superman is back ep 1 eng sub korean

‘K-Pop Star’ Names Its Third Winner

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

After a long season of talented singers being cut off each week, SBS’ K-Pop Star finally selected its third winner.

The final battle was between Korean Americans Bernard Park and Sam Kim with Bernard Park taking the honorable title of being the third K-Pop Star after Park Ji Min and Akdong Musician.

Due to a new rule in the third season, Bernard Park had the choice to pick which of the three agencies he wanted to be signed with. The judges made their appeals, and Bernard Park ended up choosing JYP Entertainment

Meanwhile, SBS’ Roommates will begin on April 20 in the same time slot.

Saturday, April 12, 2014


8:00 PM

Wonderful Days 21

Jung Woong In confirmed to join ‘Dad, Where Are You Going?’ season 2

By in News posted Oct April 9th, 2014 No comments
It has been reported that Jung Woong In will join "Dad, Where Are You Going?"!

SEE ALSO: "I Hear Your Voice"s Jung Woong In rejects casting offer for season two of "Dad, Where Are You Going?"

According to an exclusive by Starin, after previously rejecting love calls for the show to focus on his role in the MBC drama "Empress Qi", with Kim Jin Pyo"s leave, the actor will fill in the empty spot with his daughter Se Yoon. Jung Woong In and his daughter Se Yoon will join Yoon Min Soo, Kim Sung Joo, Sung Dong Il, Ryu Jin, and Ahn Jung Hwan"s families for their first filming on the 12th.

Jung Woong In"s agency rep confirmed to TV Report on the 9th, "[Jung Woong In] will begin filming "Dad, Where Are You Going?" on the 12th

‘Running Man’ shoots up to first place in Sunday ratings race

By in News posted Oct April 7th, 2014 No comments

The weekly Sunday ratings battle continues among the big three television networks!

In a dramatic reversal, SBS"s "Running Man" moved up from last week"s third-place spot to first place this week with nationwide ratings of 13.6%, a whopping rise of 3.2% from the previous week!

This put the action variety show above its competitors, MBC"s "Real Men" and KBS"s "1 Night 2 Days", which both scored 12.2%.

Earlier in the timeslot, KBS emerged the victor as "Superman is Back" scored 10.2%. SBS"s "K-Pop Star 3" dropped down to second place with 9.1%, while MBC"s "Dad, Where Are You Going" remained in last position with 7.3%.

SEE ALSO: Hyungsik shows off his good looks for "Arena Homme Plus"

Which variety show did you watch this Sunday?

‘Hotel King’ Beats Out ‘Angel Eyes’ in First Weekend Together

By in News posted Oct April 7th, 2014 No comments

With the end of two weekend dramas last week, SBS and MBC spewed out their new series, putting them head to head with episode 1.

This weekend marked the beginning of SBS’ Angel Eyes and MBC’s Hotel King. Both dramas hold an impressive cast, but it was Hotel King the ruled out as the winner for the first weekend with 11.7 and 10.9 percent for Saturday and Sunday.

Angel Eyes resulted with 6.3 and 6.6 percent, but as there was an increase and the first two episodes starred just child actors, there’s a good chance Angel Eyes could see better ratings by its third episode.

Saturday, April 5, 2014


8:00 PM

Wonderful Days 22

Yano Shiho shows her ‘eating broadcast’ on ‘Superman is Back’

By in News posted Oct April 6th, 2014 No comments
Now we know that Choo Sarang takes after her mother Yano Shiho with her "eating broadcast" on "Superman is Back"!

SEE ALSO: Choo Sung Hoon"s daughter Sarang gets another kiss from boyfriend Yuto

In the preview for the upcoming episode, Yano Shiho flew to reunite with Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang in Jeju Island for a family trip and took big bites of delicious Korean food, saying, "It"s delicious!" Her adorable "eating broadcast" received alot of attention as it reminded fans of her daughter"s equally adorable "eating broadcast".

Check out all of the "superman" mothers coming to Jeju Island for Lee Hwi Jae"s twins" first birthday party on the next episode this Sunday!

Haru Listens to 2NE1’s Songs with Full Concentration on ‘Superman is Back’

By in News posted Oct April 4th, 2014 No comments

Tablo’s daughter Haru was seemly ‘possessed’ by Yang Hyun Suk momentarily.

