Begin Again (TV series)

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Begin Again
Begin Again (TV series)-Season 1.jpg
Promotional poster for Season 1
GenreMusic
Reality
Documentary
Travel
StarringSee below
Country of originSouth Korea
Original language(s)Korean
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes
  • Season 1: 12
  • Season 2: 13
  • Season 3: 13 (as of October 18, 2019)
Production
Production location(s)South Korea, Ireland, England, Switzerland, France, Portugal, Hungary, Italy, Germany, Netherlands
Running time90-120 minutes
Release
Original networkJTBC
Original release
  • Season 1: June 25, 2017 (2017-06-25) - September 10, 2017 (2017-09-10)
  • Season 2: March 30, 2018 (2018-03-30) - June 29, 2018 (2018-06-29)
  • Season 3: July 19, 2019 (2019-07-19) - present

Begin Again (Korean비긴어게인) is a South Korean television program which airs on JTBC.

Season 1 starred musicians Lee So-ra, You Hee-yeol, Yoon Do-hyun and entertainer Noh Hong-chul; the quartet's project group being named Begin Us (Korean비긴 어스).

Season 2 starred Kim Yoon-ah (Jaurim), Lee Sun-kyu [ko] (Jaurim), Yoon Gun [ko] (formerly of Brown Eyes) and Roy Kim in one team, with Jeong Se-woon to join the team later in the show. The second team consisted of Lena Park, Hareem [ko], Henry and Lee Su-hyun (Akdong Musician).[1]

Season 3 stars Lena Park, Hareem [ko], Henry and Lee Su-hyun (Akdong Musician), who appeared in Season 2 and being known as Family Band that has been requested by many to reunite again, alongside new members Lim Heon-il [ko] and Kim Feel to form the first team for the season.[2] On May 22, 2019 it is confirmed that the second team for the season will consist of Lee Juck, Taeyeon (Girls' Generation), Paul Kim, Jukjae and Kim Hyun-woo (DickPunks).[3]

Season 1 aired on Sundays at 22:30 (KST) beginning June 25, 2017 till September 10, 2017. Season 2 aired on Fridays at 21:20 (KST) beginning March 30, 2018 till June 29, 2018.[4] Season 3 currently airs on Fridays at 21:00 (KST) beginning July 19, 2019.

Overview[edit]

It is a reality program where reputable musicians from South Korea travel overseas, to places where no one knows anything about them, and hold busking events, introducing themselves to the people in other countries through their performances.[5]

Cast[edit]

Season 1 (Begin Us)[edit]

Season 2[edit]

Team Kim Yoon-ah

Team Lena Park (also known as Family Band)[a]

Season 3[edit]

Family Band[edit]

Second Team (Dick2JukPaulTaeng)[edit]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1[edit]

Episode Broadcast Date Busking Place(s) Note(s)
1 June 25, 2017 Ireland
(Dublin, Galway, Slade Castle, Cliffs of Moher)
2 July 2, 2017
3 July 9, 2017
4 July 16, 2017
5 July 23, 2017 England
(Chester, Liverpool, Manchester)
6 July 30, 2017
7 August 6, 2017
8 August 13, 2017
9 August 20, 2017 Switzerland
(Montreux)
10 August 27, 2017
11 September 3, 2017
12 September 10, 2017 France
(Chamonix)

Season 2[edit]

Episode Broadcast Date Team Busking Place(s) Note(s)
1 March 30, 2018 Team Kim Yoon-ah Portugal
(Lisbon, Porto, Cascais)
2 April 6, 2018
3 April 13, 2018
4 April 20, 2018
5 May 4, 2018
6 May 11, 2018
  • Roy Kim leaves the team due to studies at the end of the episode
7 May 18, 2018
  • Team Lena Park is shown for the last 20 minutes of the episode
8 May 25, 2018 Team Lena Park Portugal
(Aroeira, Lisbon)
9 June 1, 2018
10 June 8, 2018
11 June 15, 2018 Hungary
(Budapest)
12 June 22, 2018
  • Henry leaves the team due to other schedules at the end of the episode
13 June 29, 2018

Season 3[edit]

