Mnet To Stop Producing Audition Programs

On December 18, Mnet‘s Head of Content Operations Strategy attended a special meeting of Korea Communications Standards Commission and announced that the channel will stop producing audition programs in future.

Following the scandals of the Produce series manipulation, the Mnet’s Head of Content Management Kang Ji Hoon said, “We will be suspending the production of audition programs and will try our best to create content which are more focused on music.

Meanwhile, producer Ahn Joon Young admitted that there was vote manipulation in all four season of “Produce” series. Also, both producers Ahn Joon Young and Kim Yong Bum of “Produce” series were charged with conspiring to vote manipulation.