Peak Time, an upcoming survival show for K-pop groups with small fandoms, will help everyone find their own stages in the K-pop industry.
Some of the most popular K-pop groups and idols were discovered through survival shows. Companies and networks create these programs in order to pick the best among the contestants and give them the spotlight they deserve.
Some of the renowned shows include Boys Planet, Produce 101, Produce X 101 and GIRLS RE:VERSE, to name a few.
Following the popularity of different survival programs, JTBC created its own show to give a chance to lesser-known groups.
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All About JTBC's Peak Time
Cable channel JTBC confirmed the arrival of the survival show, Peak Time.
The new program will reportedly feature 23 boy groups who have not performed on stage in a while due to several reasons, like indefinite hiatus or due to disbandment. Rookie groups who want to score recognition will also have a chance to showcase their talents through different productions and performances.
As of press time, ATBO, KINGDOM, GHOST 9, 24K, BAE173 and BDC confirmed their appearances. DGNA is the most experienced among the group after marking its debut in 2010 with Admiring Boy.
"About 30 boy bands debut every year, but only two to three of them survive," JTBC said. "We will discover hidden gems among the contenders who desperately want to shine on stage."
JTBC collaborated with the production team of its hit show, Sing Again. Meanwhile, Lee Seung Gi will host the show.
On the other hand, Jay Park, HIGHLIGHT's Lee Gi Kwang, WINNER's Mino, INFINITE's Sunggyu, Super Junior's Kyuhyun and Girls' Generation Tiffany Young will serve as the judges.
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Peak Time Release Date
JTBC is set to release the episodes of Peak Time starting Feb. 15. The cable station has not confirmed the time of the release of the show.
Where To Watch Peak Time
Aside from JTBC, Peak Time will also be broadcast through several Japanese platforms, including ABEMA and CS Channel.
See Peak Time's full trailer here.
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