정글의 법칙) is a South Korean reality - documentary show on SBS . It was first aired on October 21, 2011. This show is a hybrid of reality-variety television, natural documentaries, and human drama; a new concept of programming.The cast of celebrities travel to primitive, natural places to survive on their own and experience life with local tribes and people.Originally airing at the Friday 11:05 pm KST time slot, the program was switched intoGood Sundayfor its second season beginning May 6, 2012, airing beforeRunning Manat the 5:00 pm time slot, replacingK-pop Star Season 1.With the return ofK-pop Star Season 2toGood Sunday, the program returned to Friday nights but airing at 10:00 pm instead beginning November 16, 2012.Originally airing asKim Byung-man's Law of the Jungle( Korean :김병만의 정글의 법칙) after the creator and "clan leader" Kim Byung-man , "Kim Byung-man's" was dropped from the title beginning in Season 3.
(W for Woman) features an all-female cast and generally airs during the Seollal and Chuseok holidays.Law of the Jungle K(K for Kids) features celebrities with their children, and has aired as a Seollal special in 2013.
Season 1 of Law of the Jungle aired Friday nights at 11:05 pm from October 21, 2011 to January 13, 2012.
- Title: Kim Byung-man's Law of the Jungle
- Theme: Survival and Coexistence
- Location: Namibia, Africa
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Ricky Kim, Hwang Kwang-hee (ZE:A), Ryu Dam
- Airdate: October 21 - December 2, 2011
- Title: Kim Byung-man's Law of the Jungle
- Theme: Jungle Road
- Location: Papua, Indonesia, Southeast Asia
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Ricky Kim, Hwang Kwang-hee (ZE:A), Noh Woo-jin, Kim Gwang-gyu, Tae-mi
Airdate: December 9, 2011 - January 13, 2012
- Notes: Kim Gwang-gyu suffered a decline in health during the trip and returned to Korea early. Hwang Kwang-hee replaces him midway.
Season 2 of Law of the Jungle aired under Good Sunday, Sunday afternoons at 5:00 pm from May 6 to November 11, 2012. The last episode aired Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10:00 pm.
- Title: Good Sunday - Kim Byung-man's Law of the Jungle in Vanuatu
- Theme: Tribal Evolution
- Location: Vanuatu, Oceania
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Ricky Kim, Hwang Kwang-hee (ZE:A), Choo Sung-hoon, Park Si-eun
Airdate: May 6 - July 8, 2012
- Title: Good Sunday - Kim Byung-man's Law of the Jungle in Siberia
- Theme: Road to the End of the Earth
- Location: Siberia, Russia, North Asia
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Ricky Kim, Hwang Kwang-hee (ZE:A), Lee Tae-gon
Airdate: July 15 - August 26, 2012
- Notes: Hwang Kwang-hee suffered an injury during the trip and returned to Korea early.
- Title: Good Sunday - Kim Byung-man's Law of the Jungle in Madagascar
- Theme: Exploring Lost Treasure
- Location: Madagascar, Africa
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Ricky Kim, Ryu Dam, Park Jung-chul, Jeon Hye-bin, Jeong Jin-woon (2AM)
Airdate: September 2 - November 16, 2012
- Notes: The last episode aired on Friday as a separate program, moving out of Good Sunday due to the return of K-pop Star Season 2.
Season 3 of Law of the Jungle airs Friday nights at 10:00 pm beginning December 28, 2012.
Amazon & Galapagos
- Title: Law of the Jungle in Amazon/Galapagos
- Location: Amazon rainforest & Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, South America
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Choo Sung-hoon, Park Jung-chul, Park Sol-mi, Mir (MBLAQ)Airdate: December 28, 2012 - March 1, 2013
- Title: Law of the Jungle in New Zealand
- Theme: Return to First Intentions
- Location: New Zealand, Oceania
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Ricky Kim, Park Jung-chul, Jung Suk-won, Park Bo-young, Lee Pil-mo
- Airdate: March 8 - May 10, 2013
- Notes: A large controversy sparked regarding the reality aspect of the program, following a post by Park Bo-young's agency CEO on Facebook claiming the entire program is fake.
- Title: Law of the Jungle in Himalayas
- Location: Himalayas, Nepal, South Asia
- Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Park Jung-chul, Ahn Jung-hwan, Oh Ji-eun, Jung Joon, Kim Hye-seong
- Airdate: May 17 - July 19, 2013
- Title: Law of the Jungle in Caribbean
- Theme: Perseverance
- Location: Caribbean & Belize, Central America
Members: Kim Byung-man, Noh Woo-jin, Ryu Dam, Kim Sung-soo, Jo Yeo-jeong, Oh Jong-hyuk, Sung-yeol (INFINITE)
- Airdate: July 26, 2013 - Present
Law of the Jungle W
Law of the Jungle W (W for Woman) features an all-female cast (except in the 4-Part Special) and generally airs during the Seollal and Chuseok holidays.
2012 Seollal Special
- Location: Palawan Island, Philippines, Southeast Asia
- Members: Kim Joo-hee, Kim Na-young, Jeon Hye-bin, Jung Joo-ri, Hong Soo-ah
- Airdate: January 23, 2012
2012 Chuseok Special
- Location: Malakula Island, Vanuatu, Oceania
- Members: Han Go-eun, Shin Bong-sun, Jang Shin-young, Jung Joo-ri, Go Woo-ri
- Airdate: October 1, 2012
2012 4-Part Special
- Location: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
- Members: Park Sang-myun, Jo Hye-ryun, Kim Jae-hyung, Jo An, Jung Joo-ri, Lee Soo-kyung
- Airdate: November 23 - December 21, 2012
Law of the Jungle K
Law of the Jungle K (K for Kids) features celebrities with their children, and has aired as a Seollal special in 2013.
2013 Seollal Special
Location: Mindoro Island, Philippines, Southeast Asia
Narrator: Kim Kook-jin
Members: Jo Hye-ryun, Lee Jung-yong, Yeom Kyung-hwan, Park Nam-jung, Jung Jong-chul
- Members' Children: Kim Woo-joo (Jo Hye-run's son), Lee Mid-eum, Lee Ma-eum (Lee Jung-yong's sons), Yeom Eun-ryul (Yeom Kyung-hwan's son), Park Si-eun, Park Si-hoo (Park Nam-jung's daughters), Jung Si-hoo (Jung Jong-chul's son)
- Airdate: February 11, 2013