In the SOOP: Friendcation: Release date, where to watch, and more

HYBE releases details on Wooga Squad's In the SOOP: Friendcation (Image via @INTHESOOP_TV/Twitter)
HYBE releases details on Wooga Squad's In the SOOP: Friendcation (Image via @INTHESOOP_TV/Twitter)

In the SOOP: Friendcation, featuring BTS’ V, Park Seo-joon, Choi Woo-shik, Park Hyung-sik, and Peakboy, has released an adorable poster announcing the premiere dates. A spin-off to In the SOOP, a reality series by HYBE, the new series will start airing from July 22, 2022.

HYBE first released In the SOOP with their biggest artist, BTS. After two seasons of the Dynamite group receiving positive reviews, the reality program was expanded to SEVENTEEN, the PLEDIS Entertainment group that is now under HYBE.

In the SOOP: Friendcation is set to feature the Wooga Squad. The five artists are real-life friends and they have been one of the most famous friendship squads in the industry for quite a while now. The show will mark the first time fans will see the entire group film reality content together.


What is the release date of In the SOOP: Friendcation?

After weeks of waiting, HYBE has released the premiere dates and timing of the much-awaited Wooga Squad reality show called In the SOOP: Friendcation. The show will see the five friends embarking on a fun, relaxing journey for four weeks. The Korean word ‘Soop’ means forest. The title refers to people spending their break basking in nature.

The reality show will premiere on July 22, 2022, and air weekly on Fridays. There will be four episodes in total.


Where and when can you watch In the SOOP: Friendcation?

Wooga Squad’s In the SOOP has brought together major channels. The episodes will be available on the TV network JTBC and the streaming giant Disney+. Although the two will air the episodes together, viewers who can watch on JTBC will have an upper hand. Episodes on JTBC will be broadcast at 9 PM KST. It will arrive on Disney+ two hours later at 11 PM KST.


Fans react to the poster and premiere date announcement of In the SOOP: Friendcation

As fans awaited updates for Wooga Squad’s reality show, they did not anticipate the show's choice of streaming platform. The poster, showing the quintet basking in the sunlight in comfy clothes with sweet smiles, took a backseat as fans gushed over the show premiering on Disney+.

‘On Disney,’ ‘Wooga Squad,’ and ‘Disney Plus’ were some of the phrases that ARMYs accidentally trended on Twitter. Meanwhile, some fans are already discussing buying subscriptions for the platform or looking for a friend to share the account with.


More about the Wooga Squad

The Wooga Squad is the most celebrated and famous friendship squad in the Korean entertainment industry. It includes actor Park Seo-joon (33), musician Peakboy (33), actor Choi Woo-shik (32), idol-actor Park Hyung-sik (30), and idol-actor BTS’ V (26).

The squad was formed all thanks to Park Seo-joon. The actor befriended Park Hyung-sik and BTS’ V on the set of their 2016 drama Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth. He then introduced them to Peakboy and Choi Woo-shik.

From sending coffee trucks and posting photos of their trips to cheering for each other publicly and giving each other awards, the Wooga Squad’s friendship runs deep.

Thanks to In the SOOP: Friendcation, fans will finally get to see the quintet in all their glory on JTBC and Disney+ starting July 22, 2022.

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Edited by Mohini Banerjee