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allkpop TV Guide [Variety Edition]: Invincible Youth 2 Ep. 31

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allkpop TV Guide [Variety Edition]: Invincible Youth 2 Ep. 31SYNOPSISInvincible Youth 2 Ep. 31 Its harvesting day! The G6 cast membersSunny, Hyoyeon, Yewon, Suzy, Bora, and Jiyoungteam up with this weeks guests (ZE:As Kwanghee, 2AMs Jo Kwon, and MBLAQs Lee Joon) to share the fruits of their labor as they start harvesting. Kwanghee steals the spotlight in the first team-selection game as he proves, once and for all, that eating watermelons is not a task to be taken lightly.

Divided up into the onion (Bora, Jiyoung, Lee Joon), potato (Suzy, Sunny, Jo Kwon), and garlic (Hyoyeon, Yewon, Kwanghee) teams, they make quick work of the harvest. Kim Shin Young provides some comedic moments as her jokes fall flat on an apathetic audience, and Lee Joon quickly gets thrown for a spin by his jokester onion teammates.

After finishing their harvest, the trio of teams play a game to win as much ingredients as possible for the final competition: create the best-tasting dish possible! The winner will get to eat a bountiful samgyeopsal feast for dinner, a tempting prize indeed.

The teams are all given an individual dumpling and asked to name the ingredients that went into it. Hi-jinks ensues as Lee Joon proves to be worthless (I think this was bought frozen at the supermarket!) and Kwanghees tactic of opening his mouth so the rest of his team can look at whats inside backfires horribly.

In the end, Kwanghees team is stuck with the least amount of ingredientsbut Yewon and Hyoyeon have an idea: take some of the lettuce they planted a few months ago and swipe an egg from their chicken coop. Thanks to them, crisis is averted and the garlic team makes good headway. Meanwhile, the other teams progress smoothly as well. Suzy creates an impromptu potato song using the same melody from her famous birthday song to Taecyeon in Dream High.

Boom and Kim Shin Young make the rounds, dressing up as screenwriters and prodding the cast with their whiteboards to create something dramatic. Lee Joon creates a movie-worthy scene as he cries over noodles (Im sorry, noodles. Its hot, isnt it?) and Jo Kwon pretends to be electrocuted by the extension cord. Kwanghee and Lee Joon have a battle of chicken over some pepperI think we can all guess who lost that one!

Somehow, in the middle of all that chaos, they finish cooking, and the potato teams menufried potato pancakes and potato/noodle/carrot stewtake the top honors.

And finallya sad moment as the cast bids goodbye to one of the longest-running members of Invincible Youth, Sunny. The girls present her with a signed photo of the G6, and her last farewell is a bittersweet one.

Next week shows the appearance of new MC Lee Young Ja and the creation of the Youth Hostel!

REVIEWInvincible Youth 2 Ep. 31 I have a confession to make: its been a long time since Ive tuned in to Invincible Youth 2. It just wasnt, well, interesting enough for me, and as someone who absolutely loved the first season, it didnt feel quite the same. The last episode I remember watching was the episode with 2AM when they teamed up to make kimchi. After that, my weekly viewing of IY2 petered out a littleit simply slipped out of my schedule.

But the recent double-header news about the introduction of a new host (Lee Young Ja) and the departure of Sunny piqued my interest enough to start watching again. I was also curious: was the show really as disappointing as many people made it out to be? How big is the hole that was left by Woori and Amber, and the soon-to-be hole of Soonkyu?

Most importantly, though, I wanted to know if it was genuinely fun to watchIve heard reports that the shows format had gone through several changes (and will soon be changing again), and I was curious whether or not they had impacted the show in a positive way.

So lets get this out of the way: this isnt Invincible Youth 1. Precious little time is devoted to farming, farm animals, and farmers. The G6 (soon to be G5) spend most of the day playing games by themselves and with the weekly guests. Although filmed in a farming/fishing village (Daebu-do), the residents themselves get little screen time. Hosts Boom and Shin Young add to the outdoor game show atmosphere, carrying on the show just as if they were inside a studio.

And in that manner, I can see how it would be a disappointment to the legions of IY1 fans who had clamored for a second season, and initially, I belonged to that camp as well.

However, if we can look beyond the fact that pretty much the only thing that remains from the previous season is the name, this episode of Invincible Youth 2 proved to be an enjoyable show with a few clever moments and above-average cast. Its no Infinity Challenge, certainly, but it was definitely a nice little time-waster for the weekend, with a few laughs along the way.

The cast has been getting better at taking the initiative and creating their own material. Jiyoung and Bora had some fun playing around with poor Lee Joon and the onions, and Hyoyeon and Yewon went beyond the planned script to come up with their own ideas about dinner.

