On April 30, the press conference for Mnet's 'Produce X 101' took place at the 63 Convention Center in Seoul.
At the event, producer Ahn Joon Young mentioned BTS and said, "They have paved such an amazing path. I want K-pop to continue its global influence." He added, "The producers also want to create a group that will be active on Billboard," and shared he decided to broadcast the show on YouTube and V Live on top of Mnet to reach a wider audience all over the world.
MC Lee Dong Wook also commented, "I believe they can reach Billboard. It's good to dream big."
The first episode of 'Produce X 101' is set to air on May 3.