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Netflix releases trailer for ‘hotter and more exciting’ ‘Singles Inferno 2’

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  • On Tuesday, Netflix released the official trailer for Season 2 of its hit South Korean dating show “Single’s Inferno.”
  • The reality show follows a group of single men and women who are trapped on a deserted island in South Korea as they try to find their match and escape the island.
  • “Single’s Inferno 2” will premiere on Netflix on Dec. 13 with an all-new cast and drama that the streaming platform promises to be “hotter and more exciting.”

Netflix released the official trailer for Season 2 of its hit South Korean dating show “Single’s Inferno” on Tuesday.

The reality show, which features a group of single men and women who are trapped on a deserted island in South Korea, has hooked audiences globally since the first episodes of its first season were released in December last year. 

Netflix announces ‘Bling Empire: New York’ spin-off

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  • Netflix has announced a New York spin-off for the reality show “Bling Empire,” which is originally set in Los Angeles.
  • The spinoff features some of New York’s wealthiest Asian Americans, including Dorothy Wang, who was a cast member in “Bling Empire” Season 2.
  • Netflix has yet to announce the premiere date for “Bling Empire: New York.”

Netflix has announced a “Bling Empire” spin-off set in New York.

The reality show, which follows wealthy Asians and Asian Americans, will be expanding with a new location: New York City.

Netlix’s survival of the fittest reality show ‘Physical: 100’ is reminiscent of ‘Squid Game’

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  • A new sneak peek for the upcoming Korean surivival reality show “Physical: 100” was released during Netflix’s TUDUM event.
  • “In this fierce fitness competition, one hundred contestants in top physical shape compete to claim the honor of best body,” the show’s description reads.
  • The teaser trailer shows contestants participating in tough challenges that will put their bodies to the test.
  • The competition will be broadcast globally, according to the show’s announcer.
  • No release date has been set for “Physical: 100.”

A new sneak peek for the upcoming Korean survival reality show “Physical: 100” was released during Netflix’s TUDUM event over the weekend.

“In this fierce fitness competition, one hundred contestants in top physical shape compete to claim the honor of best body,” the show’s description reads on Netflix.

Fan favorites Ji-yeon and Moon Se-hoon may return for Netflix’s ‘Singles Inferno’ Season 2

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  • A trailer released during Netflix’s TUDUM fan event over the weekend showed that “Singles Inferno” Season 2 will surely heat up screens once again.
  • The teaser gave fans a glimpse of fan favorites Ji-yeon and Moon Se-hoon making a possible comeback to the reality show during its second season.
  • The first season of “Singles Inferno” featured attractive single men and women who are forced to live on a deserted island together and hopefully end up with their match by the end of the show.
  • “Singles Inferno” sparked outrage online over some of the cast members’ shallow beauty standards.
  • Season 2 will have new contestants and more episodes.

A trailer released during Netflix’s TUDUM fan event over the weekend showed that “Singles Inferno” Season 2 will surely heat up screens once again.

The teaser gave fans a glimpse of fan favorites Ji-yeon and Moon Se-hoon making a possible comeback to the Korean reality show during its second season.

‘Merry Queer’: Episode 1 of South Korea’s first LGBTQ-plus reality show available on YouTube

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  • Available on Korean streaming platform Wavve, “Merry Queer” is an LGBTQ-plus “coming out” romance reality series that premiered the week of July 8.
  • Multiple storylines reveal the intimate experiences of the couples and the challenges they face in South Korea.
  • The show is hosted by entertainment personalities Shin Dong-yup and Hong Seok-cheon and Hani of Exid.
  • The first episode focuses on the everyday lives of Kim Min-jun and Park Bo-sung, a gay couple with over 1.7 million subscribers on their YouTube channel, Bosungjun.
  • “Stranger’s Love,” which centers on men moving into the homes of their male partners, is also expected to debut in mid-July on Wavve.

“Merry Queer,” which features couples of different sexualities, is the first LGBTQ-plus reality series in South Korea.

Available on streaming platform Wavve — a joint platform between SK Telecom, KBS, MBC and SBS — “Merry Queer” is an LGBTQ-plus “coming out” romance reality series that premiered the week of July 8. Multiple storylines reveal the intimate experiences of the couples and the challenges they face in South Korea. The show is hosted by entertainment personalities Shin Dong-yup and Hong Seok-cheon and Hani of Exid. 