Jewelrys Yewon is definitely the hidden card of Invincible Youth 2. She displayed her skills early on as one of the few then-G8 members who could take a joke, or a situation, and run with it. Yewon hasnt lost it here, and her spats with fellow labelmate Kwanghee were hilarious to watch. That girl can make a falling leaf into a running gag; no wonder Shin Young seems to favor her whenever she wants to pull a situational gag from someone.

In fact, all of the cast seems to have gotten better at general variety sense since the beginning, which is definitely a good thing. There is Yewon, of course, but there is also choding Hyoyeon, energetic Bora, and sprightly Jiyoung. The one member who has some work to do is Suzy - the girl doesnt talk! But even that could turn into an advantage when placed in the hands of a good MC, like how Season 1s Hyomin turned her timid character into variety gold.

Speaking of good MCs, Kim Shin Young has also been a blessing; her adeptness at situational comedy and pulling random gags out of the smallest piece of bait is second to none, and for this episode, I was truly awestruck at the way she managed to create a running joke out of members not paying attention to her.

We shouldnt look at IY2 as merely a pale shadow of its former season, devoid of everything that made it great. While it is lacking in several key areas that made IY1 such a legend, IY2 is a different beast entirely, to be watched with a different set of lenses. And once we can get over the fact that this season is Invincible Youth in name only, it becomes so much more fun to watch.

This Weeks Highlights: 7/97/15 Here’s our recommendations on what to catch for the week coming ahead. Keep in mind that these picks are the writer’s personal choices; your own opinion may vary.

HostsYoo Jae Suk, Kim Won Hee

Come to play on Come to Play and the girl group special with Wonder Girls Sunye, f(x)s Victoria, SISTARs Hyorin, KARAs Gyuri, Brown Eyed Girls JeA, and Secrets Hyosung! Viewers will be able to look forward to the fresh appeal of the beautiful ladies as they battle it out for supremacy. Dont miss out on their appearance next weeklaughs are a dime a dozen and deep-hearted conversations are the talk of the hour on Yoo Jae Suk and Kim Won Hees Come to Play!

Strong Heart  :::  SBS, 11:15 PM

HostsShin Dong Yup, Lee Dong Wook

Spirit away the heat of summer with Strong Heart! Listen to 2PMs Wooyoung share his personal stories about his mother, be blown away by Jo Kwons trademark variety sense, and pick up a few dating tips from Yoo Yun Suk. Also, whos the surprise guest that made Jo Kwon cry? And dont miss the exclusive reveal of Booms musical comebacktune in this week on Strong Heart to find out!

Golden FisheryRadio Star  :::  MBC, 11:05 PM

HostsYoon Jong Shin, Kim Kook Jin, Kyuhyun, Yoo Sae Yoon

Its the attack of the foreigners on this weeks Asian Dream special on Golden FisheryRadio Star! With special guests 2PMs Nichkhun, f(x)s Victoria, and actor Robert Holley, this weeks episode promises to serve up bountiful laughs. Victorias strange dietary habits revealedscorpions? Cicadas? She eats them! And just what sent her former husband Nichkhun into peals of laughter? Khuntoria couple fans shouldnt miss this episode. Its time for another fun-filled episode of Golden FisheryRadio Star!

Thursday, July 12th allkpop TV Guide [Variety Edition]: Invincible Youth 2 Ep. 31 Happy Together 3  :::  KBS2, 11:15 PM

HostsYoo Jae Suk, Park Myung Soo, Park Mi Sun, Shin Bong Sun

[Preview not available at press time.]

Dancing With the Stars 2  :::  MBC, 9:55 PM

HostsLee Duk Hwa, Kim Gyu Ri

Three finalists remain in the tightening competition that is Dancing With the Stars 2 after Tony Ans defeat in last weeks episode! In the battle to determine the winner, who will have fate on their side and emerge victorious? Dont miss Girls Generations Hyoyeon, Yeh Ji Won, and Choi Yeo Jin and their partners as they put on what is sure to be a spectacular performance once again.

Immortal Song 2  :::  KBS2, 6:15 PM

HostsShin Dong Yup, Moon Hee Jun, Jun Hyun Moo

Celebrate summer with Immortal Song 2 and the summer special! Give your ears (and eyes) a treat as some of Koreas most talented artists take their own spin to some of the nations popular warm-weather songs. This weeks singers include Hong Kyung Min, Ulala Session, Cha Ji Yeon, Younha, Ailee, INFINITEs Sunggyu, Lee Hyun, Super Juniors Ryeowook, Sweet Sorrow, 2PMs Junsu, and aT. Dont miss this spectacular lineup of artists as they compete to win this round of Immortal Song 2!

