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  • Two Days and One Night (1N2D; 1박2일) will try to follow up its successful Audience Tour Special with a Foreigner Tour Special. Six foreigners residing in Korea were invited to join Kang Ho Dong, MC Mong, Kim C, Lee Su Geun, and Lee Seung Gi on a trip to Chungsando from August 5 to 6. The guests ranged in language abilities, but there were no translators used. The Foreigner Tour Special will be broadcast on August 16 and 23 on KBS2.
    Two Days and One Night

    Two Days and One Night

    In other 1N2D news, there are currently discussions regarding whether or not Kim Jong Min will return as a regular member upon his completion of military service in December.

  • On August 5, members of DC Inside (internet community portal) Jung Il Woo Gallery congratulated the actor’s 1000th day since his debut by sending rice cake snacks for the entire cast and crew of Jung’s new drama, My Fair Lady. The rice cakes were accompanied by several other gifts for the star.

    gifts from DC Jung Il Woo

    gifts from DC Jung Il Woo Gallery

  • Tamra, the Island (also called Tamna the Island; 탐나는 도다)’s leads, Im Ju Hwan and Seo Woo have denied reports that they are dating. In an interview with Money Today’s Star News, Im stated that they are just good colleagues. (When asked, he responded that his last relationship was a couple of years ago with a fellow university student.) Since the Group Eight production filmed for four months last year in Jeju-do, the four main cast members – Seo Woo, Im Ju Hwan, Hwang Chan Bin, and Lee Sun Ho – grew very close. Tamra, the Island begins its broadcast this weekend at 7:55pm.

    Im Ju Hwan & Seo Woo

    Im Ju Hwan & Seo Woo

  • Yashimmanman 2 broadcast its Brilliant Legacy special this week with guests Han Hyo Joo, Lee Seung Gi, Moon Chae Won, Bae Soo Bin, Kim Mi Sook, and Yoo Ji In. On the program, Moon Chae Won was asked which of her former co-stars she likes better – Lee Min Ho or Lee Seung Gi. Her response?
    Moon Chae Won

    Moon Chae Won

    Lee Seung Gi!

  • Style debuted last weekend on SBS with a strong viewership of approximately 17%. Although reviews were generally favourable, there was significant criticism towards E Ji Ah’s over-the-top acting  as opposed to Kim Hye Soo’s strong performance as Editor Park Gi Ja.
  • Cha Ye Ryun and Lee Dong Gun have supposedly ended their relationship – but sources close to Lee are claiming that the two were never dating in the first place and remain good friends.
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  • Jung Hyung Don and girlfriend Han Yu Ra have set a wedding date! After formally introducing their families on June 9, they have set September 12 as their wedding date although the venue has yet to be decided. The two met last year while working together on the SBS show Mystery Commando – he as a host and she as a scriptwriter. (She currently writes for MBC’s 오늘 밤만 재워줘 – loosely translated as Let Me Stay Over Tonight.) Although they began dating around October of 2008, the relationship was not publicized until this past April. Two of Jung’s Infinity Challenge co-hosts – Jung Joon Ha and Noh Hong Chul – also revealed their relationships this year.

    Jung Hyung Don and Han Yu Ra

    Jung Hyung Don and Han Yu Ra

  • After a year and two months, Tablo is stepping down from being the DJ of Tablo’s Dream Station on MBC FM4U. There were various reasons cited – including increasing activities abroad and preparation for their sixth album as well as a remix album. June 13 will be his last broadcast.

    Tablo (from his blog on http://www.mapthesoul.com)

    Tablo (from his blog on http://www.mapthesoul.com)

  • Hit weekend drama, Brilliant Legacy, has been extended by two episodes (to a total of 28) due to high ratings. Discussion continues over extending it further to 30 episodes, but has yet to be approved.
    In related news, the show’s male lead, Lee Seung Gi (Sunwoo Hwan), distributed gifts to the entire staff of approximately 70 people. He gave each crew member a sweater, t-shirt, and handwritten letter to express his gratitude for their hard work. It reportedly took him about a week to write all of the personalized letters in between filming for Brilliant Legacy and Two Days and One Night.

