Why Are These Famous Variety Programs Getting Cancelled

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Why Are These Famous Variety Programs Getting Cancelled?
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Why Are These Famous Variety Programs Getting Cancelled?

Sad news for fans of MBC's variety shows such as 'Infinity Challenge' and 'I Live Alone.' MBC employees have recently been involved in a company strike and due to the cease in production and work, these programs might just suffer the repercussions of the situation.

The employees of MBC who are on strike, alongside a representative, stated in a news report that "'Infinity Challenge' will air normally until this September 2. The filmed material we have so far is only for this week's broadcast."'I Live Alone' is suffering from the same situation with no new content filmed or available past September 1st.

Im Young Min From Upcoming Unit MXM Shares Which Variety Programs He Wants To Try
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Im Young Min From Upcoming Unit MXM Shares Which Variety Programs He Wants To Try

Ahead of his debut as unit MXM with Kim Dong Hyun, Brand New Musics Im Young Min discussed possible variety show appearances during a surprise V Live broadcast the pair held on July 24.

Im Young Min said, Im not very good at speaking, so I think I would be able to showcase more of my qualities on reality-style variety programs more than talk shows.

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He then named Journey to the New West, 2 Days 1 Night, and Infinite Challenge as shows hed want to appear on. Theyre programs Ive enjoyed regularly, so I really want to try shows like these, he explained.

Produce 101 Season 2, Hyoris Homestay, And More Chosen As Variety Programs Of The Year
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Produce 101 Season 2, Hyoris Homestay, And More Chosen As Variety Programs Of The Year

The Korea Consumer Forum announced the best variety shows of 2017 for its annual Brand Awards. From July 12 to July 25, 380,000 votes were cast by the public for their favorite shows and brands for this year.

As a result, Mnets Produce 101 Season 2 received the most amount of votes and was chosen as this years top audition variety show. MBCs I Live Alone was chosen as this years top single life variety for showcasing celebrities lives and for their colorful guest appearances.

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Netflix Joins In On Korea's Variety Show Programs
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Netflix Joins In On Korea's Variety Show Programs

With a plethora of variety programs broadcasting in Korea such as 'Running Man,' 'I Live Alone,' and 'Infinity Challenge,' more and more demand for the entertaining series and genre is in high demand by both Korean fans and international ones.

Netflix has gained popularity in America for being an avid creator of their own original series and now the broadcasting service will be taking on the challenge of creating their very own Korean variety show program.

The show stars already popular variety stars such as Yoo Jae Suk, Lee Kwang Soo, and Park Min Young - making it an instant win among Korean viewers. The show will be directed by the stars mentioned above, alongside other leading producers.

EXO Suho + Other Famous Idols Will Join Netflix's Upcoming Variety Program
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EXO Suho + Other Famous Idols Will Join Netflix's Upcoming Variety Program

Many are already anticipating Netflix's update about creating their own Korean Drama and variety programs - but the star-studded lineup is even more surprising and will leave you on the edge of your seat!

On September 21st, a representative from the industry stated that "Yoo Jae Suk,Lee Kwang Soo,Park Min Young,Ahn Jae Wook,Kim Jong Min,EXO'sSuho, andGugudan'sKim Se Jungwill be appearing in new 'Netflix' variety 'The Culprit is You'(working title)."