MBC’s biannual “Idol Star Athletics Championships” (hereafter “ISAC”) will not be going down this Chuseok vacation.
On September 15, Sports Seoul reported that MBC’s “ISAC” won’t air this Chuseok. Following studies, a supply from MBC confirmed, “Due to COVID-19, ‘Idol Star Athletics Championships’ will not be broadcast this Chuseok.” They continued, “This Chuseok holiday, [MBC] will showcase abundant Chuseok specials such as the new programs ‘Wild Idol,’ ‘The Masked Talent’ (literal title), which is the spin-off program of ‘The King of Mask Singer,’ ‘Family Mate’ (literal title), and other Chuseok pilot programs.”
MBC’s upcoming idol survival present “Wild Idol,” which premieres on September 17, will consider contestants based mostly on their bodily stamina, ability degree, and hidden potential as they take to the outside and battle for the possibility to debut. Kim Jong Kook is hosting the present because the MC, Cha Tae Hyun, Lee Sun Bin, INFINITE’s Sunggyu and extra can be panelists, whereas Tiger JK, SHINee’s Minho, Minzy, and extra will seem as trainers.
Since 2010, “ISAC” has aired each Chuseok and Lunar New Year. However, the large-scale program, which usually consists of quite a few idols, employees members, and followers collaborating, has change into tough to host attributable to COVID-19. Last Chuseok, the “2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships” canceled all indoor sporting occasions and featured spin-off shows together with the canine agility competitors “2020 Idol Star Dog-agility Championships” and the eSports competitors “2020 Idol Star eSports Championships.”
Earlier this yr, MBC additionally canceled “ISAC” for the Lunar New Year and instead aired the “2021 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special: Hall of Fame.” The particular discuss present featured idols who’ve gone down in “ISAC” historical past for his or her spectacular data in addition to newer idols who grew up watching the present.
Watch “ISAC: Hall of Fame” beneath:
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