Episode Broadcast Date Team Busking Place(s) Note(s)
1 July 19, 2019 Family Band South Korea
(Seoul)
2 July 26, 2019 Italy
(Sorrento, Naples, Positano, Ravello, Amalfi)
3 August 2, 2019
4 August 9, 2019
5 August 16, 2019
  • Lee Su-hyun temporarily leaves the team at the end of the episode
6 August 23, 2019 South Korea
(Seoul)
7 August 30, 2019 Second Team (Dick2JukPaulTaeng) Germany
(Berlin)
  • Special appearance by Henry
8 September 6, 2019
9 September 20, 2019
  • Special appearance by bassoonist You Sung-kwon
10 September 27, 2019
11 October 4, 2019 Family Band Italy
(Verona, Sirmione)
12 October 11, 2019
  • Lee Su-hyun returns to the team
13 October 18, 2019
14 October 25, 2019

Discography[edit]

Season 1

Episode 2[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."With Or Without You (Slade Castle Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun04:00
2."Falling Slowly (Slade Castle Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra, Yoon Do-hyun03:42
Total length:07:42

Episode 3[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Pop Medley with Moon River (Galway Pub Ver.)" (Moon River 외 POP 메들리)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra05:07
2."A Flying Butterfly (Galway First Busking Ver.)" (나는 나비)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun03:24
Total length:08:31

Episode 4[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."To Find You (Galway Final Busking Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun03:30
2."Knockin' on Heaven's Door (Galway Final Busking Ver.)"
  • You Hee-yeol
Begin Us06:45
3."(Bonus Track) Don't Leave Me By My Side (Slade Castle Ver.)" (내 곁에서 떠나가지 말아요)
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra05:13
Total length:15:28

Episode 5[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Real Man (English Ver.) (Chester Busking Ver.)" (상남자)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
Yoon Do-hyun03:39
2."Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Chester Busking Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra03:45
Total length:07:24

Episode 6[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."My Soul (English Ver.) (Liverpool Busking Ver.)" (당신이 만든 날씨)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun04:28
2."To You Who Don't Love Me (Liverpool Busking Ver.)" (나를 사랑하지 않는 그대에게)
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra04:23
3."The Scientist (Liverpool Busking Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun04:37
Total length:13:28

Episode 7[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Come Together (The Cavern Club Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
  • Noh Hong-chul
Lee So-ra, Yoon Do-hyun04:31
2."Across the Universe (The Cavern Club Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra03:43
Total length:08:14

Episode 8[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Don't Look Back in Anger (Manchester Busking Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra04:35
2."Imagine (Manchester Busking Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra, Yoon Do-hyun03:43
Total length:08:18

Episode 9[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Come To Me (Montreux Busking Ver.)" (내게 와 줘)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun04:03
2."Date (Montreux Busking Ver.)" (데이트)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
  • Noh Hong-chul
Lee So-ra03:24
3."Today (Montreux busking Ver.)" (오늘은)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
  • Noh Hong-chul
Yoon Do-hyun03:59
4."Love of My Life (Montreux Busking Ver.)"
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra03:29
Total length:14:55

Episode 10[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Stay Alive (Montreux Jazz Festival Street Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • Heo Jun
  • Lee Sang-min
Yoon Do-hyun04:26
Total length:04:26

Episode 11[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."To Live In This Land (Montreux Jazz Festival Ver.)" (이 땅에 살기 위하여)
  • You Hee-yeol
  • Heo Jun
  • Hwang Ho-gyu
  • Lee Sang-min
Yoon Do-hyun04:45
2."I Remember (Montreux Jazz Festival Ver.)"
  • You Hee-yeol
  • Heo Jun
  • Hwang Ho-gyu
  • Lee Sang-min
Yoon Do-hyun03:40
Total length:08:25

Episode 12[edit]

No.TitleMusicArtistLength
1."Track 3 (Chamonix Busking Ver.)"
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra03:52
2."The Blue In You (Chamonix Busking Ver.)" (그대안의 블루)
  • You Hee-yeol
Lee So-ra, Yoon Do-hyun03:36
3."The Dreaming Girl Two (Chamonix Busking Ver.)" (꿈꾸는 소녀 Two)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun04:08
4."Raining Blossom (Chamonix Busking Ver.)" (꽃비)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun03:12
5."Autumn In Front Of The Post Office (Chamonix Busking Ver.)" (가을 우체국 앞에서)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Yoon Do-hyun04:44
6."Bless You (Chamonix Busking Ver.)" (축복합니다)
  • Yoon Do-hyun
  • You Hee-yeol
Begin Us03:57
Total length:23:29
Season 2

Jaurim Begin Again: Porto Live[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Fly Me to the Moon"
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
03:07
2."River" (강)Kim Yoon-ah04:15
3."Shining" (샤이닝)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
03:40
4."#1"
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
04:50
Total length:15:52