April 6’s broadcast of KBS2’s Superman is Back will continue to show the families in Jeju island for the twins’ first birthday.

With Kang Hye Jung joining Tablo and Haru in Jeju island on the second day, the family spent the day together. Being the family of artists, they continued to engage in conversations about music in a moving car. Then Tablo handed his cellphone to Haru with 2NE1’s new music on.

Holding the phone by her ear, Haru started listening to the music with full concentration without moving, reminding her parents of YG’s Yang Hyun Suk.

Upon seeing Haru listening without any slight movement, Tablo and Kang Hye Jung said, “Haru, you’re just like CEO Yang Hyun Suk

Haru shows her love for 2NE1 and acts like Yang Hyun Suk on ‘Superman is Back’

By in News posted Oct April 4th, 2014 No comments
Haru reminded Tablo of his boss Yang Hyun Suk on "Superman is Back"!

SEE ALSO: 2NE1 to start promotions for "Gotta Be You" and release MV next week

During their family trip to Jeju Island, Tablo let Haru listen to 2NE1"s new song and Haru, being the 2NE1 fangirl that she is, gave her full attention to the song by putting the phone next to her ear. Seeing her actions, Tablo and Kang Hye Jung, who used to be YG labelmates told her, "Haru, you look like CEO Yang Hyun Suk. We should call Teddy over."

Watch Haru"s love for 2NE1 this Sunday at 4:30 PM KST!

Jang Hyun Sung recalls how needed to make wardrobe changes for ‘Superman is Back’

By in News posted Oct April 3rd, 2014 No comments
Jang Hyun Sung revealed it took some time to adjust to being on the variety show "Superman is Back".

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Emergency Couple" - Episode 19

On the April 3rd broadcast of SBS Power FM"s "Gong Hyung Jin"s Cinetown", Jang Hyun Sung recalled how it took him a while to get used to being on a variety show, sharing, "The outfit that I"m wearing now is what my wife calls a uniform."

"After one to two months passed since joining "Superman is Back", I heard that a higher-up person at KBS monitored the show. I heard that that person said, "If Jang Hyun Sung appears wearing that outfit again, make him change." I found it awkward and weird filming a variety show to that extent."

"I was amazed by the reach of variety programs

New “Superman Returns” Family as Actor Kim Jung Tae Joins Cast

By in News posted Oct April 3rd, 2014 No comments

KBS‘ popular variety show,”Superman Returns” had provided viewers with cute family moments between celebrities and their children, as well as a rise to stardom for some of the child casts. From Chu Sarang to Haru, the children have taken the spotlight from their celebrity parents through their innocent and lovable actions.

Well, it seems like we will be introduced to yet another celebrity family, as actor Kim Jung Tae has been officially recognized as a new cast member of the show. According to “Superman Returns,” the actor had recently started filming for the show, moving back and forth between his Busan and Seoul home.

Last month, Kim Jung Tae and his two sons had momentarily featured on an episode of the show as guests of Jang Hyun Sung, who currently stars in “Superman Returns” with his two sons

A new father to join the ‘Superman is Back’ line up – actor Kim Jung Tae

By in News posted Oct April 3rd, 2014 No comments
Actor Kim Jung Tae will be joining the father lineup of the hit KBS 2TV show "Superman is Back" that has been entertaining viewers every week.

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Emergency Couple" - Episode 19

Kim Jung Tae and his son Jihoo, who goes by the nickname "Yakkungi", received a visit from Jang Hyun Sung and his sons as shown last month, and now it"s been confirmed that we"ll be seeing more of the cutie and his father on the show!

PD Kang Bong Kyu told Joy News 24 on the 2nd, "Four-year-old boy "Yakkungi" Jihoo will be different from the original featured children and we anticipate Kim Jung Tae showing his image as a newly added father... Also, his house is not in Seoul but in Busan so that also adds interest."

"The time slot for "Superman is Back" increased since it first aired so it"s true that the pressure for the original families" to film enough content for air time was a big deal

Kim Jung Tae to Join ‘Superman is Back’ as New Member

By in News posted Oct April 2nd, 2014 No comments

Kim Jung Tae will be joining KBS2’s Superman is Back as the new family.

