‘1 Night, 2 Days’ takes grand prize

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‘1 Night, 2 Days’ takes grand prize


The cast of KBS show “1 Night, 2 Days” won the grand prize at the 2011 KBS Entertainment Awards on Saturday, becoming the first group recipient of the award.

Five cast members from the show, comedian Lee Su-geun, singers Lee Seung-gi, Eun Ji-won and Kim Jong-min, and actor Uhm Tae-woong, accepted the honor at KBS Annex Hall in Yeouido, western Seoul.

During their award acceptance speech, the cast members especially caught attention when they thanked former show member Kang Ho-dong, who quit after becoming embroiled in a tax evasion scandal in September.

The show, which first aired in August 2007, has been one of the most popular in Korea, and its final episode is scheduled to air next February.

Also at the awards ceremony, Kim Joon-ho and Jung Kyung-mi from the show “Gag Concert” won the Best Variety Show Award.

Lee Su-geun and Lee Young-ja each won the top award among variety show MCs.

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