Global Talk Show
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|Global Talk Show
|Also known as||Misuda
"A Chat with Beauties"
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of seasons||2|
|Production company(s)||Korean Broadcasting System|
|Original channel||KBS 2TV|
|Original release||November 26, 2006– May 3, 2010|
Global Talk Show, (aka Minyeodeului Suda, Misuda, A Chat with Beauties, Beauties' Chatterbox, A Talk with Beauties, Chatting Beauties, Chitchat of Beautiful Ladies & The Chatting of Female Beauties; Hangul: 미녀들의 수다; hanja: 美女들의 수다) is a television program on Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) in South Korea. The show features a panel of foreign women residing in South Korea (usually as foreign students) who discuss their experiences and cultures in a talk show format in the Korean language. After high viewer ratings from its first broadcast on October 7, 2006 during the Korean Chuseok holiday, it became a regularly broadcast program starting November 26, 2006. Its final episode was aired on Christmas 2010.
A portion of the program was also published as a book featuring the same subject.
The show is hosted by Nam Hui-Seok, a television personality and comedian, and later Announcer Eom Jiin, joins as co-host for the talkshow, and later Lee Yun-seok and Seo Gyeong-seok as the final hosts.
In 2009 the program came under attack, receiving widespread criticism by netizens when a student panelist labeled short guys (men under 180cm) as "losers".  The program suffered a decline in popularity thereafter and was later cancelled.
- Hong Kong
- Czech Republic
- United Kingdom
Many Misuda graduates have gone on to become highly active in the entertainment industry both in Korea and abroad:
- Bronwyn Mullen (브로닌 멀렌) and Sayuri Fujita regularly appear on KBS, SBS, and MBC.
- Vickie Eisenstein and Marie-Anne Pasquet have both appeared on KBS's Go Go! Korea Travelogue (Go Go 코리아 황금발)
- Annabelle Ambrose (애나벨 앰브로스) hosted the radio show Drivetime on tbs eFM with Sam Hammington.
- Vera Hohleiter published a book in Germany about her experiences in Korea and it was interpreted by many Koreans to be unduly criticizing Korea.
- YouTube once had a home recorded video of the "Korea Talk Show", with people from different provinces in South Korea. There were two episodes uploaded in 2009. The video was not very famous and has now been deleted by the user.
- Thailand has a Thai language version of this show on the Thai TV channel TV3 by the name of "สนทนาข้ามอายุ" (Sonthana Kham Ayu; "Discussion Over Age"), with its participants hailing from all over Thailand and are grouped by age from 5-14, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54 and 55+, each age range represented by 1 to 2 people. The sign have the name and age range. The show premiered in May 2011.