FNC’s Upcoming Idol Band Audition Program Announces Premiere Date
The premiere date has been confirmed for FNC Entertainment’s new idol band audition program!
In June, FNC Entertainment announced the launch of “The Idol Band: Boy’s Battle,” a new Korean-Japanese audition show searching for members to create a new idol band. The show will be jointly produced by Japanese public broadcast network TBS, FNC, and SBS Medianet, and it will air on both SBS MTV and SBS FiL in Korea and on TBS in Japan.
On November 24, SBS M revealed, “SBS M and TBS’s ‘The Idol Band: Boy’s Battle’ will premiere on December 6 at 9 p.m. [KST].”
This audition program seeks to find band members who will captivate global audiences with both their talent and good looks. The band members will be personally picked by five teams of idol band producers: FTISLAND, CNBLUE, and N.Flying, as well as Japanese bands KANKAKU PIERO and KEYTALK. Additionally, FNC Entertainment’s CEO and executive producer Han Sung Ho and Sharam Q’s leader and guitarist Hatake will join the show as “special masters.”
The MCs of “The Idol Band: Boy’s Battle” will be SF9‘s Rowoon and former IZ*ONE member Yabuki Nako of HKT48. “The Idol Band: Boy’s Battle” has already wrapped up its first filming and it’s said that the show features a legendary group of applicants.
“The Idol Band: Boy’s Battle” will simultaneously premiere on SBS M and SBS FiL on December 6 at 9 p.m. KST. In Japan, the program will premiere on TBS on December 3.