Viu Original Hello K-Idol, the 1st Korean Idol search, premieres this September

Follow the K-Trainees’ journey to reach their dreams of becoming a K-Idol, exclusively on Viu. 

The wait is over! Watch the first episode of Hello K-Idol, streaming exclusively on Viu, on September 1, Saturday, 8PM PHT. On the show’s first webisode, get to know the aspirants and join them on their journey in grabbing a coveted spot as part of Hello K-Idol’s top 10 K-Trainees.

Co-produced by Viu and Globe Studios, Hello K-Idol is a first-of-its-kind reality show in search of the next Filipino K-Pop Superstar. After nationwide auditions, 10 finalists emerged as the K-Trainees who will go through a series of rigorous training and challenges. At stake is the coveted prize of an all-expense paid scholarship at a prestigious entertainment talent school in Korea.

Arianne Kader-Cu, Country Manager of Viu Philippines shares, “We’re very excited to have our fellow Filipinos join the K-Trainees as they begin to pave their paths toward Hallyu stardom. Coming from different walks in life, they are nothing short of talented and full of potential. Through their participation in Hello K-Idol, we are glad to channel their determination and bring them one step closer to their dreams of becoming the next Filipino K-Idol.”

“With this latest production from Globe Studios, fans can easily keep up with their favorite personalities and support their fellow Pinoys fulfill their K-Idol dreams,” says Globe Studios Head, Quark Henares.

Providing advice and inspiring words to the finalists are the K-Inspirations, beloved K-Idols Jung Joon-Young, K-Rock artist and host of the variety show 2 Days & 1 Night, and Yook Sung-Jae from K-Pop group BtoB and the hit K-Drama Goblin. Honing their talents and skills are the K-Mentors, “Asia’s Phoenix” Morissette Amon, K-Pop Dance Artiste Dasuri Choi, and Korean-Filipino sweetheart and singer Jinho Bae. Hosting the show is prominent host and personality, K-Fanatic Kring Elenzano-Kim.

Catch the newest webisodes of Hello K-Idol every Saturday, 8PM PHT, under the “Viu Original” category on the Viu app (available for free on the App Store and Google Play Store) and on the website

There will also be exclusives, specials, and behind the scenes clips of the episodes! Enjoy all these plus your favorite K-Dramas on Viu with free all-day internet from Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi and HomeSurf promos!

Get first glimpses of the K-Trainees in the teasers for Hello K-Idol! ( and

Follow Viu Philippines on Facebook to get the latest news and updates about Hello K-Idol.

*Photos courtesy of Viu Philippines*


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