Archive for the ‘Sitcoms/Variety Shows’ Category

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Finding Seung-gi in Noonas Over Flowers
by | November 28, 2013 | 44 Comments
On one hand, I would really rather have variety show Noonas Over Flowers just start already, rather than doling out more teasers and promos, but on the other hand, I’m not going to be unhappy about said teasers and promos. I’m just ready for the premiere to come along (only a couple days left!), so... More »

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Foreigner cast stars in tvN variety show Island Village Teachers
by | November 23, 2013 | 75 Comments
Cable station tvN premiered a new variety program this week called Island Village Teachers, and it’s noteworthy for featuring entirely foreigners as the main cast, some of whom are probably already familiar to fans of Korean entertainment. Described by some as a mix of travel-reality programs Dad! Where Are We Going? and 1 Night 2... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 172
by | November 23, 2013 | 50 Comments
Our baseball star finally comes to play with our cast, giving us a taste of his major league pitching skills. But keeping an eye on the game is no easy task when there’s a pretty and smiley idol around, especially when everyone else is trying to get them together. It’s time for the cast to... More »

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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 »

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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 | 66 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 »

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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 »