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Life Bar (Korean인생술집) is a South Korean Talk show distributed by tvN every Thursday night at 11:00. Season 1 broadcast its final episode on April 13, 2017. Season 2 premiered on May 18, 2017.[2]

Life Bar
Life Bar (poster).jpg
Promotional poster
Also known asTipsy Talk
GenreTalk show
StarringShin Dong-yup
Kim Jun-hyun
Kim Hee-chul
Han Hye-jin
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes118
Production
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)SM C&C[1]
Release
Original networktvN
Original releaseDecember 8, 2016 (2016-12-08) –
April 11, 2019 (2019-04-11)
External links
Website

Contents

FormatEdit

It is a unique talk show where celebrity guests and the three show hosts candidly share their life stories over a drink. The ratings for the show were upped to "19+", making it the only R-rated show on tvN.[3][4]

Although it is a talk show entertainment program, it contains live drinking scenes. It broadcasts on the 15-year-old broadcast, and it was broadcast by the audience rating of 19 years old or over. However, after the second store, It is broadcasting again with a 15-year-old rating.[5]

permanent segment:

  • Masterpiece of Love: A quote to explain your life.

BroadcasterEdit

HostEdit

Name Duration Ref.
Current
Shin Dong-yup December 8, 2016 - April 11, 2019
Kim Jun-hyun December 8, 2016 - July 20, 2017
January 4, 2018 - April 11, 2019
[6]
Kim Hee-chul May 18, 2017 - April 11, 2019 [7]
Han Hye-jin June 7, 2018 - April 11, 2019 [8]
Former
Tak Jae-hoon December 8, 2016 - April 13, 2017 [7]
Eric Nam February 2, 2017 - April 13, 2017
Yoo Se-yoon August 3, 2017 - December 28, 2017 [6][9]
Yura May 18, 2017 - December 28, 2017 [6][7]
Jang Do-yeon January 4, 2018 - May 24, 2018 [6][8]

EmployeesEdit

Name Duration Ref.
Current
Jin Hae-Sung June 7, 2018 - April 11, 2019
Former
Kim Root May 18, 2017 - July 20, 2017
J Model August 3, 2017 - May 24, 2018

List of episodesEdit

Year Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired
2016 4 December 8, 2016 (December 8, 2016) December 29, 2016 (December 29, 2016)
2017 47 January 5, 2017 (January 5, 2017) December 28, 2017 (December 28, 2017)
2018 52 January 4, 2018 (January 4, 2018) December 27, 2018 (December 27, 2018)
2019 15 January 3, 2019 (January 3, 2019) April 11, 2019 (April 11, 2019)

RatingsEdit

In the ratings below, the highest rating for the show will be in red, and the lowest rating for the show will be in blue each year.

2016Edit

List of ratings (episode 1–4)
Episode # Air Date AGB Nielsen ratings[10][11]
Season 1
1 December 8, 2016 1.260%
2 December 15, 2016 0.856%
3 December 22, 2016 1.126%
4 December 29, 2016 0.651%

2017Edit

List of ratings (episode 5–51)
Episode # Air Date AGB Nielsen ratings[10][11]
Season 1
5 January 5, 2017 1.151%
6 January 12, 2017 0.665%
7 January 19, 2017 0.944%
8 January 26, 2017 0.7%
9 February 2, 2017 1.087%
10 February 9, 2017 0.809%
11 February 16, 2017 0.794%
12 February 23, 2017 0.616%
13 March 2, 2017 0.603%
14 March 9, 2017 0.495%
15 March 16, 2017 1.047%
16 March 23, 2017 1.010%
17 March 30, 2017 1.069%
18 April 6, 2017 0.801%
19 April 13, 2017 0.760%
Season 2
20 May 18, 2017 0.987%
21 May 25, 2017 1.270%
22 June 1, 2017 0.870%
23 June 8, 2017 1.449%
24 June 15, 2017 1.597%
25 June 22, 2017 1.632%
26 June 29, 2017 1.077%
27 July 6, 2017 1.259%
28 July 13, 2017 1.468%
29 July 20, 2017 1.132%
30 August 3, 2017 1.431%
31 August 10, 2017 1.239%
32 August 17, 2017 1.561%
33 August 24, 2017 1.361%
34 August 31, 2017 1.206%
35 September 7, 2017 1.731%
36 September 14, 2017 1.185%
37 September 21, 2017 1.032%
38 September 28, 2017 1.491%
39 October 3, 2017 2.197%
40 October 12, 2017 1.183%
41 October 19, 2017 1.155%
42 October 26, 2017 1.065%
43 November 2, 2017 1.784%
44 November 9, 2017 1.253%
45 November 16, 2017 1.334%
46 November 23, 2017 1.459%
47 November 30, 2017 1.499%
48 December 7, 2017 1.439%
49 December 14, 2017 1.761%
50 December 21, 2017 1.149%
51 December 28, 2017 1.604%

