Producer Kim Tae-ho rejects billions of dollars for 'Infinite Challenge'
Producer Kim Tae-ho rejects billions of dollars for 'Infinite Challenge'
Producer Kim Tae-ho revealed the proposal to recruit Billionaire.

Producer Kim Tae-ho, who directed the JTBC entertainment show 'My Name is Gabriel', appeared as a guest in the 'Legendary Master' corner of KBS Cool FM's 'Park Myung-soo's Radio Show' (hereinafter referred to as 'Radio Show') broadcast on the 28th. did.

Producer Kim Tae-ho and Park Myung-soo reunited through 'Gabriel' six years after 'Infinite Challenge'. ‘Gabriel’ is a program where you live ‘the real life of that person’ for 72 hours under the name of one of the 8 billion people in the world who no one knows about. Park Myung-soo lived as Wooti, a Somtam seller in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Starting from the 28th, PD Kim Tae-ho will be competing at the same time as PD Na Young-seok's new tvN entertainment show 'Seojin's 2'. In response, PD Kim said, "We are so grateful. We have shown ourselves for 10 years that we can be an entertainment show on Friday time slots. These days, we stay away from TV, but in the end, we became an entertainment show thanks to PD Na Young-seok, who created a golden commercial district." said.

He continued, "JTBC also strategically launched content with a good brand by promoting 'Gabriel'. These days, it is not easy for content to become a hit from the first episode. The reason is that close to 130 new contents are released a week. The audience base is different, and the “It’s not easy to get into the top 10,” he said. “It doesn’t make sense to think that we failed because we lost to the competition in the same time slot, so we are planning a 3rd season for ‘Gabriel.’ We left the company to grow small content. “It is also the seed of a small beginning,” he added.

He then emphasized, "With over 20 years of experience, I don't flinch or waver based on a single reaction. My determination has become stronger. The most important thing is that if I think this content is important, the power to push through to the end is the most important."
Producer Kim Tae-ho rejects billions of dollars for 'Infinite Challenge'
Producer Kim Tae-ho rejects billions of dollars for 'Infinite Challenge'
Producer Kim Tae-ho turned down billions of dollars in scouting offers while working at MBC. Producer Kim Tae-ho revealed the reason for his refusal, saying, “I didn’t think there would be a bigger deal coming later,” and “at the time, the ‘Infinite Challenge’ content itself was so fun.”

He continued, "At that time, 'Infinite Challenge' had created a huge buzz and I was deeply worried about the next direction. I felt like the program would suffer if I left the position. At that time, I wanted to focus all my attention on the program." There was conflict. But I also thought there might be something behind this,” he said.

Regarding the anecdote about being called to MBC's vice president's office, "There was an article about how much PD Na Young-seok's salary was, and I suddenly got a call asking me to come. I went with high expectations, but they told me not to be swayed. I also received incentives for my performance every year at MBC, so I wasn't really dissatisfied." He said.

Taeyuna, Ten Asia Reporter youyou@tenasia.co.kr translated by google