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Netflix Joins In On Korea's Variety Show Programs

By Edward Leary | August 29, 2017 07:15 PM EDT


With a plethora of variety programs broadcasting in Korea such as 'Running Man,' 'I Live Alone,' and 'Infinity Challenge,' more and more demand for the entertaining series and genre is in high demand by both Korean fans and international ones. 

Netflix has gained popularity in America for being an avid creator of their own original series and now the broadcasting service will be taking on the challenge of creating their very own Korean variety show program.

The show stars already popular variety stars such as  Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, and Park Min Young - making it an instant win among Korean viewers. The show will be directed by the stars mentioned above, alongside other leading producers.

When more details were asked about the show, PD Cho Hyo Jin had stated, "Viewers will be able to see a different side of current variety shows." They expect to air a total of 10 episodes on Netflix by next spring.

Now, the show has begun its initial stages for production. They are currently in the process of finalizing the 7 lead cast members of the program and are also working on filming for next month. What are your thoughts about Netflix tackling this exciting genre and are you anticipating this new variety program?

Tagged :  Netflix, korean, dramas


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