K-Dramas have taken over Netflix, but one other form of Korean entertainment that you should also check out are Korean variety shows. Unlike K-Dramas, variety shows aren’t super scripted so you get to see the hosts and guests interact more naturally.
While Korean variety shows have different genres, there are some shows you can rely on if you want to see more of your favorite Korean celebrities. Either they’re a guest or a mainstay, you can catch different K-Celebrities in different settings.
Here are four Korean variety shows to get you started:
Running Man is one of the longest running game shows in South Korea. While the main cast itself is enough to bring you laughs, it’s interesting to see them interact with their guests. From idols to actors/actresses, you’ll find Korea’s most popular in this variety show.
Watch Running Man on Viu here.
Men on a Mission
In Men on a Mission, male comedians dress up and play as high school students and invite famous ‘transfer students’ to guest on the show. The setting is always a classroom and you’ll find K-celebrities sharing fun facts about themselves and performing for the ‘class’.
The Return of Superman
Famous dads and their kids take center stage in The Return of Superman. They also have celebrity guests every now and then to take care of the kids. If you want to watch Korean celebrities interact with kids, then this show is just for you.
Watch The Return of Superman on Viu here.
I Live Alone
I Live Alone, or Home Alone, is the best variety show to watch if you want to see Korean celebrities living out their everyday lives. The guests of the show are filmed inside their home so you get a more real look into their lives.
Watch I Live Alone on Viu here.