SINGAPORE – 16 November 2023 – Filmplace, a renowned content creators’ platform, is thrilled to partner Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), supported by Singapore Tourism Board (STB) as its destination partner, to exclusively bring the beloved South Korean variety show, “Running Man,” to Singapore later this month. This momentous event is a collaboration of epic proportions with SBS, as Filmplace joins hands with esteemed organisations and brands, including STB, Mandai Wildlife Group, Grab, Bee Cheng Hiang and Accor to showcase Singapore’s diverse offerings. Singaporeans are in for a treat as they get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey filled with laughter, challenges, and camaraderie with the cast of “Running Man”.
“Running Man”, a groundbreaking South Korean variety show that first graced television screens in 2010, has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. The show’s unique concept centres around a game-based reality format, where a star-studded cast engages in a series of hilarious and thrilling challenges and missions with the objective of winning races and coveted prizes. Over the years, “Running Man” has evolved into a cultural phenomenon in South Korea, boasting a dedicated fan base not only in its home country but also across the globe.
Filmplace is delighted to announce that the Singapore audience will soon get to experience the joy, excitement, and hilarity that “Running Man” brings. The highly anticipated episodes will make their debut on the 19th and 26th of November 2023, setting the stage for unforgettable entertainment. Viewers in Singapore can tune in to SBS’s official TV channels to catch the action live as the entire cast, including Jaesuk-Yoo, Seokjin-Ji, Jongkook-Kim, Ha-ha, Jihyo-Song, Sechan-Yang and two special guests, embark on adventures in Singapore.
The episodes will feature the “Running Man” cast visiting Singapore’s iconic locations and attractions. In addition, the cast members will get a taste of Singapore’s local delicacies too. They will travel like a local and will also enjoy the Singapore skyline from their hotel. The episodes will showcase the vibrancy of Singapore through the different local brands that represent Singapore.
“We are absolutely thrilled to bring ”Running Man” to Singapore. This iconic show has been entertaining audiences for over a decade, and we believe it will strike a chord with the people in Singapore and around the world as well,” said Lincoln Lin, CEO at Filmplace. “Prestigious brands and especially the Singapore Tourism Board have all come together for this amazing partnership between Filmplace and ”Running Man”, all intending to depict Singapore as a top-of-mind destination that can inspire people all around the world. We are also committed to delivering an unforgettable experience to viewers, filled with laughter, camaraderie and thrilling challenges.”
Jean Choi, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Mandai Wildlife Group, said, “We are excited to welcome the cast of this iconic and well-loved production to the Mandai Wildlife Reserve. Through their up-close wildlife experiences at our destination, we hope to provide a window into the wild for audiences around the world and inspire them to visit our wildlife parks and immerse in our nature-based experiences.”
Serene Tan, Regional Director, North Asia, Singapore Tourism Board, said, “We are delighted to be a part of “Running Man”, South Korea’s globally loved variety programme, to showcase Singapore’s hidden gems and diverse offerings in creative and unique ways. We hope these episodes featuring destination Singapore can inspire more audiences to travel to Singapore and uncover fresh perspectives of what Singapore can offer.”
As the excitement builds for the Singapore premiere of ‘Running Man’, fans can follow Filmplace and SBS’s social media channels and official website for updates and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the production.
To make this event even more thrilling, this marks the first time that “Running Man” has filmed in Singapore for the programme. On top of the full cast, two popular special guests have also joined this exciting project, promising even more surprises and excitement.
Don’t miss the chance to join in the laughter and adventure with the cast of “Running Man” as they make their exclusive debut in Singapore this November 2023. Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of fun and excitement that will leave you wanting more!