HostsYoo Jae Suk, Ji Suk Jin, HaHa, Lee Kwang Soo, Song Ji Hyo, Kim Jong Kook, Gary

Its Shin Se Kyung and Noh Sa Yeon in the Beauty and the Beast special! With their beauties in tow, the Running Man cast completes a series of fun missions with laughter a prerequisite. But theres an unsettling surprise lurking for the Running Man memberswhat is the true identity of the mysterious guest Yoo Joon Sang? What will be the fate of the Running Men and the two female guests? Tune in this Sunday to find out!

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AOA Cream Says 'I'm Jelly Baby' With Their Debut Unmarried Release

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AOA Cream Says 'I'm Jelly Baby' With Their Debut Unmarried Release

After liberating several colorfulphotos, the track video for AOA Cream's single, "I'm Jelly Baby," used to be uploaded via AOA's reliable YouTubechannel on Thursday, Feb. 11.

Watching the music video, the individuals proved that revenge can also be done with a marginally of glitter as they use magic to come again on their cheating boyfriend.

EXO’s Lay Resumes Filming After Recuperating From Injury

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EXO’s Lay Resumes Filming After Recuperating From Injury

EXOs Lay Resumes Filming After Getting better From Damage kminjungee February 11, 2016 0 EXO’s Lay has returned to filming after his injury.

Lay used to be injured at the finish of January whilst filming, because ofa motorbike accident. So as to obtain treatment, he returned to Korea on February 1, and has been resting since. After a couple of days, since he showed improvement, he went back to Changsha, China for the Lunar New Year holiday. 

According to the newest report, Lay arrived in Hangzhou, China on February 10 in order to renew filming for his drama “Old Nine Gates.” While his injury isn'tutterly healed, he is punctiliously filming, with the working out that he doesn’t aggravate the injury. 

8 Performances From “Immortal Song” You need to have to glance at Appropriate Now

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8 Performances From “Immortal Song” You need to have  to glance at  Appropriate Now

8 Performances From Immortal Song You want to haveto glance atAt the moment minjiya February 11, 2016 0 One of the vital best things about tune is that each and every artist has their own authentic style, and theres not anythingfairly like seeing an artist bring out his or her ability and personality in their reside performances. And I dont know about you, yetI like information technology when singers carry out covers, adding their own non-public twist and developingbrand new music. Thank you to the preferred KBS display “Immortal Song,” we might beready torevel in amazing new covers of Korea’s maximumliked songs each week.

Ailee Each person (Yoon Bok Hee)Beginning off the list sturdy is Ailee, one of Koreas reigning divas and a widespread performer on Immortal Song. This functionality of Yoon Bok Hees 1979 song All people is vintage Ailee brilliance, whole alongside Ailees charismatic degree presence: a wind device blowing her hair back, Beyoncé-style; and of course, an unbelievablevariety of deep low notes and strongtop notes. Bonus: a choir stuffed with adorable children! Watch Ailee belt it out (with Yoon Bok Hee beaming like a proud mother) here:

Hwang Chi Yeol Burden (Baek Ji Young)Hwang Chi Yeol, a former vocal instructor for INFINITE who rose to statusat theproveI will be able to See Your Voice, becomereferred to as the 2015 Large Rookie of Immortal Song. On an episode devoted to the Goddess of Ballads, Baek Ji Young, Hwang Chi Yeol chose to hide one of Baek Ji Youngs dance songs, the 1999 hit Burden. This performance showcases all of his charms: his rich, husky voice, his incredible dance skills, and his infectious energy. Enjoy Hwang Chi Yeols deubstep performance (he hilariously mispronounced dubstep in his introduction) below!

Shin Hye Sun Says She Was an Actress On account of Won Bin

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Shin Hye Sun Says She Was an Actress On account of Won Bin

Shin Hye Sun Says She Was an Actress On account of Won Binan0ya February 11, 2016 0 Actress Shin Hye Sun has revealed herself to be a enormous fan of best actor Won Bin.

On the February 11 episode of KBS2TVs Satisfied Together, she opens up about the motivations at the back of her decision to pursue acting.

I watched the drama Autumns Tale when I used to be an basicfaculty student, and straight away fell for Won Bin, she explains about the roots of her Won Bin fandom, and confesses, I avoided watching tvon each occasion Won Bin got here on, just because I couldnt stare him in the eyes. I loved him that much.

