KBS Broadcasting Station [여의도 KBS방송국]

Imitation (2021); Zombie Detective (2020); Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (2019-20); Perfume (2019); Radio Romance (2018); Fight For My Way (2017); Laurel Tree Tailors (2016); Ojakgyo Brothers (2011-12); Dream High (2011); Accidental Couple (2009)

This station appears as broadcaster ‘KBC’ Imitation (Imiteisyeon/이미테이션) (KBS2, 2021). In episode 3, after taking part in the variety show Idols on Air at this venue, La Ri-ma (Park Ji-yeon of T-ara) thinks back to the show in her van that is park at the parking lot of this station. In episode 4, Tea Party takes part in the show ‘Music Arena’.

This is seen as HBS Broadcasting, where Gong Sun-ji (Park Joo-hyun) works as a current affairs show PD in Zombie Detective (좀비탐정) (KBS2, 2020).

This is the broadcasting station that Kim Seol-a (Jo Yoon-hee) works at in Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life (사랑은 뷰티블 인생은 원더풀) (KBS2, 2019) — as seen, for instance, in episode 3 (full episode 2).

After the release of Yoon Min-seok (Kim Min-gue) and Min Ye-rin’s (Go Won-hee) dating news, Min-seok’s fans swarm the lobby of his entertainment agency in episode 11 (full episode 6) of Perfume/Peopyoom (퍼퓸) (KBS2, 2019), trying to get reassurance from him. As he observes the devotion of his fans from afar, Min-seok recalls the words of Ye-rin, about how forever fans will do anything to protect their star.

This place appears as the radio station where Song Geu-Rim (Kim So-Hyun) works as a writer under Lee Gang (Yoon Park) in Radio Romance (라디오 로맨스) (KBS2, 2018).

Ko Dong-Man (Park Seo-joon) is called over here by a friend to substitute for somebody in a TV show in episode 2 of Fight For My Way/Third-Rate My Way (쌈 마이웨이) (KBS2, 2017).

This station appears as broadcaster ‘KBC’ in Laurel Tree Tailors/The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop (월계수 양복점 신사들) (KBS2, 2016) — as seen, for instance, in episode 3 when Choi Ji-yeon (Cha Joo-young) (who works here as an announcer) breaks up with Kang Tae-yang (Hyun Woo).

Most of the people in The Producers (프로듀사) (KBS2, 2015) work here and so lot of scenes between Baek Seung-chan (Kim Soo-hyun) and Tak Ye-jin (Gong Hyo-jin) were shot in the parking lot of this place like the opening scenes of episode 1.

This appears as IBC Broadcasting where Hwang Tae-beom (Ryu Soo-young) and Cha Su-yeong (Choi Jung-yoon) work as reporters in Ojakgyo Family/Ojakgyo Brothers (오작교 형제들) (KBS2, 2011-12) — as seen, for instance, in episode 1.

Also seen in episode 9 of Dream High (드림하이) (KBS, 2011); in episode 16 of Accidental Couple/That Fool/Just Looking (그저 바라 보다가) (KBS2, 2009).

Teaser filmed here

The rooftop of this building appears in the teaser ”[티저] “안녕히 계세요 여러분~ 전 결혼이라는 굴레의 속박을 벗어던지고~” 본격 비혼사수 철벽 로맨스♥ [그놈이 그놈이다]” of Men Are Men / To All The Guys That Loved Me / That Guy Is The Guy (그놈이 그놈이다) (KBS2, 2020).

Movie filmed here

Tune in For Love (유열의 음악앨범) (2019)

Variety Shows Filmed Here

— ep. 194 of Omniscient Interfering View/The Manager (전지적 참견 시점) (MBC, 2021) feat. actor Yoon Bak

2 Days & 1 Night/1 Night 2 Days/1N2D (1박2일) (KBS2; 2007-present); the Season 1-4 cast of would occasionally do their episode openings in front of the main building, mostly in the early morning.

Performance Filmed Here

— aespa (에스파) for the 2021 Changwon K-POP World Festival (2021 창원 케이팝 월드 페스티벌), October 15, 2021 – rooftop/helipad

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KBS Broadcasting Station [여의도 KBS방송국], opened in 1976, is the headquarters of South Korea’s national public broadcaster (est. 1927) located in Seoul’s neighborhood Yeouido [Yeouido-dong/여의도동] in in the Yeongdeungpo District [Yeongdeungpo-gu/영등포구].

13 Yeouigongwon-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 영등포구 여의공원로 13
(여의도동 18)
Geolocation: 37.525630, 126.916330

Getting here
National Assembly Station [국회의사당역], Seoul Subway Line 9, Exit 4

— submitted by Marion KDL, updated by Mich KDL; last updated 04/07/2022
— Photos taken by © Toni, May 2017 and © Mich KDL, October 2019
The Producers added by Toni

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