Idol School Reveals First Rankings After Live Voting During Premiere Episode

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Idol School Reveals First Rankings After Live Voting During Premiere Episode
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Idol School Reveals First Rankings After Live Voting During Premiere Episode

On July 13, Mnets new survival program Idol School premiered its first episode and held its first round of live voting. Out of the 41 girls in the premiere episode, 9 will be selected by the end of the shows run to form a girl group.

During the episode, the 41 students underwent evaluations in dance, vocals, and physical training. Natty placed first in the vocal evaluation, Tasha placed first in the dance evaluation, and Kim Eun Seo placed first in the physical evaluation. Overall, Natty was selected as the top student and she led the other students in a pledge as their representative.

Idol School Reveals Rankings For 2nd Episode And Announces Plans For First Eliminations
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Idol School Reveals Rankings For 2nd Episode And Announces Plans For First Eliminations

“Idol School” aired its second episode on July 20, and the results of viewer voting have been announced!

The reality show is aimed at training female contestants in the skills required to be an idol, and nine of the “students” will be selected to make their debut in a girl group.

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In addition to their usual dance and vocal training, in this week’s episode the students also took lessons in dancing sharply in perfect sync, as well getting used to the camera, and teamwork. They also filmed a promotional video for the song “Pretty,” and Solbi appeared as a special guest teacher to give advice.

Minzy Reveals Having No Memories of Her School Days In Recent 'Unnie's Slam Dunk 2' Episode
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Minzy Reveals Having No Memories of Her School Days In Recent 'Unnie's Slam Dunk 2' Episode

The May 12 episode of "Unnie's Slam Dunk 2" showed the Unnies gearing up for their debut. During which, 2NE1's Minzy was reminded of her passion for studying.

As reported by Soompi, Minzy and the Unnies were preparing for their debut in the latest episode of the show. The Unnies were discussing about a school girl concept.

This reminded Minzy of her passion for studying. The 2NE1 member sacrificed school as she followed her dreams of becoming an idol.

The members started asking Minzy regarding her class rank when she was in elementary. Minzy humbly replied that there were 2 kids who were always ahead of her, meaning she usually ranks 3rdin the class.

First episode of 'Idol School' starring Super Junior's Heechul and Lee Soon Jae receives broadcast date
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First episode of 'Idol School' starring Super Junior's Heechul and Lee Soon Jae receives broadcast date

The first episode of Mnet's 'Idol School' has been confirmed to air on July 13.

According to an exclusive scoop by Sports Donga, the broadcast date has been confirmed but they're still deciding on the time slot. The staff members are deciding whether to air it after 'I Can Hear Your Voice 4' or at a later time around 11 pm KST.

SEE ALSO: Heechul, SM vocal trainer Jang Jin Young, Lee Soon Jae, and more to be the teachers on 'Idol School'

'Idol School' will take place at English Village in Paju. The location was most recently used for 'Produce 101'. The students of the show will go through 11-week training and the top students will be debuting in a girl group after graduation. 

Watch: Mnets Idol School Unveils Preview For First Episode
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Watch: Mnets Idol School Unveils Preview For First Episode

On July 10, Mnet uploaded a teaser featuring the entrance ceremony for survival program Idol School.

Super Juniors Kim Heechul begins by introducing himself as the homeroom teacher and assuring, We will work to create a school that always prioritizes character above all.

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The principal, veteran actor Lee Soon Jae, then enters to the cheers of students and comments, I sincerely welcome you. I hope that you will learn and work hard for 11 weeks to achieve your dreams and become idols that not only capture Korea but also the world.