8 Variety shows to watch when you are bored at home

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I am sure during this period where all of us are stuck at home, we are watching shows to help pass time!

Truth to be told, I’m sure most of us are spending more time searching for new dramas or variety shows to watch as compared to actually watching them!

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Fret not! Because this article is here to help you!

We have compiled a list of Variety Shows you should watch!

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It’s Dangerous Beyond The Blankets

‘It’s dangerous beyond the blankets’ is a show that features celebrities “homebodies” going on a trip together.

Through this show you will be able to see the celebrities let their guard down appearing with bedhead and awkwardly introducing themselves.

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The show is filled with tons of awkward yet amusing moments and I’m sure every episode will leave you laughing and anticipating for the next episode!

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And… Isn’t the title really relevant at this point in time…? It’s really dangerous beyond the blankets!

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Keep Running

A fan of Running Man? Then you should check out Keep Running as well!

It is a Chinese version of Running Man!

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There are currently 7 seasons, with each season lasting 12-15 episodes!

Each episode of the program is set in a different city and different guests are invited to join the team, so if you want to explore different local Chinese customs and traditions while keeping yourself entertained, this is the show for you!

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show

‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ is an American daytime television variety comedy talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Through her wittiness, she is able to entertain her audience while conducting interviews.

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The show often features various segments such as ‘Speak the lyrics’ and ‘Thank GIF its Friday’.

I am sure her antics and jokes will definitely leaving your laughing throughout the whole show! So time to grab your snacks and start binge-watching ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’.

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The Return of Superman

I’m sure all of us have heard of ‘The Return of Superman’ at one point in time of our life.

It is a variety show where celebrity dads are left to care for their kids alone for 48 hours, while their wives leave the home to enjoy some relaxing time off.

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If the cute and adorable kids in the show isn’t enough to make you want to watch this show, I’m sure the next point would!

In the more recent episodes, Gary who used to be in “Running Man” joined as one of the newest cast members with his son, Hao.

Watch: Gary And His Son Show Off Their Special Bond In Adorable Preview For “The Return Of Superman”

If you miss watching Gary on Running Man, you should definitely watch The Return of Superman! It will definitely show you a different side of him!

And, there are a lot more families you should look out for in the show! I promise 1 episode is all you need to fall in love with the kids!

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Youth With You

Here’s something for all of you who enjoy survival shows!

This show brings together trainees from different agencies, giving them a chance to debut as long as they emerge as the top few contestants.

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As the final contestants are determined through votes, it is definitely a cut-throat competition, so be prepared for plenty of twists, turns and tears through the show!

If that doesn’t sound entertaining enough for you already, Lisa from BlackPink is one of the mentors on the show!

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I hope that’s enough to convince you to give this show a shot! Because I’m sure you won’t regret watching it!

Coffee Friends

Dalgona Coffee?

Nope, this show is about 4 celebrities running a cafe, selling food and beverages to the people. The profit that they earn will be donated.

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Sounds boring? I promise you it isn’t!

This show is filled with heartwarming moments as they struggle through managing the cafe while supporting each other.

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It’s definitely a show you should watch!

Knowing Brothers

As the title suggests, the concept of this show is to understand the ‘fun’ side of idols through the various games and witty conversations!

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Sounds too mainstream? Nope, wait till you watch it!

Even top idols like BTS and IU chose to guest in this show, rejecting multiple offers from other shows!!

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If you don’t trust me, you have to believe BTS and IU right?

Game of Games

Also another must-watch show hosted by Ellen, this show will get you ROTFL (rolling on the floor laughing), literally.

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During this (low-key) depressing time, its always good to have a good laugh. They always say, “Laughter is the best medicine”!

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While I am sure the plethora of shows will be able to keep you entertained through this stay home period, don’t forget to stay healthy (both physically and mentally!)

But if variety shows are not your cup of tea, perhaps you should try out some new recipes or keep in contact with your friends through Zoom to entertain yourself during this period!

Let’s stay home and stay safe!


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