Running Man to “run” to Singapore on 28 September for a fan meeting!
Zhen Zhen | On 19, Jun 2013
19 June 2013 – Good news to fans of Running Man! The cast of Running Man will be coming to Singapore at the end of September to hold their fan meeting!
Korea’s urban action variety show, Running Man has been wildly popular all over Asia, with famous celebrities such as Jackie Chan, Girls’ Generation, Choi Ji Woo, Kim Hyun Joong, Jung Yong Hwa, Kim Soo Hyun, Choi Si Won, Shin Dong and Lee Seung Gi guesting on the show before. According to the latest reliable sources, Running Man will be “running” to Singapore and holding a fan meeting on 28th September at a local integrated resort hosted by a well-known emcee, where local fans will get to have close-up interaction with their favourite members!
According to sources, the duration of the fan meeting will be 90 minutes long, consisting of enjoyable and delightful games and not forgetting singing and dancing as well! (remember their epic dance moves on Running Man?)
As the Running Man cast consists of 7 people in total, who will be “running” to Singapore this time round? According to a reliable source, they are none other than “Sparta” Kim Jong Kook, “Betrayer” HaHa, “Monday Couple” Gary and Song Ji Hyo. The source also revealed that, there will perhaps be a 5th member coming to Singapore as well, but who will it be? Will it be the highly-anticipated “God” Yoo Jae Suk? Or will it be Ji Suk Jin? As for now, no news can be confirmed yet.
As the popularity of Running Man in Asia is soaring high, there are quite a number of organisers giving love calls to the cast of Running Man to invite them over to Singapore.
Speaking about Running Man’s history, the show has begun its pilot episode on 11th July 2010 and it has aired about a total of 150 episodes to date. According to AGB Nielsen’s market research, Running Man‘s viewership in Korea has never dipped below 10% from 26th June 2011, always reigning on the first or second placing in viewership ratings. The episode that was aired this year on 17th February has even hit a record viewership rating of 21%, setting the record of having the highest viewership rating ever!
Furthermore, Running Man has clinched awards for 3 years consecutively – obtaining the Netizen Most Popular Program award, the Most Outstanding Program award and the Viewer’s Most Popular Program award in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 SBS Entertainment Awards respectively.
To all the hardcore supporters of Running Man, this news must have definitely made them eager to enter the fan meeting venue immediately. Regarding the fan meeting venue and ticket pricing details, they will be announced at a later date, so remember to stay tuned!
Original Article by: 联合晚报
English Translations by: Zhen Zhen @ KAvenyou
Photo credits to: Omy.sg