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SBS’ Variety Shows Including “Running Man” and “Healing Camp” to Team Up with 2014 Incheon Asian Games for Special Program

By in News posted Oct September 12th, 2014 No comments

Broadcasting company SBS will be teaming up with the 2014 Incheon Asian Games for special coverage and entertaining content about the large-scale sports event.

The news was revealed on September 12 at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games press conference, held at the SBS building located in Mokdong, Seoul.

Kim Yoo Suk, who is in charge of SBS’ coverage on the Incheon Asian Games, revealed, “We are planning to produce a special program with ‘Running Man,’ ‘Star King‘ and the sports commentators of the Asian Games.”

“For ‘Healing Camp,’ we will invite athletes to talk about their emotional moments [during the Asian Games] and to share their behind-the-scenes stories with the viewers at home,” he continued

“Running Man” to Feature 2014 ‘Hot Stars’ Park Seo Joon, Jin Se Yeon, Girl’s Day’s Minah, and More!

By in News posted Oct May 30th, 2014 No comments

This weekend’s episode of “Running Man” will feature 2014’s ‘hot stars,’ with whom the “Running Man” members will carry out a couple race.

The star-studded guest list consists of Park Seo Joon (“Witch’s Love”), Ha Yeon Soo (“Potato Star”), Jin Se Yeon (“Doctor Stranger”), baseball announcer Choi Hee, model Han Hye Jin (“Witch Hunt”), Girl’s Day’s Minah, and Brown Eyed Girl’s Narsha.

Check out the stills from the episode below to see which members are matched up with which guests! This episode will no doubt make for a tough competition!

“Running Man” will air on June 1 at 6:10PM (KST)

A Pink’s Surprise Appearance to Support the ‘2014 College Students Ddakji Competition’ on “Running Man”

By in News posted Oct May 26th, 2014 No comments

On the May 25 broadcast of SBS’ variety program “Running Man,” college students from all over the nation came together to participate in a tournament of the traditional game of ‘ddakji,’ against the show’s cast members.

The ‘2014 College Students Ddakji Competition’ consisted of a total of seven teams, each led by a “Running Man” member. There was a tremendous amount of support from the audience, as some of the best college ddakji players from all around the country gathered together.

In order to show their support for the first-ever ddakji tournament on “Running Man,” the six members of A Pink made a surprise appearance. The girl group performed their hit songs “Mr. Chu” and “No No No,” brightening up the atmosphere even more

Park Ji Sung likely to join ‘Running Man’ for its ‘Asian Dream Cup 2014′ special in Indonesia

By in News posted Oct May 13th, 2014 No comments

"Running Man" will resume filming after five weeks and one of the upcoming recording schedules for the show include participation at the "Asian Dream Cup" in Indonesia!


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The "Running Man" team is reported to depart early next month to attend the "Asian Dream Cup 2014" in Jakarta, Indonesia. Park Ji Sung, who is part of the JS Foundation which is in charge of hosting the charity soccer event, is quite likely to join the cast on the show again as he will be in attendance at the game.


The PD of the show told Newsen, "We have confirmed to be participating in the "Asian Dream Cup 2014" in Jakarta. We will probably leave either on the 1st or 2nd of June

Yoo Jae Suk & Lee Kwang Soo transform into Superman and Avatar for Running Man

By in News posted Oct September 29th, 2014 No comments


Yoo Jae Suk and Lee Kwang Soo are both spotted filming Running Man on September 29.

Not only that but the two has attracted attention with their costumes. Yoo Jae Suk has transformed into Superman while Lee Kwang Soo into Avatar and seemed to be doing some mission.

The photos were taken around Sangam-dong, Mapo area wherein netizens claimed Running Man filming took place. We might be having another super heroes episode once again, do you think so?

Meanwhile, Running Man has successfully held their fanmeet in Thailand on September 27.

