— by Lee Gyu-lee: Korean TV reality shows have long been a male-dominated area. Hit series in recent years such as “2 Days & 1 Night,” “Infinite Challenge,” and “Running Man” mostly, if not all, featured men as main cast members ― with women mainly in supporting roles.

Beauty and lifestyle-related shows have been the only platforms where women have had the spotlight.

However, with more TV shows challenging the status quo, the industry is undergoing a shift as more women take leading roles…

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