The news of Jo Se Ho's unexpected appearance is spreading rapidly via online portal sites, trending in real-time with search keyword 'Jo Se Ho weather forecaster'.
On January 12, a representative from Jo Se Ho's agency told Ilgan Sports, "He was on standby on site since 5 am. Despite the cold weather, many were intrigued by Jo Se Ho's impersonation as General Winter, which was delightful."
It turns out his unexpected transformation was for the '1 Hour Prior' special of 'Infinity Challenge'. According to the show's producers, Jo Se Ho was given only an hour to prepare and go on the actual MBC news as the weather forecaster.
Oblivious of the fact that he was going to become a weather forecaster, Jo Se Ho gave the weather report in Yeouido for MBC 'News Today'. Causing much laughter for his distinct impression of General Winter. In regards to the special, he commented, "I am really happy and excited. Now that I think about it, I don't feel so cold anymore."
During the broadcast, it was said that Jo Se Ho messed up while interviewing civilians, entertaining everyone.
Viewers can watch the full episode of 'Infinity Challenge's '1 Hour Prior' special on the January 20 broadcast.