The concept of variety shows has been a hit amongst the Korean audience for many years. And with the rise of k-dramas worldwide, non-Koreans are also becoming invested in variety shows. A new Korean variety show called The Zone: Survival Mission is set to dive into the sea of on-air variety shows. The Zone: Survival Mission is reported to be produced by Studio Gaon. It is helmed by Cho Hyojin and K. Dongjin. Now it has to be seen whether it will join the likes of the hit ‘Running Man‘ or not.
So when is ‘Zone: Survival Mission Episode 1’ coming out? Where can you watch ‘Zone: Survival Mission’? Everything about the show, including ‘Zone: Survival Mission release date,’ will be revealed here. So stick with us! The charm of Korean variety shows is that they feature celebrities and how they overcome each obstacle. These shows have a fixed cast for most of the seasons.
And fans get to see the real personalities of their favorite celebrities. Even the format is not specified as the challenges in different seasons keep changing. Here is a summary for those unaware of the concept.
‘The Zone: Survival Mission’ Preview
The trailer promises a lot of fun challenges. The show looks like it is divided into eight episodes. It introduces the three hosts as contestants who will be assigned eight weird tasks. To complete each mission, the hosts must stand firm against the challenges for four hours without giving up. The trailer offers a glimpse into the absurd tasks Jae-Suk, Kwang-Soo, and Yuri are served. One can’t help but laugh as one see them struggle to cooperate and find answers to the weird scenarios they are presented with.
Fans cannot wait to watch this fresh take on an old variety show concept. In this exciting trailer, the viewers can see the hosts fighting against zombies, a pool of glue, puzzles, gunfights, ice, and high-stakes gambling. The hosts seem to enjoy themselves and joke while taking on the challenges. The voice-over seems to be done by Yoo Jae Suk. And it appears that Lee Kwang Soo, who recently exited ‘Running Man,’ wants to quit the sticky glue floor challenge as we see him calling for help while struggling on the floor.
Some viewers might want to learn about The Zone: Survival Mission’s certification for viewing. So here it goes. The Zone: Survival Mission has received a U/A 16+ rating. Parents are advised by the warning U/A 16+ that the content may not be suitable for children under 16. This rating serves as a stronger warning to parents that the material may not be suitable for children under 16. This might involve more obscene language, mature humor, or violence.
‘The Zone: Survival Mission’ Cast
The show stars Lee Kwang-Soo, who we know from Running Man and Good Sunday. He is also dubbed as the Asian continent’s prince, as he enjoys a massive international fan following. The second participant is Oh Jae-suk, known for his wit and humor. He is a successful comedian and host who we last saw on Infinite Challenge, Happy Together, and Hangout With Yoo. Kwon Yu-ri, famous for her singing skills, is the third participant. She made her debut with Girls’ Generation. Yu-ri has several acting credits, like Fashion King, Local Hero, Dae Jang Geum Is Watching, Innocent Defendant, and Bossam: Steal the Fate.
The Zone: Survival Mission Episode 1: Release Date
When is The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1 coming out? The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1 is set to release on September 8th. The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1 will air at 4:00 pm EST or 1:00 pm PST. However, in India, you watch the show after 12:30 pm. Korean viewers can enjoy the show at 8.30 pm KST.
Where Can You Watch The Zone: Survival Mission Episode 1?
The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1 is a Disney+ original. So ‘The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1’ will air on Disney+. In India, the fans can watch The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1 on Disney+ Hotstar. One for $7.99 for a month and another for $79.99 for a year. Both these plans offer unlimited coverage. As for India, Disney + Hotstar provides a subscription at Rs 499 for a year.
So update your calendars, and don’t forget to watch The Zone: Survival Mission episode 1. Happy streaming!