Video Primary trailer released for the Korean-American-British-French documentary 'Twinsters'

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"Twinsters" (2015)Directed via Ryan Miyamoto , Samantha FutermanWith Samantha Futerman, Anais Bordier,..."Twinsters" is a collaboration between United States, France, Korea, and United Kingdom.SynopsisOn February 21, 2013, Samantha Futerman, an American actor living in Los Angeles, won a message by way of Facebook that mightsignificantlytrade her life. It used to be from Anais Bordier, a French style design student living in London. Anas' pals viewed a video on YouTube featuring Samantha. They were right away blown away by the same appearance of Samantha Anas. After a couple ofmild Google stalking sessions, Anas her companycame upon that eitherladies were born on November 19, 1987 and followedin a while after. Anas knew right away that it changed intoconceivable for Samantha to be her biological dual sister and reached out to her via Twitter Facebook. This sparked the start of the adventure for Samantha and Anas. Written by Samantha FutermanRelease date in Korea : 2016/03/03

Video Of Loopy Talented Lady Making a song With Kim Bum Soo Is going VIRAL In Korea

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Video Of Loopy Talented Lady  Making a song With Kim Bum Soo Is going VIRAL In Korea

Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Making a song with a really talented vocalist would possibly even make excellent singers fadedcompared sometimes. However, netizens were surprised when an unknown ladyused to bein a position to stay along ofmythical singer Kim Bum Soo. When the 2got here out to sing a duet for the crowd on a up to date broadcast, audience werent certain what to expect. However, oncethe woman opened her mouth, all and sundrychanged intobowled over to notice that she was capable ofcling her own opposed to the overpowering voice of the veteran vocalist. In fact, when the song came to an impressive conclusion, the two earned a status ovation from the audience.

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Netizen Claims To Have Pictures Of K-Pop Idols Entering LOVE Motel

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Netizen Claims To Have Pictures Of K-Pop Idols Entering LOVE Motel

75 / -54 It isn't a crime to stroll into a love motel.. This is most effective going to harmthe feminine idols symbol and folks are going to attack her. In line with what I have observedagoon the net one mean money is just right but you may ruin two peoples lives on account of couple bucks. The ones two also arerecurringindividuals but because ofthe realitythat they're celebrities, it will hit them hard. I know you may well besatisfied receiving money after reporting it but you will most certainly bewired from remorseful about right? You could be effected challenging too when your onlyanswerable for exposing this. Humans are supposed to existunhappy together and laugh along with other folksalthough you dont know them well.. You mustnotice others. We know that you'll be in a position to do this. We are just human Just bring to mind it in their shoes.

IU’s Firm Warns Opposed to Social Media Imposters

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IU’s Firm Warns Opposed to Social Media Imposters

IUs Firm Warns Opposed to Social Media Impostersorionight February 11, 2016 0 Singer IU currently warned other folks against impersonating her on social media.

On February 12, IUs agency LOEN Tree released a commentaryat thefactorby the use of their legitimate Facebook page. The statement wrote, Wed love todeal withthe problemof individualsrunning social media accounts that impersonate artists. We are hopingthat folks abstain from destructive the artists thru impersonation.

IU is some distance from the primary to take care of impersonators on the web – remaining year, f(x)s Luna, Yoo Jae Suk, and Haha have all spoken out against the fad of pretend social media accounts. Lee Jong Suk even changed into a victim of identity robbery last year.

“The Go back of Superman” Introduce Lee Beom Soo and His Kids in New Stills

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“The Go back of Superman” Introduce Lee Beom Soo and His Kids in New Stills

The Go back of Superman Introduce Lee Beom Soo and His Youngsters in New Stillskokoberry February 11, 2016 0 Lee Beom Soo and his kids So Eul and Da Eul could beacting in their first actual episode of The Return of Superman.

The upcoming episode will introduce his six-year-old daughter So Eul and his three-year-old son Da Eul. The pair has been nicknamed the SoDa siblings. Already shootingthe eye of many viewers, the siblings will reportedly charm with their authentic and unforeseen traits.

While dining tteokbokki (spicy rice cakes), Da Eul activates his dad to speakthe usage of make-believe words. Da Eul issues at the food and says, Ahmyoo! Bbibbong? and shocks his father with the incomprehensible phrases.

TWICE's Dahyun joins After School's Nana, FIESTAR's Cao Lu, and more in upcoming 'Real Men' feminine soldier special!

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TWICE's Dahyun joins After School's Nana, FIESTAR's Cao Lu, and more in upcoming 'Real Men' feminine soldier special!

A representative of the proveshowed that TWICE's Dahyun could be joining After School's Nana, FIESTAR's Cao Lu, Gong Hyun Joo, Kim Sung Eun, and Lee Chae Young for filming, starting February 16th.