Running Man (TV series)

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Running Man is a South Korean variety show, forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup.wikipedia
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Running Man is a South Korean variety show, forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup.
While still widespread in some parts of the world, such as in the United Kingdom with the Royal Variety Performance, and South Korea with Running Man, the proliferation of multichannel television and evolving viewer tastes have affected the popularity of variety shows in the United States.

Yoo Jae-suk

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It has garnered attention as being the comeback program for Yoo Jae-suk, the main MC of the program, after leaving Good Sundays Family Outing in February 2010.
He has hosted several variety television shows in South Korea, including Infinite Challenge, Running Man, and Happy Together.

Song Ji-hyo

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Besides acting, Song is one of the regular casts of the South Korean variety show Running Man since 2010, which brought her international recognition.

Kim Kyung-ho

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His popularity continues as he appears on other variety shows such as Hidden Singer,Happy Together,Running Man etc. In 2014, he started to join the Immortal Songs 2: Singing the Legend where he won the trophy for several times and gained the title Grim Reaper'' for making his opponents lights-off.


On August 15, 2012, it was announced that Byul was to marry Haha, South Korean singer, actor and cast member of the variety show Running Man, on November 30, 2012.

Park Soo-ah

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In 2011, Lizzy was briefly a cast member of the SBS variety show, Running Man.

Dong Hyun Kim

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On June 16, 2013, he featured as the 'Hulk' on Running Man episode 150 (SBS Sunday night show).

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Running Man is a South Korean variety show, forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup.
Many programs are popular throughout Asia, including X-Man, Family Outing, Running Man, The Music Trend, and many more.

Yang Se-chan

As of April 2017, Yang, along with Jeon So-min, was added as a regular cast member of South Korean variety show Running Man.

Jeon So-min

In April 2017, Jeon, along with Yang Se-chan, was added as a regular cast of the South Korean variety show Running Man.

Jessi (musician)

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Throughout 2015, Jessi appeared as a guest in various popular variety shows, including Running Man and Happy Together.

Gary (rapper)

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He is also a former cast member of the variety show Running Man.

Jennie (singer)

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Jennie appeared with fellow Blackpink member Jisoo on Running Man in July 2018.

Song Joong-ki

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He rose to fame in the historical drama Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010) and the variety show Running Man as one of the original cast members when it premiered in 2010.

Kim Jong-kook (singer)

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Apart from his music career, Kim established himself as an entertainer, notably through his participation in variety shows including X-man, Family Outing and gained worldwide popularity following his participation in Running Man.

Park Ji-sung

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Fellow professionals who have played with him at the event include fellow South Korean internationals Ahn Jung-hwan and Lee Chung-yong, North Korean international Jong Tae-se and United teammate and former England captain Rio Ferdinand, while celebrities who have also done so include current cast members and alumni of the popular SBS variety show Running Man, including actor Song Joong-ki, singer Kim Jong-kook and rapper Gary.

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Running Man previously aired at 6:25 pm KST on Sundays, as the second part of Good Sunday, competing against KBS2's 1 Night 2 Days.
At the end of 2014, Happy Sunday segments (1 Night 2 Days and The Return of Superman) wrapped up with ratings of 17.9%, followed by SBS Good Sunday (K-pop Star 4 and Running Man) with 12.1% and MBC Sunday Night (7.8%) with Real Men and Dad, Where Are You Going? In March 2015, KBS's Happy Sunday was in first place in terms of viewer ratings with 14.7%, beating out SBS's Good Sunday (Running Man and Take Care Of My Dad) with 11.1% and MBC's Sunday Night (Animals and Real Men) with 8.4%.

Korean Wave

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The show has become popular in other parts of Asia, and has gained online popularity among Hallyu fans, having been fansubbed into various languages, such as English, Persian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Malay, Indonesian, Burmese, Arabic, Russian, and Turkish.
In China, many broadcasters have taken influences from Korean entertainment programs such as Running Man; in 2014 SBS announced the Chinese version of this program, Hurry Up, Brother, which was a major hit as an example of a unique category of programs known as 'urban action varieties'.