BTS announce return of variety show 'Run BTS', fans say 'my free therapy is back'

The show 'Run BTS' aired its last episode 10 months ago before BTS started their 'PTD on Stage' tour


                            BTS announce return of variety show 'Run BTS', fans say 'my free therapy is back'
BTS announce the return of their long-running variety show 'Run BTS' with a new season airing from August 16 onwards (@jin/Instagram; @bts_bighit/Twitter)
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Every single day ARMYs (fans of BTS) wonder if they were actually pranked when it was announced that BTS members will be going on a short hiatus to focus on their solo activities. Looks like that could be just true as now, less than two months after that announcement, BTS members have announced the return of their long-running variety show 'Run BTS' that will make a comeback after 10 months.

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On August 1, the seventh anniversary of its debut, BTS members came together to announce that the fan-loved variety program 'Run BTS' featuring the septet is finally going to make a comeback this month. BTS last released the season finale of 'Run BTS' with Episode 155 which aired on October 12, last year before they were set to begin their 'Permission To Dance on Stage' concert in Los Angeles back in November of 2021. Now, almost 10 months since then, BTS has released a teaser for the new season of the show after they announced that the variety program was going to resume starting on August 16 this year.

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Run BTS to make a comeback this August

BTS members recently gathered together on the streets of Seoul and while fans wondered what the members were shooting, it has finally been clarified that the members were filming the teaser for the new 'Run BTS' episodes. The label Big Hit Music took to BTS' social media to release the teaser for the upcoming season of 'Run BTS' where they spoke about how the show had been gone for 10 long months.

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The members joked about how their new single, 'Run BTS', from their anthology album, 'Proof', would best fit the opening theme of this new season as per the request of ARMYs. This confirmed fans' suspicions about the members being highly active on Twitter. The variety show, 'Run BTS', first aired on August 1, 2015, and was the first-ever outdoor reality show from the boy group.

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Before 'Run BTS' first aired, the members aired short episodes of the boys playing indoor games in their dance practice room. The show has been popular amongst fans where the seven boys are often seen playing games in solos, duos, or groups for them to win petty prizes like a rice cooker or meal coupons. Fans can catch up on older 'Run BTS' episodes below.

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'I missed them saying, Dallyeora Bangtan'

Fans love the concepts in these episodes as the variety show where BTS members have fun with each other that has ARMYs calling the show their 'free therapy'. One fan said, "Run bts being back in two weeks after 10 months OH LIFE IS GOOD AGAIN MY FREE THERAPY IS BACK i’ll never complain in life ever again."

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One fan said, "10 months, how did we seriously survive 10 month without our free therapy run bts??? i feel alive again now that it’s finally back." Another fan said, nd what if they use this edit for run bts opening." One more fan said, "I missed them saying "dallyeora bangtan!" our free therapy is back after 10 months!!!! CANT FREAKING WAIT!!! RUN BTS IS BACKKKK." One fan joked, "We really survived 10 months of no Run BTS, ARMYS WE ARE THE STRONGEST SOLDIERS!"

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One fan concluded, "So they were filming this RUN BTS episode that day OMG FINALLY RUN BTS IS BACK AFTER 10 MONTHS." Another fan said, "RUN BTS is finally back after 10 months with 'run bts' as teaser song pls the way we are finally getting back healing tuesdays the tears are real." A fan said, "THEY LISTENED TO ARMY AND RUN BTS IS THE THEME SONG OF RUN BTS."

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