Women are the stars of Korean TV reality shows this year, from a web series with millions of hits to Sporty Sisters (pictured), a series about sports stars including golfer Pak Se-ri doing “normal” things. Photo: Tcast Women are the stars of Korean TV reality shows this year, from a web series with millions of hits to Sporty Sisters (pictured), a series about sports stars including golfer Pak Se-ri doing “normal” things. Photo: Tcast
Women are the stars of Korean TV reality shows this year, from a web series with millions of hits to Sporty Sisters (pictured), a series about sports stars including golfer Pak Se-ri doing “normal” things. Photo: Tcast

Solar and Park So-dam go camping, Pak Se-ri hangs out with fellow sports stars – Korean reality TV shows give female stars leading roles for once

  • Hit Korean reality shows in recent years have mostly featured men as main cast members, but the industry is undergoing a shift as more women take leading roles
  • ‘Previously, the viewers would look mostly for comedic elements,’ a show producer says, but now people want ‘something to which they can relate personally’

Topic |   South Korea
Women are the stars of Korean TV reality shows this year, from a web series with millions of hits to Sporty Sisters (pictured), a series about sports stars including golfer Pak Se-ri doing “normal” things. Photo: Tcast Women are the stars of Korean TV reality shows this year, from a web series with millions of hits to Sporty Sisters (pictured), a series about sports stars including golfer Pak Se-ri doing “normal” things. Photo: Tcast
Women are the stars of Korean TV reality shows this year, from a web series with millions of hits to Sporty Sisters (pictured), a series about sports stars including golfer Pak Se-ri doing “normal” things. Photo: Tcast
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