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MBC Variety Show ‘Infinite Challenge’ Will Take A Break For Seven Weeks

By Menahem Zen | January 11, 2017 07:16 PM EST

“Infinite Challenge” will take break for seven weeks. The long reigning show will re-organize its team and comeback with a new concept afyer 11 years of airing.

MBC announced their official decision to have the show taking a break for seven weeks as reported by Hankook Ilbo. The break is intended to re-organize the show and to evaluate the current format to make it able to stay competitive among other variety shows.

“Infinite Challenge” is recognized as the forerunner for the variety show program in Korean television. Since its first airing in 2005, the show has more than 500 episodes and it keeps airing until now. It has ran for four seasons in 11 years.

Format of the show is a comedy reality show that showcase funny challenges to the invited guests. Currently “Infinite Challenge” is hosted by six top TV personalities in Korea Yoo Jae-Suk, Park Myeong-Su, Jeong Jun-Ha, Hwang Kwang-Hee, Haha, and Yang Se-Hyung. Most of the shooting is taken largely without script, only based on pointers and depends on the hosts’ ability to make the show interesting.

In the last week’s episode, aired on Jan. 8, the show invited top comedian Lee Kyung-Kyu as the guest. The show discussed the award for the TV program which become the main attraction every year-end. They talk about the awards and their recipients in a casual talk.

Lee, who is dubbed as the emperor of Gag Concert, shared his tips to win the Grand Award (Daesang) in the television awards.

He said, any show or performers appeared on television should focus on their performance from September to November. It is because within those months, the jury focus their attention to select the candidates and determine the winner. Lee has won many Daesang Awards in is career, so his insight is very valuable.

Watch the preview of “Infinite Challenge” on Jan. 7 as comedian Lee shared tips to get the Grand Award (Daesang) from MBC , below:

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