On July 13, Mnets new survival program Idol School premiered its first episode and held its first round of live voting. Out of the 41 girls in the premiere episode, 9 will be selected by the end of the shows run to form a girl group.
During the episode, the 41 students underwent evaluations in dance, vocals, and physical training. Natty placed first in the vocal evaluation, Tasha placed first in the dance evaluation, and Kim Eun Seo placed first in the physical evaluation. Overall, Natty was selected as the top student and she led the other students in a pledge as their representative.
The show also held its first round of live voting and revealed the girls new rankings. At the end of the episode, Idol School stated that there had been an error in scoring votes during the broadcast and that the official rankings would be revealed through the shows official website.
The other trainees were ranked as follows:
29. Som Hye In (Note: This trainee left Idol School during the broadcast due to mental and physical stress.)
Idol School airs every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. KST on Mnet and tvN.