Hwang Kwang-hee, Jo Se-ho and Nam Chang-hee promised a new start as the newest hosts of ‘Weekly Idol’.
Weekly Idol is a South Korean variety show that began in 2011. It is one of the longest-running variety shows to air on satellite TV in South Korea. The show was hosted during its first season by comedian Jeong Hyeong Don and rapper Defconn who currently hosts ‘Idol Room’.
Following Hyeong Don and Defconn’s departure from the show; Yoo Se Yoon, Kim Shin Young, and Lee Sang Min took over the show in April 2018, the hosts left the program in early 2019.
Comedian Jo Se Ho has been hosting popular variety shows such as ‘Infinite Challenge’ and ‘Happy Together’. He wishes to make Weekly Idol as a unique and favorite program for idols.
Meanwhile, Nam Chang Hee has proven himself as both comedian and actor after appearing in kdramas ‘Mr. Sunshine’, ‘Love Alert’, and ‘My Love From The Star’.
Hwang Kwang Hee on the other hand successfully completed his mandatory military service earlier this year. The idol has been busy with variety shows joining Kang Ho Dong in the pilot episode of a new cooking variety show. Weekly Idol marks his first hosting gig since his discharge from the army. He said in an interview that he felt grateful to the reporters and he was honored to become an idol MC of Idols.
On top of the changes, the show will be adding more segments to its current program format to help the viewers know the idols further.
What do you think about the new line up of MCs in Weekly Idol?