Starting with 2AM’s Jo Kwon, MBC’s TV show Quiz to Change the World will be inviting a special emcee every week.
On July 23, producer Park Hyun Suk of the program told TV Report over the phone, “Jo Kwon will be hosting the show as a special emcee of the day. He has a close connection with us, and because the show needs some vitality, we decided to cast him.”
Since the MBC Labor Union went on strike, many programs have been canceled, and Quiz to Change the World is almost the only one persistently broadcasting episodes. Alone, it has kept your Saturdays exciting with its viewer ratings of over 10% while the percentage dramatically dropped for many other shows.
Producer Park added, “We’ve represented many stars, and Jo Kwon also gained a lot of popularity through our show. In order to return our favor, he gladly accepted the offer. There are many other stars who have a close connection with us, one by one appearing week after week as a special emcee of the day.”
However, the episode with Jo has not been scheduled for broadcast yet. Park said, “We’ll be shooting with him this week, but once the Olympics begin, we cannot assure you of an exact date for the broadcast.”