Many TV programs, events and comebacks delayed due to ferry disaster


On April 16th, a ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on a trip to Jeju island, sank off South Korea's southern coast, leaving nearly 300 people missing, 7 people dead and 55 injured.

Due to the big disaster, all the entertainment programs, dramas as well as comeback schedules of many artists have been delayed to show respects for the victims.

KBS1's programs: "Secret of Birth" ,"Real Experience of The World" and the drama "Love through Song" were postponed .

KBS2's music program "Music Bank" planned to air on the 18th was canceled. However, drama "Golden Cross" and "Palpitating Romance" will air as scheduled.

MBC's programs "Zero" ,"Shining Romance" ,"Mother's Garden" ,"The Real Story" ,"Radio Star" had been delayed . 

SBS's "Inkigayo", "TV News At Night" were canceled and they will air the news update for 2 consecutive hours instead.

As for celebrities, many agencies and artists announced the delay of their comebacks: Block B, T-ara's Jiyeon, G.NA, Fiestar, Lena Park, Junggigo... and others canceled their fan meetings and interviews: Apink, BoA, NC.A, Toheart...

Many actors and actresses also canceled their promotional plans: Jo In Sung, Jeon Ji Hyun,...


We sent our warmest condolences to the families of the victims.

Jenny@dkpopnews