 Comments
There’s more hilarity and nostalgia in store for the second part of this X-Man and Running Man collaboration. Suspicion runs high for several people, but the truth may come as a surprise. Following the mystery surrounding the X-Man and R-Man, our cast will have their fortunes told in several different readings. Will 2016 be a... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Tuxes and thumbs-up for Youths Over Flowers in Iceland
by | December 29, 2015 | 40 Comments
Could this cast be any more adorable? The four actors starring in the latest installment of the Youths Over Flowers variety franchise are looking rather dapper at their press conference, held on December 29 at Seoul’s Imperial Palace Hotel, and appear to be having a blast together. I can’t wait to see it in action.... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 278
by | December 26, 2015 | 66 Comments
Old and new will collide in this year’s two-part Christmas special with a X-man meets Running Man mash-up. Legendary variety personas will return to relive past memories, and fresh faces will seek to make new ones. Nearly a decade since the show’s heyday, the best parts of old-school variety will be tested with a new... More »