Update: MBC Confirms Plans For Next “Idol Star Athletics Championships”
Updated July 25 KST:
On July 25, a representative from MBC confirmed that the recording for this year’s Chuseok (Korean thanksgiving) special of “Idol Star Athletics Championships” will be taking place in August. This was in response to a report that stated that agencies have received notices that filming will be taking place on August 19 and 20, with the show airing in late September during the Chuseok holiday.
MBC is gearing up for the next “Idol Star Athletics Championships”!
On June 28, it was reported that the biannual special is preparing for the Chuseok episode.
In response, a source from MBC’s variety show department confirmed, “We are currently planning the ‘Idol Star Athletics Championships’ Chuseok special.”
This year’s Chuseok program will be directed by Park Chang Hoon, who has worked on shows like “Infinite Challenge” and “Radio Star.”
The Chuseok holiday this year is from September 23 through 25, which is when it will air, but the recording will likely be held much earlier. Details like the recording date, lineup, and sporting events for the ‘Idol Star Athletics Championships’ have not been determined yet.