According to industry insiders, Yook Sungjae has been confirmed as the new MC of “Inkigayo” to replace actor Hong Jong Hyun, who stepped down from the position last week. Yook Sungjae will begin his job as the MC of the show on September 13, alongside MC’s Kim Yoo Jung and Got7‘s Jackson.
Previously, he has been on the show as a guest MC in July when Hong Jong Hyun was away due to a schedule conflict.
Yook Sungjae is currently appearing on MBC‘s virtual marriage variety show “We Got Married” along with Red Velvet‘s Joy. He has been recently cast in a lead role in SBS’ upcoming drama “Village – Achiara’s Secret.”
B1A4‘s Baro will be the temporary MC on this week’s broadcast.