Kang Bong Kyu PD announced on April 2, “We offered Kim Jung Tae to join the show after him and his son, Kim Ji Hoo, appeared in Jang Hyun Sung family’s section. Kim Jung Tae and his son gladly accepted the offer.”

Kang Bong Kyu PD continued, “They live in Busan, which is a new area, and his son was also very new. We also thought it would be interesting as there is no other child who is his age on the show.”

“The filming finished today. We’re still deciding on when to air it, but I expect that it will be at the end of this month,” he said.

The PD said, “One family was added but no family is leaving. We will carry on the show with five families.”

Photo credit: enews/Hea Jung Min

Choo Sung Hoon picks Sooyoung as his favorite Girls’ Generation member

By in News posted Oct April 1st, 2014 No comments

Choo Sung Hoon got into some hot waters with his wife Yano Shiho on the March 30 edition of KBS 2TV"s "Superman Is Back" while the family was preparing for Girls" Generation"s visit.

Choo Sung Hoon listed Girls" Generation as one of Korea"s top groups, and his wife said, "Is that so? Do you know all of their names?" to which he showed some hesitation, wondering what would be the right thing to say. He decided on saying he did not. She kept saying, "Is that so?"

Yano Shiho asked, "Who do you like the best in Girls" Generation?" He replied cluelessly, "Sooyoung." She asked, "Do you like her face? Her body? Why did you pick Sooyoung out of the nine? Do you like her model-like body?"

SEE ALSO: Girls" Generation releases dance practice video for "Mr

SNSD Works Hard to Get Choo Sarang’s Love

By in News posted Oct March 31st, 2014 No comments

With Choo Sarang usually being shy with strangers, Girls’ Generation members worked hard to get on Choo Sarang’s good side on KBS’ Superman is Back.

On March 30’s episode of Superman is Back, Choo Sarang’s mother invited some of the SNSD members after seeing that they were fans of Choo Sarang.

Feeling shy with strangers around, Choo Sarang stayed close by her parents, no matter what the SNSD members did. But the girls inched closer to the toddler by reading her Peter Pan with funny voices, playing with her, and giving her Mickey Mouse presents.

Choo Sarang eventually opened up to SNSD, but refused to give them kisses, using the new word ‘No’ that the members actually taught. Realizing their mistake, Tiffany quickly taught Choo Sarang how to say ‘Yes’ and ‘Ok,’ but still failed to receive kisses

All Sunday variety shows suffer a ratings drop

By in News posted Oct March 31st, 2014 No comments
The weekly Sunday ratings battle continues among the big three television networks!

Every single variety show suffered a drop in ratings compared to last week"s showing, but the overall rankings remained the same with MBC"s "Real Men" topping the charts with 13.3%, followed by KBS"s "1 Night 2 Days" with 12.2% and SBS"s "Running Man" with 10.4%.

Meanwhile in the earlier timeslot, SBS"s "K-Pop Star 3" and KBS"s "Superman Is Back" tied with 10.2% for both shows, with MBC"s "Dad, Where Are You Going" trailing with 7.0%.

Which variety show did you watch this weekend?

SEE ALSO: Hyungsik shows off his good looks for "Arena Homme Plus"

Will Park Shin Hye Join B1A4’s Baro and Jung Il Woo in Infinity Challenge’s Cheering Squad?

By in News posted Oct March 31st, 2014 No comments

With MBC′s Infinity Challenge planning on cheering the Korea team at the Brazil World Cup, the cast began looking for recruits, auditioning B1A4’s Baro, Jung Il Woo and Park Shin Hye.

After the March 29 broadcast, Baro and Jung Il Woo were confirmed for participation, even passing the hidden camera test where their managers asked if they would join the cheering the squad or start a new drama with a big production team and SNSD’s Yoona.

Park Shin Hye also auditioned with the Infinity Challenge members telling her she passed upon arrival. Park Shin Hye, like Baro and Jung Il Woo, auditioned, but the episode never revealed whether or not she will be joining the squad.

The cheering squad will head for Brazil in June.

Saturday, March 29, 2014


8:00 PM

Wonderful Days 23

Yoon Si Yoon and Yeo Jin Goo reveal their first impressions of each other

By in News posted Oct March 30th, 2014 No comments
Yoon Si Yoon and Yeo Jin Goo shared their first impressions of each other!

