• MBC to have a Lunar New Year special with GOT7, B1A4, Girl's Day, & the 'Infinity Challenge' team

    January 25, 2014 @ 8:39 pm

    Now that Lunar New Year is rolling by, the broadcast stations are ready to have their special shows!MBC has announced that one of their Lunar New Year specials will be 'Infinity Challenge Korea', featuring not just the regular 'Infinity Challenge' crew but also GOT7, Girl's Day, and B1A4. MBC tweeted, "[MBC New Year Special Live Broadcast Infinity Challenge Korea! We'll be together with you in your passion!!] The show will broadcast at 6PM on the

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  • B2ST, 4minute, A Pink, EXO, and B1A4 try out for the cheerleading squad on 'Infinity Challenge'

    January 25, 2014 @ 5:43 pm

    B2ST, 4minute, A Pink, EXO, and B1A4 tried out for the cheerleading squad on 'Infinity Challenge'! Noh Hong Chul and Jung Hyung Don ambushed idol groups as recruiters of the 'Infinity Challenge' cheerleading squad for the '2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil'. The 'recruiters' met A Pink backstage where Noh Hong Chul accidentally confused A Pink for Girl's Day and Bomi showed off her peppy moves as a former cheerleader. Noh Hong Chul also danced cheerful

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  • So Ji Sub talks about appearing on variety shows

    January 24, 2014 @ 1:07 pm

    So Ji Sub recently took part in a photo shoot and interview for the February issue of @Star1 magazine.In the interview portion, he talked about his appearance on variety show 'Infinity Challenge' on which he showed some funny body gags.  In relation to that, he said, "It is right that I did that because I did not go on the show to look cool."He continued, "I like slapstick humor.  I think I would do that again if I were to go back. &nbs

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  • 'Star King' overtakes 'Infinity Challenge' in Saturday ratings

    January 19, 2014 @ 1:00 am

    The variety king 'Infinity Challenge' has been overturned by 'Star King'!On Saturday, 'Star King' jumped up 2.8% up to 14.1%, putting it at the top of the Saturday rating list. 'Infinity Challenge' dropped 2.3% down to 13.4%, staggering away from its usual place at the top of the list and letting 'Star King' take the throne for now. 'Immortal Song 2' inched up a little, by 0.2% up to 9.7%. 'Star Junior Show' dropped slightly, down 0.3% to 11.9%

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' to depart to Brazil for the '2014 FIFA World Cup'

    January 17, 2014 @ 3:54 am

    The 'Infinity Challenge' cast will be whisked off to Brazil to cheer on their country for the '2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil'! The show previously helped support the South Korean soccer team through comedy for the '2008 Beijing Olympics' and will do it again for the '2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil'. According to MBC, the cast and staff of 'Infinity Challenge' will depart to Brazil this June. The show's staff stated, "To cheer on the Korean national soc

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  • Which Saturday variety show did most viewers tune into this weekend?

    January 11, 2014 @ 11:23 pm

    It shouldn't be a surprise by now that 'Infinity Challenge' maintained its reign as the king of Saturday variety shows this week! According to AGB Nielsen Media Research, the January 11th broadcast of MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' achieved a 15.7% viewer rating which is a 1.2% increase from its previous viewer rating of 14.5% last week.Viewers couldn't get enough of the adorable kids on SBS' 'Star Junior Show', coming in 2nd place with a 12.2%

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' will not be departing for Milan, Italy as planned

    January 8, 2014 @ 8:02 am

    'Infinity Challenge' has announced that its cast and staff will not depart to Milan, Italy as originally planned. An MBC rep told TV Report on January 8, "Although we planned to depart to Milan Fashion Week early this month, current circumstances don't allow for us to do that so it has been cancelled... Rather than the Milan event being cancelled, it was put on hold. If the opportunity presents itself, we plan to go again."Viewers saw Jung Jun H

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  • 'Dad, Where Are You Going' wins the Daesang at the '2013 MBC Entertainment Awards' + other winners!

    December 29, 2013 @ 1:00 pm

    MBC's 'Dad, Where Are You Going' took the top honors at the '2013 MBC Entertainment Awards' by picking up the coveted Daesang (Grand Award)!The show, which brought MBC's then-struggling Sunday variety lineup back into the spotlight, features a gaggle of celebrities and their adorable kids as they get into a variety of hi-jinks and hilarious situations.The full list of winners follows:Show Variety Male/Female Newcomer AwardKim So Hyun (Show! Music

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  • 'Infinity Challenge' maintains its lead with top ratings for Saturday night

    December 28, 2013 @ 11:00 pm

    Buoyed by the highly-anticipated 'Lonely Friends Special', the latest episode of MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' maintained its position on top of the Saturday evening variety competition!Scoring 15.6% nationwide according to Nielson Korea, 'Infinity Challenge' dropped a paltry 0.2% compared to the previous week's broadcast.Following the leader was SBS's 'Star King' with 12.8%, KBS's 'Immortal Song 2' with 8.2%, and MBC's 'We Got Married' brought up t

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  • Crayon Pop reveal they want cell phones as Christmas presents

    December 19, 2013 @ 12:43 pm

    SBS's '1000 Song Challenge' will be airing a new episode on December 22 with a guest appearance by Crayon Pop.While filming for the show, MC Lee Hwi Jae asked, "What does Crayon Pop want for Christmas?"Crayon Pop said, "We do not have cell phones.  That is why we want to get cell phones."Hoping to amp up their spirits for the show, Lee Hwi Jae replied, "If you win today, your agency president would probably buy you cell phones."It is not unc

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