MTV could bring back Making the Band. A third season of Making the Band–still focusing on O-Town–is now a possibility, but on MTV instead of ABC, which cancelled the series. The series’ creator Jonathan Murray won’t discuss specifics, nor will MTV, but he tells Variety, “It’s a natural idea that it would come over to… continue reading
O-Town to tour with Britney. The guys from O-Town will open for Britney Spears during some of her fall tour concerts.
to get to another concert, O-Town performs early, annoying some fans. In order to make it to another concert in Germany, O-Town went on stage 45 minutes before they were scheduled to at a fair in Midland, Mich. Refunds will be given, and while some are praising fair officials for handling the situation well, others… continue reading
Making the Band finale is tonight. Making the Band ends its second season tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET as “the band is about to crash and burn” and “Jacob comes to blows with a record executive.”
another take on O-Town’s first concert of their tour. There were only four spotlights for the five who look like “male cheerleaders spun out on crystal meth,” Andrew Vontz writes in Salon as he offers his take on the experience of attending O-Town’s first concert.
critic: lip-synched O-Town performance “a skin-crawling horror” and reminiscent of Milli Vanilli. Troy J. Augusto rips into O-Town for lip-synching a recent performance in Hollywood, comparing them to Milli Vanilli.
chat with O-Town tonight and every Friday night in June. Wondering when Jacob turned into a prima donna? Want to know what happened to Dan’s girlfriend? Curious about the disappearance of Mark, Jay, TyJuan and the other people from the first season? Ask O-Town. The group will be chatting live Friday nights at 9 p.m…. continue reading
O-Town, Eden’s Crush will play FOX’s Teenapalooza. The kids from Making the Band and Popstars will play FOX’s Teenapalooza next Wednesday, June 20, at 8 p.m. ET. They’ll join acts like Shaggy, Sisqo, and Dream.
Making the Band returns tonight. Two new episodes of Making the Band will be aired tonight starting at 8 p.m. ET as ABC works through the remaining 11 episodes. Chat live with O-Town at 6:30 ET/3:30 PT before the show. In a related story, as TV critic Aaron Barnhart points out, O-Town was dissed by… continue reading
O-Town plays a high school prom. No, they’re not that desperate for money–yet. Instead, they played at the prom of Seventeen magazine’s “Rock Your Prom” contest. The winner got to slow dance with each member of O-Town. The prom will be webcast this Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on seventeen.com.
Jacob injures his back; O-Town faces LMNT tonight. Jacob hurt his back Monday while performing “Take Me Under” at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame; the injury prevented him from performing at concerts Wednesday and Thursday. No word whether or not he’ll perform tonight in New York at Z100’s Trend Fest 2001. Also scheduled… continue reading
O-Town, Eden’s Crush among pop stars looking to jump to Hollywood. Both the women from Popstars‘ Eden’s Crush and the guys from Making the Band‘s O-Town are among the pop singers who are part of a forthcoming “mass migration of singers to the bright lights of Hollywood,” Worldpop reports.
once again, Making the Band has been pulled until summer. After just two new episodes, Making the Band has been pulled from ABC’s lineup–just like last year. Whose Line Is It Anyway will replace the show on Friday nights through the May sweeps period; ABC says O-Town’s remaining 11 episodes will return this summer.
Australian Popstars enter the charts at number one; O-Town enters UK chart at three. Bands born on reality TV shows are doing well in the charts; Australia’s Scandal’us entered the charts there with “Me, Myself and I” at number one. And O-Town’s “Liquid Dreams” debuted at number three in Britain.
O-Town’s prima donna side emerges: “We don’t owe you anything.” It didn’t take long for O-Town to turn into nasty, self-important, bitchy, arrogant pop stars. First, in an interview with NME.com, Jacob disses their fans and complains about the “crazy” ones. Then, in video interviews, they dismiss Lou Pearlman and the TV show’s involvement in… continue reading
win a trip to see O-Town, or get a phone call from them. iwin.com is giving away a trip to Orlando to meet O-Town. The winner gets to attend a recording session, tickets to Universal, dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe, $500, and a “$1000 wardrobe created by one of O-Town’s personal and favorite Hollywood… continue reading
Making the Band’s second season debut’s ratings aren’t quite liquid dream material. Making the Band‘s second season came in third on Friday night, showing strong numbers only in the teen demographic, especially among, shockingly, female teens.
season two of Making the Band starts tonight. Making the Band is back tonight for season two, which still follows the adventures of Ashley, Dan, Trevor, Erik and Jacob, also known as O-Town. Thankfully, we were wrong–tonight’s ep starts will start with O-Town’s wretched Miss America performance and the “rude awakening” that follows. Some reviews… continue reading
“O-Town battles pre-fab image.” Being taken seriously is tough for the members of O-Town. Dan complains that “people were reviewing our situation and less reviewing our material.” Also, The Cincinnati Post reports that the group talked with ‘NSync and the Backstreet Boys, who told them to “watch your back and watch your money.”
week-long Making the Band marathon on MTV starts today. Catch up with episodes you missed before Friday’s second season premiere of Making the Band. MTV will air the first season’s shows all this week. The schedule: + Monday, 5 to 7:30 p.m. ET + Tuesday, 5 to 7:30 p.m. ET + Wednesday, 5 to 8… continue reading