New reality series from the producers of American Idol searches for the ultimate musical group.
The producers behind mega-hit phenomenon American Idol take the musical
reality genre to a whole new level when they embark on a quest to find the
next American band sensation that will take the nation by storm. THE
SEARCH FOR THE NEXT GREAT AMERICAN BAND (working title) will scour the
country, seeking musical groups of all ages, styles and genres, with
hundreds of bands auditioning for a shot at stardom.
After the auditions, judges will narrow down hopefuls from all walks of
musical life – young and old, family and friends, garage bands and
weekend warriors – to 10 semi-finalists who will perform in front of a
live studio audience. Viewers will then get a chance to vote for their
favorite bands via telephone and text messaging and determine who stays in
Each week, the bands will be challenged with varied musical themes,
jazzing up each of the performance shows as their skills in a wide
spectrum of musical styles are put to the test along with their personal
and professional relationships.
Finally, in a not-to-be-missed showdown, the final three bands will
compete to secure a recording contract. If you think American Idol is
intense, wait until you see what a band must go through for its shot at
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