SEE ALSO: Yoon Si Yoon and Yeo Jin Goo"s film "Professional Mr. Baek" to finally premiere

"Entertainment Relay" sat down with the two rising actors and when asked about their first impressions of each other, Yeo Jin Goo commented on his co-star Yoon Si Yoon, "He is a lot more handsome [in real life] than on TV." Yoon Si Yoon shared his complex, "I am surprisingly not as short as I appear on TV, right? People think I"m short", and revealed his real height to be 178 cm (~5"10").

Yoon Si Yoon also revealed how impressed he was with Yeo Jin Goo, "I was really surprised. When he acts for the emotional scenes, more so that him acting well by himself, he makes others" acting more touching

Choo Sarang Sends Lovely Video Message to SNSD on ‘Superman is Back’

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

Getting all the love from the girls, Choo Sarang sent a lovely video message to the Girls’ Generation (SNSD) members.

The March 30 broadcast of KBS2’s Superman is Back is going to feature the rare occasion of Choo Sarang showing off her aegyo.

During the episode, SNSD’s Yoona, Taeyeon, Tiffany, Sooyoung and Sunny all visited Choo Sung Hoon’s house in Japan to meet with Choo Sarang.

The SNSD members are well known to be auntie fans of ‘Choo-vely’ with Sunny recently writing ‘Sarang, even your name is love. Wanna come over to aunties’ place? I’ll buy chicken for you’ on her SNS account. Sooyoung also posted a picture of herself with Choo Sarang on her Instagram, writing ‘Sarang is really cute. Look here, Sarang.’

When the girls finally faced ‘Choo-vely’ at her house, Yoona narrated the story of Peter Pan in different voices and Tiffany, Sooyoung and Taeyeon gave her airplane rides on a blanket

Tablo and Kang Hye Jung make an appearance at Park Chan Wook’s exhibition

By in News posted Oct March 25th, 2014 No comments

Tablo and Kang Hye Jung were spotted spending a wonderful "haru" together at an art gallery!

SEE ALSO: [Drama Review] "Emergency Couple" - Episode 16

Tablo shared on his Instagram on the 24th, "Photographer Park Chan Wook"s photo exhibition. Blo & Hye Jung."

The adorable married couple dressed up for the event with Tablo donning his white buttoned up dress shirt. While Kang Hye Jung is also looking spiffy in her outfit and isn"t wearing the beanie she is normally seen wearing on "Superman is Back".

It"s nice to see the married couple still making time to go out on dates.

Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang show their eating broadcast in a yogurt CF

By in News posted Oct March 25th, 2014 No comments
Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang made fans smile from ear-to-ear with their yogurt CF!

SEE ALSO: Choo Sung Hoon"s daughter Sarang gets another kiss from boyfriend Yuto

The father and daughter combo, who have been taking Korea by storm with their unbelievably cute charms on "Superman is Back", were chosen as the models for dairy brand "Seoul Milk"s "Love You" yogurt line. The endorsement deal is perfect for Choo Sarang who"s known to love yogurt.

Seoul Milk stated, "Choo Sung Hoon and Choo Sarang"s happy and warm image goes well with our products" healthy image, so they were chosen as models for the yogurt "Love You"."

Check out the adorable CFs!

15-sec. version


MBC takes the lead in Sunday ratings battle

By in News posted Oct March 24th, 2014 No comments

The weekly Sunday ratings battle continues among the big three television networks!

MBC"s variety programs had their time in the spotlight this weekend, as "Real Men" took the first-place position with 14.5% nationwide ratings. Meanwhile, KBS"s "1 Night 2 Days" and SBS"s "Running Man" were in a virtual standoff for second and third place, coming in at 13.9% and 13.6%, respectively. "1 Night 2 Days" dropped 1.1% while "Running Man" gained 0.8% from last week.

Meanwhile, an hour earlier in the first timeslot, SBS"s "K-Pop Star 3" beat out MBC"s "Dad, Where Are You Going" and KBS"s "Superman is Back" with 11.0%, compared to its competition with 9.3% and 10.8%, respectively.

Which variety show did you watch this weekend?

SEE ALSO: [Tournament] Battle of the Best Boy and Girl Groups! (Boy / Girl Championship Round)