BTS’ V to appear on The Running Man as special guest

BTS member V has reportedly wrapped up filming for an episode of the SBS program Running Man, where he will make a special guest appearance. The news was announced on the Running Man Instagram account on Aug 29, 2023. The post also shared an image of the nametag that V wore during filming. The episode will air on Sept 10 at 6:15PM KST.

This is not the singer’s first time as a guest on Running Man. V, also known as Kim Taehyung, previously appeared on the show with his BTS groupmates in 2016 for the program’s 300th episode. During the episode, the group went head-to-head with Running Man cast members in a series of physical games.

BTS on the 300th episode of SBS Running Man
A screenshot of V (center) with members of BTS on ‘Running Man’.

Other BTS members had also made solo guest appearances on Running Man in the past. BTS leader RM was the first to appear on the program in 2015. Group member Jin appeared in an October 2022 episode, in one of his final public activities before he began his mandatory military service.

Other variety show appearances by V

Fans will certainly be looking forward to watching V on Running Man. He will also make appearances on other variety shows as part of promotions for his upcoming Layover album.

On Aug 31, V will appear on the program Dingo Story. The show has people making special requests on behalf of a family member or friend in need. V will be one of the program’s celebrity guests bringing a message of hope to the intended recipient. The episode featuring V will be shared on YouTube.

V will also appear on the web entertainment show Pixid. The show’s guests have to find hidden ‘fakes’ in group chat rooms. V will be attempting to find a hidden dog owner among a group of cat owners.

The album Layover by V will be released on Sept 8 at 1PM KST, together with the music video for lead track Slow Dancing.

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