It has garnered attention as being the comeback program for Yoo Jae-suk, the main MC of the program, after leaving Good Sunday's Family Outing in February 2010.The show has become popular in other parts of Asia, and has gained online popularity among Hallyu fans, having been fansubbed into some languages by international audiences, such as English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Malay, Indonesian, Burmese, Arabic, Russian, Turkish and Filipino.The show started productions with veteran Lim Jung-ah, who produced Star Edition, and co-produced, with Yeo Woon-hyuk, variety shows MBC's Radio Star, and JTBC's Men's Stuff, after coming over to the cable company, from the major networks, in 2011.The show's format, presented with humor, is meant to emulate a meeting of world leaders, like Doctors Without Borders, i.e.) is a South Korean variety show, forming part of SBS's Good Sunday lineup. Running Man was classified as an "urban action variety"; a genre of variety shows in an urban environment.The show has since shifted to a more familiar reality-variety show concept focused on games.
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A photo of Super Junior's Eunhyuk shirtless and IU in her pajama's is currently going around.
The photo was posted onto her (IU) Twitter, (most likely accidentally) and then taken down within 2 minutes.
In the first episode, they were divided into two teams and raced to find the codes hidden within the landmark that were required to unlock the main doors.
With a total of 5 numbers, after one was found, a game was played to determine which team would start first in the next race, and the losing team received a punishment while the other team was given a head start.