Jaurim Begin Again: Lisbon Live[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."When Spring Comes" (봄이 오면)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
03:51
2."Consolation" (위로)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
03:40
3."Twenty Five, Twenty One" (스물다섯, 스물하나)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
04:34
Total length:12:05

Jaurim Begin Again: Portugal Live 2CD[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Gloomy Sunday"
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
02:45
2."Goodbye Mimi" (안녕 미미)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
03:11
3."One Fine Spring Day" (봄날은 간다)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
04:08
4."Spring In My Hometown" (고향의 봄)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
02:06
5."Nocturne" (야상곡)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
02:48
6."Going Home"
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
03:57
7."Moon River"
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
02:56
8."Shining" (샤이닝)
  • Kim Yoon-ah
  • Lee Sun-kyu
02:42
Total length:24:33

Roy Kim Live in Begin Again 2[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Gravity"
  • Roy Kim
04:40
2."Yellow"
  • Roy Kim
04:27
3."Love Yourself"
  • Roy Kim
03:44
4."Hallelujah"
  • Roy Kim
03:34
5."Stay with Me"
  • Roy Kim
02:55
6."Fix You"
  • Roy Kim
04:45
7."Daughters"
  • Roy Kim
03:17
8."Only If" (상상해봤니)
  • Roy Kim
03:33
9."Those Days" (그날들)
  • Roy Kim
04:15
Total length:35:10

Begin Again 2 Yoon Gun Special Edition[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Walking To You (Live)" (걷다 (라이브))
  • Yoon Gun
03:54
2."Raining Apgujeong (Live)" (비오는 압구정 (라이브))
  • Yoon Gun
02:04
Total length:05:58
Season 3

Episode 1[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."It's You (Seoul Busking Ver.)"
  • Henry
  • Lena Park
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
03:32
2."Consolation (Seoul Busking Ver.)" (위로)Hareem03:29
Total length:07:01

Episode 2[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Love One (Sorrento Da Emilia Live Ver.)" (사랑 하나)
  • Kim Feel
  • Lena Park
  • Lee Su-hyun
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
  • Henry
03:32
Total length:03:32

Episode 3[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Incurable Disease (Naples Toledo Metro Station Live Ver.)" (난치병)Hareem04:09
Total length:04:09

Episode 4[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back (Ravello Busking Ver.)"
  • Henry
  • Lena Park
  • Lee Su-hyun
  • Kim Feel
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
02:32
2."One Day (Amalfi Beach Busking Ver.)" (어느 날)
  • Hareem
  • Lena Park
  • Lim Heon-il
  • Henry
  • Kim Feel
  • Lee Su-hyun
04:11
Total length:06:43

Episode 5[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Thinking Out Loud (Sorrento Rooftop Bar Busking Ver.)"
  • Henry
  • Kim Feel
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
02:53
2."That Kind Of You, That Kind Of Me (Sorrento Corso Italia Busking Ver.)" (그런 너, 그런 나)
  • Hareem
  • Lena Park
  • Lim Heon-il
03:14
3."Pierrot (Sorrento Rooftop Bar Busking Ver.)" (광대)
  • Kim Feel
  • Lena Park
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
  • Henry
05:39
Total length:11:46

Episode 7[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."View (Berlin First Busking Ver.)"Jukjae04:04
Total length:04:04

Episode 8[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Not Going Anywhere (Berlin Friedrichs Bridge Busking Ver.)"Jukjae03:42
2."Let's Go See The Stars (Berlin Monbijou Park Busking Ver.)" (별 보러 가자)
  • Jukjae
  • Kim Hyun-woo
05:19
Total length:09:01

Episode 9[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Day By Day (Berlin Terrace Live Ver.)"
  • Paul Kim
  • Jukjae
02:38
2."She Said (Berlin Tiergarten Busking Ver.)" (사랑한대)
  • Jukjae
  • Kim Hyun-woo
04:26
Total length:07:04

Episode 10[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Confession (Berlin Mauerpark Busking Ver.)" (고백)
  • Jukjae
  • Kim Hyun-woo
04:42
Total length:04:42

Episode 11[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Fake Plastic Trees (Verona Piazza Bra Busking Ver.)"
  • Lim Heon-il
  • Lena Park
  • Hareem
  • Henry
05:20
2."Untitled Love Song (Verona Piazza Bra Busking Ver.)" (제목 없는 Love Song)
  • Henry
  • Lena Park
  • Kim Feel
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
02:41
3."I LUV U (Amalfi Night Sea Busking Ver.)"
  • Henry
  • Lena Park
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
03:43
Total length:11:44

Episode 12[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."I Love You (Verona Piazza delle Erbe Busking Ver.)"
  • Henry
  • Kim Feel
  • Lee Su-hyun
  • Hareem
  • Lim Heon-il
03:57
Total length:03:57

Episode 13[edit]

No.TitleArtistLength
1."Girls Like You (Sirmione Solo Busking Ver.)"Henry02:23
Total length:03:57

Ratings[edit]

In the ratings below, the highest rating for the show will be in red, and the lowest rating for the show will be in blue each year.