Netflix is looking for participants for new ‘Squid Game’ reality competition show — here’s how to apply

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  • Netflix has announced an open casting call for “Squid Game: The Challenge,” a new reality show based on the massively popular Korean drama.
  • The 10-episode reality show will feature 456 players competing in a series of non-deadly games for $4.56 million, the largest cash prize in reality TV history.
  • English-language speakers from around the world are invited to sign up via SquidGameCasting.com for a chance to compete.

Netflix is seeking 456 individuals to compete in a new reality show based on the massively popular Korean drama “Squid Game.”

On Tuesday, the streaming giant announced an open casting call for “Squid Game: The Challenge,” claiming it to be “the biggest reality competition series ever.”

‘Money does not bring you happiness’: LA’s wealthiest Asians on ‘Bling Empire’ Season 2 talk money and drama

Netflix’s hit reality show “Bling Empire” is back with more drama enveloping the lavish lives of Los Angeles’ wealthiest Asians. 

Ahead of the second season’s release on Friday, the cast got real with NextShark about how well they really get along, whether the feud between Anna and Christine will ever reach a truce and what sparked the romance between Kevin and Kim – who we saw last season quarreling with drinks being thrown through the air. (A point that Kevin likes to remind us: “She threw the drink on me.”)

Former Girls’ Generation member Jessica to compete to join new girl group on Chinese reality show

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  • Jessica Jung, a former member of the K-pop girl group Girls’ Generation, will reportedly appear as one of the 58 contestants in the third season of the Chinese reality show “Sisters Who Make Waves” this year.
  • Also known by the mononym Jessica, her name was spotted by social media users who examined a list of cast members from the show’s latest season.
  • Jessica was listed as contestant No. 22 and introduced as a former member of Girls’ Generation.
  • The Mango TV reality show features female artists over the age of 30 who compete for a chance to make a re-debut in a new Chinese girl group.

Former Girls’ Generation member Jessica is set to appear on a Chinese reality competition TV show.

An unofficial cast list for the third season of “Sisters Who Make Waves,” which gives female artists over the age of 30 a chance to join a new Chinese girl group, began circulating on Chinese social media on April 3. The list of names includes Jung Soo Yeon, the Korean name of Jessica Jung, known more popularly by the mononym Jessica, as one of the 58 contestants set to appear on the Mango TV reality show.

‘Married at First Sight’ star says her experiences dating white men with ‘yellow fever’ were ‘so cringe’

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  • “Married at First Sight Australia” star Selina Chhaur, 33, revealed she has dated white men with “yellow fever” before, which she referred to as “so cringe.”
  • “Yellow fever should not be a thing,” the reality TV star told Refinery29. “Sadly, it is a thing, and a lot of my ex-partners [who were European or Caucasian], even though they wouldn't use that term, if you look at their past record of their exes, they were all Asian."
  • The interview came after Chhaur’s “new husband” from the show, Cody Bromley, admitted he doesn’t find Chhaur attractive because of her race.

Married at First Sight Australia” (MAFS) star Selina Chhaur recently revealed she has been subjected to Asian fetishization while dating other white men who have “yellow fever” in the past.

Speaking to Refinery29, Chhaur, 33, described her experiences of men with “yellow fever” as “so cringe,” adding that it should “not be a thing.”

‘The Bachelor’ contestant apologizes for using racist Asian stereotypes in TikTok roast of co-star

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  • “The Bachelor” contestant Marlena Wesh apologized for using racist stereotypes to describe fellow cast member Sarah Hamrick in a now-deleted TikTok post.
  • Wesh took to the social media platform to post roasts of her co-star that did not make it into the final airing of the dating reality show’s fifth episode.
  • “Sarah, my little Asian persuasion, OK? One thing’s for certain and two things for damn sure, if Clayton ends up with Sarah, at least we know he’s gonna get a happy ending,” said Welsh in the clip.
  • Following intense online backlash, Wesh posted a public apology to Instagram saying that she had spoken privately with Hamrick about the issue.
  • Hamrick, who is part Vietnamese, responded positively to Wesh’s apology, describing her reality show co-star as someone “who especially stands up for what is right.”

A participant on the 26th season of “The Bachelor” has earned online backlash for making racially charged jokes in a TikTok video poking fun at a fellow contestant. 

Marlena Wesh had just showcased her roasting skills on the dating reality show’s fifth episode this season (aired on Feb. 7) when she took to the social media platform to post some jokes that had been left on the cutting room floor – where they probably should have stayed.