A decade after Making the Band ended, it’s returning, with Diddy encouraging people all of the world to start auditioning now.
Making the Band
Lou Pearlman, the star of ABC’s Making the Band and the creator of boy bands such as NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, and O-Town, died in prison Saturday.
Making the Band group O-Town is reuniting, and the Discovery Channel plans a series that’s even more like more Hunger Games than The CW’s version last summer, Capture. Although it’s April Fool’s Day, and although I once actually satirized TV networks producing a real-life Hunger Games, Discovery’s plans are real. Survival Live strands eight people… continue reading
The original Making the Band group, O-Town, which was named after Orlando, Fla., and formed on the very first network reality TV competition series back in 2000, may reunite. The group consisted of Erik-Michael Estrada, Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, Dan Miller (who replaced Ikaika Kahoano), and Ashley Parker Angel, who will not return. Late last… continue reading
After being fired from Danity Kane, the now-defunct Making the Band group, Aubrey O’Day is moving on: to another MTV reality show. However, contrary to incorrect reports, she’s not going to star in the next season of A Shot of Love, although the bisexual singer says she was asked to do it. “There was originally… continue reading
Danity Kane is officially over, as its members and Diddy revealed during last night’s Making the Band 4 reunion. Last week, Diddy fired Aundrea Fimbres, one of the group’s two remaining members after Danity Kane pretty much dissolved back in February. Diddy said that Danity Kane’s members would be released to go solo, and that… continue reading
Danity Kane, the group formed on Making the Band 3 and followed during Making the Band 4, has broken up, so the new season of the fourth installment will focus primarily on Day26 and Donnie Klang instead. Shannon Bex has officially left the group, which was rumored last fall, and with Aubrey O’Day and D…. continue reading
After being kicked out of Danity Kane, Aubrey O’Day is moving on–perhaps to her own Diddy-produced reality show, and may even show up on Making the Band 4 in some capacity. Aubrey told Hollyscoop, “You never know maybe ill [sic] be back on it. Maybe I will be on my own show.” She then said… continue reading
Danity Kane lost Aubrey O’Day and D. Woods, and now Making the Band 4 might lose the remaining three members for its next season, if a gossip report is to be believed. According to an unsourced report on ForWomenOnline, the remaining three members “will have a ‘meeting’ with Diddy on camera but that is their… continue reading
Danity Kane member Dawn Richard said Aubrey O’Day was kicked out of the group not because of her attitude, as Diddy claimed, but because of her image. “Puff did not like [O’Day’s] image…where her image was going for the group. It wasn’t a personal thing. We had just did a signing with Dollhouse Teen, which… continue reading
MTV will air “bonus episodes” of Making the Band 4 that the network says “will pick-up where the last one left off.” In other words, the finale, during which Aubrey and D. Woods were kicked out of the band, wasn’t actually the end after all. MTV executive Tony DiSanto said in a press release, “With… continue reading
Aubrey O’Day and D. Woods, two of Danity Kane’s five members, are out of the group. That was revealed during the live season finale of Making the Band 4, for which Diddy/Puff didn’t bother to show up, but instead participated via satellite. D. Woods didn’t show up at all, but was kicked out of the… continue reading
The group formed on Making the Band 3, Danity Kane, may be no more after tonight’s live finale of Making the Band 4–or we could all just realize we’ve been played. The fun starts at 9 p.m. ET. At the conclusion of last week’s episode, Diddy fired Aubrey O’Day from the multi-platinum group after she… continue reading
Almost half of the performances scheduled for Day26 and Danity Kane’s joint tour have been cancelled. The tour was supposed to start May 18 in Orlando, but now begins May 28 in New York, as the first three dates have been cancelled. The tour, which is the subject of the upcoming third season of Making… continue reading
For the second time, Making the Band 3 group Danity Kane has reached the top of the charts on the first week of their album’s release. Welcome to the Dollhouse, which was released March 18, sold 236,000 copies during its first week, about 2,000 more than their self-titled debut (when it also landed at number… continue reading