SMAP×SMAP is a Japanese iconic television show hosted by boy band SMAP. Debuting on April 15, 1996(produced by Kansai TV and Fuji TV, aired on Fuji TV) until it ended on December 26, 2016. Each episode is usually composed of three segments, 1."Bistro SMAP" (cooking-themed interview segment), 2. Segment which varies every week (sketch comedies and games), 3. "S-Live" (musical segment). It has become the show that features the widest range of guests in Japanese television history, including actors, singers, models, athletes, filmmakers, and politicians, both Japanese and from abroad.
Bistro SMAP does not have a menu. We cook any dish that our guest desires.
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Highest-rated episode - After Inagaki's temporary hiatus in 2001, SMAP made their first television appearance as a five-piece for the first time in six months. A live episode welcoming back Inagaki aired on January 14, 2002, which eventually became the highest-rated episode of SMAPxSMAP, with 34.2 million viewers. The episode also is ranked at #7 for the most watched Japanese variety show in history. See more