On September 19, a media outlet reported that YG was currently planning to launch a survival program to pick the members of the company’s next girl group, with plans to broadcast the show at the end of the year.
According to the reports, producing director (PD) Go Ik Jo, who recently transferred to YG Entertainment, will be in charge of the new survival program. He participated in Mnet’s “Show Me The Money” and “High School Rapper.”
Trainees from YG Entertainment, as well as those from Teddy’s subsidiary label, The Black Label, will reportedly appear on the show.
Later, YG Entertainment gave an official statement in response to these reports, stating, “[The program] is merely one of many we are currently drawing out. We do not have much information to announce just yet.”
Previously, YG Entertainment had stated they would announce a girl group to follow
sources: soompi, naver, newsen