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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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  • Boom leaves in the middle of his recording for 'Star King' due to difficulty dealing with his gambling scandal

    November 12, 2013 @ 1:05 pm

    Boom was reported to have left in the middle of his recording for 'Star King' due to difficulty dealing with the investigation for his alleged illegal online sports gambling. Prior to filming of the show on the 11th, Boom informed the staff of his gambling scandal which surfaced on that very morning. He was reported to have entered filming for 'Star King' as originally scheduled at SBS Studio on the 11th at 2 PM KST but after three hours in, he

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  • 'We Got Married' manages to climb a little in the ratings battle + 'Infinity Challenge' falls

    November 10, 2013 @ 1:20 am

    The Saturday ratings battle continues!MBC's 'We Got Married' managed to climb slightly on the ratings ladder, gaining back 0.6% since last week, up to 6.7% this week. Celebrities' children seem to be the winning strategy on both Saturday and Sunday, as SBS' 'Star Junior Show' rose 0.7% again up to 11.5% this week. MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' suffered a drop of 1.8% to 15.0%, but managed to still retain its #1 slot for the night. SBS' 'Star King'

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  • 'We Got Married' drops again while 'Infinity Challenge' soars

    November 3, 2013 @ 1:59 am

    The Saturday ratings battle continues!MBC's 'We Got Married' dropped, falling 0.6% from last week down to 6.1% this week. SBS' 'Star Junior Show' rose again to 10.8% this week. Unsuprisingly, MBC's 'Infinity Challenge' rated at #1 for the night with jumping up 1.8% to 16.8%. SBS' 'Star King' also managed its own jump, rising 2% up to 12.3%. KBS 2TV's 'Immortal Song 2' did the worst, staying at the same as last week at 7.3% Which Saturd

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