On ‘Boy Band’ existence show, viewers will select a subsequent One Direction

March 31, 2017 - one direction





ABC is removing behind in a singing foe game.

May a best Zayn-in-training win.

From One Direction to Fifth Harmony, many of music’s biggest girl and child bands got their start on a existence show. That’s a thought behind ABC’s new singing competition, Boy Band, where 5 singers will acquire a container in a singing group and a agreement with Hollywood Records.

Produced by Matador Content, a organisation behind Spike’s Lip Sync Battle, Boy Band will underline a live-voting complement where viewers will opinion on performances as they happen, rather than watchful until after a uncover to expel their ballots.

The 10-episode array will also embody a row of judges, that Variety reports will expected include “a series of boy-band and girl-band members past and present,” who will offer as mentors to a competitors.

Considering that no song organisation has struck celebrity in a U.S. given Fifth Harmony won a U.K. chronicle of The X Factor in 2012, existence TV is due for a new stand of star singers.