On February 6, SBS revealed that he will be appearing on the February 12 broadcast. He will reportedly be standing in for one of the regular hosts on the show, NCT’s Doyoung, who has a conflicting schedule in Japan.
Kwanghee was previously an “Inkigayo” MC for almost two and a half years from December 16, 2012 to April 5, 2015.
Producing directer Jo Moon Joo explained, “[Kwanghee] has a lot of passion for ‘Inkigayo.’ We thought it would be nice if he could appear on [the show] as an MC one more time before he enlisted, and he readily accepted.” This will also be a meaningful reunion between the director and Kwanghee, as Jo Moon Joo used to be a production assistant during the idol’s original run on the show.
Meanwhile, Kwanghee has confirmed that he will be enlisting sometime before the end of February, although an exact date has yet to be set.