Mbc Variety Show Producers Join Growing Calls For Companys President To Step Down

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MBC Variety Show Producers Join Growing Calls For Companys President To Step Down
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MBC Variety Show Producers Join Growing Calls For Companys President To Step Down

MBCs variety show producers (PDs) are the latest to release a joint petition for Kim Jang Gyum, the president of the broadcasting company, to step down.

The petition was signed by 47 MBC PDs, including those who are in charge of MBCs most representative variety shows like I Live Alone, Radio Star, My Little Television, and Infinite Challenge. Released on June 22, the document begins with, Its so hard to be funny these days. We became variety show PDs to make people laugh, but its the broadcasting company that hired us that makes us laugh with their actions.

MBC Variety Show Producers Including Kim Tae Ho From Infinite Challenge Join General Strike Against Company
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MBC Variety Show Producers Including Kim Tae Ho From Infinite Challenge Join General Strike Against Company

More of MBCs show producers (PDs) have joined the general labor strike against the broadcasting station in order to rectify the companys corruption.

According to MBCs national media labor union headquarters, 56 variety show PDs held a general meeting on the afternoon of August 21, and all 56 of them, including Kim Tae Ho from Infinite Challenge, agreed to join the general strike.

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The objective of the strike is the right to impartial broadcast and the resignation of MBCs current president Kim Jang Gyum.

FTISLANDs Lee Hong Ki, NUESTs JR, And More To Join New JTBC Variety Show
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FTISLANDs Lee Hong Ki, NUESTs JR, And More To Join New JTBC Variety Show

FTISLANDs Lee Hong Ki, NUESTs JR, Jung Hyung Don, Lee Soo Geun, and Park Sung Gwang are coming together for JTBCs new variety program Night Goblin (literal title)!

Night Goblin is a new program by PD Lee Ji Seon, the producer behind I Live Alone and The Capable Ones. The program will surround the cast members as they struggle to be the first ones to put their hands on a mission item. The mission item can be a prize, food, or even a place. To come out as No. 1 the next morning, they will take any measures to stay up all night or sleep out in the open.

Wanna One's Kang Daniel to join MBC's upcoming variety show
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Wanna One's Kang Daniel to join MBC's upcoming variety show

Wanna One's Kang Danielhas been confirmed to be joining the upcoming MBCvariety show 'Dangerous Beyond the Blankets' (temporary title).

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Along with Kang Daniel,EXO'sXiuminandParc Jae Jungwere also in talks to join the show, but it looks like the Wanna One member is the only one confirmed so far. The show's concept will revolve around a group of male celebrities taking a 3-night-4-day vacation in a cabin in Gapyeong.

NUESTs JR To Join tvN Variety Show As Fixed Panel Member
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NUESTs JR To Join tvN Variety Show As Fixed Panel Member

NUESTs JR will officially be joining the panel of tvNs Suspicious Partner!

A source from the program revealed on August 30, NUESTs Kim Jong Hyun (JR) is confirmed to be a fixed panel member.

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JR previously received attention through his appearance as a guest panel member on the show. As he is currently starring on JTBCs program Night Goblin, this will be his second fixed variety position.

Meanwhile, NUESTs unit group NUEST W, consisting of JR, Baekho, Ren, and Aron, is preparing for a comeback scheduled for October.