    Brilliant Legacy - poster

    Brilliant Legacy - poster

  • JYP Entertainment opened up an official English-language website for the Wonder Girls as their fame rises in America. In a hugely successful move for the group, the girls – Yenny “the go-getter”, Mimi “the daydreamer”, Sun “the perfectionist”, Sohee “the chic”, and Yubin “the swagger” – are touring with the Jonas Brothers for the entire summer. (KP’s note: Many Korean articles are referring to the Jonas Brothers as “America’s Big Bang” – in your opinion – true or false?)
    Wonder Girls

    Wonder Girls

    In related news, the Wonder Girls are in China for a couple of days along with the cast of Two Days and One Night (1N2D / 1박 2일) to film a segment for the show before heading to the U.S.

  • Hyun Young will begin studying at Korea University’s Graduate School of Journalism & Mass Communication this coming September. At age 32, Hyun Young stated that she is eager to study seriously since she is starting later than most. She will become schoolmates with actresses Lee In Hea (Iron Empress) and Kim A Joong (The Accidental Couple).

    Hyun Young

    Hyun Young

  • Hallyu star Lee Young Ae (Sympathy for Lady Vengeance) was accepted into Hanyang University’s doctorate program for Theater & Cinema after submitting documents and passing an interview. Although she did not do a written test, a representative from Hanyang stated that Lee received no special consideration and was accepted on the same standard as all other doctorate students. After registering in July, she will begin her studies on September 1. Lee previously studied German at Hanyang for her undergraduate degree and attended Chung-Ang for her Master’s in theatre.

    Lee Young Ae

    Lee Young Ae

  • Lee Kyung Kyu and Eun Ji Won join Kim Gu Ra and Moon Hee Jun as hosts on SBS variety program, Intimate Note (절친노트). The program will undergo some changes and be called Intimate Note 2 beginning June 19. Rather than inviting guests who are uncomfortable with each other to resolve their problems on the show (previous guests include Sohee-Yoobin, Seung Ri-Dae Sung, and Kangin-Sungmin), the second season will invite celebrity best friends to show viewers what true friendship is like. Close friends Kim Je Dong, Yoon Do Hyun, Kim Jang Hoon, and Bae Chil Soo will be Intimate Note 2‘s first featured guests.

    Intimate Note 2 hosts

    Intimate Note 2 hosts

Kang Ho Dong Becomes a Father

the happy parents - Lee Hyo Jin & Kang Ho Dong

the happy parents - Lee Hyo Jin & Kang Ho Dong

Comedian (and MC) Kang Ho Dong and wife Lee Hyo Jin are now parents to a healthy baby boy.

On the afternoon of March 13, Lee gave birth naturally at a hospital in Gangnam, Seoul to a son weighing 3.3 kilograms. Both mother and son are in healthy condition.

Kang Ho Dong was not present for the birth. He was in Jeolla-do, filming with the cast and crew of Two Days and One Night (1N2D / 1박2일). He was overjoyed to hear the news, as he had greatly anticipated a son.

The couple has been married since November 2006. Preceding the birth, they had been calling the baby Baekdoosan (Mount Baekdoo) because the baby was conceived following 1N2D’s trip to the mountain.

Source: NoCutNews

Written by KP

March 13, 2009 at 12:11 pm

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1N2D – Baek Ji Young’s Guest Appearance

Baek Ji Young

Baek Ji Young

Baek Ji Young will make a guest appearance on Two Days and One Night‘s February 15 broadcast. She was invited directly by Kang Ho Dong to perform on stage during 1N2D‘s Audience Tour Special. Although she received his call only the day before filming, and had a busy upcoming schedule, she eagerly agreed to appear and made adjustments to do so. Singer Lee Sang Min, announcer Lee Sang Ho, and gagmen (stand-up comediens) Han Min Kwan and Kim Jae Woo will also appear on the show.

Written by KP

February 9, 2009 at 9:48 am

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1N2D – Awkward!

Viewers laughed uncomfortably over the physical contact between Kang Ho Dong and Lee Seung Gi on February 1’s episode of Two Days and One Night (1N2D / 1박 2일).

1n2d

The contact was required for the task of fetching food out of the icy water.

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Desperate times call for desperate measures! 🙂

Written by KP

February 5, 2009 at 12:15 am

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