Has anybody seen The Saturdays? Not, like, ever – we mean recently. Check down the back of your sofa. Is there an Una Healy down there, caught among the pennies and detritus? Did someone leave a Mollie King on top of the fridge? Have you got a Frankie Sandford hanging up in the hallway by where you keep your keys?
Well, no. The Saturdays are not lurking in your house under a pile of old phone bills or in a shoebox under your bed – they are in fact in America, land of guns and BBQs, where they are hoping to ‘make it’.
Here is a list of British bands who have ‘made it’ in America in the last ten years: One Direction.
Well, now that list is over, onto the big news: The Saturdays are hoping to augment their making of it in America by launching a new reality TV show on E!, called, wait for it: Chasing The Saturdays.
Yes, yes. The US premiere of the new half-hour Saturday-a-thon is set to air at 10pm on January 20th. “Oh,” you’re thinking. “That must be on a Saturday, seeing as it is about The Saturdays.” It is not. It is on a Sunday. A UK premiere is supposedly in the works, so we hope our domestic TV schedulers have a little more foresight and decide to air the show on a band-appropriate day.