• 'Infinity Challenge' remains on top in Saturday ratings ranking

    March 22, 2014 @ 11:28 pm

    With their newest long-term challenge starting, 'Infinity Challenge' maintained its momentum as the number-one variety show on Saturdays!MBC's long-running show kept its crown as the top-rated Saturday evening program with 11.5% nationwide ratings, a slight fall from the previous week, but still enough to maintain its #1 position.Its competition, SBS's 'Star King' and KBS's 'Immortal Song 2', clocked in with 11.4% and 11.0%, respectively, ke

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  • Kang Ho Dong reunites with British tenor Paul Potts on 'Star King'

    March 11, 2014 @ 1:03 pm

    Kang Ho Dong reunited with British tenor Paul Potts on 'Star King'! On the upcoming broadcast of SBS' 'Star King', Paul Potts will sing a duet version of Aria's "Nessun Dorma" which he sang on 'Britain's Got Talent' for the first time. Paul Potts has already performed on 'Star King' three times so Kang Ho Dong and the singer were undoubtedly happy to see each other again.The film 'One Chance', based on the true story of Paul Potts, will premiere

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  • SECRET's Hyosung impresses with her cheerleading stunts on 'Star King'

    February 1, 2014 @ 1:14 pm

    SECRET's Hyosung became a cheerleader for a day on 'Star King'! Hyosung teamed up with cheerleading champions Impact and definitely made an impact with her difficult stunts including a high split and falls that made it hard to believe that it was only a week's worth of practice.Check out Hyosung's cheerleading stunts below (starts at 12:40 mark)!

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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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  • 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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  • Kwanghee, Kim Jong Min, and Park Jun Kyu perform their 'EXO' parody as 'KINGXO' on 'Star King'

    January 11, 2014 @ 10:46 pm

    Kwanghee, Kim Jong Min, and Park Jun Kyu got together to perform their hilarious cover of EXO's "Growl" once again on 'Star King'! The trio called themselves, KINGXO, and made the complicated choreography look easy to follow along with their hilarious dancing skills. The oldest member Park Jun Kyu stole the show with his rapping, proving that age is just a number. When asked how much they practiced, Kwanghee revealed, "Three weeks", bringin

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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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  • 'Infinity Challenge' takes the lead in ratings, 'Immortal Song 2' & 'We Got Married' lag behind

    December 8, 2013 @ 12:33 am

    The Saturday ratings battle continues!MBC's 'We Got Married' rated at a rather low 6.0% for the week. SBS' 'Star Junior Show', on the other hand, ranked pretty high with 11.5%, almost as much as its Saturday night partner 'Star King'.MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' was down to 12.5% this week, keeping its #1 place by less than 1% in ratings. SBS' 'Star King' was fairly close behind at 11.6%. KBS 2TV's 'Immortal Song 2' did the worst at 8.1%.Which Satu

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  • 'We Got Married' keeps rising + 'Star King' almost catches up to 'Infinity Challenge'

    November 16, 2013 @ 11:31 pm

    The Saturday ratings battle continues!MBC's 'We Got Married' managed to climb slightly on the ratings ladder, gaining 0.5% since last week, up to 7.2% this week. SBS' 'Star Junior Show' suffered its first drop in a long time, down 1.1% to 10.4% this week. MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' suffered another drop this week, down 1.5% since last week to 13.5%%, but managed to still retain its #1 slot for the night. SBS' 'Star King' also dropped, but only 0

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  • Min, Fei, and Hyeri test out their flexibility against contestant with back of steel on 'Star King'

    November 16, 2013 @ 4:28 pm

    miss A's Min and Fei along with Girl's Day's Hyeri competed against a contestant known for her back of steel on 'Star King'!The Chinese contestant, In Ssu Ri (27), who claims the title as 'girl with a back of steel', amazed viewers with her flexibility to flip her back 180 degrees to perform stunts.Fei shared, "In China, there are a lot of flexible people. There are a lot of people like her in dance schools. But the stunt in which she f

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