Little Forest (TV series)
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||16|
|Executive producer(s)||Kim Jung-wook|
|Production location(s)||South Korea|
|Running time||60 – 80 minutes|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Original release||12 August – 7 October 2019|
Little Forest (Korean: 리틀포레스트; RR: liteulpoleseuteu) is a South Korean television entertainment program, broadcast by SBS on every Monday and Tuesday between 12 August and 7 October 2019. The program starred Lee Seo-jin, Lee Seung-gi, Park Na-rae & Jung So-min.
The program is a 16 episode series program to "Caring for Kids in the Nature" for children who have no place to play with and is a healing variety program designed as a home kids garden development project for children. The kids will spend 2 days and 1 night with the cast, away from their parents for the first time.
Lee Seung-Gi and Jung So-Min are certified child psychology counselor and Lee Seo-jin is a certified chef who went through training for a cooking course to cater for young kids. Park Na-Rae also took a cooking course. Lee Seung-gi has some experience in woodworking and utilizes the wood workshop to build fun activities for the kids.
Location and facility
The filming location is at Jjigbaggol, Inje, Gangwon Province with the land area of about 33,000m2. The place consists of a big open field with an open concept kitchen, front yard, workshop, living quarters (for kids and cast), garden, small animal farm and Pine forest.
Addition of facilities
- Suspension bridge — Seung-gi, Seo-jin and So-min added a suspension bridge course in the Pine forest for the kids to play with. Further improvement is made in episode 3 to adapt to younger kids.
- Treehouse — Seung-gi designed and built a treehouse, in the Pine forest, under the supervision of a teacher in episode 5. Seo-jin and the workers help in the construction of the treehouse.
|Airdate||Broadcast Start Time (KST)|
|12 August – 7 October 2019||Part 1||Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:00 pm|
|Part 2||Mondays & Tuesdays at 10:40 pm|
|Lee Seo-jin||1 – 16|||
- Listing of the kids are in the sequence of arrival at the Little Forest.
|Brooke||5||female||1 – 16|
|Grace||5||female||1 – 16|
|Kang Yi-han||7||male||1 – 16|
|Choi Yoo-jin||4||female||1 – 16|
|Kim Ye-jun||4||male||8 – 9,16|
|Kim Ga-on||6||female||8 – 9,16|
|Kim Yoo-na||5||female||13 – 14|
- 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.
|Part 1||Part 2|
- "[TD포토] '리틀 포레스트' 찍박골의 여름 맞이". TV Daily (in Korean). 12 August 2019. Archived from the original on 12 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
- "Program Introduction". SBS (in Korean).
- "흥행 삼박자 다 갖춘 '리틀 포레스트', 시청률 반토막 이유는". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). 9 September 2019. Archived from the original on 12 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
- "'Little Forest' Lee Seung-ki's ambitious work, 'Shake Bridge in the Forest' Immediate repair work" (in Korean). 20 August 2019. Archived from the original on 12 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
- "'Little Forest' passionate uncle Lee Seung-gi produces fairy tale 'Tree House' for children". SBS (in Korean). 27 August 2019. Archived from the original on 12 September 2019. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
- "Cast Introduction". SBS (in Korean).
- "Nielsen Korea". www.nielsenkorea.co.kr.
- "AGB Ratings by Naver" (in Korean) – via naver.
- "AGB Ratings by Daum" (in Korean) – via Daum.
- Official website (in Korean)