During this year, we have spent a lot of our time in 2020 spent mostly indoors. After enjoying Korean dramas with binge-watch, you might feel bored. Watching variety shows like Sixth Sense, 2 Days and 1 Night, or Running Man not only relieve stress but also elevates our mood at home. So, here we pick seven Korean best Korean TV entertainment variety shows must-watch.
7 Best Korean TV Entertainment – Variety Shows Must-Watch
1. 2 Days & 1 Night (Season 4)
The first K-variety show that we pick is 2 Days & 1 Night. The show firstly aired for the first time in 2009, and it reached its fourth season on November 5, 2019. After nine months of hiatus, 2 Days & 1 Night is finally back with new members.
In this fourth season, the old member who still appears is only Kim Jong Min. Meanwhile, the other members are new, and they are variety show rookies who don’t have any experience in starring at variety shows.
The new members of 2 Days and 1 Night are DinDin, VIXX Ravi, Yeon Jung Hoon, Moon Se Yoon, and Kim Seon Ho. Further, since the members have different backgrounds, such as comedians, actors, and Korean singers/rappers, this show is getting more interesting to watch.
Moreover, we can watch the members playing games by being themselves and playing their roles very well in every episode. Members’ unique character and hilarious jokes, as well as beautiful places in South Korea will entertain and boost your mood. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the KBS2 network.
2. Running Man
Talking about popular Korean variety shows, Running Man is the second popular variety show you must watch. It is aired since July 2010. Its current members are Yoo Jae-suk, Ha Dong Hoon (Ha Ha), Kim Jong Kook, Ha Ha, Ji Seok Jin, Song Ji Hyo, Lee Kwang Soo, Jeon So Min, and Yang Se Chan. The show is not only popular domestically but also internationally. They even had a fan meeting in many countries in Asia.
Further, this show is also a popular Korean variety show because it displays a simple concept that easy to understand, yet it has a very high entertainment factor. On every episode, the Running Man members and guests have a series of missions to accomplish. During the show, you will be entertained with the members’ and guests’ spontaneity to win the race. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the SBS network.
3. Knowing Bros/Ask Us Anything
Ask Us Anything or Knowing Bros is a variety show that has a school setting concept. The variety show debuted in December 2015. Its members are Kang Ho Dong, Lee Soo Geun, Kim Young Chul, Seo Jang Hoon, Kim Hee Chul, Min Kyung Hoon, and Lee Sang Min.
Since it has a school setting concept, the guests appear as new students, and the members can ask many questions. There is also a quiz and game segment. Recently, they also have a new segment, “After School Activities,” where the members take part in different activities such as learning choreography from Kpop idols like IZ*ONE. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the JTBC network.
4. House On Wheels
House of Wheels is a variety show featuring three South Korean actors who travel across South Korea with their house-on-wheels. The actors are Sung Dong Il, Kim Hee Won, and Yeo Jin Goo. The show was aired on June 11 – August 27, 2020, with a total of 12 episodes.
During traveling with their house-on-wheels, they invite their good friends, including IU and Hyeri, to live in the open space for a day or two. They also do fun activities like cooking, fishing, paragliding, and more. In this variety show, we can see their warm interaction, beautiful places, and South Korea local delicacy. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the tvN network.
Other 3 best Korean TV entertainment variety shows to watch
5. I Live Alone/Home Alone
I Live Alone is a Korean television show that is very interesting to watch. We can see our favorite celebrities in their daily lives with documentary concepts. Furthermore, we can see how they organize their homes and their daily activities at home. One of the exciting episodes is I Live Alone EXO Kai, who shows his comfortable apartment, and how he looks after his niece and nephew. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the MBC network.
6. Three Meals A Day
Three Meals a Day is a South Korean variety cooking show. It was aired for the first time in 2014. The cast should stay in a rural place or a fishing village, and they should create their meals with the available local ingredients in the area.
In the new season, three celebrities cast in this TV entertainment show. These celebrities are Yoo Hai Jin, Cha Seung Won, and Son Ho Jun. They travel from a big city to live in a fishing village.
To create three meals a day, they share tasks. They also use ingredients that they find in the place they live in. Further, various celebrities make guest features like Kwang Soo, Gong Hyo Jin, and Lee Seo Jin. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the tvN network.
7. Sixth Sense
Sixth Sense is the latest variety show, which was just released on September – October 2020. The show is host by Yoo Jae Suk, Jeon So-min, Jessie, Oh Na-ra, and Mijoo Lovelyz. In each episode, there was a male guest who is called the sixth man. Besides, they visit various places, where one of these places is set up by the production team.
Their task is to figure out which one the real one and the fake one using the “sixth sense” (sixth sense). They should watch every detail and use their sixth sense to analyze it. During the show, they also play some fun games that can make us burst to laugh. You can watch this Korean TV entertainment show on the tvN network.
So, have you watched one of those best Korean TV entertainment varieties shows above?
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