[Spoilers] Cast of “Running Man” take the “R-Pop Star” auditions in this week”s episode

By in News posted Oct September 28th, 2014 No comments

The cast of "Running Man" and guests Park Young Gyu, Rain, Alex, Kim Ki Bang and f(x)"s Krystal found themselves as part of Korea"s newest audition program, "R-Pop Star" - a parody of their sister program, "K-Pop Star"!

Divided into two teams, the losing team of each mini-game would have to boot one member from the team. Although the three eliminated members were distraught at first, they soon changed their tune when it was revealed that they would be serving as judges for the final mission - an audition elimination round!


Given an hour to come up with the most creative and laugh-out-loud performance they could make, the two teams were shocked at seeing their former teammates on the judges" panel, but still pulled off amazing performances - including a bewitching Rain-Krystal couple dance that sent fans into swoons!


Check out the full episode below

Shin Min Ah and Jo Jung Suk on next week”s “Running Man”!

By in News posted Oct September 28th, 2014 No comments

Top-tier actor and actress Jo Jung Suk and Shin Min Ah will be making their appearances on next week"s episode of "Running Man"!

Although things start off as per usual with fun antics and laughs, things seem to take a sudden turn for the worse as a shocking twist manifests itself. Check out the preview below!



“Inkigayo”, “Roommate”, “Real Men”, and “1 Night 2 Days” not to air to make room for “2014 Incheon Asia Games” broadcast

By in News posted Oct September 28th, 2014 No comments

Because of matches in the "2014 Incheon Asia Games", all three of the main brodcast stations will be cancelling many of their variety shows.


MBC will be airing "Dad, Where Are You Going?" instead of "Real Men" to make room for the Korea-Taiwan baseball game. Last week, they"d aired "Real Men" only instead of "Dad, Where Are You Going?", again so they could air the "2014 Incheon Asia Games" instead.



SBS will not be airing "Roommate" this week, and "Running Man" will air instead in its time slot. "Inkigayo" is also being cancelled so SBS can air the women"s archery semifinals instead. 

KBS will be airing the Korea-Japan soccer game at 4:30, and "Superman is Back" will be airing instead in the "1 Night 2 Days" slot

Five '90s Songs EXO Should Cover For 'EXO 90:2014'

By in News posted Oct September 27th, 2014 No comments


(Photo : Mnet ) "EXO 90:2014" gives old-school K-Pop a new life.

EXO has introduced a new generation to the classic sounds of ‘90s Korean pop with their Mnet program “EXO 90:2014.”

The group has covered songs from hitmakers including H.O.T, Shinhwa, and Fly to the Sky. The program which is also known as “K-Pop Time Slip” will explore the dance music of DJ DOC, Koyote, and Clon for the September 26 episode.

EXO has only touched upon the extensive catalog of K-Pop releases. Here are five ‘90s songs and music videos that should be explored on “EXO 90:2014.”

Five songs from the 1990s that should be covered on “EXO 90:2014.”

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Kim Jong Kook Takes Kim Soo Hyun’s Role in “The Moon That Embraces the Sun” on “Running Man”

By in News posted Oct September 22nd, 2014 No comments

Singer Kim Jong Kook transformed into actor Kim Soo Hyun.

On the episode of “Running Man” that aired on September 21, the cast participated in the “Find the Chaebol Race.” In this episode, actresses Lee Yoo Ri, Choi Yeo Jin, Yoo In Young, Seo Woo, and Kim Min Seo appeared as guests.

On this day, Kim Jong Kook was paired up with Kim Min Seo before the game “Destroy the Evidence of Anger,” and Kim Jong Kook showed off his sageuk acting. Kim Min Seo played the queen, Kim Soo Hyun’s wife, in MBC’s “The Moon That Embraces The Sun.” Kim Jong Kook took Kim Soo Hyun’s role as he showed off his acting.

For his genuine acting, Kim Jong Kook turned his hat into a gamtu (the headgear Joseon officials wore), causing laughter

[Spoilers] Korean actresses step into their villainous roles for “Running Man”!

