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
Making the Band’s “diva[s]” get a B+, Popstars “stiletto-heeled vamps” get a C. Also in this week’s Entertainment Weekly, Ken Tucker reviews and grades the upcoming season of Making the Band (B+) and the just-concluded season of Popstars (C). He writes that while the members of Eden’s Crush were “made over into interchangeably skinny, skimpily… continue reading
O-Town’s Dan: I don’t like to hear swearing on stage. Damn, Dan, what the hell is that about? + earlier: Jacob: “…we’re five good-looking guys.”
O-Town performs at YM party; will return Friday the 13th. YM’s April issue features O-Town on the cover and focuses on MTV; to celebrate that, O-Town performed for 15 minutes (coincidence?) at a YM party that included some b-rate MTV celebs and others.and: Making the Band will return Friday, April 13.
O-Town’s self-titled debut certified both gold and platinum. O-Town’s self-titled debut album has been certified both gold (a half million copies sold) and platinum (one million copies sold) by the RIAA. Who said they suck and would fail?
Making the Band semi-finalist “hated” much of the process. Connor O’Brien, a rejected Making the Band semi-finalist, says he “hated the fact that most of the guys there wanted to do nothing but beat you”; he also says that, after he was cut, Jay “treated me like trash and told me to leave.” Connor has… continue reading