|Network||Mnet, Mnet Japan|
|Airing Date||June 15, 2018 - August 31, 2018|
|Running Time||23.00 KST, 140-160 minutes|
|Presenters||Lee Seung Gi|
|Opening Theme||Nekkoya (PICK ME) (내꺼야 (PICK ME))|
Produce 48 was a Korean reality survival show and is the third season of the Produce 101 series. The difference between the first and second seasons of the show and this one is that for the first time, all Japanese 48 group members are able to join the show.
The show was announced at the Mnet Asian Music Awards in Japan on November 29, 2017 by Akimoto Yasushi after a joint performance of PICK ME, Heavy Rotation and Koisuru Fortune Cookie.
Over the course of the show, candidates will be eliminated according to viewer votes until only 12 remain. These 12 will then go on to debut as a new group in both Japan and Korea. The show announced the final 12 members who would debut as well as the official group name IZONE on its finale on August 31, 2018.
|02||PRODUCE 48 - 30 Girls 6 Concepts||2018.08.18|
|03||PRODUCE 48 Final||2018.09.01|
First Group Battle
For the Group Battle, the team with most points combined was the winner. Every member in the winning team received an additional 1,000 votes.
- Love Whisper by GFriend (Korean)
- Muto Tomu, Nagano Serika, Son Eunchae, Yamada Noe, Wang Ke, Ichikawa Manami
- Yabuki Nako, Yoon Eunbin, Kim Nayoung, Aramaki Misaki, Kurihara Sae, Kang Damin (WINNER)
- Peek-a-Boo by Red Velvet (Korean)
- Matsui Jurina, Jang Gyuri, Alex Christine, Lee Gaeun, Bae Eunyoung, Wang Yiren
- Hong Yeji, Kim Dahye, Lee Yujeong, Shitao Miu, Kato Yuuka, Kim Yubin (WINNER)
- Mamma Mia by Kara (Japanese)
- Park Minji, Park Jieun, Nakanishi Chiyori, Murase Sae, Kim Hyunah (WINNER)
- Cho Sarang, Shin Suhyun, Miyazaki Miho, Murakawa Bibian, Shinozaki Ayana, Choi Seeun
- Short Hair by AOA (Korean)
- Jo Yuri, Takahashi Juri, Kim Sihyeon, Kojima Mako, Yu Minyoung, Kim Minseo (WINNER)
- Lee Sian, Hasegawa Rena, Matsuoka Natsumi, Ahn Yewon, Imada Mina
- Like Ooh-Ahh by TWICE (Japanese)
- Park Haeyoon, Kim Chaewon, Goto Moe, Lee Seunghyeon, Hwang Soyeon, Kim Doah (WINNER)
- Lee Haeun, Cho Kahyeon, Naiki Kokoro, Park Seoyoung, Park Jinny, Choi Yeonsoo
- Boombayah by BLACKPINK (Korean)
- Lee Chaejeong, Go Yujin, Park Chanju, Won Seoyeon, Kim Sohee
- Kang Hyewon, Chiba Erii, Sato Minami, Han Chowon, Asai Nanami, Asai Yuka (WINNER)
- High Tension by AKB48 (Japanese)
- Yoon Haesol, Kim Dayeon, Iwatate Saho, Cho Yeongin, Mogi Shinobu, Nakano Ikumi
- Takeuchi Miyu, Oda Erina, Heo Yoonjin, Cho Ahyeong, Kim Suyun (WINNER)
- Very, Very, Very by I.O.I (Korean)
- Choi Yena, Na Go-Eun, Shiroma Miru, Honda Hitomi, Ahn Yujin, Jang Wonyoung (WINNER)
- Lee Chaeyeon, Kwon Eunbi, Miyawaki Sakura, Motomura Aoi, Kim Minju, Kim Cho-Yeon
For the position evaluation, the individual trainee with most votes was the winner and received an additional 5,000 votes. The trainee with the most votes out of everyone in Vocal and Rap received an additional 100,000 votes as well as the trainee with most votes out of everyone in Dance.
In Vocal and Rap, Han Cho-Won won the 100,000 additional votes. In Dance, Murase Sae won the 100,000 additional votes.
Vocal and Rap
- Energetic by Wanna One (Korean)
- Jo Yuri (WINNER), Kim Sihyeon, Na Goeun, Asai Nanami, Yamada Noe
- Don't Know You by Heize (Korean)
- Park Minji, Han Chowon (WINNER), Kang Hyewon, Yu Min-Young
- Merry Chri by BoA (Japanese)
- Park Haeyoon (WINNER), Kim Nayoung, Kim Sohee, Yoon Haesol, Aramaki Misaki, Satou Minami
- The Truth Untold by BTS
- Jang Gyuri, Takeuchi Miyu, Miyazaki Miho (WINNER), Iwatate Saho
- Into the New World by Girls' Generation
- Huh Yunjin, Yabuki Nako, Kim Chaewon (WINNER), Chiba Erii, Goto Moe
- Ddu-du Ddu-du by BLACKPINK
- Kim Doah (WINNER), Park Seoyoung, Takahashi Juri, Miyawaki Sakura, Murakawa Bibian, Cho Kahyeon
- Sorry Not Sorry (Freedo Remix) by Demi Lovato
- Kwon Eunbi (WINNER), Ahn Yujin, Choi Yena, Lee Chaeyeon, Ko Yujin
- Side to Side (Remix) by Ariana Grande
- Lee Sian, Lee Gaeun, Jang Wonyoung, Wang Yiren, Shiroma Miru (WINNER)
- Handclap by Fitz and the Tantrums
- Kim Choyeon, Kojima Mako, Motomura Aoi, Kim Minseo, Murase Sae (WINNER), Muto Tomu
- Touch (Muffin Remix) by Little Mix
- Shitao Miu, Honda Hitomi, Kim Minju (WINNER), Bae Eunyoung, Lee Yujeong
- Instruction by Jax Jones
- Son Eunchae (WINNER), Kim Hyunah, Kim Suyun, Lee Haeun, Nakanishi Chiyori, Wang Ke
Each girl could choose the song they wanted to perform. This decision was made before the second elimination. After the elimination, re-arrangements were made to the different songs to fit 5 members each.
