Drama Reactions & Reviews
Team Dramabeans: What we’re watching
by | June 4, 2016 | 133 Comments
We’re back for another check-in on What We’re Watching! I’ve been enjoying the capsule updates, both as the watcher and the reader, and it seems you guys have as well. As we mentioned previously, we intend to have people cycle in and out of the weekly updates, so not everyone will necessarily write in every... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 16, 2016
by | April 16, 2016 | 60 Comments
Yoon Shi-yoon, Ji-soo [We’re happy to welcome back sassychef to Dramabeans — and we can’t believe it’s been a whole five years since she was last with us. Time flies in mysterious and sometimes horrifying ways. We’re excited to have sassychef covering more news for us — and don’t worry, awcoconuts isn’t going anywhere. Like... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 26, 2016
by | March 26, 2016 | 33 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok, Yoon Shi-yoon Here are more casting updates for Jang Ryul’s Chunmong, which has cast three actor-directors as men in love with the same girl (Han Yeri): Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) joins as a man with a mysterious aura and cold eyes. Those very same eyes draw Han Yeri in, and because of her... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Jun-ki offered last spot in 1 Night 2 Days cast
by | November 21, 2013 | 80 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 »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Cast finalized for 1N2D Season 3 (almost, maybe)
by | November 19, 2013 | 70 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 »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
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
1N2D loses more members, recasts for Season 3
by | November 6, 2013 | 112 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 »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Joo-won to quit 1 Night 2 Days
by | October 1, 2013 | 106 Comments
Welp, Joo-won is quitting 1 Night 2 Days, which puts another nail in that show’s coffin. It’s not quite dead yet, but I don’t know how much longer we can expect it to hang on. Joo-won will be going on his last 1N2D trip next week, according to his reps, who confirmed that his schedule... More »
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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 444
by | June 29, 2013 | 134 Comments
EPISODE 444. Broadcast on June 23, 2013. javabeans: So here we are for Part 2 of the Bokbulbok Trip, where the show has to go to Joo-won’s hometown (Seoul), in the luxury RV, wearing team T-shirts (which got swapped for slightly more embarrassing outfits), with a stop along the way (to a member’s home), with... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 443
by | June 22, 2013 | 68 Comments
EPISODE 443. Broadcast on June 16, 2013. girlfriday: The boys gather outside KBS for a new trip, and there’s a big fanfare over props today. Either it’s a special, or someone just really wanted to empty out the prop truck. javabeans: I would like to take this moment to point out that if you call... More »