Jyp Entertainment To Launch Boy Group Survival Show In October

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JYP Entertainment to launch boy group survival show in October
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JYP Entertainment to launch boy group survival show in October

While fans had suspectedJYP Entertainmentto have cancelled their boy group version of 'Sixteen', it's now been confirmed to air in October.

they will be collaborating with Mnetonce again for a boy group survival show. However, unlike 'Sixteen' where the girls had to go against each other for a place on the debuting team, the survival show will feature the group versus JYP Entertainment, where the group will have to do various missions with their debut at stake. They'll be testing both their ability and teamwork.

Bang Ye Dams Group Debut Postponed, YG To Launch New Survival Show
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Bang Ye Dams Group Debut Postponed, YG To Launch New Survival Show

According to new reports, the debut of YG Entertainments new boy group with Bang Ye Dam, the runner-up of K-Pop Star 2, has been pushed back.

Previously, it had been reported that preparations were under way for YG’s new boy group with Bang Ye Dam to debut in July 2017. At the time, YG claimed it would be debuting its youngest boy group yet, with the members being 15-17 years old.

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Instead, Bang Ye Dam will be joining other YG trainees in a survival program aimed for the second half of this year. The program will be similar to those that produced iKON and WINNER, and will likely be headed by PD Han Dong Chul, who recently signed an exclusive contract with YG Entertainment. PD Han Dong Chul is known for his work on music variety shows like “Produce 101” and “Show Me the Money,” and it remains to be seen how his expertise will influence YG’s survival show.

YG Entertainment And Former Produce 101 PD To Launch Girl Group Project Show
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YG Entertainment And Former Produce 101 PD To Launch Girl Group Project Show

YG Entertainment and producing director (PD) Han Dong Chul are planning to launch a “girl group comeback project” soon.

On July 18, a source from YG Entertainment stated, “PD Han Dong Chul will be unveiling a girl group comeback project this fall.”

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“It’s a project that is in cooperation with other agencies,” the source continued. They also explained that anyone can take part, including those who are currently signed to agencies or have put out albums in the past.

YG Entertainment And Produce 101 Season 1 PD To Launch Girl Group Project Show
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YG Entertainment And Produce 101 Season 1 PD To Launch Girl Group Project Show

YG Entertainment and producing director (PD) Han Dong Chul are planning to launch a “girl group comeback project” soon.

On July 18, a source from YG Entertainment stated, “PD Han Dong Chul will be unveiling a girl group comeback project this fall.”

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“It’s a project that is in cooperation with other agencies,” the source continued. They also explained that anyone can take part, including those who are currently signed to agencies or have put out albums in the past.

JYP Entertainment's new survival program will be to launch a male idol group
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JYP Entertainment's new survival program will be to launch a male idol group

It looks like the rumored new survival program produced by Mnet in conjunction with JYP Entertainment will be to launch a new male idol group!

A representative from a variety show department said, "JYP and Mnet will be joining hands to start a new survival program for a male idol group. It will have a completely different personality compared to the second season of 'Sixteen' that was prematurely 'revealed', and is designed to create a male group."

SEE ALSO: JYPE addresses reports that 'Sixteen' season 2 is in the works