JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — The first episode of a new reality series at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is available as of Monday.

‘Becoming Bucky’ follows ETSU’s three-month-long search to name a new Bucky mascot, marking the first mascot competition at the university, according to a release from ETSU.

The competition is down to just five finalists, who will all play a game of charades with President Noland during a watch party on Wednesday. The event features free food, music, photo ops and a showing of the first two episodes of the Becoming Bucky reality show.

The ETSU community is invited to the watch party on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in The Cave at the D.P. Culp Student Center.

All episodes of Becoming Bucky can be found on ETSU’s YouTube, Facebook and at The first episode is available to the public now.