This Week’s TV Schedule Changes Due To 2020 Olympics And Special Programming

As the 2020 Summer Olympics are in full swing, broadcasting stations continue to adjust regular programming in order to air Olympics coverage. Some cable stations that are not broadcasting the Olympics are also replacing regular programs with special broadcasts while attention is focused on the international event.

Here are some of the schedule changes this week:

Note that schedules are subject to change based on various factors such as game results. 

July 26

KBS1’s “Be My Dream Family,” KBS2’s “Dogs Are Incredible” and “Red Shoes,” MBC’s “Buddy Into the Wild,” and SBS’s “Same Bed Different Dreams 2 – You Are My Destiny” did not air due to Olympics coverage.

July 27

KBS1’s weekday drama “Be My Dream Family” and KBS2’s weekday drama “Red Shoes” continue their several-week breaks. Variety shows “Problem Child in House” on KBS2 and “At Work Today” on MBC will also not be airing. SBS MTV will broadcast 2021 Dream Concert instead of “The Show.”

July 28

MBC drama “On the Verge of Insanity” and SBS variety show “Shooting Stars” will not be airing along with KBS1’s “Be My Dream Family” and KBS2’s “Red Shoes.” MBC M will air past “Show Champion” highlights instead of a live broadcast.

July 29

KBS1’s “Be My Dream Family,” KBS2’s “Red Shoes,” MBC’s “On the Verge of Insanity,” and SBS’s “Delicious Rendezvous” are not airing. tvN’s “Hospital Playlist 2” will air a special broadcast with commentary and behind-the-scenes content instead of a new episode.

July 30

KBS2’s “Music Bank” begins its two-week break, while KBS2’s “Red Shoes” and KBS1’s “Be My Dream Family” also continue their breaks.

July 31

MBC’s “Music Core” and “How Do You Play?” are off-air for the second week, and “The Manager” is also canceled this week. KBS2’s “Immortal Songs” and “Revolutionary Sisters” will also not air again, while TV Chosun’s “Love (Ft. Marriage and Divorce) 2” will air a compilation of memorable scenes instead of a new episode.

August 1

SBS’s “Inkigayo” and “Running Man” along with MBC’s “The King of Mask Singer” and “Those Who Cross the Line: Master-X” are canceled for the second consecutive week.

Stay tuned for updates!

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