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2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships Sets Film Date + Adds Bowling
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2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships Sets Film Date + Adds Bowling

On August 16, a source revealed MBCs plans for the Chuseok edition of 2017 Idol Star Athletics Championships.

According to the source, filming will take place on September 4 and 11. In addition, bowling will be added as an event.

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Idol Star Athletics Championships have been the center of controversy consistently due to injuries incurred during filming. However, its difficult for idols to reject appearing on the show due to its great popularity and opportunities. In order to prevent injuries from occuring, the show has tried to make some changes. Hand-to-hand fighting events like futsal and wrestling will be removed. Rhythmic gymnastics and aerobics have been added instead.

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. 

Do you want to see Wanna One on 'ISAC'?

PSY Drops Humorously Illustrated Teaser Images Of Featuring Artists From Upcoming Album
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PSY Drops Humorously Illustrated Teaser Images Of Featuring Artists From Upcoming Album

PSY has released some unique illustrated teaser images for some of his songs from his upcoming eighth album 4X2=8!

Each image contains a caricatured illustration of PSY with his featuring artists and music video starring celebrities, and its so well-drawn that you can easily tell who each person is. PSY then revealed that he will be holding a special V Live broadcast titled Psy Little Television 2 (parody of MBCs My Little Television) on May 10 at 5 p.m. KST, which is an hour before the release of his new album at 6 p.m. KST. During the broadcast, he will talk about what hes been up to, introduce his new album, and share interesting behind-the-scenes stories about filming his new music videos.

Watch: TWICE To Light Up Weekly Idol Studio With Laughter In Upcoming Episode
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Watch: TWICE To Light Up Weekly Idol Studio With Laughter In Upcoming Episode

Popular girl group TWICE will be next weeks guests on MBC Every1s Weekly Idol!

In a preview that was released on May 10, the girls seem like theyre ready to bring the laughs with their genuine and fun selves on the set of Weekly Idol.

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Not only will they be attempting the famous random play dance once again, the girls who are known for their fresh and adorable personalities will also be demonstrating how exactly cute acts (aegyo) should be done.

Woollim Entertainment Announces Name For New Upcoming Idol Group
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Woollim Entertainment Announces Name For New Upcoming Idol Group

Another long-awaited idol group will finally be making their debut this year!

Woollim Entertainment previously announced they would be debuting a new boy group as well as a girl group sometime in 2017, and has revealed the name for one of this groups.

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On May 15 at midnight KST, the agency posted a simple red-and-white logo that says, GoldenChild, indicating the name of what many are suspecting will be their new boy group.