When is Mnet’s 'Kingdom' airing? K-pop groups ATEEZ, Stray Kids to join The Boyz on reality TV show

When is Mnet’s 'Kingdom' airing? K-pop groups ATEEZ, Stray Kids to join The Boyz on reality TV show
Stray Kids, The Boyz, ATEEZ (YouTube/Mnet)

Mnet dropped the biggest spoiler regarding their new reality TV show ‘Kingdom’ on the stage of MAMA 2020 which shows 4th generation K-pop sensations ATEEZ, Stray Kids eyeing the same ‘Kingdom’ crown as ‘The Boyz’ who previously won the ‘Road to Kingdom’ reality TV, confirming their position on the lineup of ‘Kingdom’. A Korean media report reveals that Mnet has confirmed the news stating "The Boyz, ATEEZ, and Stray Kids are scheduled to participate in ‘Kingdom.'

Mnet’s ‘Kingdom’ which is a counterpart of ‘Queendom’ (2019) was originally scheduled for 2020. But due to Covid 19 restrictions, the channel has reportedly decided to film the show on January 2021 instead. A Korean TV media suggests that the show would premiere in February 2021. A Mnet official shared, “In preparation for Kingdom, which will air its first episode early next year, we have been contacting various labels.” 'Road to Kingdom' continued from April 30 to July 2020, where The Boyz emerged victoriously. 


Prior to 'Kingdom' kickstarting its episodes from April 2021, Mnet has announced a pre-show titled ‘Introduction Stage to Kingdom'. 


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The second episode of 'Kingdom: Legendary War' will air on April 8, 7.50 pm KST.

How to live stream

Mnet's 'Kingdom: Legendary War' Episode 2 will be in Viki with English subtitles after the show ends. check out the first episode here. Mnet's YouTube channel Mnet K-POP will also have clips of the performance stages and previews of the next episode. 



SM Entertainment’s popular K-pop duo TVXQ’s Yunho and Changmin will be MC’s for the Mnet show. 


The Boyz

Stray Kids




So far, the lineup confirms ‘Road to Kingdom’ winner The Boyz, ATEEZ, and Stray Kids, also known as 4th generation K-pop superstars. The latter two groups will be challenging the former through the new concept reality show. As the officials confirm the news, fans are taking to Twitter to ask who else will be joining them. A fan posted, The idea of @ATEEZofficial @WE_THE_BOYZ AND @Stray_Kids on Kingdom is honestly too much to handle. These performances are going to be out of this world.” Another said, “three times the stress and three times the fanwars for me, YAY! /s.” Another said, “I want to make a prediction, another 3-4 artists who join Kingdom. Monsta X, SEVENTEEN, NCT 127. Kang Daniel. Hahaha. If Queendom include MAMAMOO really really famous GG. So why not ?  All this groups get big awards. So why not.” Another NCT fan noted, “what if all the a**-kissing mnet did was to get nct to participate in kingdom.”








The Boyz is also dropping a Christmas single ‘Christmassy’ on December 7. Prior to that, the K-pop stars will be interacting with the fans through a Vlive chat before the single drops. The group has also shared scrapbook-like teaser concept photos prior to the single release. ‘Christmassy’ drops at 6 pm KST.

Check out the latest teaser of 'Kingdom Legendary War'





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