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Diddy's 'Making The Band' Is Coming Back To MTV In 2020
Making The Band, MTV and Sean "Diddy" Combs' televised talent search that launched in 2002 and brought us acts like Danity Kane, is officially set to return in 2020. Diddy announced the news via a video on social media days after suggesting its comeback.
In the video, the entertainer is walking around in a robe as he fills in the world on the show's return. "I’ve made my decision... #MakingTheBand is coming back!!!" Combs says in the post. In a statement, he gave more insight on what the show will be like this time around, although no further details on when in 2020 the show will air.
"MTV and I are back together again!! 'Making the Band' is coming back bigger, bolder and more cutting edge," Diddy said. "MTB on MTV was the pioneer of reality TV. We're going to bring that supernatural energy back to the format and bring the world it's next global superstars."
The global search for the talent is on Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and other major social media platforms through the #MTBCasting hashtag, a press release said. Opportunities to be on the cast will be announced soon.
"We couldn't be happier to welcome back the incomparable Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs to his rightful home at MTV,” Nina L. Diaz, MTV’s President of Entertainment, said. "'Making the Band' was ahead of its time and the ultimate disruptor – fans everywhere have been clamoring for a return and they are in for the biggest, most iconic season yet."