[Variety Show/Subbed] Who’s the Murderer

Title: Who’s the Murderer 明星大侦探

Fixed/permanent cast: He Jiong (Season 1+2), Sa Bei Ning (1+2), Emma Wu Ying Jie (Gui Gui; 1+2), Bai Jing Ting (1+2), Wang Ou (1+2), Da Zhang Wei (1), Jackson Wang Jia Er (2)

Airing date: [Season One] March 27, 2016 – Every Sunday at 20:00; [Season Two] January 13, 2017 – Every Friday at 12:00

Number of episodes: 12 [Season 1+2]

Broadcast station: Hunan TV

Role-playing mystery game where among the members is one known detective, multiple suspects, and one hiding murderer. Only the murderer can lie.
Each member is given a role and a background story. They have to search the “crime scene” for hints and to find the murderer while erasing their own suspicions. This is a game of skill, intelligence, observation, and luck.

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[Variety Show/Subbed] Keep Running / Running Man

Title: Keep Running / Running Man 奔跑吧兄弟 (current name changed to 奔跑吧)

Cast: Deng Chao (Season 1-5), Li Chen (1-5), Chen He (1-5), Zheng Kai (1-5), Wang Zu Lan (1-5), Angelababy (1-4), Wang Bao Qiang (1), Bao Bei Er (2), Lu Han (3-5), Dilireba (5)

Airing date: [Season One] October 10, 2014; [Season Two] April 17, 2015; [Season Three] October 30, 2015; [Season Four] April 15, 2016; [Season Five] April 14, 2017 – Every Friday at 21:10

Number of episodes: 15 [Season 1]; 12 [2-5]

Broadcast station: Zhejiang TV

Themed concept with different ones each episode. The cast (and guests) compete against each other for the ultimate prize (most often real gold~). They play games while exploring different locations in China (and sometimes other countries). Hilarious interactions between the cast and the never-boring-games they play (including the signature name-tag ripping game they are known for) makes this variety show one of the most successful in China.

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