“Run, BIGBANG Scout!” Starring record-breaking, internationally celebrated korean pop stars BIGBANG
Series Debuts April 26 on YouTube Red Celebrates BIGBANG’s 10 Year Reunion
Today, YouTube released “Run, BIGBANG Scout!”, a six-episode series featuring the legendary Korean pop group BIGBANG on YouTube Red. This is the first YouTube Red Originals series to launch in Korea. With over 140 million records sold, BIGBANG is one of the most popular boy bands in the world. “Run, BIGBANG Scout!” was produced by YG Entertainment in collaboration with YouTube to commemorate BIGBANG’s ten year anniversary.
“Run, BIGBANG Scout!” is a lighthearted reality show in the vein of popular Korean variety shows that place celebrities in unfamiliar surroundings. Here, the five members of BIGBANG go camping together for the first time and reminisce about the past ten years. The show promises to be a trip down memory lane for superfans as the series’ recaps major moments in BIGBANG’s history. The BIGBANG members G-Dragon, Choi Seung-hyeon (T.O.P), Seung Ri, Taeyang, and Daesung pay tribute to the family, staff and fans who have given them so much support over the years — and celebrate together before band member Choi Seung-hyeon heads off to serve his mandatory military duty.
“We are thrilled to launch YouTube Red’s first Korean language Original series with Big Bang, one of music’s biggest bands for the last decade”, said Alex Carloss, Director of YouTube Originals. “Big Bang fans around the world will now have the opportunity to enjoy ‘Run, Big Bang Scout!’, an all-new YouTube Red series that captures the band on an unforgettable camping adventure to celebrate their tenth anniversary”.
Each episode gives fans a candid, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of the BIGBANG members. Fans will see them as they get ready for work, go grocery shopping and cook at the campsite. Their conversations will reflect their characteristic wit and sharp humor that fans love.
Run, BIGBANG Scout! – EPISODES RELEASE DATES
Episode 1 – THE REUNION BEGINS – April 26
Members of BIGBANG gather in front of the YG building, unaware they are being filmed. Guess who’s on time and who’s not?
Episode 2- BIGBANG GOES TO THE GROCERY STORE – April 26
To prepare for their camping trip, Seung Ri and G-Dragon hit the grocery store. Afterwards, the members’ moms show up to make their favorite lunches.
Episode 3 – MOMMY, GIVE ME FOOD! – May 3
BIGBANG members gather at the campsite, eating their homemade lunches, as they discover what the camping trip holds in store for them.
Episode 4 – TELL ME THE TRUTH – May 10
The band’s managers open up about what it’s like working with the members of BIGBANG.
Episode 5 – SOBER TALK – May 17
BIGBANG prepares an epic BBQ together.
Episode 6 – WHAT DO WE NEED TO SAY? – May 24
After the BBQ, the band gathers around the campfire and shares their favorite memories about being a part of BIGBANG.