Month: January 2017

Raid the Convenience Store Recap: Episode 1

Episode 1: January 13, 2017 <Raid the Convenience Store> is a three episode pilot hosted by Lee Soo-geun, Yoon Doo-joon, and Wendy. “Chefs” Tony Ahn, Kangta, Park Na-rae, and DinDin cook meals based off of foods found in convenience stores for guests who then vote on which meals they liked best. It’s basically a budget version of <Please Take Care of My Refrigerator>. The episode starts off with a narration on how ubiquitous convenience stores have gotten in Korea. There are several street interviews with a bunch of people saying they choose to come here for the convenience. It’s...

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2017 Lunar New Year Specials Lineup

2017 Lunar New Year Specials Lineup *Note: This post will be updated as I find more information. KBS   Syndrome Man 신드롬맨-나만 그런가? / KBS Broadcast Time: Friday January 27th – 6 PM Hosts: Kim Gura, Kim Min-jong, Kim Heechul, Jung Yong-hwa Guests: Choi Min-soo, Solbi Synopsis: Four MCs will observe the daily lives of various guest celebrities and diagnose their syndromes. The MCs will pick the celebrity with the most relateable syndrome to appoint as the “super syndrome.”       Girl Group Victory 걸그룹 대첩 가문의 영광 Broadcast Time: Monday January 30th – 6 PM / KBS Hosts: Yang Se-hyung, Leetuek, Min Kyung-hoon Cast Members: Apink,...

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1 Night 2 Days Recap: Episode 479 (Season 3 – Episode 158)

Episode 479 (Season 3 – Episode 158): Sixth Sense Trip – Part One: January 15, 2017 Opening Today’s filming takes place in Geochang City which is located in South Gyeongsang Province.  Yoon Dong-gu is the first to arrive. Of course he’s always the early bird. Kim Joon-ho arrives shortly after, and they wish each other Happy New Year. Defconn then comes in looking for “Kim Daesang.” Kim Joon-ho reminds him that the protagonist always comes last.  Finally, Kim Daesang arrives and the five cast members head to shoot the opening scene. They walk towards a stream. They hate it...

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Running Man Recap: Episode 334

Episode 334: Kim Jong-kook’s Week – Marrying Off the Tiger: January 15, 2017 Kim Jong-kook is the second protagonist for the 2017 Members’ Week Project. Unlike Song Ji-hyo who knew what she wanted to do for her week, Kim Jong-kook messages the PDs telling them that he’ll entrust his week to them. Pft. Way to be lazy.  The caption reads “Thus we’ve prepared The Marrying Off the Tiger Special.” (btw the little logo in the upper left hand corner says “Our Ugly Baby Tiger” which is a word play on the SBS show “My Ugly Duckling.” It’s a reality show about moms...

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Knowing Bros Recap: Episode 58

Episode 58: Rain & Hani : January 14, 2016 Kang Ho-dong is the last to arrive on set. He walks in and praises Seo Jang-hoon. Seo Jang-hoon says he saw him yesterday for their <Let’s Eat Dinner Together> filming. Jang-hoon is not in a good mood. Kang Ho-dong claims that Seo Jang-hoon has trouble controlling his anger. Seo Jang-hoon says he’s not the one with the problem. Seo Jang-hoon complains about going to some name research center during the <Let’s Eat Dinner Together> filming. The researcher there said that <Let’s Eat Dinner Together> is a good name, but <Knowing Bros> isn’t. Seo Jang-hoon...

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