MBC has confirmed the broadcast dates and timings for “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships New Year Special.”
The most awaited holiday variety show “2018 Idol Star Athletics Championships New Year Special” is back this year for its ninth season, featuring idols competing against each other at various sports events. It was revealed that the broadcast will be divided into four episodes, with the first two airing on February 15th at 5:40 p.m. KST and the remaining two episodes on February 16th at 5:10 p.m. KST.
This year there were some changes made in the events and new category bowling was introduced, which highlighted many skilled idol bowlers. The MCs for the event were Super Junior’s Leeteuk, Apink’s Bomi, and Jun Hyun Moo.
The participating male idols for the event this year include, EXO, Highlight, Wanna One, BTOB, VIXX, SEVENTEEN, NU’EST W, MONSTA X, ASTRO, NCT 127, UP10TION, SNUPER, KNK, VICTON, IMFACT, ONF, The East Light, Romeo, Golden Child, MVP, MXM, The Boyz, BLK, IN2IT, RAINZ, TopSecret, and MYTEEN.
Female participating idols include, TWICE, Red Velvet, Apink, GFRIEND, Lovelyz, LABOUM, Oh My Girl, MAMAMOO, LABOUM, DIA, Cosmic Girls, gugudan, 9MUSES, APRIL, PRISTIN, Weki Meki, DreamCatcher, CLC, MOMOLAND, Berry Good, Baby Boo, Favorite, H.U.B, Gate9, S.I.S, Busters, Hash Tag, Minseo, Kriesha Chu, Yuseol, ELRIS, and 1NB.
With many idols participating in various sports, the show remains highly anticipated.
Stay tuned for more updates!