By in News posted Oct September 21st, 2014 No comments

When six of the nation"s top picks for K-drama villains appeared on this week"s episode of "Running Man", the stage was set for a perfect mashup of action and drama!

Featuring Lee Yu RiChoi Yeo Jin, Seo Woo, Yoo In Young and Kim Min Seo, this is one episode you shouldn"t miss.


With twelve people paired up into six teams, it was revealed that one of the couples was the heir to a massive fortune. The winners of each mini-game would be told a hint toward the true identity of the heir, along with a chance to switch the couples around.


Finally, with the real chaebol"s nametag hidden somewhere inside the building at the final location, the goal was to stand together on a podium with his nametag affixed to their backs

Cha Tae Hyun Wants to Try a Collaboration Episode Between Members of “Running Man” and “1 Night 2 Days”

By in News posted Oct September 20th, 2014 No comments

During an interview with OSEN on September 19, actor Cha Tae Hyun revealed that he wants to trade spots with his friend Kim Jong Kook to make an appearance on the variety program “Running Man.” The actor also shared his desire to try a collaboration between “Running Man” and the program in which he is currently a cast member, “1 Night 2 Days” (1N2D).

Cha Tae Hyun explained, “I want to try combining the members of ‘1N2D’ and ‘Running Man.’” However, these two programs are competing programs during the same time slot on its respective broadcast stations, KBS and SBS.

The actor also expressed his deep affection for “1N2D,” saying, “I wanted to do real variety. Unlike a talk show, real variety is similar to a drama or movie

“Music Bank”, “EXO 90:2014″, & more Friday/Weekend programs canceled or facing time changes due to the “Incheon Asian Games”

By in News posted Oct September 19th, 2014 No comments

The opening ceremony of the "17th Asian Games Incheon 2014" ("2014 Incheon Asian Games") will take place today (19th) which means some of your favorite programs will either face changes in time or be canceled for this week.



All 3 major broadcast channels KBS, MBC, and SBS will air a special on the "17th Asian Games Incheon 2014" today (19th) starting at 5:30 PM KST followed by the live broadcast of the opening ceremony starting at 6:30 PM KST which will air until 10 PM KST or later.


Thus, the September 19th broadcast of KBS 2TV"s "Music Bank", KBS 2TV daily drama "Two Mothers" (aka "Cuckoo"s Nest"), weekly drama "High School: Love On", MBC daily drama "Tell Me Your Wish", and SBS" "Curious Story Y" have been canceled

2014 Asian Games Result in Changes to TV Program Broadcasting

By in News posted Oct September 18th, 2014 No comments

Due to the 2014 Asian Games that began on September 17 in Incheon, KBS, MBC, and SBS dramas and other main entertainment programs will be put on hold beginning on September 19. For the two weeks following the preliminary soccer match, major changes in the TV programming will take place.

On September 17 KBS put on hold the daily dramas “Two Mothers,” “Live Info Show,” and “Vitamin” in favor of the soccer games. And on September 19, KBS will put “Music Bank” as well and rebroadcast the opening ceremony of the games.

The Asian Games, particularly men’s swimming and judo, women’s fencing, and soccer will be rebroadcast. On September 21, many entertainment programs will either be put on hold or shortened

Korean movies opening today 2014/09/17 in Korea

By in News posted Oct September 17th, 2014 No comments

Korean movies opening today 2014/09/17 in Korea: "Food Chain" and "Dangerous Seduction - There"s Only Loneliness Where Memories Lie"

"Food Chain" (2014)Directed by Han Dong-hoWith Yoon Seol-hee, Eom Da-hye, Kim Min-hyeok-II, Son Ji-wan, Ryoo Il-song, Yeon Ji-ah,...SynopsisIt"s alright if it"s not real. I wish someone would hold me closely. In-hee (Yoon Seol-hee), a skin care specialist and Nam-hyeok (Kim Min-hyeok) met in high school and got married early. Nam-hyeok has inferiority complex from not being getting able to get a job and is tired of the same old life. Feeling a sense of shame, Nam-hyeok goes into a cafe one day and pretends to be the section head of a major company. He visits the place everyday to be comforted by the female owner Joo-yeon (Yeon Ji-ah)

SBS announces tie-in episodes for variety shows with the 2014 Asian Games

By in News posted Oct September 15th, 2014 No comments

The 2014 Asian Games will soon begin in Incheon, South Korea, and the Games" broadcaster SBS has announced that their variety shows will take this opportunity to host several tie-in episodes.