2018Edit

List of ratings (episode 52–103)
Episode # Air Date AGB Nielsen ratings[10][11]
Season 2
52 January 4, 2018 1.720%
53 January 11, 2018 1.420%
54 January 18, 2018 1.943%
55 January 25, 2018 1.533%
56 February 1, 2018 2.099%
57 February 8, 2018 2.844%
58 February 15, 2018 2.037%
59 February 22, 2018 1.555%
60 March 1, 2018 1.795%
61 March 8, 2018 1.592%
62 March 15, 2018 1.285%
63 March 22, 2018 1.781%
64 March 29, 2018 1.101%
65 April 5, 2018 1.684%
66 April 12, 2018 1.187%
67 April 19, 2018 1.431%
68 April 26, 2018 0.974%
69 May 3, 2018 1.307%
70 May 10, 2018 1.469%
71 May 17, 2018 1.203%
72 May 24, 2018 0.982%
73 May 31, 2018 2.025%
74 June 7, 2018 1.979%
75 June 14, 2018 2.486%
76 June 21, 2018 1.826%
77 June 28, 2018 2.391%
78 July 5, 2018 1.901%
79 July 12, 2018 2.331%
80 July 19, 2018 2.371%
81 July 26, 2018 2.844%
82 August 2, 2018 1.584%
83 August 9, 2018 2.473%
84 August 16, 2018 2.429%
85 August 23, 2018 2.053%
86 August 30, 2018 2.312%
87 September 6, 2018 2.032%
88 September 13, 2018 1.710%
89 September 20, 2018 1.102%
90 September 27, 2018 1.396%
91 October 4, 2018 2.065%
92 October 11, 2018 1.644%
93 October 18, 2018 1.210%
94 October 25, 2018 1.177%
95 November 1, 2018 2.161%
96 November 8, 2018 2.011%
97 November 15, 2018 1.121%
98 November 22, 2018 1.546%
99 November 29, 2018 3.028%
100 December 6, 2018 2.407%
101 December 13, 2018 2.158%
102 December 20, 2018 1.169%
103 December 27, 2018 1.668%

2019Edit

List of ratings (episode 104–118)
Episode # Air Date AGB Nielsen ratings[10][11]
Season 2
104 January 3, 2019 1.320%
105 January 10, 2019 1.820%
106 January 17, 2019 1.900%
107 January 24, 2019 1.988%
108 January 31, 2019 2.765%
109 February 7, 2019 1.994%
110 February 14, 2019 3.566%
111 February 21, 2019 2.017%
112 February 28, 2019 1.711%
113 March 7, 2019 1.607%
114 March 14, 2019 1.376%
115 March 21, 2019 1.874%
116 March 28, 2019 1.593%
117 April 4, 2019 1.122%
118 April 11, 2019 1.536%
  • Note that the show airs on a cable channel (pay TV), which plays part in its slower uptake and relatively small audience share when compared to programs broadcast (FTA) on public networks such as KBS, SBS, MBC or EBS.

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result Ref.
2017
Korea First Brand Awards
Talk Show Life Bar Won [12]

ReferencesEdit

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