SBS will be axing Running Man in February 2017 it has been announced today.
After the recent controversy over the departure of Song Ji Hyo and Kim Jong Kook, there was rumour of other permanent contestants leaving the show.
Korean media published the SBS statement, “On December 15th after a marathon of meetings, SBS has decided to end the show with the last episode set to air on the first week of January.”
Conflicting reports from SBS staff claimed that they had no knowledge of the show shutting down.
Confirmation came from the shows producers announcing that Running Man will no longer air after February 2017 and season 2 is off the drawing board.