New Kbs Audition Program Denies Rumors Of Penalties Given To Agencies Who Dont Send Recruits

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New KBS Audition Program Denies Rumors Of Penalties Given To Agencies Who Dont Send Recruits
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New KBS Audition Program Denies Rumors Of Penalties Given To Agencies Who Dont Send Recruits

KBSs new audition program The Final 99 Match (tentative title) has come under fire for reportedly pressuring agencies into sending recruits on the show.

The Final 99 Match is an audition program aimed at giving a second chance to singers who have already debuted but failed to find success. Rain has been reported to be in talks to MC the show.

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Recently rumors have spread that KBS will be banning agencies from participating in KBS shows like Music Bank if they do not send one or two recruits to the show. A source from The Final 99 Match said to OSEN, It is correct that we have met with management companies with the aim of recruiting people, but it is not true that we are restricting appearances on KBS if they decline.

KBS Prepared To Launch Largest Idol Audition Program Ever
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KBS Prepared To Launch Largest Idol Audition Program Ever

Broadcasting channel KBS has announced their very own idol audition program, and its reported that it will be the largest ever.

An exclusive report detailed the formation of KBSs new idol audition program tentatively called The Final 99 Match. KBS reportedly invested at least 7 billion KRW ($6.25 million USD) for the program.

The intention of this new program is to bring to light idols who have experience in releasing an album and promoting as an idol but have not experienced the success that they dreamed of.

'Produce 101' denies rumors of an extra special episode
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'Produce 101' denies rumors of an extra special episode

'Produce 101' has denied rumors of a special episode.

A media outlet had reported that a special 'Produce 101' episode will be airing on the June 23 after the final 11 are chosen on the June 16. However, Mnetclarified that the special that will be airing on the 23rd is for 'Show Me the Money 6', not for 'Produce 101'.

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'Produce 101' also confirmed, "The season will end on the 16th. There are no plans fora special episode."

Yoon Eun Hye's agency denies dating rumors
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Yoon Eun Hye's agency denies dating rumors

Actress Yoon Eun Hye's agency denied recent dating rumors that arose from the photo below.

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On Jun 7, Chinese media outlet 'Sina Entertainment' alleged the man that can be seen to Yoon Eun Hye's left in the reflection was her boyfriend. However, her agency has come out to deny the reports, saying, "That's ridiculous. It's not true. After going to church, she met with a few of her acquaintances. The man in the window reflection is just one of those acquaintances."

Chinese audition program 'Birth of a Star' blatantly plaigarizes 'Produce 101'
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Chinese audition program 'Birth of a Star' blatantly plaigarizes 'Produce 101'

Chinese audition program 'Birth of a Star' is under fire for blatantly plagiarizing South Korean competition series 'Produce 101'.

'Birth of a Star' was broadcasted on Chinese video site IQIYIfrom November of 2016 to January of 2017. A total of 65 contestants participated in the competition to become the final 8 of thedebut group.The concept is greatly similar to 'Produce 101', where 101 trainees compete to become the final 11 debut members. In addition to the general concept, 'Birth of a Star' blatantly plagiarized the small segments within the show.