Tablo to Comeback as Lee Seung Ki Leaves on SBS "Strong Heart"


Tablo will make his return to variety TV for the first time in two years. According to officials from SBS, Tablo is set to appear on the March 15 episode of “Strong Heart,” which will be run as a “YG Family Special.”

Tablo hasn’t appeared in any network TV variety shows since March, 2010, through KBS “Happy Together.” Even after his comeback with his new album, Tablo rarely made any TV appearances, as only showed up a handful of music shows, including his comeback stage on SBS “Inkigayo” and a brief performance on MBC “I Am a Singer” to support Gummy.

Since early 2010, when accusations of a fake Stanford University degree surfaced, which later turned out to be false allegations, Tablo suspended all TV activities. He signed a surprise contract with YG Entertainment in September, 2011, and a month later released his comeback single, “Airbag.” In November, he also revealed his first solo album, “Fever’s End.”

Tablo was in fact one of the guests on the very first episode of SBS “Strong Heart,” which sort of makes sense why he chose it as his first comeback variety show. Ironically, the March 15 episode will be Lee Seung Ki’s final “Strong Heart” episode. He decided to withdraw from the show to focus on his upcoming MBC drama, “The King 2Hearts.”