Season 1[edit]

Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[6] TNmS[7]
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 June 25, 2017 5.097% 6.492% 4.9%
2 July 2, 2017 4.378% 5.728% 3.9%
3 July 9, 2017 6.044% 7.422% 5.4%
4 July 16, 2017 5.115% 6.250% 4.4%
5 July 23, 2017 4.743% 5.653% 4.3%
6 July 30, 2017 4.763% 5.857% 4.3%
7 August 6, 2017 4.778% 6.046% 3.7%
8 August 13, 2017 4.944% 5.647% 5.1%
9 August 20, 2017 4.992% 6.051% 4.1%
10 August 27, 2017 4.369% 5.150% 3.4%
11 September 3, 2017 4.885% 6.064% 3.7%
12 September 10, 2017 4.541% 6.000% 4.0%

Season 2[edit]

Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[6] TNmS[7]
Nationwide Seoul Nationwide
1 March 30, 2018 4.449% 4.750% 4.6%
2 April 6, 2018 4.348% 5.271% 4.0%
3 April 13, 2018 3.844% 4.189% 3.9%
4 April 20, 2018 3.564% 4.546% 4.0%
5 May 4, 2018 3.265% 3.873% 2.8%
6 May 11, 2018 3.849% 4.725% 3.3%
7 May 18, 2018 3.167% 3.158% 2.8%
8 May 25, 2018 4.171% 4.911% 4.4%
9 June 1, 2018 4.742% 5.776% 4.9%
10 June 8, 2018 5.063% 5.766% NR
11 June 15, 2018 4.651% 5.214%
12 June 22, 2018 4.021% 4.650%
13 June 29, 2018 3.448% 3.742%

Season 3[edit]

Ep. Original broadcast date Average audience share
AGB Nielsen[6]
Nationwide Seoul
1 July 19, 2019 4.577% 4.911%
2 July 26, 2019 4.106% 4.644%
3 August 2, 2019 4.436% 4.683%
4 August 9, 2019 5.093% 5.789%
5 August 16, 2019 4.801% 5.596%
6 August 23, 2019 4.736% 5.518%
7 August 30, 2019 4.419% 4.987%
8 September 6, 2019 4.338% 5.011%
9 September 20, 2019 3.379% 3.675%
10 September 27, 2019 3.864% 4.306%
11 October 4, 2019 4.277% 4.768%
12 October 11, 2019 4.763% 5.050%
13 October 18, 2019 4.779% 4.986%
14 October 25, 2019 % %
  • Note that the show airs on a cable channel (pay TV), which plays part in its slower uptake and relatively small audience share when compared to programs broadcast (FTA) on public networks such as KBS, SBS, MBC or EBS.
  • NR rating means "not reported".
  • TNmS have stopped publishing their rating report from June 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kang Seo-jeong (December 27, 2017), "[공식입장 종합] '비긴어게인2' 김윤아X박정현부터 하림X이선규까지 8인", OSEN (in Korean), retrieved December 27, 2017
  2. ^ Jang Ah-reum (April 16, 2019), "[공식입장] '비긴어게인3' 7월 첫방…다시 뭉친 박정현·하림·헨리·수현", News1 (in Korean), retrieved April 16, 2019
  3. ^ Kim Na-yool (May 22, 2019), "'비긴어게인3' 태연-이적-폴킴-적재-김현우, 두 번째 팀 합류[공식]", HeraldPOP via Naver (in Korean), retrieved May 22, 2019
  4. ^ "JTBC '비긴어게인2' 3월 23일 첫 방송! 티저 이미지 공개". JTBC (in Korean). February 13, 2018. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "Introduction to Begin Again".
  6. ^ a b c "Top 10 list for TV programs [select the date from drop-down menu]". Nielsen Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2017-05-13. Retrieved September 18, 2017.
  7. ^ a b "TNMS Ratings on Naver". Naver (in Korean). Retrieved September 18, 2017.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Audio director of the show Lee Joon joins the team as the guitarist
  2. ^ Both are promoting Yoo Yeol's Music Album on the show

External links[edit]