Certain music programs will not be airing in observance of Buddha’s birthday on May 3 and Children’s Day on May 5.
On May 2, MBC Music’s “Show Champion” confirmed on their official homepage that their May 3 episode had been canceled. Instead, “MBC Music K-Plus Concert in Hanoi” is scheduled to air in its time slot.
Mnet’s “M!Countdown” will also be taking a break on May 4. The station plans to air a special highlighting the month’s upcoming K-pop festivals instead.
KBS 2TV has also decided to cancel the May 5 broadcast of “Music Bank.” A source for the channel has announced that they have scheduled to air a baseball game between LG and Doosan from 1:30 p.m. that day. From 5:30 p.m., they have also scheduled the tenth anniversary episode of their game show “1 Vs. 100.”