Jung Hyung Don Officially Leaves Infinite Challenge

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Jung Hyung Don To Return To MBC For The First Time Since Leaving Infinite Challenge With New Pilot
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Jung Hyung Don To Return To MBC For The First Time Since Leaving Infinite Challenge With New Pilot

Comedian Jung Hyung Don will be the MC for MBCs upcoming two-episode pilot show Sherlocks Room (working title).

A source of MBC confirmed the news on June 16, and explained The show is mainly about solving crime. The source also revealed that the show will have Jung Hyung Don as the sole, exclusive MC with guests.

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This is Jung Hyung Dons first time returning to MBC since leaving Infinite Challenge in November 2015. Jung Hyung Don left the entertainment industry temporarily at the time due to panic disorder, and returned to TV last October through MBC Every1s Weekly Idol.

Jung Joon Ha Shares The Regret That Drives Him To Work Hard On Military Special Of Infinite Challenge
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Jung Joon Ha Shares The Regret That Drives Him To Work Hard On Military Special Of Infinite Challenge

On the July 8 episode of MBCs Infinite Challenge, the cast continued their military service special as they enrolled for training in the 30th division.

During the episode, the members went through physical training alongside the new recruits. Jung Joon Ha in particular worked so hard he went hoarse.

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He said, Ive always felt apologetic for being exempt from mandatory military service. I made up my mind to not show a weak side of myself here.

Park Bo Gum Becomes A Hockey Player In 'Infinite Challenge'
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Park Bo Gum Becomes A Hockey Player In 'Infinite Challenge'

It was just recently that MBC's "Infinite Challenge" showed everyone how good of a fire dancer Park Bo Gum really is. Now, another side of the K-pop heartthrob has been shown, as he set out for another tricky display of his skills and talents.

According to Korea Portal, the released teaser stills for the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Special was just released. And because of this, the hype for the sports event has just grown even more.

And in line with this, "Infinite Challenge" has just featured Park Bo Gum for its own Olympics segment. Undoubtedly, the ratings and number of viewers of the show dramatically increased for that single episode alone.

Jung Hyung Don And Defconn Reveal Who Came Up With Their Duo Name Hyungdonnie And Daejunnie
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Jung Hyung Don And Defconn Reveal Who Came Up With Their Duo Name Hyungdonnie And Daejunnie

On April 26, Weekly Idol celebrated its 300th episode by having its longtime MCs, Jung Hyung Don and Defconn, as the guests. (Former idol MCs of the show returned to do the emceeing.)

Jung Hyung Don and Defconn teamed up as a musical/comedy duo Hyungdonnie and Daejunnie in 2012. When asked about the secret to their longevity, Jung Hyung Don joked, We strictly divide the income 1/N. And when we are not promoting, we dont meet up. We dont eat the same table.

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'Weekly Idol' celebrates 300th episode as Jung Hyung Don and Defconn swap MC roles with guests
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'Weekly Idol' celebrates 300th episode as Jung Hyung Don and Defconn swap MC roles with guests

The April 26 installment of MBC Every1's variety show 'Weekly Idol' celebrated its 300th episode. There was a role-reversal as Super Junior member Heechul, EXID's Hani, G-Friend's SinB and BTOB's Ilhoon were the MCs and Jung Hyung Don and Defconn acting as the guests.

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Not used to the role change, the idol stars struggled to lead the show as they literally read word-for-word off the script making "guests" Jung Hyung Don and Defconn laugh.