Diddy and His Sons Announce the Revival of MTV's 'Making the Band'

Christian Combs, Quincy Brown, and Justin Combs will serve as judges, while Diddy reprises his role as mentor/producer.

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Making the Band is returning to the small screen after more than a decade of being off air.

Diddy and the Combs Cartel confirmed the revival Wednesday in a video announcing the show's casting calls. Though there's no word on when the new season will premiere, Deadline reports it is expected to return before the end of 2020. Diddy will reprise his role as mentor/producer, while his three sons—Christian Combs, Quincy Brown, and Justin Combs—will serve as the judges.

"We not settling for just anybody," Quincy says in the clip. "If you feel like you got what it takes to compete in today's industry—y'all know how our pops does it. So expect nothing but the best to be showing up."

Famed choregrapher Laurieann Gibson will also return to the reality competition series.

Open auditions for Making the Band will go down in Atlanta (Feb. 28-29), Houston (March 7-8), Charlotte, North Carolina (March 13-14), and New York (March 21-22). According to Deadline, each of these cities will have vocal booths in which people can deliver a music-video-style performance to approved songs. 

You can check out the casting call video above.

The first season of Making the Band aired in 2000 on ABC and followed the formation of the boy band O-Town. The show premiered on MTV two years later with Diddy at the helm. Acts like Da Band, Danity Kane, Day26, and Donnie Klang where featured throughout the series' run on MTV.

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