'In The Soop: Friendcation': Release date, where to watch, episodes and all about BTS V's vacation

'In The Soop: Friendcation': Release date, where to watch, episodes and all about BTS V's vacation
The Friendcation version of the JTBC show, 'In The Soop' with BTS' V and members of his Wooga Squad (pictured) will premiere globally on July 22 (Credits -JTBC)

If there is one thing that BTS' V aka Kim Taehyung is well-known for other than being a member of the biggest boy group in the world, it is his appearance in the 2016 K-drama, 'Hwarang: Poet, Warrior, Youth'. The show gave fans Actor Taehyung, but the singer and actor left with a bunch of new friends, some of who soon became his new family aside from BTS members. BTS' V, who actually is a social butterfly made close friends with actors Park Seo-Joon and Park Hyung-Sik, who were his co-stars on the show. They were introduced to Park Seo-Joon's friend actor Choi Woo-Shik and V's friend Peakyboy. The group that came together and came to be called 'Wooga Squad'.

Over the last few years, the group has become one like a family and has gone on various trips together, some of which they had shared for fans to enjoy. Now, another such "friends vacation" aka Friendcation will take place in the days to come, which will be broadcast for fans to be a part of. HYBE's long-running travel variety show with the network JTBC titled, 'In The Soop' (translated to In The Forest) will get a new version with Wooga Squad members, titled, 'In The Soop: Friendcation'. The show started off with members of BTS over two seasons and then also chronicled the boy group Seventeen's travel journey. The new season that will feature BTS' V and his friends is now set to premiere soon.


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(Left to Right) Actors Choi Woo-Shik, Park Hyung-Sik, Park Seo-Joon, Singer Peakyboy, and BTS' V from one of Wooga Squad's older photos (Twitter)

Release date

The first episode of the show 'In The Soop: Friendcation' will premiere globally on July 22 at 9 pm KST (8 am ET). Following episodes will be released every Friday thereafter with Episode 2 releasing on July 29, Episode 3 releasing on August 5, and Episode 4 releasing on August 12. All episodes will be released at 9 pm KST (8 am ET) on TV with a delayed broadcast online.


'In The Soop: Friendcation' will have a total of four episodes that will be released on a weekly basis every Friday from July 22 to August 12, 2022.


Where To watch

The show will be available for Korean residents to watch on the TV channel JTBC whereas the show will be streamed globally through the streaming platform Disney+. The episodes will be available on Disney+ at a delayed broadcast time of 11 pm KST (12 pm ET) after their initial broadcasts on TV every week.


The show features Wooga Squad - the group made with famous friends of K-pop sensation BTS' V aka Kim Taehyung. The show will feature five people in total namely, BTS' V (Kim Taehyung), actor Park Seo-Joon, actor Park Hyung-Sik, actor Choi Woo-Shik, and singer Peakyboy.


'In The Soop: Friendcation' is a spin-off program of HYBE's entertainment reality show 'In The Soop', which depicts the life of artists who pause their breathless lives on a splendid stage and enjoy leisure and healing in the forest. The newest season of the show titled, 'In The Soop: Friendcation' contains the travel stories of the best friends of the entertainment industry, Park Seo-Joon, Peakyboy, Choi Woo-Shik, Park Hyung-Sik, and BTS' V.

In the official teaser poster for the show, all five friends were seen seated next to each other across a sunny window. In line with the theme of the show, 'In The Soop: Friendcation' will follow the healing trip 'between daily life and rest', where the biggest celebrities will wear a natural makeup-free look while being dressed in comfortable clothes. The show will narrate a travel story, full of laughter featuring these five friends.



The teaser for the show will be released on June 8 on the official YouTube channel and Twitter account of 'In The Soop'.

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