On July 4, an industry representative reported “The Chuseok special of the ‘2019 Idol Star Athletics Championships’ will hold its recording in August. eSports will be added as an event for this Chuseok special. It appears that rhythmic gymnastics will be included.”
The program will reportedly be directed by Choi Min Geun, who has worked on the “Real Men” series.
In response to the reports, a source from MBC commented, “The exact filming date has not been decided yet,” and added that the addition of an eSports event is currently in talks.
source: @soompi, soompi, naver, newsen