Netflix has renewed its Korean series Busted! for Season 2.
A Korean variety show that features an all-star line-up of Korean comedians, Busted! is one of the streaming giant’s most original series.
The 10-episode series saw Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo, Kim Jong-min. Ahn Jae-wook, Park Min-young, Sehun of Exo, and Kim Se-jeong of Gugudan all team up to face challenges from a mysterious host to solve a series of crimes. Determined, but clueless, the team of amateur detectives bumble their way through the cases resulting in endless comedy and drama.
The series premiered on Friday 4th May, with episodes arriving weekly. Now, within 24 hours of its double-bill finale, Netflix has already ordered more, teaming up once again with producers Cho Hyo-jin, Chang Hyuk-jae and Kim Ju-hyung of Company SangSang for a second run.
Busted: Watch the trailer for Netflix’s Korean variety show
26th April 2018
What does it look like if you get a bunch of Korean comedians together to solve crimes? Now, we have the answer, thanks to the trailer for Netflix’s new comedy special, Busted.
The unique variety show unites Korea’s most beloved entertainers, who are challenged by a mysterious host to solve a series of crimes. Determined, but clueless, the team of amateur detectives bumble their way through the cases resulting in endless comedy and drama.
Busted premieres on Netflix worldwide on Friday 4th May. Here’s the trailer:
Busted! is available on Netflix UK, as part of an £8.99 monthly subscription.
Netflix announces Korean variety show Busted!
4th April 2018
Netflix is doubling down on its Korean comedy line-up, with a brand new variety show launching in May.
Called Busted! I Know Who You Are, the streaming giant hails it as a new type of K-variety, where 7 main cast members position themselves as bumbling detectives that set out to solve a fun-filled mystery in each of the episodes. The show features an all-star K-variety cast including Yoo Jae-suk, Lee Kwang-soo, and Kim Jong-min. Ahn Jae-wook and Park Min-young took a step out of their acting roles and made their debut in the K-variety scene, while K-pop stars Sehun of Exo and Sejeong of Gugudan took the challenge of bringing the vibrant energy into the group of detectives. The show is also filled with special appearances from guest stars in each of the episodes to help complete the story – a premise that sounds a little bit like BBC Three’s Murder in Successville.
For the new unscripted show, Netflix is teaming up with producers Jang Hyuk-jae, Cho Hyo-jin, and Kim Ju-hyung of Company SangSang, who has had a successful track record in the K-variety scene. Jang, Cho and Kim have took part in producing popular shows including Running Man and X-Man in Korea. The series joins such Korean comedy series as Men on a Mission on the platform, as well as Netflix’s first Korean stand-up comedy special, Yoo Byungjae: Too Much Information.
Busted! I Know Who You Are will premiere on 4th May, with the 10-episode season releasing two episodes a week.
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