Joining the like of Victoria Justice and tourmates Big Time Rush, the British boy band is slated to have their very own show on Nickelodeon. The TV network took to their Twitter to confirm rumors after its upfront presentation in New York City, tweeting:
The rumors are true, our live-action slate does include a development project for @onedirection. Welcome to the family!
— Nickelodeon (@NickelodeonTV) March 14, 2012
Although there have been no other announcements on what the TV show will be like, One Direction is already well-immersed in the Nickelodeon universe. The English heartthrobs will be performing at this year’s Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards and is set to appear in an episode of iCarly.
What do you think about the band’s new TV special? Do you think this is a good direction (sorry, we couldn’t help it) for the boys? Sound off in the comments below!