Posts Tagged ‘Kang Ho-dong’

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 »


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
Eun Ji-won courted to replace Yoo Se-yoon on Barefoot Friends
by | June 9, 2013 | 80 Comments
Eun Ji-won and Kang Ho-dong reunited? Baby Bear and Papa Bear, together again? I love a lot of variety bromances, but this is one of my all-time favorites. Word is that Eun Ji-won (Answer Me 1997) is being courted to join the cast of Kang Ho-dong’s SBS variety show Barefoot Friends, following the exit of... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Barefoot Friends logs perilously low ratings
by | May 6, 2013 | 108 Comments
javabeans: New Sunday variety show Barefoot Friends premiered to lowish numbers three weeks ago, but the real test was whether it would be able to climb up from its initial 5.6% numbers to challenge Dad! Where Are We Going?… but instead the numbers have dropped. Yesterday’s Episode 3 pulled in a frankly shockingly low 2.9%.... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Variety Roulette: Our Neighborhood Variety Sports
by | May 4, 2013 | 35 Comments
Get your rackets ready for another round of Variety Roulette where we’ll take a swing at the fairly new sports show on the KBS lineup, spearheaded by nation’s MC Kang Ho-dong: Our Neighborhood Variety Sports. The premiere beat out its Tuesday night competitors (namely Incarnation) with a solid 6.2% in ratings. And the numbers continue... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Variety Roulette: Barefoot Friends
by | April 21, 2013 | 106 Comments
EPISODE 1. Broadcast on April 21, 2013. javabeans: Next on the Variety Roulette wheel is a brand-new show, Barefoot Friends, which heats up the Sunday variety race — KBS has 1N2D as its flagship program for Happy Sunday (and also airs Mamma Mia), MBC’s Sunday Night is doing well with Dad Where Are We Going?... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kang Ho-dong’s new SBS show gets name, finalizes cast
by | April 3, 2013 | 86 Comments
Kang Ho-dong, Kim Hyun-joong, UEE, Yoon Shi-yoon Throw a stone and hit a new variety show these days, and no one’s busier in that arena than star MC Kang Ho-dong, who’s finally got a title and a cast confirmed for his new SBS show, set to be part of the I Like Sunday lineup in... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kang Ho-dong goes head-to-head with Strong Heart
by | January 2, 2013 | 41 Comments
Oooh, this is an interesting development in varietyland. As Kim Seung-woo’s talk show Win-Win gets ready to go off the air, Kang Ho-dong’s new KBS variety show has secured Win-Win’s time slot… which is in direct competition with his old SBS show Strong Heart. (One of the many programs he left behind when he took... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Seung-woo’s Win-Win gets cancelled
by | December 31, 2012 | 45 Comments
girlfriday: Aw, time to say goodbye to another variety show. Kim Seung-woo’s KBS talk show Win-Win has officially announced that it’ll be shooting its last episode in early January. javabeans: I don’t watch Win-Win so I’ll let you answer this one: Is this sad news? Tags: conversation post, Kang Ho-dong, Kim Seung-woo... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
News updates from Varietyland
by | October 21, 2012 | 58 Comments
Varietyland was teeming with news the last few days, so I thought it’d be worth waiting till the dust settled and summing up some news, rumors, and developments that have been going on. First: Star variety PD Na Young-seok (or Na PD, Evil Genius Extraordinaire) of the original 1 Night 2 Days, has been developing... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Seung-gi drops Strong Heart, Kang Ho-dong to return?
by | February 21, 2012 | 35 Comments
Aw, sad day for variety. As if his leaving 1 Night 2 Days isn’t already enough, Lee Seung-gi has confirmed the rumors that he’s leaving his MC post on SBS Tuesday night talk-show-thunderdome Strong Heart. WAH. I’m actually mad at the dramaverse right now, for stealing away my weekly doses of Seung-gi, left and right.... More »