Comedians Voice Their Discontent As Sbs Potentially Cancels Long Running Comedy Show

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Comedians Voice Their Discontent As SBS Potentially Cancels Long-Running Comedy Show
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Comedians Voice Their Discontent As SBS Potentially Cancels Long-Running Comedy Show

A prominent SBS comedy program has announced its plans to terminate the show, potentially leaving behind rookie comedians who are already struggling to get in the spotlight.

The long-running SBS comedy program Comedy Hunter announced that its current season will end on May 31. The show runners emphasized that they do not plan on discontinuing the program, saying, We are planning a comedy program with a new format. The airing date and details of the upcoming season is to be determined.

'We Got Married' Cancellation: MBC To Replace Long-Running Series With Fresh Concept Show
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'We Got Married' Cancellation: MBC To Replace Long-Running Series With Fresh Concept Show

After almost a decade on air "We Got Married" may finally have its curtain call this May as the show will be replaced by an entertainment-based show. This is part of MBC's bid to restructure its programming, which will result in the cancellation of the long-running show.

Rumors have been swirling about the cancellation of "We Got Married" owing to its lower ratings compared to its previous seasons. However, while no confirmation has been made by the network just yet, a report by Soompi cited an MBC insider who confirmed that there will indeed be a cancellation of a long-running program by the network to make way for fresh programming.

SBS Comedy Show Under Fire For Incorporating Blackface Into Sketch
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SBS Comedy Show Under Fire For Incorporating Blackface Into Sketch

On April 19, SBS posted clips of the 188th episode of Comedy Hunter on YouTube. However, one clip in particular received more attention.

The video, which featured the segment Legend Match (tentative title), contained a description that said Hong Hyun Hees failed makeup – How are we expected to bear it? In the sketch, Hong Hyun Hee plays a character who is preparing for a comedian performance test despite her fathers disapproval. When her mother brings her out to see him, Hong Hyun Hee appears in blackface. While previous episodes of the sketch usually feature the comedienne wearing silly outfits such as a cyclops costume, this weeks segment shocked international fans for its portrayal.

SBS Comedy Show Addresses Blackface Controversy
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SBS Comedy Show Addresses Blackface Controversy

SBSs Comedy Hunter apologized for their recent blackface skit, where comedienne Hong Hyun Hee came out wearing black makeup and dreadlocks.

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Many viewers expressed their outrage over the sketch, criticizing the show for belittling African Americans. In response to the racist skit, Sam Hammington posted an angry message on his Facebook, saying, Hong Hyun Hee appeared in blackfaceits so pathetic! When will people ever stop these ridiculous acts? Is making fun of a race that hilarious? As someone who has done several comedy shows in the past, I am ashamed.

TWICE's first variety show for comeback to be 'I Can See Your Voice'
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TWICE's first variety show for comeback to be 'I Can See Your Voice'

TWICE, who are currentlygearing up for their May comeback, will be carrying out variety promotions soon!

The girls have chosen 'I Can See Your Voice 4' as their first variety show stop for this comeback, and they've already filmed for their guest appearance this pastApril 26! TWICE's episode will air soon, and it's been reported that they had a lot of fun on set.

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