Make It Pop is a musical comedy series inspired by K-pop culture and created in collaboration of American and Canadian filmmakers. The series is presented in a telenovela format. The show is aired by Nickelodeon in the USA and by YTV channel in Canada. The first episode of the series was released on the 26th of March 2015. YTV released it on the 9th of September 2015. On the 5th of December 2015, a special episode was released. Season two started airing in January of 2016. Later, a special episode was released on the 20th of August 2016. Make It Pop season 3 release date in 2017 is yet to be announced.
Every new episode of Make It Pop revolves around three main heroines – three girls attending the local boarding school named Mackendrick Prep. They are Sun Hi Song, a media star; Jodi Mappa, an expert in fashion; Corki Chan, a lover of books. Together they unite in a music band and experience popularity and success sharing their friendship and helping each other in hard situations.
Cast & Characters
- Sun Hi Song (portrayed by Megan Lee) – a bit weird and funky girl with free spirit. The leader of the band and a self-proclaimed genius in singing.
- Jodi Mappa (portrayed by Louriza Tronco). She’s fierce, persistent and self-consistent. She’s able to take independent decisions. Works on the image of the band.
- Corki Chang (portrayed by Erika Tham). The smartest of all, that’s why she mostly acts as brains in the band. The girls call her a bookworm.
- Caleb Davis (portrayed by Dale Whibley). DJ in the band. Makes beats for the songs.
- Jared Anderson (portrayed by John-Alan Slachta). The school president and a successful football quarterback. Corki Chang’s boyfriend.
- Valerie Graves (portrayed by Taveeta Szymanowicz). The main girl in the cheerleading group and the antagonist.
- Mr. Melwood Stark (portrayed by Matt Baram). The main one in the department of Theater Arts.
- Ms. Belinda Diona (portrayed by Karen Holness). The school’s principal.
- Dylan (portrayed by Carray Hammend). He’s one of the minor characters that participated in several episodes of the series.
- Heather Duncan (portrayed by Natalie Ganzhorn). Friend of Valerie and the second antagonist.
- Linc Harrison (portrayed by Vinson Tran). A guitar player and Sun Hi’s romantic interest.
- Alex Phan (portrayed by Mickey Nguyen). Rivel of Jodi.
- Hye Jung Ko (portrayed by Tina Jung). A well-known designer that works together with Jodi using her skills and talent.
- Mr. Chang (portrayed by Russell Yuen). Strict dad of Corki.
- Darmala (portrayed by Alex Eling). Shares a room with Alex. Has romantic interest in Jodi.
- Sun Mi Song (portrayed by Megan Lee). Twin sister of Sun Hi.
3rd Season Air Date
Season 1 was made up of twenty episodes. It was prolonged for season 2 also made up of twenty episodes and started on the 4th of January 2016. 3rd season release date hasn’t been announced yet. We will update the info when we get official announcements from the media.