“Running Man” China Version Confirmed
After denying premature reports about a Chinese production, SBS finally confirms that the Good Sunday variety program “Running Man” is indeed having a version in China.
On May 30, a representative from SBS confirmed that a Chinese version of “Running Man” is in the works. “We are currently in negotiations with Zhejiang Satellite TV for the joint production of ‘Running Man’ in China,” said SBS.
Discussion about the details for the Chinese version of “Running Man” ends this June and the show starts airing in China through Zhejiang Satellite TV by the fourth quarter of this year.
Aside from PD Jo Hyo Jin, major staff from “Running Man” will also participate in the joint production. Also, Chinese stars will be featured as “Running Man” characters that will capture the hearts of the viewers in this version of the show.