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
Running Man: Episode 264
by | September 18, 2015 | 15 Comments
Our detectives are on the case this week, collecting clues in order to find Client X. While running around the city may be a joyous adventure, it also brings back childhood memories for one of our guests. They’ll need to use their brains to figure out the rules of the game, and work together to... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 6-10
by | September 14, 2015 | 21 Comments
Part 6 javabeans: We resume with the race to win monk rights (and zapper possession), and now I’m laughing that we made fun of Ji-won last week for being the dummy (insisting that higher altitude resulted in higher temperatures because of sun proximity), because now Seung-gi looks around and marvels at how much this area... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 263
by | September 11, 2015 | 26 Comments
Enjoying life can be difficult when every day requires a careful balancing act between work and play. This week, our cast will channel their youthful sides, taking up part-time jobs and enlisting the help of college students to celebrate the joys and hardships of being young. You only get one shot at life, so it’s... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
New Journey to the West: Episodes 1-5
by | September 7, 2015 | 87 Comments
javabeans: Na PD’s new online variety show New Journey to the West premiered on Friday, and my main question is: Was anybody able to watch it? girlfriday: I had to do some digging to get my hands on it, which was annoying. For an internet broadcast, this show is strangely difficult to watch on the... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 262
by | September 4, 2015 | 20 Comments
This week, it’s a food lovers’ paradise where our cast will eat their way through Seoul following the recommendations of their taxi drivers. Get ready for an all-day adventure that requires speed, luck, and most importantly, an empty stomach because today’s teams will get to eat to their hearts’ content. While the idea of tasting... More »


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Park Hyung-shik joins Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village
by | August 31, 2015 | 19 Comments
The second season of Na PD’s cooking variety show Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village is getting ready to set sail for Manjae Island in early September, and this new season will kick off with a possible new member in Park Hyung-shik (High Society). Original cast members Cha Seung-won (Hwajeong) and Yoo Hae-jin (Veteran) will... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 261
by | August 28, 2015 | 46 Comments
Nothing like chills and thrills to cool you off in the summer as we jump back in for Part 2 of this five-year celebration. The music theme flows into the second half of this episode because that eerie piano melody playing in the distance is guaranteed to make anyone’s hair stand on end. Our cast... More »


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Classic 1N2D hijinks in New Journey to the West
by | August 25, 2015 | 47 Comments
The first teaser is out for Na PD’s new experimental web variety show New Journey to the West, starring former 1 Night 2 Days members Kang Ho-dong, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Su-geun, and Eun Ji-won on a 5-day reunion trip to China. The series will be aired online via Naver TVcast, and the teaser opens with... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 260
by | August 22, 2015 | 18 Comments
Not many variety shows nowadays can say that they’ve been on the air for five years, and to celebrate Running Man brings back the singers who pulled in huge numbers in album sales, even way back when in their heyday. This week’s episode is only the first part of this music-themed adventure, filled with nostalgia,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 259
by | August 14, 2015 | 25 Comments
Our cast will stop at nothing this week to grab the three open spots for the Running Man Production’s latest drama. Following good direction, looking good for the camera, and assessing one’s acting skills are just a few measures of performance, when really we’re just watching for the competition and moments of hilarity that the... More »




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