Running Man 런닝맨 Running Man was initially classified as an "urban action variety"; a genre of variety shows in an urban environment. The MCs and guests were to complete missions at a landmark to win the race. The show has since shifted to a more familiar reality-variety show concept focused on games. 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, even reaching its popularity outside Asia, has gained massive online popularity among Hallyu fans, and having been fansubbed into a number of languages by international audiences, such as English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Malaysian, Indonesian, Burmese, Arabic, Russian and Turkish.
Running Man currently airing at 6:30 pm KST on Sundays, as the second part of Good Sunday, airing after Fantastic Duo, and competing against KBS2's 1 Night 2 Days, and MBC's Real Men.
Current cast: Yoo Jae Suk, Kim Jong Kook, Haha, Ji Suk Jin, Lee Gwang Soo, Gary, Song Ji Hyo. Former cast: Song Joong Ki, Lizzy