Actor Cho Jung-seok to host episode of SNL Korea
Actor Cho Jung-seok is set to host an episode of the entertainment show "Saturday Night Live Korea (SNL Korea)," according to streaming platform Coupang Play on Tuesday.
"As a fan of SNL, I am glad to appear as a host," the actor said. "I am expecting to give a lot of laughs and energy, and I will do my best with the production staff and crew to do so."
"SNL Korea," which previously aired on tvN from 2011 to 2017, will air the first episode of its reboot on Sept. 4 via Coupang Play. The first episode is to be hosted by actor Lee Byung-hun, followed by actor Ha Ji-won for the second episode. "SNL Korea" also announced its 13-member crew lineup on Friday.
Cho is best known for his roles in films "Architecture 101" (2012) and "Exit" (2019), and the currently-airing tvN series "Hospital Playlist" (2020-).
Episodes will not be broadcast live, but pre-recorded, similar to some previous seasons. New episodes will be released on Saturdays at 10 p.m.
BY HALEY YANG [firstname.lastname@example.org]
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
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