Before the 1st airing day, the investor, producer and cast member of Chạy Đi Chờ Chi – Running man Vietnam 2019 had shared about the cooperation
process and what they are expecting from the show.
After a long wait, Running man Vietnamese version named Chạy Đi Chờ Chi
finally announced that the first episode will be aired on HTV7, Saturday the April 6th, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Starting from last January, some of the episodes has been in the production
process. After more than 2 months of working together, the representatives from Vietnamese investor and operator – Madison Media Group and from SBS Korea had unburdened and expressed their desire for Chạy Đi Chờ Chi
Initial challenge, opportunity for Vietnam later
As the first time that Madison Media Group collaborates with a Korean company to invest and produce a reality show, there are few challenges, of course. However, beside difficulties, the more they join in the cooperation process, the more they realize that these challenges can turn to be opportunities for both parties. Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Hoa, representative of Madison Media Group (MMG) shared: “This is the first collaboration model of investment and production so it’s difficult for us to find out the same model to use and learn. Mostly, MMG is doing 2 things at the same time: learning and doing. However, this is also a chance for us to learn from the experienced and professional SBS team, who had done a great job with original Running man.”
The expectation from SBS Korea
In the return, SBS also had many positive opinions in the process of cooperation. Last January, the first episode had started filming in HCM city. Although it was the first co-operation, both Korean staff and Vietnamese staff had worked closely to create a lot of beautiful scenes as well as amazing games. SBS said: “SBS, a representative broadcasting company in Korea, is putting the best production personnel and know-how for the success of Running Man. I expect that the localized Running Man will be loved by Vietnamese viewers. SBS will be a leader in contributing to the Vietnamese broadcasting industry with the launch of this Running Man. We hope to achieve the great goal of promoting friendship and economic development between Vietnam and Korea.”
Artists join games with the whole energy
Keeping the concept of the original Running Man: the fixed cast and guests must complete missions at a landmark to win the race and share their funny situations with the viewers. Chạy Đi Chờ Chi will integrate skillfully Vietnamese elements with the desire to introduce specific Vietnam culture to the viewers around the world. Seven fixed members: Tran Thanh, Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc, Ngo Kien Huy, BB Tran, Jun Pham and Lien Binh Phat, is also “Vietnamese element ” of the show.
7 members, 7 characteristics that merge in the game with all of energy and create funny cooperation and close-knit moment, not only among members but also with Korean staff.
Representing the fixed cast of Chạy Đi Chờ Chi famous actor – MC Tran Thanh said: “This is one of the most professional staff that I have ever worked with. They have a lot of experience, work fast and neat. In particular, the transition between set games, when I arrived new location, there was no need for waiting, everything had been well prepared. I really admire their way of working and how they create these interested games. If I didn’t participate in, I couldn’t imagine Running Man is that interesting.”
With the long-term investment, qualified production, Chạy Đi Chờ Chi includes 15 episodes will be ready to debut on over the country on Saturday April 6th at 7:30pm on HTV7.