On September 9, PD Kim Tae Ho of MBC’s “Infinite Challenge” posted an apology on his personal Twitter account in light of the MBC producers’ strike that has resulted in cancellations of variety shows.
He wrote, “The ‘Infinite Challenge’ broadcast for today, September 9, will be substituted with the ‘History and Hip Hop’ special. I sincerely apologize to the viewers. If you watch the film ‘Criminal Conspiracy,’ you will understand why ‘Infinite Challenge’ stopped and why MBC is on strike. We will return as an improved program. Thank you.”
9월 9일 오늘 무한도전 방송은 <역사×힙합> 스페셜로 대체됩니다. 시청자 여러분께 정말 죄송합니다. 무한도전이 멈춘 이유, MBC가 총파업에 나선 이유, 영화 ‘공범자들’을 보시면 잘 알 수 있습니다. 더 좋은 방송으로 찾아뵙겠습니다.
— TAEHO KIM (@teoinmbc) September 8, 2017
The documentary film “Criminal Conspiracy” mentioned above is centered around the changes and failures of the Korean public broadcasting system in the past 10 years since the Lee Myung Bak presidency.