SM Leisure launches a actuality present to pick out the members of boy band NCT’s newest sub-group.
“NCT Universe: LASTART,” SM Leisure’s first actuality program to choose members of boy band NCT’s final sub-group, will start airing on July 27 in South Korea, Japan, and the USA. The present will discover SM Leisure trainees to debut as NCT’s closing fixed-member sub-group, one in every of three new teams the company is launching this yr.
Twenty-member boy band NCT is understood for its distinctive sub-group system, the place members are divided into smaller teams inside the band. The teams are NCT 127, NCT Dream, WayV, and the latest, NCT New Group — a working title.
Named for Seoul’s longitude, NCT 127 is the band’s sub-group based mostly in Seoul. WayV is the sub-group with a concentrate on SM Leisure’s Chinese language viewers, whereas NCT Dream consists of the seven youngest members of the boy band.
“LASTART,” a portmanteau of LAST and START, represents the top of NCT’s seemingly infinite enlargement and the start of a brand new sub-group. The venture will function the rookie groups talked about in SM Leisure’s beforehand launched “SM 3.0: New IP 2023” video.
Trainees might be chosen as debut members by way of the completion of missions. SM Leisure’s senior artists BoA and Eunhyuk of Tremendous Junior will star as artist administrators, internet hosting the present and judging performances. Different artists from the company may even function all through the collection.
“The present will present the viewers a peek into SM Leisure’s new (idol) group-launching course of that was by no means revealed earlier than, exhibiting the member composition, behind-the-scenes training classes, and the method of forming the ultimate staff members,” says the company.
“NCT Universe: LASTART” airs its premiere episode on July 27, accessible by way of Korea’s cable community ENA, Japan’s Nippon TV, and Hulu in the USA. Extra details about availability is but to come back.