Certain music programs will not be airing in observance of Buddhas birthday on May 3 and Childrens Day on May 5.
On May 2, MBC Musics Show Champion confirmed on their official homepage that their May 3 episode had been canceled. Instead, MBC Music K-Plus Concert in Hanoi is scheduled to air in its time slot.
Mnets M!Countdown will also be taking a break on May 4. The station plans to air a special highlighting the months upcoming K-pop festivals instead.
KBS 2TV has also decided to cancel the May 5 broadcast of Music Bank. A source for the channel has announced that they have scheduled to air a baseball game between LG and Doosan from 1:30 p.m. that day. From 5:30 p.m., they have also scheduled the tenth anniversary episode of their game show 1 Vs. 100.
However, not all music programs are canceling their broadcasts. Music Core and Inkigayo have both been confirmed to still be airing in their usual time slots this week.