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  • Which two variety shows are the most loved?

    May 28, 2013 @ 5:09 pm

    Korea has a lot of amazing variety shows and dramas, but everyone has their own favorite. The research institute Korea Gallup conducted a survey to find out which programs were the most loved. The survey asked 1,217 people over the age of 19 to choose up to 2 programs that they enjoyed watching in the month of May. The program receiving the most amount of votes went to MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' with 12.8%. The show has taken

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' chosen as the #1 TV show for the first half of 2013

    May 23, 2013 @ 9:20 am

    The #1 show enjoyed most by Korean viewers for the month of April, 'Infinity Challenge', can add another #1 to its list of achievements as it has been chosen as the top rated TV show for the first half of 2013!  The KBS National Panel conducted a poll on the highest quality TV shows for the first half of this year and MBC's 'Infinity Challenge', KBS 2TV's 'Human Condition' and 'Secret to Human Life', and SBS' 'I Want to Know That' were chose

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' being demanded to edit Hyosung out of special episode

    May 14, 2013 @ 4:32 pm

    After Hyosung misused the word 'democratization', there's being demands for her to be edited out of 'Infinity Challenge' special featuring idols. Last week, the first half of the special aired, and the second half of the episode will be aired on May 18. May 18 is an important day for Koreans because it's the anniversary of the beginning of the Gwangju Democratic Movement back in 1980. Since the day itself is one of commemoration, lookin

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' touches on the serious topic of Korean freedom fighters

    May 13, 2013 @ 9:16 am

    The most recent episode of 'Infinity Challenge' attempted to challenge (ha!) the weighty topic of the Korean independence movement. After getting occupied by Japanese troops in the early 20th century, the Korean peninsula went through a period of colonization, spurring independence movements and figures such as Ahn Joong Geun, who assassinated Ito Hirobumi, the first prime minister of Japan. The cast member of 'Infinity Challenge' spent so

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  • Jung Jun Ha reflects on his growth as a person and a father

    May 12, 2013 @ 4:59 am

    Comedian and current 'Infinity Challenge' member Jung Jun Ha reflected on how he had grown over the past few years working in the entertainment industry. At a youth festival recently held on the Han River, the variety star answered a question about the three things he had 'eaten' the most of during his years as a comedian. For the first thing, he picked 'criticism' as something he had eaten a lot of. "I ate a lot of it," he said. "I wat

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  • Idols struggle with Korean history on 'Infinity Challenge'

    May 12, 2013 @ 2:26 am

    Despite the combined power of dozens of Korea's most popular idols, they - just like normal students around the world - struggled with basic history questions during their appearance on the most recent episode of MBC's 'Infinity Challenge'. Gathering idols such as SHINee, B1A4, Orange Caramel, and others, the 'Infinity Challenge' crew divided up among themselves in a basic quiz show match along the lines of 'Star Golden Bell'. However, rig

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  • Sohyun, Sunggyu, and Bang Yong Guk impress with their academic accomplishments on 'Infinity Challenge'

    May 12, 2013 @ 12:09 am

    4minute's Sohyun, INFINITE's Sunggyu, and B.A.P's Bang Yong Guk were revealed to be one of the smartest among the 30 idols featured on the latest episode of 'Infinity Challenge'. MC Yoo Jae Suk asked 4minute, "Which member did the best in school?", and leader Jihyun pointed to maknae Sohyun. Sohyun surprised the other idols by revealing, "I ranked #4 in my class." Yoo Jae Suk then asked the 30 idols, "Is there anyone here who achieved high

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' members to become the teachers of 30 idols

    May 11, 2013 @ 1:02 am

    More details surrounding the 'Infinity Challenge' idol special have been unraveled! It definitely sounds like a lot of laughs are ahead as the hilarious cast members will be the ones teaching 30 idols! Idols such as B1A4, 4minute, INFINITE, and more were previously said to have recorded for the special in a 'Star Golden Bell' type of format. It turns out in addition to that, they also received special lessons from the cast, who lectured in

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  • Psy unveils the making-of clip for "Gentleman" MV

    May 9, 2013 @ 12:00 am

    After releasing the music video for his latest hit "Gentleman" a month ago, Psy is finally giving you a closer look with the making-of footage! As expected of the singer's videos, there are lots of laughs that take place behind the scenes as they plan out each shot. Making special appearances are of course his special guest stars, the members of 'Infinity Challenge' and Ga In! Take a look below!

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' producer promises a part 2 to acclaimed musical episode

    May 5, 2013 @ 6:41 pm

    Last week, MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' drew critical acclaim for their groundbreaking 'musical' episode, which featured the cast members playing roles in an episode-long skit while breaking into song several times along the way. The producer for the variety program, Kim Tae Ho, recently alluded that the story wasn't quite over, posting to his Twitter account that the second part - along with several other episode ideas - were making their w

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