"We will try to get those people not normally interested in sports to pay attention to the Asian Games," SBS announced during a press conference today.


"Programs such as "Running Man" and "Star King" will produce episodes with the Asian Games commentators and broadcast announcers," they said. ""Healing Camp" will produce a corner focusing on the biggest athletes for the Asian Games."


What do you think SBS could have in store for the Asian Games?


“Running Man” Cancelled This Week, “Roommate” to Air at Later Hour

By in News posted Oct September 14th, 2014 No comments

It has been announced that this week’s episode of SBS’ variety show “Running Man” will be cancelled, and “Roommate” will be airing at a later hour than its usual scheduled time due to the men’s soccer game broadcast of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

On September 14, a representative of SBS revealed that “Running Man,” which airs every Sunday at 4:50 PM (KST), has been cancelled on this day. In its place, the broadcast station is set to air the Incheon Asian Games’ Korea vs. Malaysia preliminary men’s soccer match for group A.

Additionally, for the same reason, the final episode of the first season of “Roommate” will hit the airwaves at 7 PM (KST), which is a few hours later than its normal time slot.

Song Ji Hyo talks about her long run on “Running Man” and Gary”s cameo in “Emergency Couple”

By in News posted Oct September 10th, 2014 No comments

Actress Song Ji Hyo shared how she"s managed to last so long as a cast member of the hit variety show "Running Man" on the Hong Kong show TVB J2"s "Star Talk".




When asked if she doesn"t find "Running Man" tiring, Song Ji Hyo said, "Though it is really tiring, I"ve done "Running Man" for 4 years, so I"m used to it by now. Now I think I can enjoy it. Even if I"m sleepy, I end up enjoying it. I"m able to [act and appear on a variety show at the same time] by choosing to sleep and eat a little less." 


As for her "Running Man" castmate Gary and his appearance on her past drama "Emergency Couple", Song Ji Hyo expressed how thankful she was. She said, "I was so thankful that he gave it his all despite the fact that it was a small role

Song Ji Hyo Proves She’s a Real Ace in Juggling Dramas and “Running Man”

By in News posted Oct September 10th, 2014 No comments

Song Ji Hyo proves that she is the real ace as she shares how she became an an all-around entertainer who juggles both her dramas and variety show SBSRunning Man“.

The lone female member of the variety show appeared in an interview for the Hong Kong show TVB J2Star Talk” and was asked how she can keep up with all her schedules. Song Ji Hyo explained, “It’s really hard, but even if it is, I’ve been filming ‘Running Man’ for four years now and I’ve learned to adapt to the situation. It’s been really fun and so I was able to do it. Even if I was sleepy, I still manage to have fun.”

Song Ji Hyo also talked about her previous drama character for the tvN drama “Emergency Couple” and talked about how she is similar to her when it comes to relationships

Lee Yoo Ri Takes Selca with Running Man Cast

By in News posted Oct September 8th, 2014 No comments

On August 28 actress Lee Yoo Ri uploaded a photo onto her SNS account with the caption, “Only one with thick makeup.” In one of the photos she could be seen making a playful expression in the middle of the “Running Man” members, and in the other she is seen with member Song Ji Hyo and guest Choi Yeo Jin. Her happy, carefree expressions are totally opposite of her antagonistic image from her current hit drama, “Jang Bori is Here!”

On the most recent episode of “Running Man,” a long preview of next week’s episode was revealed. In the preview, actresses served as the guests and they all portrayed evil characters from the drama. The members, waiting for the guests in their respective rooms, got startled when they entered and began to scream and yell at them