Singer-actor Lee Seung-gi will host the latest season of Mnet's "Produce" music program, the network announced Wednesday.
Lee will serve as emcee of "Produce 48," the third season of the popular "Produce 101" series, set to begin airing in June, according to Mnet.
"Produce 48" will be produced in collaboration between Mnet and the popular Japanese idol project, AKB48. Female singing trainees from both South Korea and Japan will compete on the show.
Lee debuted with the chart-topping single "Because You're My Girl" in 2004 and has since broadened his career into acting, starring in hit shows like "Brilliant Legacy" and "The King 2 Hearts." He has also appeared on a number of variety TV shows, most notably "Two Days, One Night." (Yonhap)