[Video] ′Produce 101 Season 2′ Says Goodbye to First Round of Contestants
Mnet′s Produce 101 Season 2 has said goodbye to the first round of eliminated contestants.
During the May 5 episode of Produce 101 Season 2, the first contestant rankings were announced and the episode showed huge success with viewer ranking peaking at 3.7% and averaging at 3%. The episode peaked when contestant Ong Seong Wu′s rank at number 4 was announced.
During the episode, the first rankings from both live and online votes as well as bonuses was announced by BoA. Special MCs Choi Yoo Jung, Ko So Hye and Kim So Hee, who appeared on the first season of Produce 101, also appeared as special panelists for the episode.
However, leading up to the ranking reveal, Choi Yoon Jung and Kim Do Yeon, also from the first season of Produce 101, appeared to host a dance battle. Contestants were unable to hide their excitement as Choi Yoon Jung began the dance battle by dancing to Bang Bang.
Additionally, contestants showed their honest sides while talking to themselves through a mirror. They opened up to the audience by writing a letter to themselves, but were soon in for a shock when the segment was revealed to be a prank.
This was followed by revealing the top 60 contestants for the first round of eliminations. Contestants below rank 60 were sent home and their was an emotional farewell.
Meanwhile, Mnet′s Produce 101 Season 2 airs every Friday at 11PM KST.