All posts tagged "Infinite Challenge"

  • Comedian Park Myung-soo, left, performs with singer IU in the "Infinite Challenge" music festival aired on Saturday. (Yonhap)
    ‘Infinite Challenge’ festival rocks S. Korean music charts

    Songs from a music festival held by South Korean variety program “Infinite Challenge” are dominating domestic music charts, Yonhap reported. The songs, released as a part of the show’s much-anticipated music festival — which invited artists G-Dragon...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • MC Yoo Jae-suk, left, and PD Kim Tae-ho,  right, at a press conference for the 400th anniversary of MBC's "Infinite Challenge" in October 2014. (Yonhap)
    ‘Infinite Challenge’ first variety in 16 years to win broadcasting awards top prize

    Another feat for “Infinite Challenge,” arguably South Korea’s most-loved variety program: the Grand Prize at the prestigious 42nd Korea Broadcasting Prizes. The Korean Broadcasters Association announced the TV program’s win Wednesday, Yonhap reported. The win marks the...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • MBC's "infinite Challenge" members and PD Kim Tae-ho at a press conference for the show's 400th episode. (Yonhap)
    Chinese version of ‘Infinite Challenge’ coming October

    China is set to release its own version of “Infinite Challenge,” South Korea’s de facto flagship variety program, Yonhap reported. MBC and China’s CCTV will hold a conference Wednesday in Shanghai, in which they will announce the...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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    South Korea is falling in love with ’90s K-pop all over again thanks to a TV show

    South Korea is experiencing a rebirth of 1990s K-pop thanks to “Infinite Challenge,” one of its most prominent variety TV programs. Known as “Saturday, Saturday is a Singer,” a riff on two iconic MBC programs from the...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Seo Kyoung-duk, professor of Sungshin Women’s University and self-claimed Korea PR expert (Yonhap)
    Dokdo, bibimbap ads remain unpaid

    “Middleman got away with money” By Jane Han NEW YORK — It’s no longer surprising to see Dokdo, “comfort women” and other politically-charged issues in Korea pop up in ads on Times Square billboards. But now, we...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • Cast of Infinite Challenge (from left) - Gil, Ha Ha, Yoo Jae-suk, Park Myeong-soo, Noh Hong-chul, Jeong Jun-ha, Jeonng Hyung-don. (Newsis)
    Korea’s favorite TV shows

    Infinite Challenge, followed by Princess Aurora: Gallup Korea poll By Lee Kyutae Koreans’ favorite TV programs are the “Infinite Challenge” (무한도전), followed by recently ended drama series “Princess Aurora” (오로라 공주), despite being under heavy criticism throughout...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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  • Ahn Eun-mi
    Dancer Ahn reaches out to single mothers

    By Kwon Ji-youn “Dance is the opposite of labor,” contemporary dancer Ahn Eun-mi said in a recent interview with The Korea Times. “When people are working, their arms bend inwards. But when dancing, they spread their arms...

    • Posted November 22, 2013
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