On March 11, YMC said, "We are in the process of talking over a contract with the male trainees of 'Produce 101' season 2. Nothing has been confirmed. It is in preliminary stages."
YMC Entertainment was the label in charge of IOI's promotions for the past year. Meanwhile, season 2 of 'Produce 101' will begin airing April 7 at 11PM KST.