Chuseok Special Of Idol Star Athletic Championship Might Not Air This Year

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Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletic Championship' might not air this year
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Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletic Championship' might not air this year

The 'Idol Star Athletic Championship' (ISAC) may not be airing this Chuseok. 

Many MBC programs including top variety shows 'Infinity Challenge', 'I Live Alone', 'Mask King', 'Radio Star', and more are in talks of taking a break due to the ongoing general strike against the broadcast station. 

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The Chuseok special of 'ISAC' is scheduled to film on September 4 and 11. However, the annual event might be canceled due to the current strike controversy with MBC. 

MBC gives update on this year's Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'
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MBC gives update on this year's Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'

'Idol Star Athletics Championship' is once again airing this Chuseok!

On July 21, a rep from MBC revealed, "The Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' is under preparation. Currently, we're in the process of casting idols."

An exclusive report by Ilgan Sports stated that the filming is scheduled for the first week of September from the 4th to 6th. However, the rep stated, "The recording date is not yet confirmed."

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Wanna One to participate in upcoming Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'?
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Wanna One to participate in upcoming Chuseok special of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'?

MBC recently responded to reports regarding Wanna One's appearance on the newest installment of 'Idol Star Athletics Championship'.

A representative at MBC stated, "'Wanna One has not been officially confirmed to appear on the program. They are currently looking into it."

On August 17, one media outlet claimed that the rising idol group had been scheduled for the show. Meanwhile, the Chuseok special will begin filming in early September. 

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BTS' Jungkook to participate in '2017 Idol Star Athletic Championship'
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BTS' Jungkook to participate in '2017 Idol Star Athletic Championship'

It looks like BTS' Jungkookwill be participating in the upcoming 'Idol Star Athletic Championship' (ISAC).

According to an exclusive report by Ilgan Sports, Jungkook is scheduled to participate in the bowling tournament of '2017 ISAC' along with Homme's Lee Hyun.

Bowling has a become a trending sport among stars. Lee Hong Ki and Kim Soo Hyunhave even tried out for the pro-bowler qualification. Jungkook is also one of the stars who's well known for his love for bowling. The idol is expected to show off his outstanding bowling skills on '2017 ISAC'.

'Idol Star Athletics Championship' confirmed to start filming in September!
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'Idol Star Athletics Championship' confirmed to start filming in September!

MBC's 'Idol Star Athletics Championship' has officially been green lit!

According to a broadcast affiliate on August 16, the popular variety program will hold a recording session on September 4 and 11, where participants will film for a new sports category - bowling. 

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Previously, the show had been riddled with concerns regarding the injuries of participants.  As a result, the show will be removing futsal and wrestling and instead replace it with rhythmic dancing and aerobics, hoping to lessen close combat. Nonetheless, fans will get to see various idol stars on the program practicing a wide range of sports.