E! wants The Wanted

The Wanted Life (w/t), produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions, SB Productions and Global TV UK, is being billed as "the perfect blend of music, bromance and superstardom."
February 6, 2013

UK boy band The Wanted has landed a docuseries on U.S. cable net E!

The Wanted Life (w/t), produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions, SB Productions and Global TV UK, is set to premiere on E! in June.

The half-hour series will follow the five members of The Wanted – Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuinness, Tom Parker, and Nathan Sykes – as they move to California to record their third album and gear up for their U.S. and Europe tour.

Ryan Seacrest, Adam Sher, Scooter Braun, Ashley Tabor and Danny Rose serve as executive producers for the E! series, which will also debut across the globe in the fall.

“The rock star lifestyle is something that everyone has fantasized about and The Wanted are giving viewers total access into their world as they live out this dream,” said Suzanne Kolb, president of E! “This series is a perfect blend of music, bromance and superstardom chronicling the lives of one of music’s biggest groups as they continue to make their mark on the global stage.”

“This talented and outspoken English-Irish band are setting their own course to fame and this journey is the foundation of the series,” added Ryan Seacrest. “It’s a road that’s bound to include irresistible pop tracks along with plenty of humor, antics and drama behind-the-scenes, which I believe will further ignite fascination and even obsession with these guys.”

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