[Maeil Business Star Today Yang So-young]
KBS entertainment is changing. ‘2 Days & 1 Night’ returned to season 4, and “year-round” ended in 36 years.
KBS officially announced on May 5 that the longevity entertainment ‘2 Days & 1 Night’ will return to Season 4. The member lineup, which has been attracting viewer’s attention, has also been confirmed. Actor Yeon Jung-hoon, Kim Sun-ho, comedian Moon Se-yun, singer Kim Jong-min, DinDin, and RAVI from VIXX are casted.
KBS’s entertainment is expected to reorganize extensively change with the return of ‘2 Days & 1 Night’ which has been representative show of KBS and so-called “national entertainment show,” since its first broadcast in 2007.
Since ‘2 Days & 1 Night’, which was responsible for the Sunday evening home theater 12-year-long, returns in December, so the time change of “The return of Superman” was inevitable.
‘The return of Superman’ was aired at 6 pm on Sunday with the suspension ‘2 Days & 1 Night’. On Sunday, 5 pm, which was previously broadcast, ‘The boss with donkey ears’ is organized. Currently, ‘the boss with a donkey’s ears’, which is stable enough to average 7-8% viewership.
“The return of Superman” has been raised to move to ‘Gag Concert’, which airs at 9 pm Sunday. As a result, the organization of other entertainment programs such as ‘Gag Concert’ and ‘Battle Trip’ is expected to change also. It is not confirmed, KBS is currently considering in various ways regarding organization.
On the other hand, ‘Entertainment Relay’, which began broadcasting on April 8, 1984, will be closed in 36 years. KBS announced the end of ‘Entertainment Relay’, saying, “We believe it is time to make a big change in the production environment and format of Entertainment show.” “‘Entertainment Relay’ is scheduled to end in late November or early December”. In addition, “There is a country for children,” which aired on Saturday at 10 pm, will also end on 9th.
Many new programs are also launched. Starting from the 25th of last month, the ‘’Pyonstaurant’ hosted by Lee Kyungkyu and Lee youngja has been on the air at 9:45 pm on Friday.
‘Dogs are great’ starring Lee Kyoungkyu, Kang Hyung-wook, Lee Yubi is being organized at 11 pm on Monday with its first broadcast on the 4th.
There are also a number of upcoming programs. On 16th, the full-length stand-up comedy show ‘Stand-up’, where Park Na-rae hosted as MC, will be broadcast. Also, on the 26th, ‘Jeong Hae-in’s walking report’, which contains actor Jung Ha-in’s travels, will visit the home theater. At the end of November, ‘Joy for wresting’ will be broadcast for the revival of Korean wrestling.
As such, KBS Entertainment heralded a massive shift in organizing along with the return of longevity variety show. Here comes the atmosphere renewal with the new programs. However, there are expectations and concerns about Season 4 of ‘2Days 1 Night’, and the possibility of the new program’s success is still unknown. At present, terrestrial television companies are struggling with the emergence of various platforms, and the viewing pattern of viewers is changing, which is not easy.
Attention is drawn to whether KBS Entertainment, which announced the reorganization, will be able to capture capture the hearts of viewers.
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