Chief producer, Nam Seung-yong, is responsible for the production of the program, with PD Jo Hyo-jin, Im Hyung-taek, and Kim Joo-hyung[13] mainly responsible for the directing and production of the recordings of the program since inception. [19] However, it didn't last long as PD Kim Joo-hyung announced that he is leaving the show shortly after. allkpop® is a registered trademark of 6Theory Media, LLC. [citation needed], On February 5, 2020, SBS confirmed that PD Jeong Cheol-min will be leaving the show and PD Choi Bo-pil will be taking over as the main PD of the show.[22]. In the ratings below, the highest rating for the show will be in red, and the lowest rating for the show will be in blue each year. PD Jeong Cheol-min returned to the show as main PD in May 2019 after taking a break and producing two seasons of SBS show Village Survival, the Eight , while PD Lee Hwan-jin takes a break. In July 2018, PD Jeong Cheol-min took a break and PD Lee Hwan-jin would temporarily take over as main PD of the show. [17], On July 3, 2016, SBS confirmed the return of producer Kim Joo-hyung to the show. Jo Hyo-jin, however, denied any special treatment of the celebrities. The decision came after Nam Seung-yong, the new Vice President of SBS Entertainment Headquarters, who was involved in conceiving Running Man, had further conversations with every member in regards to the show's future. [67][68] Subsequently, after apologizing to Kim Jong-Kook and Song Ji Hyo for all of the issues regarding the program, the former then became actively involved in convincing the other members to continue working on the program. I am now used to his voice giving instructions You will surely be remembered by all the RM fans. Choi Bo Pil PD will be taking over as the main PD from there on.". Are you anticipating some new changes on 'Running Man'? As of April 2017, Running Man main PD is Jeong Cheol-min. The staff run the games, often showing up on camera either by actively participating in the game or influencing the outcome of various missions. She loves J&K-pop, anime, manga, films and Ragnarok. Each member has their own personal cameramen who follow them around exclusively during recordings. In October 2013, their Singapore fan meeting drew a crowd of 3,000. We asked ourselves, ‘It should not be like this, right?’ and decided that we will end the show in February of next year and clear up all the misunderstandings.”. In these episodes, the members would arrive at the starting venue separately. Players, equipped with special watches and shields, compete against each other as winner’s tribe would be awarded with Materion, the sacred fruit of the Soul Tree. [41], In 2016, Running Man collaborated with NBA to make a 300th Anniversary special hats and shirts.[42]. In this episode, Lee Min Ki joins a team with Kim Jong-kook, Haha, and Lee Kwang-soo. Producer Kim Joo-hyung has left the show as of episode 182 as he was reassigned to Inkigayo.[14]. [23], Despite a slow start, Running Man became increasingly popular in South Korea and throughout Asia. The format for the missions are as follows: 343, 380, 392–396, 399–400, 406–408, 426–427, 476–477, 480, 486, 490–491, 509, 205, 221, 266, 299, 356-357, 392–396, 399–400, 406–408, 439, 442, 469, 499, 381, 390–396, 399–400, 406–408, 415, 453, 509, 202–203, 255, 344, 372, 458–459, 467–469, 500, 529-530, 162, 202–203, 356–357, 360–361, 424, 458–459, 467–469, 7, 11, 17, 35–36, 72–73, 104, 127, 129, 186, 242, 202–203, 339, 390–392, 477-478, 483–484, 490–491, 4–5, 19, 40, 50–51, 104, 195, 248, 256, 306, 205, 221, 266, 299, 356–357, 392–396, 399–400, 406–408, 439, 442, 469, 499, 202–203, 255, 344, 372, 458–459, 467–469, 500, 529–530, 202–203, 339, 390–392, 477–478, 483–484, 490–491. During our meeting, many asked, ‘How did it turn out like this?’ The cast and the staff have been getting along just like family, so it does not really make any sense that the production side would do something like that. The format of the show has veered away from the "race mission + others" to "one continuous race + missions". [69], List of Running Man international episodes, List of awards and nominations received by Running Man, "China Fans Volunteer to Subtitle Content for Internet Auds — Pirated or Not", "Data reveals the 20 most popular TV shows of 2016", "3년반 정든 런닝맨을 떠나 인기가요 첫 생방을 무사히 마쳤습니다.. 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In the rather fast-paced urban societies in Asia, the show helps to provide release from the daily tensions that such streets and buildings are associated with. The team with the most Running Balls was declared the winner and their supporters received a bonus from their boss. 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[57][58][59] Initial reception was mixed. [1] The MCs and guests were to complete missions at a landmark to win the race. The guests were sorted according to their appearances and the number of episodes appeared. “Running Man” PD Jung Chul Min revealed his thoughts on the variety show’s recent controversy and talks about the ending of the program. Ratings listed below are the individual corner ratings of. [37], On May 26, 2015, a special project called the "Running Man Challenge" was made in collaboration with a footwear co-created platform, ROOY. [20] The show had its special episode on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in celebration of their 10th anniversary. This announcement would include the guests for the day. [54][55][unreliable source?] After all the numbers had been found by either of the teams, they approached the main door and entered the code which they believed was correct.