Peak Time is a new K-pop reality show planned by JTBC. After the success of Sing Again, Jtbc chief producer Yoon Hyun Joon and Production Direction Ma Geon Young has come up with a new singing show to support less popular K-pop male groups. The show is about giving them a second chance to prove themselves and gain publicity for their group.
The new episode of Peak Time will be released soon. We are here to share release date information, a recap of the previous episode, and episode streaming guides. The show premiered on February 15, 2023. It became a popular survival show because of its format. It gained the highest viewership rating in Korea. It is the first-ever group competition signing reality show. It allows various k-pop groups to participate and compete against every group to achieve the project team.
Peak Time: Synopsis
The ‘Peak Time’ show is a singing competition where K-pop idols and groups can participate who have suffered in the pandemic and are less popular. The newly debuted group is not as popular, old groups couldn’t get fame, and disbanded groups and artists came without their group to be all included in the competition. They may not have been popular and separated, but they still desire to be singers.
Through an open audition, they selected 24 groups to compete. They got 24 groups to represent each hour of the 24-hour clock. Judges formed the 24:00 team for singers who arrived without their groups due to unforeseen circumstances. That team has ten competitors. The judge’s board consist of well-known names from the music industry.
There are eight judges: Cho Kyu Hyun (Super Junior), Jay Park, Tiffany Young (Girls’ Generation), Lee Gi Kwang (Highlight), Kim Sung Gyu (Infinite), Ryan S Juhn, Song Min Ho (WINNER) and Moon Byul (Mamamoo). Moon Byul replaces Min Ho as a judge in the show when Min Ho has left for his mandatory military service. Lee Seung Gi is the host of Peak Time. He is a popular entertainer, and his superb hosting abilities make the show more entertaining.
There are various rounds throughout the show. The first was the survival round, in which the judges voted for the teams using the PICK button. The team with the most PICK will automatically advance to the next round. Teams with the fewest votes will be eliminated and leave the show. Teams with 4-5 votes are placed on hold by the judges. The team will stay competitive in each round and keep eliminating until the top six teams get picked through live voting and a panel of judges in the show.
Peak Time Episode 5: Recap
Previously on Peak Time, Only 16 teams advanced to the next round after the survival round. The first rival match was held, with judges splitting the teams into eight pairs to compete. In this round, the pairing team will perform the same concept. Each of the eight teams had to do the following theme: Emotional, Synchronized Choreography, Girl Group, Refreshing, Bad Boys, Solo, and Sexy.
Each team delivered a charismatic and energetic performance by covering popular K-pop songs. The pairs were assigned Red and Blue colours. Voters will use the assigned colours to vote for the winner, but the judges will decide on a tie-breaker. Winning teams had an advantage. The winning team in this rival round will have their global votes doubled.
The next episode will be the second round of the singing survival. It will be a collaboration match. The 16 teams will be divided into four units once more. They will showcase their talents in skills like vocal, dance and rap. There will be live voting with the judge’s final decision to pass teams to the future rounds.
Peak Time Episode 5: Release date & Time
Episode 5 of Peak Time will be coming on March 8, 2023. It is a reality show with ten episodes in total. New episodes are released every Wednesday at 10:30 pm KST. To watch the most recent episodes in your region, check out the time details listed below.
- Eastern Standard Time: 8:30 am (March 8, 2023)
- Central Standard Time: 7:30 am (March 8, 2023)
- Pacific Standard Time: 5:30 am (March 8, 2023)
- Greenwich Mean Time: 1:30 pm (March 8, 2023)
- Indian Standard time: 7:00 pm (March 8, 2023)
- Thailand Time: 8:30 pm (March 8, 2023)
- China Standard Time: 9:30 pm (March 8, 2023)
- Japan Standard Time: 10:30 pm (March 8, 2023)
Peak Time Episode 5: Streaming Guide
‘Peak Time’ is broadcast on the jTBC television channel in Korea. Tving is another streaming platform for Peak Time but accessed only in Korea. The show can also be available to watch on Viki for free. The teams’ performance videos and clips are on the official JTBC Music YouTube channel.