Disney Channel plans kids’ Popstars.

Disney Channel plans kids’ Popstars.
The Disney Channel is adapting ITV’s Popstars formula, “which will search for a group of children to form a pop band, with viewers voting for their favourites,” Produxion reports. The show will culminate with a live performance by the group at the Oct. Disney Channel Kids Awards.

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