Author: Korean Variety Recaps

TV Highlights: Saturday June 10, 2017

*Note: TV Highlights is a series where I summarize content and feedback on the most popular clips from shows airing on the previous day. The ratings mentioned in this post are taken from Neilson Korea – nationwide stats.  INFINITE CHALLENGE Episode 533 – 10.0 % Ratings KIM SOO-HYUN, NO LOOK STRIKE Actor Kim Soo-hyun guests on Infinite Challenge to bowl against the crew and show off his impressive bowling skills. Source: Naver TV SUMMARY OF NOTABLE NETIZEN COMMENTS 1. No look bowling kekekeke (+3708 / -27) 2. It’s my first time seeing a spare like that..how cool ㅠㅠㅠ(+3041 / -29)...

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Infinite Challenge Recap: Episode 533

Infinite Challenge Episode 533: The Adventures of Five Boys: June 10, 2017 Opening: Jeong Jun-ha Daesang Project Today’s episode starts at the studio where all five of the MCs do the Infinite Challenge chant and gesture, except for Park Myung-soo who’s not feeling too enthusiastic. Yoo Jae-suk calls him out and asks the staff members to play back each of the individual audio files. Four of the MCs, namely Yoo Jae-suk, Jeong Jun-ha, Haha, and Yang Se-hyung dutifully all yelled out “Infinite Challenge” while Park Myung-soo just yelled a single moan? Not even sure what to call that sound he...

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Song Joong-ki: Who’s Who in Korean Variety

The Challenge As there is a lack of English language information on Korean MCs and TV personalities, I came up with this “Who’s Who in Korean Variety Television” series to help out fans of Korean variety shows. This series is designed to provide background and context to help viewers understand Korean variety shows more thoroughly. Since I am aiming to create comprehensive biographies, which will take a lot of time, I plan to continue updating each post for two weeks after publishing them. This post is currently a work in progress. The Methodology The first round of information for the “Who’s Who...

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TV Highlights: Friday June 9, 2017

*Note: TV Highlights is a series where I summarize content and feedback on the most popular clips from shows airing on the previous day. The ratings mentioned in this post are taken from Neilson Korea – nationwide stats.  PRODUCE 101 Episode 10 – 3.9 % Ratings WHAT IS THIS! THE THIRD RANKING REVEAL   Boa reveals the trainees who are in the top four. It’s Park Ji-hoon, Kang Daniel, Bae Jin-yong, and Ha Sung-woon. Source: Naver TV SUMMARY OF NOTABLE NETIZEN COMMENTS 1. I was really shocked about Ha Sung-woo…How did Lai Guan Lin drop from #2 last week… two...

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TV Highlights: Thursday June 8, 2017

*Note: TV Highlights is a series where I summarize content and feedback on the most popular clips from shows airing on the previous day. The ratings mentioned in this post are taken from Neilson Korea – nationwide stats.  HAPPY TOGETHER Episode 502 – 5.7 % Ratings KIM MIN-JAE SAYS IT WAS DIFFICULT TO ACT BECAUSE GONG YOO WAS TOO GOOD LOOKING Actor Kim Min-jae talks about playing a rival to Gong Yoo’s character in “The Lonely Shining Goblin” and had difficulty in the scenes where he had to kill Gong Yoo because he was too good looking to yell and be angry at....

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