This news was announced in a caption at the end of a rerun on the morning of November 5 with no additional details.
In response, a source from the program shared, “The production team did not want to promote the special episode for Kim Joo Hyuk,” and added, “We are thinking that it will be a time for dedicated viewers to remember Kim Joo Hyuk.”
Kim Joo Hyuk passed away in a car accident on October 30 at the age of 45. The sudden news of his death brought shock and grief to the entertainment world, and many celebrities attended his funeral to pay their respects.
The actor was a former member of “2 Days & 1 Night” and earned the nickname Gutaengie-Hyung. He had a close friendship with the cast members Cha Tae Hyun, Defconn, Kim Joon Ho, Kim Jong Min, and Jung Joon Young. Kim Joo Hyuk also previously mentioned in an interview that the show helped him recover from an acting slump.
Watch the latest episode of “2 Days & 1 Night” below: