IU to Partner Up with Shin Dong Yup as MC for Chuseok Special Program

On August 13, a representative of KBS’ entertainment department revealed to Star News, “It has been decided that IU will be hosting KBS 2TV’s Chuseok special pilot program ‘Metal Tray Relay Song’ (working title) as the female MC.”

“Metal Tray Relay Song” is reported to be an upgraded version of the ‘Metal Tray Karaoke’ segment from the first season of variety program “Happy Together.” The show will consist of four to five teams that will be battling it out in a survival competition.

Earlier, Shin Dong Yup was confirmed as MC for this upcoming program, and viewers’ expectations are now on the rise with news of IU joining as his MC partner.

The show’s lineup is already drawing interest, as it includes well known singers Lim Chang Jung, Kim Chang Ryul, Huh Gak, Ailee, K.Will, 4Men’s Shin Yong Jae, Tae Jin Ah, Hong Jin Young, Park Hyun Bin, as well as comedian Shin Bora.

“Metal Tray Relay Song” will air on September 9 at 6:20 PM (KST) on KBS, for a total of 90 minutes.