The winning group with the most votes were given an additional 130,000 votes in benefit, and the winning group was Rollin' Rollin' with Shiroma Miru in first place. The individual trainee who got the most votes from the audience was Miyawaki Sakura. The highest ranked member in each group also received an additional 50,000 benefit votes.
- Rollin' Rollin' (Tropical Dance Pop)
- Kim Nayoung, Honda Hitomi, Shiroma Miru (WINNER), Jang Wonyoung, Kim Doah
- 너에게 닿기를 (To Reach You) (New Jack Swing)
- Na Goeun, Yabuki Nako (WINNER), Jo Yuri, Jang Gyuri, Kim Chaewon
- Rumour (Moombahton / Trap)
- Kwon Eunbi (WINNER), Lee Sian, Murase Sae, Han Chowon, Kim Sihyun
- 다시 만나 (See You Again) (Pop Dance)
- Park Haeyoon, Takeuchi Miyu, Wang Yiren, Kang Hyewon, Miyawaki Sakura (WINNER)
- 1000% (Contemporary Girls Pop)
- Lee Chaeyeon, Miyazaki Miho (WINNER), Goto Moe, Kim Minju, Shitao Miu
- I Am (Hip Hop / R&B Pop)
- Heo Yunjin, Choi Yena (WINNER), Ahn Yujin, Takahashi Juri, Lee Gaeun
- Suki ni Nacchaudarou?
- Choi Yena, Miyawaki Sakura, Lee Gaeun, Shiroma Miru, Kang Hyewon, Kim Chaewon, Shitao Miu, Takahashi Juri, Han Chowon
- We Together
- Lee Chaeyeon, Takeuchi Miyu, Miyazaki Miho, Jo Yuri, Jang Wonyoung, Ahn Yujin, Kim Minju, Park Haeyeoon, Yabuki Nako
- Yume wo Miteiru Aida
- Ahn Yujin, Kang Hyewon, Kim Chaewon, Kim Minju, Shitao Miu, Shiroma Miru, Jo Yuri, Takahashi Juri, Takeuchi Miyu, Choi Yena, Han Chowon, Park Haeyeoon, Miyazaki Miho, Miyawaki Sakura, Lee Gaeun, Lee Chaeyeon, Yabuki Nako
- Jang Wonyoung: 338,336 votes
- Miyawaki Sakura: 316,105 votes
- Jo Yuri: 294,734 votes
- Choi Yena: 285,385 votes
- Ahn Yujin: 280,487 votes
- Yabuki Nako: 261,788 votes
- Kwon Eunbi: 250,212 votes
- Kang Hyewon: 248,432 votes
- Honda Hitomi: 240,418 votes
- Kim Chaewon: 238,192 votes
- Kim Minju: 227,061 votes
- Lee Chaeyeon: 221,273
- The songs We Together, Suki ni Nacchaudarou?, Yume wo Miteiru Aida (Korean ver.) and Pick Me (Nekkoya) were released on IZ*ONE's first mini album, COLOR*IZ.
- The following contestants debuted with another group after the show ended
- Yoon Haesol was part of the group AQUA. Their debut single was called Log In and was released on November 17, 2018. The group has since disbanded.
- Kim Doah is part of the group FANATICS. Before the group's debut, a sub-unit (consisting of Doah and two other members) "FLAVOR" debuted with Milkshake on November 26, 2018. The full group's debut single was called Sunday and was released on August 6, 2019.
- Park Haeyoon is part of the group Cherry Bullet. Their debut single is called Q&A and was released on January 21, 2019.
- Kim Sihyeon and Wang Yiren are part of the group EVERGLOW. Their debut single is called Bon Bon Chocolate and was released on March 18, 2019.
- Takahashi Juri (former AKB48), Kim Suyun and Kim Sohee are part of the group Rocket Punch. Their debut single is called Bim Bam Bum and was released on August 7, 2019.
- Takeuchi Miyu left AKB48 and signed with Mystic Entertainment. Her debut single is called My Type and was released on October 23, 2019.
- Alex Christine debuted as a solo artist under the name AleXa. Her debut single is called Bomb and was released on December 13, 2019.
- Park Jieun and Na Goeun are part of the group PURPLE K!SS. Their debut single is called Ponzona and was released on March 15, 2021.
- Kim Choyeon and Son Eunchae are part of the group bugAboo. Their debut single is called bugAboo and was released on October 25, 2021.
- Lee Seunghyeon is set to debut with H1-KEY under the name Riina. They are scheduled to debut in January, 2022.
- The following contestants withdrew from Produce 48 for various reasons:
- NMB48's Umeyama Cocona (Unknown)
- NMB48's Uemura Azusa (Unknown)
- HKT48's Tanaka Miku (Unknown)
- HKT48's Tsukiashi Amane (Unknown)
- SKE48's Matsui Jurina (Health reasons)